The "Dig Your Roots" web site is inviting everyone to listen to all the submissions and help select the tracks for a new CD of Aboriginal music. Everyone can win prizes as well.
Let the listening begin! - Deadline for listening: April 30, 2006
We called for submissions, and they came in droves! And now the juries have chosen independent artists from all across the country to appear right here at DigYourRoots.ca!
"Dig Your Roots – Aboriginal"
Check out the Aboriginal artists that have been chosen to appear here at Dig Your Roots and you could win lots of cool stuff. All you have to do is listen to the artists and submit your comments. The more artists you listen to, the higher your chances are of winning something. Visit the Aboriginal Artists page for more details. Deadline for listening: April 30, 2006
Thank you to all of our jury members: Peter Adema, Elaine Bomberry, Andre Dudemaine, Rick Giguere, Jory Groberman, Alan Greyeyes, Jani Lauzon, Wayne Lavallee, Valerey Lavergne, David McLeod, and Christina Paul .
15 of these artists will now be chosen to appear on the "Dig Your Roots - Aboriginal" CD compilation. These artists will perform at 5 regional shows in the summer. And as with the other DYR projects, each of these shows will be broadcast on participating stations LIVE COAST-TO-COAST-COAST! “Dig Your Roots – Aboriginal” will be released in May 2006 with the shows to take place the end of the June.
We are looking for two part-time Regional Coordinators: Prairie/North and Atlantic. All of our coordinators will be focused on organizing and promoting the live concerts in June 2006. Check out the job posting here (pdf): Atlantic and Prairie/North