AMW At A Glance
Aboriginal Music Week 2014 is set for August 20 to 24
Aboriginal Music Week is a music festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We present Native, Métis, Inuit, and Indigenous artists who perform hip hop, electronic, traditional, world, folk, rock, country, and blues music.
Aboriginal Music Week 2014 is set for August 20 to 24.
We are no longer accepting artist submissions for Aboriginal Music Week 2014 (the artist submission deadline was November 6, 2013).
HIP HOP + ROCK + FOLK + BLUES + TROPICAL BASS + COUNTRY + WORLD = THE MUSIC
NATIVE AMERICAN + METIS + INUIT + INDIGENOUS = THE ARTISTS
YOU + US + WINNIPEG = THE FUN
Check out the Digital Drum video below for a taste of what Aboriginal Music Week has to offer.
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Dec 20, 2013 | The Indigenous Top Three
'Tis the season for year end lists and we got our first annual "Indigenous Top Three" all set to go. The Aboriginal Music Manitoba board and a number of our artistic brothers and sisters have identified their favourite songs released by Indigenous artists in the last 12-or-so-months to help you discover some great new music.
Nov 15, 2013 | Aboriginal Sounds at Mundial Montreal
George Leach, A Tribe Called Red, Tanya Tagaq, Leela Gilday, Samian, Shauit, and Eekwol are set to showcase at the third edition of Mundial Montreal. The conference runs November 19 to 22 and it provides an opportunity for these artists to connect with some of the most sought-after programmers and tastemakers from across Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
Nov 14, 2013 | Winnipeg Boyz release Ab Initio
Winnipeg Boyz released their debut album, Ab Initio, on November 5, 2013. The disc features 15 tracks by former Winnipeg's Most members Jon-C and Charlie Fettah with music by Stomp, 2oolman, and Boogey The Beat.
Oct 24, 2013 | Grammy nonimated drum group releases eighth album
Bear Creek released its eighth album on October 24. The disc, entitled Kaagige - “Forever”, is on the Canyon Records imprint and it includes 16 songs recorded live at the 2012 Rocky Boy Pow Wow in Montana.
Oct 10, 2013 | 2014 JUNO Awards calling for Aboriginal Album of the Year submissions
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced that the JUNO Awards is now accepting submissions for Aboriginal Album of the Year (sponsored by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network).
The early bird submission deadline is October 23, 2013. The final submission deadline is November 13, 2013.
Sep 05, 2013 | Aboriginal Music Week 2014 dates announced
Aboriginal Music Week 2014 will run Wednesday, August 20 to Sunday, August 24 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The five day music festival will include six free outdoor concerts, an open mic, an artist and industry networking reception, workshops for youth, and a couple bigger nightclub concerts.
Sep 04, 2013 | The Aboriginal Music Week 2013 imagery
Each year we work really hard to put together exceptional marketing pieces for the festival. We engaged DGTL/NVJO to create everything for Aboriginal Music Week 2013 and they did a great job.
Sep 03, 2013 | Aboriginal Music Week 2013: The week in review
Aboriginal Music Week 2013 was really fun. We moved to August, we produced our first outdoor concerts, we enhanced our networking reception, new sponsors and partners joined the team, we added a fashion show to the festival, we hosted our first press conference, we presented artists from Mexico and Australia for the first time, and attendance grew by 1,478 people.
Aug 26, 2013 | Call for Submissions: Aboriginal Music Week 2014
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Aboriginal Music Manitoba will be producing the sixth annual Aboriginal Music Week in Winnipeg next summer (2014 - exact dates to be confirmed) and the organization is currently accepting applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, Native American, and Indigenous recording artists for performance spots.
Jul 26, 2013 | Last day to vote for the APCMA
Today is the last day to vote for your favourite artist at the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, so we thought that we should note the nominees that we have booked for our festival this year.
Derek Miller, Desiree Dorion, George Leach, Ghostkeeper, and Nick Sherman racked up a combined total of 12 nominations for their most recent releases.