Folk Music Ontario & MusicOntario Official Showcase @ IIMS 2023
Folk Music Ontario & MusicOntario Official Showcase @ the 2023 International Indigenous Music Summit
Friday, June 2, 2023, 7pm @ TD Music Hall (4th floor)
BEATRICE DEER BAND
Acclaimed Inuindie pop star Beatrice Deer is a singer-songwriter based in Montreal. Half Inuk and half Mohawk, Beatrice was born and raised in Nunavik, Quebec, in the small village of Quaqtaq. She has released six studio albums, including her newest, titled SHIFTING. Her award- winning songs are crafted upon deeply personal lyrics and blend indie rock and modern folk with traditional Inuit stories and throat singing.
CURTIS CLEARSKY AND THE CONSTELLATIONZ
Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz empower with positive vibrations & funky rhythms creating culturally inclusive safe spaces. Their debut album Indigifunk was released in 2019. Their single Our Home was released in 2022 with a music video release in 2023. A new full-length album is being recorded 2023.
This Oneida Wolf Clan, Six Nations born and bred independent singer/songwriter describes her music as “Indigenous Soul” grown from a passion for making music since she was a little girl. There is no denying the amount of heart Lacey Hill bleeds into all 3 of her albums.
Canadian Folk Music Award nominated Singer-songwriter is known as "A Lady of Conviction,” Sinclair is a deceivingly quiet and amiable diplomatist. Her passion and advocacy are evident in her nurtured prose, humour, and congeniality.