Winter is rolling into Turtle Island, but the music is still hot. Here are RPM’s top 5 Indigenous live music picks for the weekend.
Urban Aboriginal Winter Festival
December 13-15 The festival which has included film screenings and hip-hop bingo continues tonight with “Aboriginal Blues Revue” featuring Wayne Lavallee, Murray Porter, Dalannah Gail Bowen and Russel Wallace at W2 Media Café in Vancouver, BC. More info: Urban Aboriginal Winter Festival.
Xmas Fest 3
December 15 – Ali Fontaine, C-Weed, Joey Stylez and others will perform and party in support of the Christmas Cheer Board at the Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, MB. More info: facebook.com.
Amero Little Christmas
December 16 – Don Amero, with special guest Jaylene Johnson, celebrates Christmas in support of Agape Table at Ellice Cafe & Theatre in Winnipeg, MB. More info: Amero Little Christmas with very special guest Jaylene Johnson.
December 17 – Catch Yelawolf perform at the Offical Dew Tour after party in Breckenbridge, Colorado. If you’re going, be sure to check out Yelawolf’s content to win meet & greet pases at facebook.com/yelawolf . More info on the Dew Tour: breckenridge.com/events/dew-tour.
Hip-Hop for Hunger
December 17 – The annual event includes perfromances by Ms. Teaze and Lil’ Smokey, raising funds and collecting non-perishable food items for the Calgary Food Bank at Dickens Pub, Calgary, Alberta. More info: Calgary’s 3rd Annual Hip Hop for Hunger Food Drive/ Hip Hop Show.