The Backyard Sessions
Online musical performances at
August 1, 22 & 29, 2020
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AUGUST 1, 22 & 29, 2020

Join us for The Backyard Sessions! is a new Indigenous-led online platform to highlight and support the online streaming of contemporary Indigenous performances in the Summer of COVID-19. provides a single point of reference and discovery for audiences tuned into the burgeoning BC Indigenous music scene. is a collaborative project of BC Indigenous arts presenters including 

2 Rivers Remix Society, Savage Society, Full Circle: First Nations Performance and Vines Art Festival.



Our first presentation as part of was on August 1....

August 1 at 1:00pm                                        



Opening for Sandy are talented musicians Michael Wheeler and our very own Kelsey Kanatan Wavey. With Darylina Powderface hosting. 


About Sandy Scofield:

Sandy is a multiple award-winning Métis (Cree) songwriter, performer, composer and educator. She has travelled numerous places around the world performing her work such as Borneo, Korea, Australia and several other international locales. She has won several awards for her work including three Juno nominations. Not only a performer, Scofield also works as a sound designer supporting other Indigenous artists’ expressions in theatre, dance and film. She holds an undergrad degree in music composition, which includes studies in African music at the University of Ghana in west Africa. She is releasing her 6th studio recording summer 2020. Sandy has called the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaɬ Nations, home for several years now.

About Michael Wheeler:

Coming to us from Lac La Biche, Alberta, this Indigenous man living with disabilities has played music in the community and beyond since he was five years old. Michael is known for singing and performing all genres of music and his original works. After performing with the band Traumahawks for the past 6 years, Michael is stoked to share his new solo show and his first virtual set!

About Kelsey Kanatan Wavey:

Kelsey is a proud member of Tataskweyak Cree Nation, and was born 'n' raised on Treaty 1 Territory in Winnipeg. Kelsey moved to what is colonially known as Vancouver to pursue a career in Acting for Theatre and Film, and now is expanding her creative career to include writing, music producing, and graphic design among other things! Kelsey is a Cancer, she has a cat named Popcorn, and her celebrity crush is Mark Ruffalo (no offence to Keanu Reeves).


Savage Production Society’s music programming is supported by funding from: Creative BC, City of New Westminster, City of Vancouver, BC Arts Council, First Peoples' Cultural Council, and Canada Council for the Arts.

Did you miss the live stream on August 1? 
You can watch the recording HERE!

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