AlterNATIVE Workshop

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AlterNATIVE Workshop


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Presented in partnership with Indigenous Resilience in Music (IRIM) as part of Alberta Culture Days with the support of the Government of Alberta.

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Location: Indigenous Placemaking Space, Central Library (4th Floor, 800 3rd St. SE)
Cost: Free, no registration required

This workshop is an introduction to #RezHouse, a new wave of Indigenous deejaying and electronic music. DJ BLKFT will be sharing with the public how he shapes, combines and creates a space where electronic and RezHouse music can be enjoyed by all. Come and learn from BLKFT as he teaches us how to experience electronic music in its most authentic form at the new Central Library.

DJ BLKFT will be performing as part of AlterNATIVE: Atsiniiksisstsii on Friday, September 27, 2019, at the Glenbow Museum. For more information visit


DJ BLKFT, is taking the city by storm. Fresh to the CJSW programming roster and leading the way with his self-dubbed #RezHouse, DJ BLKFT is delivering the bounce and the bangers to ears throughout Treaty 7 Territory and beyond.

Founder of Drum Beat Productions, BLKFT is Niitsiitapi from Siksika First Nation, and with community growth being the nucleus of his vision, BLKFT is activating the population! He defines #RezHouse as a “reflection of the contemporary music you hear in everyday life mixed with indigenous artists’ electronic sounds.”

Bringing people to their feet and bringing fairness to the forefront, catch DJ BLKFT spinning the most fire #RezHouse on any given day in Mohkinstsis (Calgary).

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