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WINNIPEG CELEBRATION at THE FORKS Saturday, June 20, 2015 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM Central Time COMPETITION POW WOW 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Central Time Brought To You By APTN And Manito Ahbee Festival. Grand Entry starts at 1:00 PM. SKATEBOARD DEMO and COMPETITION 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Central Time In Partnership With RHYTHM 104.7 And Sk8 Skates WINNIPEG LIVE CONCERT (Main Stage) 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM Central Time Co-hosted by Tina Keeper, star of Cashing In, with Kyle Nobess, star of Mohawk Girls. •Andy Desjarlais Tribute performed by Patti Kusturok (Master Fiddler) •Brett Kissel (Canadian Country) •Don Amero (Singer, Guitarist, Storyteller) •Federal Lights (Alternative Pop) •Lightning Cloud (Hip Hop/Electronic Trap) •marijosée (Franco Pop/World Beat) •Mike Bone (Hip Hop) •Shayne and Taylor May (Alternative Rock) FIREWORKS 11:30 PM Central Time
Don is honoured and excited to open for Manitoba musician, Steve Bell, as Steve tours his newest project, Pilgrimage, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his solo career.
Sounds Like: John Mayer, Martin Sexton, Keith Urban, BRYAN ADAMS official, Lady Antebellum
Manager: RoseAnna Schick
Bio: Don Amero remembers it well. It was the day that changed his life. On September 15, 2007, he walked off his job as a hardwood flooring installer and set out to pursue music fulltime. And what a good day that turned out to be! In the past four years, Don has released three albums that generated tw...See Full Bio
“Since he burst onto the local scene in 2006/07 with his sweet tenor voice and his beautiful acoustic songs, Don Amero has been called one of its brightest lights. On this album, Amero and producer Arun Chaturvedi take a confident step into the world of country pop. Ready to Love is surely a hit, with its memorable, hummable chorus, while songs such as Through the Storm and Right Where I Wanna Be toughen up Amero’s sound with a rocked-up, roadhouse vibe. There are also softer reminders of Amero’s unadorned roots in the form of Isabel’s Song (Coming Home) and opening cut Life’s Been Sweet (featuring slide and dobro). (3.5 out of 5 stars)”