Cultures of MRU: International Music Night
Cultures of MRU is hosting International Music Night, every Friday night in March, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. featuring a diverse range of local singers who perform music that is dear to their hearts. Genes of the weekly program include Bollywood, traditional Indigenous, acoustic music, and Philipino rap. International Music Night creates an increased connection within the MRU community, by supporting local artists as well as by learning about different cultures. Held virtually, attendees can enjoy this culturally rich entertainment from the comfort of their homes and are encouraged to bring their own food and drinks. We look forward to jamming out with you!
Join using Instagram live: @SAMRUBuzz
Friday, March 5, 2021 6:50-8:30 p.m.
Randy Turning Robe Jr.
Recent MRU graduate Randy Turning Robe Jr. is a Traditional Hand Drum singer born and raised in Mohtk’iin’skiss (Calgary). Randy’s mother is from the Tsuut’ina Nation and his father is from the Siksika Nation and he is a fourth-generation drummer and singer from his family’s drum group.
Genre: Indigenous music, Traditional Hand Drum
Making her way from the bush of Northern Alberta, Bebe Buckskin, is a Nêhiyaw singer song-writer and matriarch, cultivates a delightful fusion of rhythm & blues, classic rock and soulful roots that warm the hearts of all who hear her perform.
With multiple chart-successes on the Indigenous Music Countdown, Buckskin is no stranger to creating, releasing and working her unique music. Her sophomore EP, “Asiskiy” which means “Earth” in Cree, is a 5 track EP and was recorded at Dog in The Window Records in Calgary, and released in April 2020 release.
Follow Bebe Buckskin on Instagram @Bebe_Buckskin
Genre: Indigenous music, blues, rhythm & blues, classic rock