St Albert plays host to Métis Spring Music Festival over the long weekend

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 1:55pm

By Daniel Barker-Tremblay

Jim Cardinal singing at Metis Spring Music Festival (Photo Credits - Daniel Barker-Tremblay)

The Metis Spring Music Festival Springs back into action in St Albert during the long weekend at Servus Credit Union Place



St Albert's Servus Credit Union place was rocking over the weekend, with many singing and jigging in the Annual Metis Festival.

MNA Vice President Dan Cardinal has been attending this event since 2009, only missing two years of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He says that the event is loved for the different events like jigging, fiddling and singing.

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Dan Cardinal, Vice President of Metis Nation of Alberta 


One of the young talents who performed in the men’s youth competition was Colten Bear, who sang his rendition of “Me and the Devils Blues” by Robert Johnson. Bear says that he was excited to perform after time away from the stage during the pandemic.

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Colten Bear 


Daz Collins, a competitor for the adult men’s competition at the festival refers to youth as the future: Collins encourages youth, like his kids and grandchildren, to get on stage to showcase their talents like youth at the Métis Spring Music Festival.

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Daz Collins 


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