Aboriginal performers prominent in Folk Festival line-up

Posted by Alberta Sweetgrass on 28 July 2014

p7 dc a tribe called red saJunoAwardwinners A Tribe Called Red (above) will highlight this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival. The group, which hails from Ottawa, consists of two-time Canadian DMC Champion DJ Shub, DJ NDN and DJ Bear Witness, and mixes traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music. The lineup will also showcase other North American Indigenous performers including Eya-Hey Nakoda, Leonard Sumner, Nick Sherman, and Martha Redbone. The festival runs from July 24-27 on Prince’s Island park.