Indigenous Live Music Picks October 20-23, 2011

As the cold autumn winds start sweeping across Turtle Island, it’s a good time to gather inside and listen to RPM’s Top 6 Indigenous live music picks for this weekend.

Derek Miller
October  20 – iNative Fest presents Mohawk blues artist Derek Miller at the Tattoo Rock Parlour, Toronto, ON. More info: facebook.com

Raincity Rap: The History of Hip Hop in Vancouver
October 21 – JB the First Lady and Discreet Da Chosen 1  are part of this forum bringing together key players in the development of Vancouver’s hip hop scene at Moberly Arts & Culture Centre, Vancouver, BC. More info: facebook.com

Pura Fé
October 21 – founding member of Ulali performs her blend of blues and jazz at Walter Hall, University of Toronto, ON. More info: events.utoronto.ca

The Beat Featuring Buffy Sainte-Marie
October 22 – imagineNATIVE presents a night of Indigenous musical talent featuring Buffy Sainte-Marie with guests Sean Conway and Lena Recollet. More info: imaginenative.org

The Snake Oil Salesmen
October 21 – The lads are going to rock and groove at The Mercury Cafe, Regina, SK. facebook.com

Jason Burnstick and Ann Vriend
October 21 – The double-bill features two performers that were well received at this year’s Harrison Festival of the Arts, Jason Burnstick and Ann Vriend.
More info: harrisonfestival.com/events