It's here again - Aboriginal Music Week! Indigenous artists, music fans and industry are flocking to Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week for one of the largest Indigenous music festivals on Turtle Island.
Winnipeg will be especially bustling this week as Aboriginal Music Week (AMW2011) runs concurrently to the Manito Ahbee Festival and the Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards.
Here is the complete Aboriginal Music Week schedule and lineup:
Tuesday November 1 Take the Fort! Featuring The Métis Club Traditional Dancers, Slick & Lil' J, John Arcand and Darren Lavallee at the West End Cultural Centre.
Wednesday November 2 Hip Hop Night Featuring Winnipeg's Most and The Local Onlyz at the West End Cultural Centre.
Thursday November 3 The SaskMusic Showcase Featuring Riva, Mitch Daigneault and Donny Parenteau at The Pyramid Cabaret.
All My Releations Stage Featuring Gabriel Ayala, Christa Couture and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.
Aboriginal Songwriters Concert Featuring Leela Gilday, Kyla Cederwell, Cassidy Mann and Ali Fontaine at the West End Cultural Centre.
Friday November 4 All My Relations Stage Featuring Wayne Lavallee and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.
The Electric Pow Wow Featuring World Hood, Samian and A Tribe Called Red at The Pyramid Cabaret.
Saturday November 5 All My Relations Stage Featuring Will Belcourt & the Hollywood Indians, The Johnnys, JB the First Lady and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.
The Saturday Night 49er Featuring Sherry St. Germain and Derek Miller at The Pyramid Cabaret.
See you there!