April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
Ila Barker and The Northwest Kid

AIRsessions Workshop: Ila Barker and The Northwest Kid

Season 3 | Episode 8

Zoom webinar
Ila Barker and The Northwest Kid
Indigenous arts Music Hip-hop Workshops

Zoom event

Artist-in Residence Ila Barker is joined by The Northwest Kid. 

THE NORTHWEST KID aka. NWK performs Alternative Hip-Hop and has been actively performing as a poet/emcee within the Canadian music scene for nearly a decade. NWK‘s previous releases (MIxed-blood Mixtape, Mob Medicine, Dozy & NWK, and Transformation) have provided him with the opportunity to share the same bill as artists such as Leonard Sumner, Jeremy Dutcher, A Tribe Called Red, Tanya Tagaq, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Lido Pimienta, and The Roots.

Register to participate in this small-group online session to learn about how these artists make music and to share your questions and musical ideas. Priority registration to Indigenous youth aged 13 to 25. Other participants accepted if space is available.

The workshop will take place on Zoom. To register and for more information, please contact Ila at ilabarkermusic@gmail.com.

This series is presented as part of the NAC Music Alive Program: Manitoba, in partnership with the sākihiwē festival, Music for Life, Indigenous Music Development Program at Manitoba Music and Canada Council for the arts.

This live event adheres to the health and safety guidelines of the region in which it was recorded.

Ila Barker and The Northwest Kid