Five Manitoba acts are headed for the wild Nevada desert this week. Award-winning singer/songwriter Don Amero, decorated rock outfit Eagle & Hawk, country chanteuse Desiree Dorion, teenage pop singer Savannah Rae Boyko, and R&B singer isKwe are set to showcase for Native American community leaders at the Manitoba Aboriginal artist showcase during the Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas on March 16.
Produced through Manitoba Music's Aboriginal Music Program in partnership with SAY Magazine, the event brings together the local artists with important tribal leaders, business people, and festivals. The performance and networking opportunities help the artists from Manitoba connect with influential talent buyers to develop more touring and gigging opportunities for across the U.S.
Now celebrationg its 25th year, the Reservation Economic Summit draws hundreds of American Indian and Indigenous entrepreneurs, tribal economic and business development decision-makers, tribal leaders, government and corporate executives and buyers seeking Aboriginal suppliers and contractors.