sākihiwē music Thursdays with Billy Joe Green
Blues legend Billy Joe Green joins sākihiwē music Thursdays with a four-song video performance for audiences online and an hour-long concert for the radio listeners in NCI FM country on March 17.
Radio lovers can tune in at 7:00 pm CST on the FM dial in Manitoba or online at ncifm.com for a full hour of original songs.
Billy's video will also be available on the sākihiwē festival's YouTube channel and Facebook page on March 24.
About Billy Joe Green
Billy Joe Green is a premier blues guitar slinger and frontman who earned his rambunctious, no frills approach to the guitar as a teenaged side player for Martin Tuesday and the legendary Feathermen band.
Over the course of his 50+ year career, Green has earned three JUNO Award nominations and two trophies from the Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards for his solo work.
About sākihiwē music Thursdays
sākihiwē music Thursdays was launched on February 2, 2021 with the financial help of the Safe at Home Manitoba program. The project takes recorded performances by Indigenous artists to Indigenous families both online and off.
Inuit throat singer Nikki Komaksiutiksak, country singer Desiree Dorion, the legendary C-Weed Band, mezzo-soprano opera singer Rhonda Head, singer/songwriter Billy Simard, fiddle master Patti Kusturok, and hip hop artist Mattmac entertained audiences in the first round of the project.
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About NCI FM
NCI FM reaches more than 80% of Manitoba, including 75 communities outside of Winnipeg. Close to 140,000 people tune into NCI FM each day. Please visit ncifm.com for more information.
Aboriginal Music Manitoba (AMM) acknowledges 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.