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Aboriginal Music Week 2015: Full Schedule of Events

Aboriginal Music week is here! 35 acts from Turtle Island and beyond take to stages throughout Winnipeg.

Now in it’s seventh year, Aboriginal Music Week continues to bring the hottest Indigenous talent together in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for five days of non-stop events. Check out the full schedule here and enjoy!

And don’t forget to join us for our closing night party on Saturday, August 22nd. See below for details.

ABORIGINAL MUSIC WEEK 2015: FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

International Mentor Meetings begin
Maisey Rika, Tama Waipara, Benny Walker
August 18-22, 2015 | One hour mentor meetings available
Free for festival performers and local artists
Booking a meeting: Please email alan@ammb.ca to book a meeting

Aboriginal Music Week at Lunch presented by Digital Drum.ca (details)
Air Canada Park, Portage Avenue & Carlton Street
August 18, 2015 | 12pm
Artists: Oogimah Ikwewok, Jacob Pratt
Free | All Ages
Supporting Partner: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Click here for details

Aboriginal Music Week at Lunch presented by Digital Drum.ca (details
Air Canada Park, Portage Avenue & Carlton Street
August 19, 2015 | 12pm
Artists: Logan Staats, Ila Barker
Free | All Ages
Supporting Partner: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Click here for details

Spence Neighbourhood Block Party presented by Manitoba Public Insurance (details
Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street
August 19, 2015 | 4pm-8pm
Artists: Winston Wuttunee, Nikki Komaksiutiksak, Joe Maxim Band, Dustyn Cochrane, Kelly Fraser, Jacob Pratt
BBQ, Community Crafters
Free | All Ages
Community Partner: Spence Neighbourhood Association
Click here for details

Networking Dinner presented by The National Music Centre 
Venue to be confirmed
August 19, 2015 | 8pm-11pm
Festival Pass holders only

Aboriginal Music Week at Lunch presented by Digital Drum.ca (details
Air Canada Park, Portage Avenue & Carlton Street
August 20, 2015 | 12pm
Artists: Leanne Goose
Free | All Ages
Supporting Partner: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Click here for details

The Turtle Island Block Party (details)
Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre, 510 King Street
August 20, 2015 | 12:30pm-5pm
Artists: Billy Joe Green, Spirit Sands Singers, Junior Jiggers, Katie McKenzie, Chloe & Friends, and Michael, Jacob, & Cieanna Harris
Community BBQ sponsored by Amiskusees: Semaganis-Worme Family Foundation
BBQ, music workshops, activity stations
Free | All Ages
Community Partner: Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.
Click here for details

Networking Dinner presented by The National Music Centre 
Venue to be confirmed
August 20, 2015 | 7pm-10pm
Festival Pass holders only

Aboriginal Music Week at Lunch presented by Digital Drum.ca (details
Air Canada Park, Portage Avenue & Carlton Street
August 21, 2015 | 12pm
Artists: T-Rhyme, Exquisite Ghost
Free | All Ages
Supporting Partner: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Click here for details

AMW Stage presented by Rhythm 104.7FM at Austin Street Festival (details)
Austin Street, between Euclid Street & Selkirk Avenue
August 21, 2015 | 1pm-6pm
Artists: Ali Fontaine, Mariame, Black Rain, Mic Jordan, Jessica Bro-Z, Studio 393 Hip Hop Posses, Studio 393 B-Boy Crew, Turtle Island Dance Troupe
BBQ, music workshops, activity stations
Free | All Ages
Community Partner: North Point Douglas Women’s Centre
Click here for details

Open Mic presented by NCI FM (details
The Good Will, 625 Portage Avenue
August 21, 2015 | 9pm-2am
Artists: William Prince, Chuck Copenace
$5 | 18+ I.D. Required
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AMW Stage presented by TD at Picnic in the Park (details)
St. John’s Park, Mountain Avenue & Main Street
August 22, 2015 | 12pm-5pm
Artists: C-Weed Band, Leanne Goose, Clint Dutiaume w/ Norman Chief Memorial Dancers, Mic Jordan, Steven Leveque
BBQ, music workshops, activity stations
Free | All Ages
Community Partner: Picnic in the Park organizing committee
Click here for details

Closing Night Party presented by RPM.FM 
The Good Will, 625 Portage Avenue
August 22, 2015 | 9pm-2am
Artists: Tall Paul, Mariame, Hellnback, T-Rhyme, Boogey The Beat
Tickets $10 | 18+ I.D. Required
Click here for details

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