This is an artist showcase presented with Talking Stick Festival featuring 3 up-and-coming Indigenous performers. *Early Show*
About this event
Let’s Hear It! Live – Uplifting Indigenous Artists
Presented in partnership with Talking Stick Festival
Featuring Eros Taylor, Caitlin Goulet and Eagle Ex Machina
w/ Special Guest JB The First Lady
7:00PM – 10:00PM
Tickets are offered by donation (Suggested donation $10)
Tickets available Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Let’s Hear It! Live is back for the 3rd emerging artist showcase in this 4-part live concert series spotlighting new and emerging talent from diverse communities around BC. Curated in partnership with Talking Stick Festival, this showcase celebrates new and thriving voices in music with this special artist showcase at Fortune Sound Club – Hosted by JB The First Lady.
The artist showcase will be the finale of a powerful afternoon of panel discussions also happening at Fortune Sound Club. Come early to listen and learn from Indigenous perspectives on inclusion, wellness and diversity in the creative industries.
Panel Discussions run from 3:00PM – 6:00PM at Fortune Sound Club (FREE)
Presented in Partnership with Talking Stick Festival: North America’s Premier Indigenous Arts and Culture Festival : The Talking Stick Festival, now in its 21st year, began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. From its humble beginnings, this unique and exciting event has grown into a full 2-week Festival at locations across Vancouver.
Now attracting over 20,000 attendees each year and still growing, we are noted as being the premier, multi-disciplinary Indigenous arts festival in North America.
About the Let’s Hear It! Live:
The series offers a unique chance for emerging artists from British Columbia to connect with fans and members of the music industry and fans through live performances. Now in its fourth year, Let’s Hear It! Live program has featured over 60 emerging and unsigned artists from around BC, with concerts streaming from Vancouver, Kelowna and Victoria. From its inception as an initiative put forth by the Vancouver 2018 JUNO Host Committee, Let’s Hear It! Live continues to evolve as a platform for independent and emerging artists from BC to start growing their musical careers, building their professional networks and growing their fanbase.
Past participants include: Mauvey, Adewolf, Sade Awele, $-Breezy, Nicky MacKenzie, Iman Wamboi, Neela, Kiva MH, Naduh, Tinywiings, Trs, Twiinwalker, Fever Feel, Gentle Mind, Old Soul Rebel, Jody Glenham, The Long War, Sam Lynch, Harlequin Gold, Diamond Cafe, Giorgi Holiday, Land Line, N0V3L, Rare Americans, Biawanna, des hume, Fintan, Prado, COTIS, Teon Gibbs, Cassidy Waring, Ludic, The Odd Neighbourhood, Missy D, Turunesh, Mamarudegyal, Tonye, Makadi, Una Mey, Iamtheliving, Kerub, Emerencz, Reylinn, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Dani Lion, Quanah Style, Nimkish, Katie Laine, Cartoon Lizard, Lowkita, Post-Modern Connection, Jodie B, Mother Sun, Dakota Bear and Sussy.
Music BC acknowledges that this event will be celebrated on the unceded and ancestral territories of the x?m??k??y??m (Musqueam), S?wx?wú7mesh (Squamish), and s?l?ilw?ta?? / sel?íl?witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.