We’re in the thick of festival season these days, though it’s yet to reach its peak, which means there’s lots of Indigenous gatherings, powwows and performances to check out. …read more »
Laura Vinson was born and raised in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains near Jasper National Park. Her metis heritage is Cherokee, Cree, English and French. In all her songs you feel the roots of her Aboriginal background. Laura Vinson was been nominated many times in the National Juno and Canadian country Music Awards from 1986 on. She and her band Free Spirit have many ARIA Awards for best Band, Vocalist, Album, Single and Song from 1995 to 1998. This tells volumes about the longevity and artistic integrity of this entertainer. Returning to her Roots and her aboriginal heritage, a performance by Canadian Artist Laura Vinson has all the ingredients. Authentic Native sound, songs and stories about North American Indians mixed in a contemporary musical show.