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The sākihiwē festival presents Don Amero at the 2021 Tkaronto Music Festival

By Alan Greyeyes | May 20, 2021

Tags: Don Amero | outreach | Tkaronto Music Festival

The second annual Tkaronto Music Festival is set for May 21-23 and the sākihiwē festival is on board as the presenting partner for Don Amero's performance on opening night. Everything will broadcast for free on Facebook and YouTube and the full schedule is available at

Tkaronto Music Festival
May 21-23, 2021

Amero, from Winnipeg, Mantoba, is an engaging storyteller, singer-songwriter, and three-time JUNO Award nominee who has earned the respect and attention of the Canadian Music industry and fans alike. 

The Tkaronto Music Festival is produced by the 50/50 Performing Arts Collective and the 2021 festival will include performances by JUNO Award winners Celeigh Cardinal and George Leach; CBC Searchlight 2020 winner Shawnee; nine-time Grammy nominees Northern Cree; two-time Polaris Music Prize shortlisters Snotty Nose Rez Kids; and many others.

Friday, May 21, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT start time
Don Amero
Comedian Candy Palmater
ShawneeGeorge Leach
Deanne Rose Moore
Celeigh Cardinal
Goombine & Yaddamin-Yuin Nation
Northern Cree

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT start time
Workshop: Royal Ontario Museum J’net Ayayqwaysheelth
Workshop: Dance with Supaman
Marketplace Live with Leslie McCue
Amanda Rheaume
Sophia Yannok
Artist: Bahtawi
Twin Flames
Crown Lands
Comedian Ryan McMahon
Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Sunday, May 23, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT start time
Bridget George -Author Reading “It’s A Mitig!”
Semiah Smith
Judith Schuyler
Kaeley Jade
Jace Martin
Mint Field
Cliff Cardinal and The Skylarks
Lido Pimienta

Aboriginal Music Manitoba would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Winnipeg Arts Council for their financial support of the sākihiwē festival's outreach programming.