Doors at 8:30 p.m., Show at 9 p.m.
Tickets sold out.
Revolutions Per Minute presents RPM Live, a concert series showcasing the best in Indigenous music and performance from across Turtle Island.
Mob Bounce is a northwest coast Native hip-hop duo comprised of The Northwest Kid (Gitxsan) and Heebz the Earthchild (Cree/Metis), delivering passionate and soulful music that blends acoustic musicianship and electronics with elements of their Indigenous cultures. Their most recent album, Mob Medicine, was released in late 2015.
DJ NDN (aka Ian Campeau) is Anishinaabe from Nipissing First Nation, and 1/3 of the internationally renowned Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red. ATCR is known for their incendiary blend of hip-hop, traditional pow wow drums and vocals, and edgy electronic music production. Their new album, We Are the Halluci Nation, will be releasedSeptember 16th. DJ NDN joins us for a special set of 'powwow step' and dancefloor-filling fire.
RPM's acclaimed Indigenous music series RPM Live (http://rpm.fm/live) returns for its third season with a full slate of monthly concerts showcasing Indigenous artists in Toronto and New York. Once again, RPM Live will feature a slate of Toronto debuts, album release concerts, and rising voices from the Indigenous next wave.
The series returns to the Burdock Music Hall and kicks off August 30 with RPM Live : 010 —a hip-hop and R&B-focused show featuring Oglala Lakota/Navajo/Omaha artist and activist Nataanii Means (son of renowned American Indian Movement leader Russell Means). This will be Nataanii's first club show in Toronto and an album release show for his new record, Balance, out digitally on all platforms August 10th. Also joining the lineup will be Saskatoon-based Cree rapper Eekwol and the Toronto debut of Cree/Anishinaabe artist Sebastian Gaskin, a Winnipeg-based multitalented singer, producer, and rising R&B artist.