Smoke Signal: Roundup of Media Coverage for Indigenous Artists and Music Companies in Manitoba

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Chuck Copenace (Photo by Laina Brown)
Andrina Turenne
Boogey The Beat
Brandi Vezina
C-Weed Band
Chuck Copenace
Darryl Buck
Desiree Dorion
Don Amero
Ila Barker
Indian City
Jade Turner
Jerry Sereda
Mitchell Makoons
Sebastian Gaskin
William Prince

Check out our latest roundup of recent music media coverage amplifying Indigenous artists and music companies in Manitoba. 

Winnipeg Free Press Rocking The Main Street Strip: Doc Focuses On Forgotten Indigenous Blues Scene Of The ’60s, ’70s | Brown Town, Muddy Water, Jesse Green, Billie Joe GreenC-Weed, Percy Tuesday, Errol Ranville, Vanda Fleury-Green, Bruthers of Different Muthers, David McLeod, Linda Wolch, The Feathermen, Chuck Scribe, Brian Ranville, Maurice MacArthur, Roland Lavallee, Lucille Starr, Suzanne Bird, Beryl Bouvette

Winnipeg Free Press Songwriter Wins Inaugural Vince Fontaine Award | Veronica Blackhawk, TingeVince Fontaine Legacy AwardIndigenous MusicEagle & HawkIndian Citysākihiwē festival, Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais

CTV News Winnipeg Manitoba Singer Releases New Single l Brandi Vezina

Canadian Beats Brandi Vezina Releases New Single, “Kiss Me” + 5Qs ZOOM Interview | Brandi Vezina

Winnipeg Free Press Following Tradition Right to the Stage: Raised Among Family and Music, ‘I Truly Grew Up Singing,’ Says Métis Performer Brandi Vezina | Brandi Vezina

ICI Rencontre avec le trompettiste Chuck Copenace | Chuck Copenace

Canadian Beats Chuck Copenace Releases New Single, “Creator” | Chuck Copenace

Winnipeg Free Press Sunday Sellout Helps Folk Fest Reach Second-Highest Attendance | William Prince

Exclaim Country Music Staked Its Claim at Winnipeg Folk Festival 2023 | William Prince, FONTINE

CBC Music Ruby Waters' Fiery Love Song, And 5 More Songs You Need To Hear This Week | FONTINE, Boogey the Beat

ET Canada 10 Rising Indigenous Artists In Canada You Should Be Listening To | Boogey the Beat

ET Canada Winnipeg’s Boogey The Beat Guest Curates Spotify’s Indigenous Playlist: ‘I’m Super Happy To Share These Songs’ | Boogey the BeatIla BarkerSebastian Gaskin

Winnipeg Free Press Spotify Spotlights Indigenous Canadian Artists | Boogey the BeatSebastian GaskinIla Barker, Winnipeg’s MostLeonard Sumner

Dance Music North West Eight Canadian Artists to Check Out This National Indigenous History Month | Boogey the Beat

CBC Music 9 2SLGBTQ+ Canadian Musicians To Listen To In 2023 | The Kaptain

Global Desiree Dorion's Inspiring Country Music and Indigenous Advocacy | Desiree Dorion

CTV Toronto Cree Musician Calls Music the Cheapest Therapist | Desiree Dorion

Global Indigenous Country Music Star | Desiree Dorion

Winnipeg Free Press Countryfest Dauphin Strong: Organizers Hoping To Make New Memories At This Year’s Music Festival | Desiree Dorion

ET Canada Don Amero On Inspiring New Children’s Book ‘These Roots Of Love’ | Don Amero

Global News Don Amero on His Heartwarming Children's Book on Grief and Loss | Don Amero

Winnipeg Free Press Fishing For Success: Mitchell Makoons Has 36 Shows In 2 Months | Mitchell Makoons

Eat North One Day in Winnipeg: Singer-Songwriter Andrina Turenne | Andrina Turenne

Winnipeg Free Press Country Musician Jerry Sereda’s Album Free for a Day | Jerry Sereda

Winnipeg Free Press Dancing Drones To Cap Off Canada Day Night Show: Show Inspired By Indigenous Star Lore | Jade TurnerIndian City

Classic 107 The Forks to Host First-Ever Drone Show for Canada Day | Darryl BuckJade TurnerIndian City

Global News Assiniboine Park Announces Lineup for Free Summer Entertainment Series | Indian CityIla Barker

CBC Music Searchlight Alumni: Where Are They Now? | Mattmac

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