AMW At A Glance
Aboriginal Music Week set for August 16-21, 2013
Aboriginal Music Week 2013 is a music festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We present Native, Metis, Inuit, and Indigenous artists that perform hip hop, electronic, world, folk, rock, country, and blues music.
Aboriginal Music Week 2013 is set for August 16 - 21.
Contribute to Aboriginal Music Week 2013 on IndieGoGo.
- $20: Your name listed on the aboriginalmusicweek.ca website.
- $30: A copy of the Aboriginal Music Week compilation CD.
- $65: An Aboriginal Music Week 2013 festival pass.
- $200: A booth (for seating) and six tickets for the Digging Roots concert.
- $201: A booth (for seating) and six tickets for the Derek Miller concert.
HIP HOP + ROCK + FOLK + BLUES + ELECTRONIC + COUNTRY + WORLD = THE MUSIC
NATIVE AMERICAN + METIS + INUIT + INDIGENOUS = THE ARTISTS
YOU + US + WINNIPEG = THE FUN
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May 24, 2013 | Free music workshops for youth in Winnipeg this August
Aboriginal Music Week is brining JUNO Award winning songwriter Leela Gilday and multiple award winning hip hop producer Stomp to Winnipeg for three days of youth workshops this summer and we're looking for hosts. The workshops will be completely free of charge for any community organizations that are interested in hosting sessions in their office or centre on August 19, 20, or 21.
May 23, 2013 | Winnipeg lineup announced for Aboriginal Day Live
A Tribe Called Red, Kathia Rock, George Leach, Crystal Shawanda, Tanya Tagaq, War Party, hoop dancer Dallas Arcand, and square dancers Sagkeeng's Finest will be the entertainment for APTN's Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration in Winnipeg on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The lineup was announced at a press conference in Winnipeg on May 23.
May 13, 2013 | 2013 NAMMY winners announced
Jana Mashonee, Fawn Wood, Ali Fontaine, and Francois Couture (Yahndawa’) took home trophies from the 14th Annual Native American Music Awards on Friday, May 10. The ceremony was held at the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino in New York and Edmund Bull, Big River Cree, and hoop dancer/flutist Tony Duncan were among the performers.
Apr 23, 2013 | The Stage 49 lineup - Gathering of Nations
Quese IMC, The Black Owl Society, Native Roots, and 15 other bands and DJs are set to perform at Stage 49 during the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, New Mexico this weekend. The entertainment begins on Friday, April 26 and includes several dance demonstrations, comedy, and a fashion show curated by Beyond Buckskin's Jessica Metcalfe.
Apr 18, 2013 | First group of artists announced for Aboriginal Music Week 2013
Derek Miller, Digging Roots, Wanbdi, Ghostkeeper, the C-Weed Band, Indian City, and Arthur Renwick will be performing at Aboriginal Music Week this year. The festival will include six free concerts and four ticketed nightclub events. A total of 25 bands will be participating and it all happens in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Apr 16, 2013 | Nightclub listings for the GON weekend
The Tone Def Sirens, A Tribe Called Red, Quese IMC, George Leach, DJ Kiss, Miracle Dolls, The Black Owl Society, and 36 other bands, MCs, and DJs are set to take over a number of nightclubs in Albuquerque, New Mexico during the 30th annual Gathering of Nations (GON) this month. These events aren't a part of the official GON programming, but they're definitely an integral part of the weekend experience for music lovers taking in the pow wow.
Apr 09, 2013 | A Tribe Called Red touring in support of second album
A Tribe Called Red is hitting the road this summer in support of their second album. The boys have announced 28 dates so far, including stops at The Great Escape Festival (UK), The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (USA), The Squamish Valley Music Festival (CAN), and the Winnipeg Folk Festival (CAN).
Apr 08, 2013 | CONTEST ALERT: Special advance screening of THE SAPPHIRES
We have five double passes for the special advance screening of THE SAPPHIRES, staring Jessica Mauboy, at the Cineplex Odeon McGillivray Cinemas in Winnipeg on April 11, 2013.
Simply subscribe to our mailing list (or email email@example.com if you're already signed up) for your chance to win one double pass.
Apr 07, 2013 | Aboriginal artists at JUNOfest 2013
George Leach, Don Amero, Donny Parenteau, and more than 100 other bands are set to take over most of the music venues in Regina, Saskatchewan for the JUNO Awards' music festival this year. The annual event, dubbed JUNOfest, begins on April 19 and lasts two nights.
Apr 05, 2013 | Call for Aboriginal and Native American Radio Stations and Programs
If you run an Aboriginal or Native American radio station or radio program and would like to receive multiple copies of the CD for your library and on-air giveaways, please send your radio station or program name and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, April 23, 2013.