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2RMX•Tour•2021

Second stop on the 2RMX Virtual Tour June 26, 2021!

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Featured Artists…

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie is a cultural tour-de-force and a tireless social justice activist with multiple JUNO awards and a Polaris Prize as well as being the first Indigenous artist ever to win an Academy Award. (more…)

Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Skyrocketing Haisla Hip-hop stars Snotty Nose Rez Kids second and third albums were shortlisted for the Polaris Prize (more…)

Kinnie Starr

JUNO-winner Kinnie Starr, is a multi-threat songwriter, performer, visual artist, filmmaker and producer. (more…)

Shawnee

Shawnee, 2-Spirit singer-songwriter, is winner of CBC Music’s 2020 Searchlight and named one of Billboard’s “LGBTQ2 Artists You Should Know.” (more…)

PIQSIQ

PIQSIQ perform eerie contemporary compositions incorporating Inuit throat-singing and live looping.

The two sisters from Yellowknife were part of another Contemporary Northern Indigenous fusion group – Quantum Tangle – who won a JUNO award. (more…)

Eekwol

Trailblazing and award-winning Indigenous female rapper, academic and activist.

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The Spiritual Warriors

The Spiritual Warriors, formerly known as Kalan Wi, are a Father and Daughter team of Leroy and Daisy Joe from the Lil’wat Nation, they fuse the songs, chants and language of the Lil’wat/St’at’imc peoples with contemporary roots, reggae cultural music. (more…)

Curtis Clearsky & The Constellationz

Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz are Vancouver based with global backgrounds who create Indigifunk music and culture and it consists of Hip-hop, Funk, Latin-Funk, Soul, Ska, Reggae and Blues. (more…)

DJ Kookum

DJ Kookum (Cheyanna Kootenhayoo) is a Denesuline, Cree, and Nakota Sioux DJ and filmmaker based in Vancouver. Her DJing is blowing up anywhere from EDM, trap, moombaton, hip hop, rap, and R&B. (more…)

The Melawmen Collective

The Melawmen Collective collaborate on a fusion of hip-hop with musical manifestations and visions through performances and workshops. Melawmen in Secwepemcstin (Secwepemc language) means ‘medicine’ – the collective is ‘gathering’ medicine ~ to heal, share and expand. (more…)

Old Soul Rebel

Old Soul Rebel is the musical musings of Chelsea D.E. Johnson and Lola Whyte. They offer a raw blend of original soul music and bad ass rock ‘n roll and were featured on the second season of CTV’s “The Launch.” (more…)

Miss Christie Lee

Musqueam hip-hop artist Christie Lee Charles is Vancouver’s first Indigenous poet laureate.

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2RMX Elders Series

Murray Porter

Murray Porter is Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. He tells the Aboriginal side of history with a mixture of country, blues and humour. He’s a “red man, singing the black mans’ blues, living in a white man’s world!” (from his song “Colours”). (more…)

Helene Duguay

Helene is a legendary bass player, who use to play with ‘The Beatlettes’, an all female pop band in the 1960’s in Montreal. She brings many years experience tearing it up on stages throughout North America and Asia. (more…)

Sandy Scofield

Sandy Scofield is a multi-award winning composer, musician and singer. She has studied classical, jazz, African, Indonesian gamelan and electro-acoustic music. A Métis from the Saulteaux and Cree Nations, she hails from four generations of fiddlers, singers and musicians.

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Willy Thrasher & Linda Saddleback

Willie Thrasher is a gifted Inuk singer and songwriter living in Nanaimo, BC with his partner Linda Saddleback. Three of Thrasher’s songs appeared on the 2014 Grammy-nominated compilation, Native North America (Vol. 1), (more…)

Gordon Dick Sr.

Born in Mount Currie, BC, Gordon Dick was surrounded by a family that loved music. With that influence of his early years, he started a rock band called “Siwash Rock”. His song appeared on the Grammy-nominated compilation Native North America (Vol. 1). (more…)

Artists

JB the First Lady

Jerilynn Webster, aka JB the First Lady, is a member of the Nuxalk & Onondaga Nations. She is a Vancouver-based hip hop and spoken word artist, beat-boxer, cultural dancer and youth educator. (more…)

Lorelai Williams and Butterflies in Spirit

Butterflies in Spirit: Dance, Healing, & MMIWG builds on the years of community healing work Lorelei Williams has done with her dance group, Butterflies in Spirit. (more…)

Keliyah

Theresa worked in the arts as an activist and hip hop artist for over ten years (more…)

Julie Bull

Julie Bull is Inuk from NunatuKavut, and currently lives on Epekwitk (PEI). (more…)

Jason Camp & The Posers

Jason Camp and The Posers plays what has been dubbed Post-Colonial Rage Rock. The band consists of three Haida madmen: (more…)

Edzi’u

Edzi’u is a 2S Tahltan and inland Tlingit sound artist, songwriter, composer. (more…)

Salt Water Hank

A member of the Gitga’at community, Tsimshian folk artist Saltwater Hank resurrects stories of the land, loss and absurd circumstance and shines them through a sepia lens, witnessing ageless characters with hearts and lives on the line. (more…)

Ostwelve

Emcee Ron Dean Harris aka Ostwelve, is a Stō:lo/St’át’imc/Nlaka’pamux multimedia artist based in Vancouver, BC. As hip-hop artist Ostwelve, he has performed in numerous festivals and has opened for acts such as Guru, K’naan, and Snoop Dogg (more…)

HUJUNE

Nenachailya. From the Dakelh Nation, we express gratitude to the Lakepm? and the organizers for engaging Indigenous nations in celebration, regenerating customs of sharing through our songs, our art, our ceremony. (more…)

Madelaine McCallum

MADELAINE MCCALLUM is a dancer originally from Ile a la Crosse, Saskatchewan.

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Ecko Aleck

Ecko Aleck is from the Nlakapa’mux Nation and raised with the Shishalh Nation. She has a lifetime background of culture, ceremonies, singing and dancing from Interior Salish and Coast Salish territories. (more…)

NIMKISH

NIMKISH is a Kwakwaka’wakw/Cree singer/songwriter based in Vancouver. She writes from a personal place of the trials of love and heartbreak. Her sound is a smooth blend of Pop and Future Bass with hints of layered R&B production. (more…)

Sponsors

Kwukwstemx (Thank you)

2 Rivers Remix gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, First Peoples Cultural Council, Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, The Government of Canada, BC Arts Council. We also thank our sponsors: VirtualFeast.ca, SoundON.ca, Lytton First Nation, Village of Lytton, Two Rivers Farmers Market, Billie Jean Gabriel Photography.

#2RMX Archive

2RMX 2020 Feast Archive

Archive for the third annual BC Contemporary Indigenous Music Feast Sept 4-6, 2020), streamed virtually from the Nlaka’pamux Nation at ‘Q’emcin (aka Lytton, BC). (more…)

2RMX 2018 Feast Archive

Archive for the inaugural BC Contemporary Indigenous Music Feast (May 18-19, 2018), hosted by the Nlaka’pamux Nation at ‘Q’emcin (aka Lytton, BC). (more…)

2RMX 2019 Feast Archive

Archive for the second annual BC Contemporary Indigenous Music Feast (July 6-8, 2019), hosted by the Nlaka’pamux Nation at ‘Q’emcin (aka Lytton, BC). (more…)

Lytton Block Party

Gallery of Lytton Block Parties Past

2 Rivers Remix is inspired by the Lytton Block Party (founded by JR Adams) which showcased exclusively Indigenous musical artists in Lytton for 5 years.

Thanks JR for your vision!

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About Us

‘Q’əmcín 2 Rivers Remix is a free outdoor feast of contemporary Indigenous music and culture at ‘Q’əmcín (aka Lytton) on Nlaka’pamux territory.

Featuring BC Indigenous musicians creating an exciting new grassroots sound that empowers Indigenous people.

Organised by 2 Rivers Remix Society, a new BC 
Non-Profit Society with a majority of First Nations directors and the following mandate:

  • To educate, empower and inspire all Indigenous people of all Nations – but especially our youth – to tell their own stories through contemporary Indigenous cultural expression.
  • To explore cultural collaborations, historical identities and intersectional stories through original contemporary Indigenous cultural performances, workshops and other activities on Nlaka’pamux territory.

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