Indigenous Live Music Picks: September 15-19, 2011


From New York to Winnipeg to Los Angeles to New Zealand, here's our pick of the best Indigenous live music events this weekend.

Takitimu September 14-18 - The festival will have 30+ musical acts and other artists from Indigenous Polynesian and Moari cultures in Hastings, New Zealand. More info:

Manifesto Festival September 15-25 - The 11 day festival of community culture kicks off this weekend. Plex, Kinnie Starr, 2oolman & Sese, Q-Rock, J-R.E.Z. and Red Slam Collective will all be part of the Indigenous hihop event Origins: The Firekeepers on September 20 at The Great Hall, Toronto, ON. More info:

Stiff Cliff September 15 - Clifford Paul, aka Stiff Cliff, brings his comedy to Lafflines in New Westminster, BC. More info:

Ray St. Germain and Family September 15 - The Von Trapps of Indian Country, Ray, Chrystal, Cathy, Ray Jr, DJ, Sherry, Jeff, Jordon and Catie perform for one night only at McPhillips Street Station Casino, Winnipeg, MB. More info:

Native Harvest Festival & Pow Wow September 16 - 18 - The London, ON, festival opens Friday night with a concert from Derek Miller. More info:

Eden Fineday September 18  - Eden joins an evening of songwriters at LanaLou's, in Vancouver, BC. More info:

7th Annual Blues Cruise for Harvest September 18 - Featuring the Brent Parkin and The Dusty Roads Band the boat departs from Alexander Docks, Red River, MB. More info:

Elisapie - California Mini-Tour September 19-23  - Elisapie's "Quebec to Hollywood" tour will take her to Santa Monica, Los Angeles and San Francisco. More info:

SongCircle's Songwriter Night September 19 - Sierra Noble joins the lineup of songwriters at The Bitter End, New York, NY. More info: