Elisapie and Anachnid to play at the free and virtual Shigawake Music Festival

The 12th annual Shigawake Music Festival is going virtual for the very first time in 2021. The lineup includes The Barr Brothers, Elisapie and Anachnid.  As well, check out MLou, Friends in Song, Nash and the Narrows, Martin Henry, Quimorucru, DjelyTapa, Socalled, Les Deuxluxes, uRockaoke, The Narrows, The Sunday Morning Gospel Band, Melissa Girvan, Nathan Hayes, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Wood’N’Steel, Matt Hollubowski and Marie-Pierre Arthur.  The show is free to attend […]

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Julian Taylor, Crystal Shawanda & Leela Gilday are 2021 Juno Award Nominees

The Junos have announced this year’s nominees! Here’s some of the highlights:  This year’s category for Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year, as presented by APTN, is stacked! Burnstick, Crystal Shawanda, Leela Gilday, Terry Uyarak and ELMNT FM’s own, Julian Taylor have been nominated for their musical contributions. Julian Taylor (The Ridge) and Leela Gilday (Church […]

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iskwē to perform new album, The Stars at a free virtual event

iskwē has a new album release in the works, called The Stars, which comes out Friday, March 5th. It’s a reimagining of her award-winning album, acākosīk. On Thursday, March 4th at 8:00PM, she goes live to perform it from Revolution Recording in Toronto. Her friend, akaMatisse from Keys N Krates, will join her for a Q&A session, as well. Following the two-hour event, you are […]

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Stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people at the virtual Ice Walk

A historic event takes place Monday, March 29th, called the Ice Walk. Folks are welcome to join in and stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people of Lennox Island First Nation through a walk from Port Hill to Lennox Island. The walk is to acknowledge the hurt caused to the Mi’kmaq people, and Indigenous communities […]

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Shawnee Kish & Serena Ryder bring the tunes to the Songwriter Series

Friday night plans? Join Serena Ryder, Shawnee Kish, Haviah Mighty and more at the Songwriter Series which celebrates Canadian and Indigenous talents. The event, hosted by Tom Power, also features performances from alt-rock duo, The Darcys, as well as Kaia Kater, Lydia Persaud, Shan Vincent De Paul, B. Knox and Sam Johnston. It’s free to attend, but you can […]

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Watch performances cast onto a snowy screen at Asinabka Festival this weekend

This weekend, Asinabka Festival has partnered with Gallery 101 to bring you a virtual edition of Unikkaaqtuarniq, which is Inuktitut for “storytelling.”   The Stories from the North event is known for projecting films onto screens made of snow, and this year, that tradition continues virtually. However, instead of movies, they will be broadcasting free music performances from Inuit artists on Facebook Live. Indigenous film […]

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