Previously Performed in: 2017, 2017
(Fort Erie, ON)
A Tribe Called Red. Dan "DJ Shub" General, along with Ian "Deejay NDN" Campeau and Bear Witness combined indigenous powwow vocals and drumming with high-energy electronica for a multi-millennia spanning sound that compelled listeners to join the frenetic party, shining a spotlight on systemic racism, promoted an uncompromising pride in indigenous heritage and talent. Since parting ways with ATCR three years ago, DJ Shub has been busy creating a new body of work that incorporates his love of hip hop, indigenous culture and mad technical skills. On his first EP, PowWowStep, DJ Shub, who hails from Mohawk Six Nation, continues pushing forward with the sound he helped pioneer with ATCR, combining driving dance beats with samples of traditional singing and drumming with a social justice conscience. When DJ Shub cranked up the pow wow step at Blockheater this past February, he turned Festival Hall into another wicked dance party – a celebration of music, community and spirit.