Upcoming concert to highlight indigenous musicians

BRANTFORD — The Woodland Cultural Centre presents its annual concert series “Unplugged” virtually this year with Indigenous musicians from across Canada.

Unplugged is a virtual concert as part of the Tehonkieron:nions (They are Entertaining) performing art series. The acoustic concert is highlighting the Indigenous singer-songwriters voices of Celeigh Cardinal (Alberta), Don Amero (Winnipeg), Semiah Smith (Six Nations) and Aysanabee (Toronto).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the performances will be screened virtually.

eleigh Cardinal was a 2020 Juno Award winner and has performed across stages across North America and internationally, including Reeperbahn in Germany, and tours in Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. Don Amero An engaging storyteller, singer-songwriter, performer and three-time JUNO Award nominee, Amero has been tirelessly touring, performing and speaking across Canada for the last decade, earning the respect and attention of the Canadian music industry and fans alike. Semiah Kaha:wi Smith is a multidisciplinary artist from the Kahnyen’kehàka (Mohawk) Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River. She began professionally singing traditional music from her Haudenosaunee heritage in her late teens in solo performances and as a member of the singing trio, Hatiyo (the good voice). Aysanabee is an Oji-Cree singer songwriter who uses folk, soul and alt-pop to tell stories about his life and reconnecting with his roots.

Advance tickets will be on sale at WoodlandCulturalCentre.ca for $15 each per household login via Zoom.

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