Indian City – Smile

Indian City present their new single, ‘Smile’

Indian City is a pop folk group based in Winnipeg Manitoba. Musically their style draws from pop to acoustic to roots rock bringing an entertaining live show. Their dynamic fusion of lyrics, music and personality bring the spirit and pulse of Indigenous story and voice.

Making their debut in 2012, Fontaine was set on bringing razor-sharp talent to a musical collective akin to Toronto-based band, Broken Social Scene and global influences like Carlos Santana’s Supernatural. Led by Fontaine on lead guitar, the collective of musicians bring a rich and vibrant backdrop for the chapters of Indigenous culture of North America that he would share with Canada, US and ultimately, the modern global village. Featuring the vocal talent of Jeremy Koz, Don Amero, Neewa Mason, Lawrence ‘Spatch’ Mulhall on bass and Steve Martenz on drums. This contemporary Indigenous group weaves together the complexities of everyday life and past experiences. Indian City add to the growing number of Indigenous artists sharing towards
a strong and fair legacy of Indigenous people.

Collectively Indian City have received multiple awards in different bands including 2 Juno Awards, 5 Juno Nominations, 5 Western Canadian Music Awards and a host of multiple wins and nominations across North America. In 2018 Indian City received a Juno Nomination for the album Here & Now.

Indian City performance highlights include Canada Day in Ottawa on Parliament Hill, APTN’s Ab Day Live, North American Indigenous Games, Stampede Park, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, New York City National Museum of the American Indian, 2015 Canada Winter Games, Windspear Centre in Edmonton, Pan Am Games, Canada CP 150 Cross Country Train. Most recently Indian City were a feature performer on the 2018 Indspire Awards broadcast on CBC and APTN.

Indian City have released 3 albums to date including Supernation in 2012, Colors in 2015 and Here & Now in 2017 and soon to be released Oct 2021 Code Red.