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Aboriginal Music Week 2014 is set for August 20 - 24

Aboriginal Music Week 2014 is set for August 20-24

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 - 24.



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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Check out the Digital Drum video below for a taste of what Aboriginal Music Week has to offer.

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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.

Jul 16, 2014 | APTN adding two big nights to Aboriginal Music Week this summer

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is partnering with Aboriginal Music Week to add two big nights of music to the festival this summer. The concerts, dubbed "Indigenous Music Without Borders," are set for 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on August 22 and 23 at The Cube in Winnipeg's Old Market Square.

Jul 08, 2014 | A Tribe Called Red collaborator coming to Aboriginal Music Week

Lido Pimienta is a recording artist of Indigenous ancestry who carries an extraterrestrial energy, similar to that of Tanya Tagaq or Bjork. Her family roots are in La Guajira, a north-eastern region of Colombia, and she recently wrapped up a tour and a number of recording sessions with festival favourites A Tribe Called Red.

Jul 03, 2014 | Introducing the Saturday Night Summer Jam

The Saturday Night Summer Jam will feature local party legends Primetime Empyre, up-and-comer DJ Miss Vee, hip hop group Mob Bounce, and prehispanico and trap-tribal music innovator DJ Javier Estrada.

Jun 26, 2014 | Peguis, Alaska, and Nuevo León uniting at Aboriginal Music Week

Aboriginal Music Week is brining together three outstanding Indigenous music producers for a night of cutting edge electronic music, spanning two physical borders and countless musical ones. DJ Javier Estrada (Nuevo León) will be joined by Alaska-born Astronomar and Peguis First Nation's very own Exquisite Ghost.

Jun 18, 2014 | Indigenous Music Without Borders t-shirts unveiled

Aboriginal Music Week is excited to unveil the t-shirt and sticker design for the 2014 edition of the festival. The "Indigenous Music Without Borders" brand was crafted by DGTL/NVJO and it features our new "IndigenousExcellence" hashtag.

Jun 16, 2014 | Aboriginal legends, rising stars to join the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra June 23

Ray St. Germain, C-Weed, Eagle & Hawk, Sierra Noble, Don Amero, and Ali Fontaine will join the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) for a full night of entertainment at the Event Centre in the Club Regent Casino on Tuesday, June 23.

Jun 11, 2014 | Métis fiddle, Aboriginal rock on the menu for lunch hour concerts

Aboriginal Music Week is excited to be partnering with the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ on two free lunch hour concerts at Air Canada Park in Winnipeg. Métis fiddle legend Darren Lavallee will be joined by a square dancing group for the first concert on June 25 and Aboriginal rock band The Mosquitoz will entertain the lunch hour crowd on July 16.

Jun 10, 2014 | Artist profile: DJ Javier Estrada

Originating from Monterrey, Nuevo León in Mexico, DJ Javier Estrada is an electronic music producer with a gigantic catalogue that features self-styled genres like "prehispanico," "nativo americano pow pow power," and "trap-tribal."

Jun 04, 2014 | Inez Jasper, Iskwé among Aboriginal artists nominated for the 2014 WCMA

Inez Japser, Iskwé, Desiree Dorion, marijosée, Head of the Herd, Federal Lights, and Cassidy Mann have picked up nominations for the 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards. The announcement was made at a press conference in Winnipeg on June 4, 2014.