|Aboriginal Day Live concert in 2015
May 24, 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) has announced a diverse and carefully curated lineup for the 10-year anniversary of its series “Aboriginal Day Live” in WInnipeg on Saturday, June 25. The annual LIVE concert will begin at 8 p.m. EST and be broadcast on APTN and livestreamed at www.aboriginaldaylive.com.
The event and TV series features award-winning and on-the-rise Aboriginal musicians and entertainers from across Canada and beyond.
“Aboriginal Day Live” is Canada’s largest event in recognition of National Aboriginal Day. The festival and TV series provides an opportunity for all Canadians to gain awareness of Aboriginal cultures through celebration, having grown attendance from 5000 to over 35,000 attendees.
Viewers can watch the “Aboriginal Day Live” Concert live on APTN, online at aborignaldaylive.com or listen via the Aboriginal radio waves. The exclusive four-hour Aboriginal Day Live concert will broadcast on June 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET on APTN.
Live at The Forks in Winnipeg. Returning co-hosts are Tina Keeper, award-winning actor and star of the APTN hit show “Cashing In,” and Kyle Nobess, star of the APTN hit series “Mohawk Girls.”
•A TRIBE CALLED RED (OTTAWA, ON)
•BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE (HAWAII, USA) with the WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
•DRAGONETTE (TORONTO, ON)
•ELISAPIE (MONTREAL, QC)
•GENEVIEVE FISHER (LONDON, ON)
•GHOSTKEEPER (CALGARY, AB)
•JOEY STYLEZ (TORONTO, ON)
•KRISTI LANE SINCLAIR (VANCOUVER, BC)
See artist profiles at aboriginaldaylive.ca/live-concert
In 2015, more than one million people were reached by the LIVE broadcast on APTN, Aboriginal radio stations across Canada and internationally via the live stream on aborignaldaylive.com.
APTN is able to present the 10-year anniversary of Aboriginal Day Live due to the overwhelming support of presenters, partners, and funders. The Government of Manitoba, IBM Canada, Investors Group and The North West Company. Also, grant providers Canadian Heritage, Celebrate Canada Program, and The Winnipeg Foundation, Community Grant.
About Aboriginal Day Live
Aboriginal Day Live is held annually since 2007 and is the largest celebration of National Aboriginal Day and the summer solstice in Canada. Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) presents the day-long program of free activities and evening concert in Winnipeg, MB, on the Saturday closest to June 21st. The LIVE concert broadcast is available to all Canadians via APTN, radio waves, online and mobile devices. For more information, please visit aboriginaldaylive.com