Manito Ahbee Festival 2011: Aboriginal Music Week Schedule and Lineup

It’s here again – Aboriginal Music Week! Indigenous artists, music fans and industry are flocking to Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week for one of the largest Indigenous music festivals on Turtle Island.

Winnipeg will be especially  bustling this week as Aboriginal Music Week (AMW2011) runs concurrently to the Manito Ahbee Festival  and the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards.

Here is the complete Aboriginal Music Week schedule and lineup:

Tuesday November 1
Take the Fort!
Featuring The Métis Club Traditional Dancers, Slick & Lil’ J, John Arcand and Darren Lavallee at the West End Cultural Centre.

Wednesday November 2
Hip Hop Night
Featuring Winnipeg’s Most and The Local Onlyz at the West End Cultural Centre.

Thursday November 3
The SaskMusic Showcase
Featuring Riva, Mitch Daigneault and Donny Parenteau at The Pyramid Cabaret.

All My Releations Stage
Featuring Gabriel Ayala, Christa Couture and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.

Aboriginal Songwriters Concert
Featuring Leela Gilday, Kyla Cederwell, Cassidy Mann and Ali Fontaine at the West End Cultural Centre.

Friday November 4
All My Relations Stage
Featuring Wayne Lavallee and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.

The Electric Pow Wow
Featuring World Hood, Samian and A Tribe Called Red at The Pyramid Cabaret.

Saturday November 5
All My Relations Stage
Featuring Will Belcourt & the Hollywood Indians, The JohnnysJB the First Lady and Tracy Bone & JC Campbell at The Windsor Hotel.

The Saturday Night 49er
Featuring Sherry St. Germain and Derek Miller at The Pyramid Cabaret.

For more information visit aboriginalmusicweek.ca. To RSVP to events on facebook, go to facebook.com/Aboriginal.Music.Week.

See you there!