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Aboriginal Music Week 2014 is set for August 20 - 24

The Aboriginal People's Afterparty

Aboriginal Music Week presents... The Aboriginal People's Afterparty
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Friday, September 12, 2014
Tickets $15 | 18+ I.D. Req'd
No guest lists | No festival passes

Hosted by Melissa Spence
Featuring the AMW Photobooth


10:00pm: Rescued by Dragonflyz
10:45pm: Ghost Town Orchestra
11:25pm: Leonard Sumner
12:00am: Inez Jasper
12:30am: Primetime Empyre

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Canadian Plains Gallery in the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg.

Canadian Plains Gallery
Main floor - 181 Higgins Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Tel: (204) 943-4972
Ask for Jacques St. Goddard.

Tune into Rhythm 104.7FM this week for your chance to win tickets!


Aboriginal Music Week celebrates the fact that Indigenous artists around the world are creating music that crosses almost all musical and physical borders, without regret.


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Sep 08, 2014 | The Aboriginal People's Afterparty set for September 12, 2014

The biggest party of the APCMA weekend is set for Friday, September 12 at the Pyramid Cabaret in Winnipeg. Nominees Leonard Sumner, Ghost Town Orchestra, and Inez Jasper are set to take the stage, along with fan favourites Rescued by Dragonflyz. Local party legends Primetime Empyre will be closing the night with a 90 minute DJ set starting at 12:30am, which will keep everyone on the dance floor.

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Drezus, Eekwol, Inez Jasper, Dani and Lizzy, Crystal J, Manik, Os12, Beka Solo, and Tommy Da are only a handful of the artists set to participate in the Native Hip Hop Festival's second annual takeover of Vancouver this weekend.

Aug 18, 2014 | Aboriginal Music Week 2014 starts on Wednesday!

The sixth annual Aboriginal Music Week kicks off with the Opening Night Reception on Wednesday, August 20. The event will feature an exclusive set by perhispanico and trap tribal creator DJ Javier Estrada for 75 lucky guests. Estrada is set to take the stage at 8pm and has 120 minutes Indigenous-infused global bass ready for the night.

Aug 15, 2014 | Please share our Aboriginal Music Week concert posters

Please download (right click and hit save) and share a couple or all of the Aboriginal Music Week 2014 concert posters on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networks. We're all set for a great week of concerts and we're super excited to get everything up and running.

Aug 07, 2014 | The Saturday Night Summer Jam presented by kimiwan 'zine

Aboriginal Music Week and kimiwan 'zine are partnering to bring Winnipeg one of the biggest parties of the summer. The Saturday Night Summer Jam will provide a full night on the dance floor, set to selections by local party legends Primetime Empyre, Opaskwayak's DJ Miss Vee, and DJ Javier Estrada of Generation Bass and Mad Decent. Native innovators, Mob Bounce, will be making their Winnipeg debut at the event, performing hip hop lyrics set to beats laden with traditional rhythms and vocal samples.

Jul 31, 2014 | Aboriginal Music Week 2014: The full festival details, tickets on sale

Aboriginal Music Manitoba is excited to announce the full lineup for Aboriginal Music Week 2014. The festival, now in it's sixth year, will include three big community celebrations, six workshops for youth, a lunch hour showcase, two big concerts at The Cube in Winnipeg's Old Market Square, two nightclub concerts, two film events, a series of music management consultations, and two of the only networking events for the Aboriginal music community in Canada.

Jul 29, 2014 | A visitors' guide to Winnipeg by A Tribe Called Red

A Tribe Called Red have been coming to Winnipeg since Aboriginal Music Week 2010 so we figured that they're probably the best folks to provide some insider information about our great city for any first time performers or out-of-town guests intending to join us this summer.

Jul 28, 2014 | Call for crafter and retailer booths at Aboriginal Music Week 2014

Aboriginal Music Week is seeking applications from First Nation, Métis, and Inuit crafters, visual artists, and retailers interested in setting up 10x10 booths at The Cube in Winnipeg's Old Market Square during the Indigenous Music Without Borders presented by APTN concerts on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. The concerts are set for 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. nightly.

Jul 25, 2014 | Stó:lō pop artist to perform and offer workshops

Inez Jasper is an award winning pop artist with powerhouse talent and universal appeal. As one of Canada’s top Aboriginal musicians, her blending of traditional Native sounds with cutting edge pop music brings the best of her culture to the mainstream world.

Jul 23, 2014 | Laura Otman, Lido Pimienta bringing new music to Spence Neighbourhood

Aboriginal Music Week and the Spence Neighbourhood Association are partnering on a big community event at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre on Sunday, August 24. The celebration, dubbed the Spence Neighbourhood Block Party presented by Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation, will feature an outdoor concert, community BBQ, music workshops, and activities for the kids. Best of all, it’s entirely free.