Past song of the week / August 2009

Don Amero

From the album Deepening

Featured track, available from August 20 to August 27

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Don Amero, along with Juno-winning roots quartet Nathan, Canadian Aboriginal Music Award-winning fiddler Darren Lavallee, and the Norman Chief Memorial Dancers are set to perform at a fundraiser for First Nations in Manitoba affected by the H1N1 Flu. The August 21 event will take place at the West End Cultural Centre with all profits donated to the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs who will be purchasing H1N1 medical kits for First Nations households throughout Manitoba. Click here to find out more about the fundraiser.

Amero and his latest release, Deepening,  just landed two nominations for the 2009 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, for Entertainer of the Year and Best Folk or Acoustic CD. You can catch his latest single, "She," from The Loudspeaker until August 27.

Meanwhile, get your tickets for the fundraiser.


Looking to promote new music and upcoming shows / activity? Manitoba Music members can request a Song of the Week by emailing Spots are booked on a first-come, first-served basis, and sometimes fill up a few months in advance so be sure to reach out early! These songs are made available with permission of the artists/copyright holders and all rights have been acquired.

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