Saturday, January 28, 10:00 pm, Market Hall

Saturday Late Night | Water is Life: Benefit for Standing Rock

Saturday Late Night | Water is Life: Benefit for Standing Rock

  • Saturday, January 28, 10:00 pm, Market Hall

Join us for a night of music and spoken word! Celebrate incredible local talent, while raising funds for Standing Rock. Support healthy futures of resistance to resource extraction and solidarity with our water protectors!

Artist bios:
Words on Fire is a group of local Indigenous, new Canadian, LGBT2Q and activist youth rooted in ancestry and dreaming the future in a collaborative writing and performance process.
Dawn Martin is a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) woman and spoken word artist from the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve.
Angela Semple is a proud member of the Ktunaxa nation, a songwriter, a prolific haiku poet, and an Indigenous Studies PhD Candidate at Trent University.
Tara Williamson is a First Nations poet and provocateur from Manitoba who comes by way of Peterborough. Both of her EPs – Lie Low (produced by James McKenty) and ndn summer (produced by Kinnie Starr) garnered national attention on various music blogs, best-of lists, and placement on the National Aboriginal Music Countdown. Songs to Keep Us Warm was produced by Jim Bryson and is her first full length album.
Sean Conway is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Curve Lake First Nation who “brings an appealing nothing-up-my-sleeve sensibility, relying on solidly-crafted tunes more than tricky sonics — shades of, say, Ron Sexsmith and Afie Jurvanen.” -Mechanical Sound Forest, 2015
Saturday January 28th, 10:00 p.m. | Market Hall | $10 or PWYC (proceeds go to Standing Rock)| All Ages