Grimes, DVBBS and Snotty Nose Rez Kids lead in nominations at the 2021 INDIES Awards

Canadian Music Week has announced the 2021 INDIES nominees. For it’s 20th year, Grimes leads with four nominations, with DVBBS, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and JJ Wilde right behind with three each. Some categories to watch include Indigenous Artist / Group or Duo of the Year, which includes nominees Buffy Sainte-Marie, Crystal Shawanda, Julian Taylor, […]

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Join Gabrielle Fayant, Julian Taylor & Scott Helman at Climate Live Canada

This Saturday, April 24th, support the global climate movement through music and education at Climate Live. You’ll be tuning in with some of the best in Indigenous and Canadian environmental educators and musical talents. Join locally-based Gabrielle Fayant of Assembly of Seven Generations, rock band, The Johnnys, indie and pop artists, Scott Helman and Milky Chance and ELMNT FM‘s […]

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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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Stay Home Club with Jill Kennedy: February 22-28

Happy Weekend! What’s been keeping you busy? For me, it’s been shovelling – I skipped the workout entirely to get the driveway looking spick and span. It didn’t totally work but I’m feeling accomplished. Besides that, it’s just the usual fare. I’ve put together a list of things I’ve been watching, reading, listening to and […]

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Happy Indigenous History Month!

What does Indigenous History Month mean during a pandemic? The current health crisis is keeping us apart. It is stopping us from gathering to celebrate this important time of learning and honouring Indigenous peoples across Canada. June 21st is Indigenous Peoples Day. This usually means gatherings, in-person ceremonies and celebrations across the country. But this […]

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