Finding our North Star on Canada Day 2023
- Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 at 12pm
- Indian City
Jérémie & The Delicious Hounds
- The Forks Market Main Stage
- 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB
- The Forks Renewal Corporation
With the theme Finding our North Star, this year’s Canada Day at The Forks will conclude with a drone show finale that pairs ancestral celestial teachings with cutting-edge drone technology never before seen in Winnipeg.
The drone show entitled Acakos (ah-cha-kos), meaning “star” in Cree, has been curated around the teachings of Elder Wilfred Buck, a member of Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Buck is an internationally known star Knowledge Keeper.
Official programming will begin at noon, capping off with the spectacular drone show at 10:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to participate and all activities are free of charge.
This year’s musical line-up is stacked with local artists, including a number of JUNO-nominated performers like Indian City, Jade Turner, and The 12/21.
The Forks Market stage, programmed in partnership with Manitoba Music, will showcase the amazing talent of:
12:00 p.m. | Darryl Buck
1:00 p.m. | Onna Lou
2:00 p.m. | Tommyphyll
3:00 p.m. | HERA
4:00 p.m. | Lev Snowe
6:00 p.m. | Jérémie & The Delicious Hounds
7:00 p.m. | Jade Turner
8:00 p.m. | The 12/21
9:30 p.m. | Indian City
Musical performances will run all afternoon and into the evening.
"Colors" by Indian City
"Break Me" by The 12/21
"Half an Hour" by Jade Turner
"Allez-y" by Jérémie & The Delicious Hounds
"Dream Away the Night" by Lev Snowe
"Heart Out (1975 Cover)" by Hera Nalam
"Más fuerte que el mar" by Onna Lou