An intimate evening of stories and song with Cheryl Bear
March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
March 12 | 6:30-9pm • Metro Hub • 1265 Ellis Street • Kelowna
Join us for an intimate evening of Indigenous music, culture and song with award-winning musician Cheryl Bear. Cheryl uses a combination of stories and songs to help the audience understand some of the beauty and complexity of native history and culture. This year’s Global Music Fest event is at Metro’s newly renovated community space in Kelowna and includes an exhibit of local Indigenous artists and a traditional Okanagan/Syilx welcome.
Vaccine passports ARE required for everyone over 12 yrs of age to attend in-person. This event will also be live-streamed as an option for those who are unable to attend the concert in person.
7:00 pm Traditional Okanagan Welcome by Grouse and Pamela Barnes
7:30 pm Concert with Cheryl Bear
9:00 pm Social time
Cheryl Bear, from Nadleh Whut’en First Nation, is well known as an important and respected voice on behalf of Canada’s Indigenous peoples, a speaker and teacher who has traveled to over 600 Indigenous communities in Canada and the United States sharing her songs and stories. She also visits non-Native communities (schools, government, churches and businesses) holding workshops to raise awareness and understanding of Indigenous issues.
Cheryl is a multi-award-winning singer/songwriter who shares stories of Indigenous life through story and song. She has released three albums: Cheryl Bear (self-titled), The Good Road, and A’BA. Cheryl’s albums have received three Indigenous People’s Choice music awards, two Covenant Awards and a Native American Music Award.