Daily Archives: June 19, 2015

Performers Announced for July 4th We > Tar Sands Day of Action Celebration

MUSICAL PERFORMERS:

Jason Tuesday
(Classical guitarist known for his percussive fingerstyle playing. Anishinabe from Lake of the Woods in Ontario.)

Glenn St John & Dan Donahue
(Two well established musicians combine their talents and passion for music and social justice.)

Patrick Simoens
(Singer/songwriter. Front man for Morden Manitoba’s Lakes and Pines)

Winnipeg Raging Grannies
(Activist Grannies who promote social justice through song and humour)

TWIN
(Hypno-Folk Pioneers. Known for touring North America in a canoe. Founded by Dave Fort, former member of Absent Sound)

D-T Massif feat. T’ai Pu
(AKA PuconA is a multi-media spoken word performer committed to “connecting our arts with our lives”)

The Flaming Trolleys
(Everyone’s favourite local marching orchestra which brings collective JOY to children, adults, seniors, plants and all other species alike!)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clayton Thomas-Muller
(Of the Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba- Organizer, activist, writer, speaker focusing on Indigenous self determination and environmental justice.)

July 4th at Oodena Circle at the Forks - Starting at 11:30 AM

Children’s programming begins! Face painting, art projects, a clown, games and entertainment.

12:00 P.M. Arrival of canoes, kayaks and bikes + entertainment and speakers.

Facebook Event pages for Winnipeg Paddle and Pedal + Celebration.

For more info on the Canada-wide events visit 350.org/july