Indigenous Live Music Picks - September 8-11


It's another full weekend of live Indigenous music, powwows, festivals and award shows, including the first ever RPM Presents show!

Derek Miller September 8-10 - Catch Mohawk blues man Friday September 8th at Knights of Columbus Hall, Kahnawake, QC, Saturday at Brass Horse Bar & Grill, Akwesasne, NY and Sunday at Ohsweken Fair, Six Nations, ON. More info:

Samantha Crain September 8 - Samantha's last Oklahoma City gig of the year takes place at Saint's, in the Plaza District. More info:

Navajo Nation Fair September 5-11 - The 65th Annual Fair will see about 15,000 visitors a day to Window Rock, AZ, for live music, rodeo, carnival and more Event info:

Indian Summer Festival September 9-11 - The 25th annual festival and the Indian Summer Music Awards includes live performances from Eagle and Hawk, Brulé, Wayne Lavallee, Jimmy Lee Young, T-Hawk, Johnathan Ward and a lot more. Full lineup and schedule:

Akwesane Powwow September 10-11 - Gates open at 10am at the A'nowara'ko:wa Arena on Cornwall Island, ON. More info:

Rockin' The District September 9 - Winnipeg's Most joins the lineup at this one day/all day music festival in Old Market Square, Winnipeg, MB. More info:

Sagkeeng Powwow Saturday 10-11 - Grand entry is at 11am and 6pm, host drum is Sagkeeng Community Drum and Traditional Drums with co-host Whitefish Bay Singers. Sagkeeng Powwow Grounds, MB. More info:

New Forms Festival September 9-11 - A Tribe Called Red will be rocking the Waldorf in Vancouver, BC, as part of the Saturday night lineup. Full lineup:

Drum/Prayer Circle for Eli PaintedCrow and Turtle Women Rising September 10 - Bring your drum to Peralta Hacienda Historical Park in Oakland, CA, from 12-4pm. More info:

Electric Powwow September 10 - While A Tribe Called Red is kicking it in Vancouver, DJs Budda Blaze and Magnificent will take their place at the monthly electric powwow, Babylon Nightclub, Ottawa, ON. More info:

RPM Presents: Ryan McMahon/Clarence Two Toes with Special Guests September 11 - RPM's own Ostwelve hosts the first "RPM Presents" event in Vancouver, BC, with Ryan McMahon, Clarence Two Toes, and some very special musical guests. More info: