WINNIPEG — The lineup for this year’s Aboriginal Day Live and Celebration has been announced, laying out plans for a star-studded one-day event at The Forks.
Tina Keeper, actor and star of “Cashing In” will co-host the main stage performance with Kyle Nobess, star of the APTN hit series “Mohawk Girls.”
A tribute to Andy Desjarlais will be performed by Patti Kusturok. Also on the roster is Brett Kissel, Don Amero, Federal Lights, Lightning Cloud, marijosée, Mike Bone and Shayne and Taylor May.
The Celebration Village will open to the public at 11 a.m. and kick-off the day with free and fun family-friendly activities. A new addition to the 9th annual celebration is the APTN Kids Zone, an animated and fun filled space featuring a Qannik Bouncer, face painting, colouring, dancing, cultural crafts and other activities.
APTN will broadcast the Aboriginal Day Live concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT and a fireworks finale will close the celebration at 11:30 p.m. CT.
The public can follow along with the festivities on social media using the #ADL2015 hashtag or visit AboriginalDayLive.com for further information.