- More sākihiwē festival songwriter concerts and workshops set for July Sandra Sutter, William Prince, Samantha Crain, PIQSIQ, and Fawn Wood among the artists set to perform and lead workshops for the sākihiwē festival's outreach programming in July.
- Introducing sākihiwē family workshops and songwriter concerts The sākihiwē festival is kicking off June with a new outreach series that includes free workshops for families and free songwriter concerts for music lovers around the globe. The program will run every Wednesday and stream online for free from the festival's YouTube channel and Facebook page.
- Eight Aboriginal acts pick up nominations in Western Canada John Arcand, David Morin, William Prince, Don Amero, Nadia Gaudet & Jason Burnstick, Digawolf, Yvonne St. Germaine, and Young Medicine earned nominations for the 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards (WMCA), which will be handed out on October 13 during BreakOut West in Regina, Saskatchewan this October.
- JUNOFest 2016 details announced, seven Aboriginal acts set to perform Singer/songwriter Don Amero, competition drum group Black Bear, critically acclaimed poet Shane Koyczan, country artist Armond Duck Chief, folk music legend Buffy Sainte-Marie, rock star Derek Miller, and innovative cellist Cris Derksen are among the performers announced for JUNOFest 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. The annual music festival is set for March 31 - April 2 and it will feature concerts at 22 venues throughout the city.