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Leonard Sumner, George Leach to join A Tribe Called Red at JUNOfest

March 12, 2014

Leonard Sumner

Leonard Summer, George Leach, Cassidy Mann, Marijosée, Winnipeg Boyz, Inez Jasper, A Tribe Called Red, Desiree Dorion, Federal Lights, and Amanda Rheaume round out the Aboriginal artists set to perform at JUNOfest in Winnipeg at the end of March. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) plans to announce the full festival details in the next week, but we already have the Aboriginal showcase location and lineup information.

The Aboriginal Showcase
presented by APTN and NCI FM
Artists: A Tribe Called Red, Inez Jasper, George Leach, Amanda Rheaume, Leonard Sumner
Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Exchange Event Centre, 291 Bannatyne Avenue
Tickets $15 door, Wristbands $30 ticketmaster
18+ | I.D. Required

The best way to get into the Aboriginal Showcase is to purchase a JUNOfest wristband in advance and get to the venue before 11pm. This event will reach capacity quickly, so don't be late.

Check out our "Aboriginal artists at JUNOfest 2014" playlist on SoundCloud for a taste of the music.

A Tribe Called Red earned JUNO Awards nominations in the Breakthrough Group of the Year and Electronic Album of the Year categories this year. Dorion, Jasper, Leach, Rheaume, and Cunningham have albums in the running for the Aboriginal Album of the Year.

The Aboriginal nominees will be recognized at a traditional honouring ceremony on Saturday, March 29. The event is being organized by representatives from APTN, NCI FM, and Aboriginal Music Week.

The JUNO Award winners will be announced at a gala dinner on Saturday, March 29 and a televised award show at the MTS Centre on March 30.

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