Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting the global electronic scene. Since 2010 the group – currently made up of DJ NDN, 2oolman and DJ Bear Witness – has been mixing traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music and powerful visuals. This performance is part of the UNC Asheville Native American Speaker and Performance Series. http://atribecalledred.com/
The opening act will feature students from New Kituwah Academy, the Cherokee immersion school, singing popular songs in Cherokee. Will Tushka, a member of the Warriors of Ankituwah who hails from Big Cove community in Cherokee, NC, will dance for several songs with A Tribe Called Red on stage.
UNC Asheville Students $ 6
area students $ 8
campus community $ 13
general $ 22
Master Class with A Tribe Called Red
Wednesday. Sept. 24, 2-3pm
Humanities Lecture Hall
Join A Tribe Called Red on campus for a master class panel discussion - Q & A to follow. Free and open to the public.
PLEASE NOTE: This performance is likely to have audiences up on their feet and dancing. Patrons who will be sensitive to this are encouraged to follow usher guidelines for seating. Dancers, please be considerate of those around you and make sure not to block the view of other audience members.
ACTR has in one stroke created a fresh new musical style and given voice to a community that was largely silent. – Ottowa Express