This City is Red


Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022  |  Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Laudamus Auditorium, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU)

500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg

Online Option: Viewable on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Featuring First Nations Story-teller and Winnipeg Poet Laureate, Duncan Mercredi, Manitoba’s award-winning composer Glenn Buhr, and the Broken Songs Band, This City is Red mirrors the title of the Broken Songs Band’s up-coming CD. In indigenous culture, red symbolizes fire, energy and blood, and songs performed will touch on First Nations Residential Schools history, with story-telling, poetry and vignettes by Duncan Mercredi, alongside the music of Shostakovich and Arvo Part.

Broken Songs Band

Glenn Buhr – piano and composer
Margaret Sweatman - vocal and harmonica
Daniel Roy - percussion
Gilles Fournier - bass
Al Beardsell – guitar

Tickets are available for the in-person concert or for online viewing via YouTube.