Music News Digest, Oct. 4, 2021

The imagineNative Movie + Media Arts Festival, the world’s premier Indigenous competition showcasing film, online video, audio, and electronic + interactive media produced by Indigenous monitor-articles creators, has declared a robust lineup of tunes programming for the 22nd Festival, managing Oct. 19-24 in Toronto. The yearly concert The Conquer moves all over the world and online on Oct. 23 with digital performances by Nimkish, Indigo, and DJ Shub. Offered in partnership with 50/50 Arts Collective, this evening also attributes some of the best Indigenous audio films and performances of 2021 and will identify the 2021 Harmonize Mentorship recipient, winner of prizes such as $10K cash from Slaight Music.

On Oct. 23, the songs movie program Reverberate showcases 11 new music movies by emerging and proven Indigenous musicians and filmmakers from close to the globe together with: Angela Gladue, Edzi’u, Zika, Ulannaq Ingemann and Berda Larsen, Divide and Dissolve, Shauna Seeteenak, Reneltta Arluk, Joel Ivany, Luna Purple, Ancestress, Nova Weipert, Buffy Sainte-Marie and the Creative Indigenous Undertaking, and Raven Chacon. More facts on the fest below.

– Top rated Canadian tough rockers Billy Expertise recently introduced a 10-date countrywide tour for early 2022. The Western leg has Pup as guidance, with the next leg showcasing Increase Versus. Tix now on sale listed here. The tour will market BT’s forthcoming album Disaster Of Religion, established for a Jan. 21 launch.

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– Just after a effective start early this year, the Jazz En Rafale -Reside Cam webcast series returns this tumble. The next instalment showcases seven female musician-composer-leaders of the Quebec jazz scene, all presenting their most up-to-date musical initiatives. The situations, specifically created for webcast in High definition, will also be in a VIP in-human being structure, directly from the Piccolo Studios. Bandleaders featured include Mireille Boily, Annie Dominique, Elisabeth Provencher, Emie R Roussel, Christine Jensen, Blanche Baillargeon, and Gentiane MG. More particulars and tix right here.

– Indie 7 days 2021 (working online Nov. 9-13) is supplying $20 off a Delegate Pass (comprehensive price tag- $60) until Oct. 4. The go involves accessibility to keynotres, panels, workshops, mentorship and networking opps. Info below.

– The NFL not too long ago declared that a five-member hip-hop supergroup will execute for the duration of the halftime clearly show at Super Bowl LVI, set for SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Feb. 13. Joining forces are Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. The LA Moments reports that “the large-run lineup marks the 3rd halftime present made in portion by Jay-Z’s Roc Country agency, pursuing last year’s functionality by The Weeknd and a 2020 collaboration involving Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.”

– Ideal identified as bassist in The Watchmen, Ken Tizzard has lengthy had a parallel job as a prolific roots singer/songwriter. His present band, entitled Songs For Goats, has just introduced a new single, Conclusion Of The Globe, and Tizzard continues his properly-acquired weekly podcast, Whiskey Wednesday. Examine it out listed here. The team has an Oct. 23 exhibit at the Grand Maple Function Centre in Hastings, ON. Tix right here.

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– A reminder that tonight (Oct. 4) The Glenn Gould Basis will award the 13th Glenn Gould Prize Laureate (and $100K) to documentary filmmaker, singer/songwriter, artist, and activist Alanis Obomsawin at a presentation  at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Seeds: The Art of Alanis Obomsawin, a audio and light show, Seeds: The present runs at the ROM nightly, Oct. 4-17.

– The BIPOC hArt New music Series is a platform celebrating diverse representation in the executing arts and artistic industries by showcasing rising artists from across the Increased Hamilton Location and Six Nations of the Grand River. Hamilton Arts Council is accepting programs now here right until Nov. 28. A panel of adjudicators from the tunes sector will pick four musicians/teams to be professionally filmed in February 2022.

– Veteran Toronto rock band Chalk Circle plays two reveals at Typical Bowl Mississauga on Dec. 19 (3 and 7 pm). Tix below.

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– On Sept. 24, renowned earth tunes star Loreena McKennitt produced a deluxe edition 30th anniversary edition of her fourth album, The Take a look at. The initially of her documents to be released by means of a partnership with the Warner Audio Team throughout the world, it proved to be a vocation breakthrough. McKennitt has gone on to promote a lot more than 14 million albums, earn two Juno awards and two Grammy nominations and accomplish plenty of world tours. The Check out: The Definitive Edition features 4 CDs, 1 Blu-ray disc and a 32-web site booklet, that includes the 2004 re-mastered album, stay recordings, radio interviews and performances, and numerous re-mixes. There is also a 15-track model for streaming and downloading expert services. Read Roots Tunes Canada‘s recent profile of her and the pivotal album below.

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– The Professionals are a Canadian folks “supertrio,” comprising Shari Ulrich, Lynn Miles and Susan Crowe. In partnership with Residence Routes, they existing a reside-stream on Oct. 24, with some particulars TBA. Verify their FB site for more info.

– SaskMusic has received a grant from the Authorities of Canada by way of the Cultural Human Sources Council of Canada to provide on a scholar for a complete-time 18-week internship this fall-wintertime, doing work in the Regina workplace. Use here by Oct. 12.

Kenneth Proto

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