Come kick your feet up and enjoy a fun filled night of Christmasy-ness with an “Amero” twist at the West End Cultural Centre on December 14th, 2012.
Winnipeg’s Don Amero has always been a lover of the Christmas season, especially the music. After attending a few Christmas themed musical performances of other like-minded Winnipeg musicians (Quinzy’s Quinzmas and JP Hoe’s JP Ho Ho Ho) Don decided he’d enjoy performing one too, and started to organize his own Christmas themed show.
“I love the warmth of it all. I loved getting Christmas cards and seeing the old scenes on them with people all bundled and carrying presents and a sleigh ride in the background” recollects Don. “The season always brings my family together”.
Attendees can expect to hear a selection of Christmas favourites with an “Amero” twist and some cool collaborations between Don’s band and special guests Red Moon Road. What is Don’s Christmas advice to you? “The season can get quite busy so I always tell people to come, kick your feet up and enjoy a night of fun filled Christmasy-ness!!!”
You can call Don Amero one of the hardest working independent musicians in showbiz today. Since leaving his job as a hardwood flooring installer five years ago to pursue music fulltime, the singer/songwriter has toured coast-to‐coast, headlined concerts, presented at festivals, performed with the symphony, and played national television.
Don’s musical style has been likened to John‐Mayer‐meets‐Keith‐Urban. His three albums (Change Your Life,Deepening, The Long Way Home) have generated six national and international awards – Male Entertainer of the Year (2012 Aboriginal People Choice Music Awards), Best Country Song (2012 Indian Summer Music Awards), Aboriginal Recording of the Year (2011 Western Canadian Music Awards), Best Folk Recording (2011 Native American Music Awards), Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year (2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards), Male Artist of the Year (2009 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards) – and 20 more nominations.
“Since he burst onto the local scene with his sweet tenor voice and his beautiful acoustic songs, Don Amero has been called one of its brightest lights.”
–John Kendle, Uptown Magazine
Don Amero website | musicCBC
Red Moon Road website | musicCBC