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LIDO PIMIENTA

Afro/Indigenous/Colombian/Canadian/punk/folklorist/traditionalist/transgressive/diva/angel. (more…)

Digging Roots

Digging Roots breathe life into songs from their land, Turtle Island, to raise their voices in solidarity with a global chorus of Indigenous artists, activists and change-makers. (more…)

Kinnie Starr

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

DJ Shub

Considered to be the Godfather of PowWowStep, DJ-producer Shub continues to pioneer a growing genre of electronic music. Born Dan General, Shub began his career with nationally-acclaimed electronic music trio A Tribe Called Red… (more…)

Leela Gilday

A passionate singer/songwriter and soulful performer, Leela Gilday has a voice that comes straight from the heart. (more…)

PIQSIQ

PIQSIQ perform eerie contemporary compositions incorporating Inuit throat-singing and live looping. (more…)

Shawnee Kish

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

Amanda Rheame

One of Rheaume’s great gifts as a songwriter is her ability to take the personal and make it universal, drawing upon her own experience to deliver messages with a wide resonance. (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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

2RMX NNA Elders

The 2021 2RMX Elder Series is a VirtualFeast Native North America Gathering, showcasing some legendary artists from that historic Grammy-nominated compilation. For more info click on the image below…

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…)

MS. PANIK

Lyrical Wisdom, Looped Melodies & Rhythm. Turn up your inner Freq* with Award-nominated Haida loop-poet, interdisciplinary artist & producer Ms.PAN!K. (more…)

Quanah Style

Quanah Style is Canada’s most infamous 2-spirit trans recording artist and house music diva. From coast to coast, there are few dance floors who haven’t felt her presence.

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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…)

Madelaine McCallum

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

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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…)

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…)

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…)

TZO’KAM (WITH RUSSELL WALLACE)

Tzo’kam means “chickadee” and “visitors are coming” in the Stl’atl’imx language. Flora Wallace and her family have sung together at family occasions and community events for more than 50 years. (more…)

SacRED (Ecko Aleck)

SacRED (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…)

Emerging

Big Willie

Big Willie (‘Namgis/Kwakwaka’wakw/Nlaka’pamux) is a 21-year-old blues, rock, and country folk musician. He grew up listening to the Blues greats Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, BB King, and Johnny Cash. You can feel it in his ability to tell his life stories in songwriting. (more…)

Hasatuuk

Hasatuuk (Kalilah Rampanen) comes from the western coast of British Columbia, Canada. Her heritage stems from the (Nuu-chah-nulth) territory on western Vancouver Island, Woodland Cree near Fort Mcmurrary and Finnish ancestry. (more…)

Kin Balam

Kin Balam, the path of the jaguar (Indigenous Maya/Lenca) is an unprecedented, groundbreaking musical project of world music, comprising of virtuoso Flamenco guitar, Afro Latin rhythms, Indigenous (Meso-American) instrumentation, Hip Hop of social political content, and improvisational elements of Jazz. (more…)

Kiva Morgan-Hall

Kiva Morgan-Hall is a Secwepemc/Nuu-Chah-Nulth youth grounded through the roots of his people. (more…)

Lacey Hill

Lacey Hill is Oneida/Mohawk of Six Nations of the Grand River Reservation, Wolf Clan. She is a singer/songwriter and inspirational speaker. (more…)

Sponsors

Kwukwstemx (Thank you)

2 Rivers Remix gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and Canada’s private radio broadcasters, including: Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, First Peoples Cultural Council, Department of Heritage Canada, FACTOR, and CreativeBC.

We also thank our event/production partners and sponsors: VirtualFeast.ca, SoundON.ca, Lytton First Nation, Village of Lytton, Two Rivers Farmers Market, Tuckkwiowhum Heritage Village, Boston Bar First Nation, Chilliwack Arts Council, The City of Chlliwack, Mission Folk Festival , Valley Tech Production Services, Wild Coast Productions, Esonic Production Services, Impact Canopy, Billie Jean Gabriel Photography, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance, First Peoples Cultural Council, Savage Production Society, Full Circle: First Nations Performance, Talking Stick Festival, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Small World Music, Voluntary In Nature.

And we would like to thank our Media sponsors:
CFWE-FM / Raven 89.3 / Windspeaker.com, APTN Digital, Georgia Straight, NCI-FM / NOW COUNTRY / IMC (Indigenous Music Countdown), CNFR-FM.

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#2RMX Archive

2RMX•Tour•2021

2RMX Virtual Tour live/streamed artists from Indigenous communities in the Summer of 2021. (more…)

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 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…)

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…)

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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