On Sunday, June 6, Buffy Sainte-Marie and a star-studded lineup virtually come together to celebrate the 50th annual JUNO Awards, broadcasting on CBC television in Canada and streaming on cbcmusic.ca/junos worldwide.

The show starts at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT, and features performances by Justin Bieber, The Tragically Hip featuring Feist, Jann Arden, William Prince featuring Serena Ryder, and more!

In the meantime, check out the video below where Buffy shares her JUNOs moment, taking us back to 2017 in Ottawa where she delivered the JUNOs’ first televised land acknowledgement:
 

Buffy Sainte-Marie will participate in a keynote interview at the 2021 edition of Canadian Music Week, hosted virtually over May 18 to 21.

In this keynote interview, titled Up Where She Belongs, Buffy will sit down virtually with Andrea Warner, author of Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography, to discuss Buffy’s experience about her realization of music as a vehicle of change.

This virtual keynote will take place Friday, May 21 at 1:00pm ET

Register to attend the conference.

Buffy will also receive CMW’s 2021 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award.

Buffy Sainte-Marie will speak on the topic of Survivance at the third annual Indigenous Healing Festival, hosted by Indigenous Ways in partnership with Tewa Women United, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and the Santa Fe Indian School.

This is a virtual festival, occurring over the weekend of May 8 & 9. Programming begins each day at 11:00am MT (1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT).

Buffy will speak on Saturday, May 8.

This virtual event is free to attend, register here.

Buffy Sainte-Marie will virtually meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a historic online event called “Be The Love for ONE Better World”, courtesy of One Better World Collective. This is a live streamed event occurring at 11:30pm ET / 8:30 pm PT on Sunday, April 11 (April 12 for viewers in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania).

Recognizing that global change can only occur at the heart and consciousness level of every individual, Buffy and other global change-makers will be asking His Holiness practical questions to help steer humanity on a path of universal responsibility and greater mindfulness.

Buffy will be joined at this event by other performers/activists such as Killer Mike, Coeur de Pirate, Emmanuel Jal, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Massey Whiteknife, and many more. The event will be hosted by award-winning author and biographer to the Dalai Lama, Sofia Stril-Rever.

This event is free to watch, and will be presented in 13 languages. For those who cannot tune into the live stream, the event will be replayed after the live stream. Register to watch here.

Buffy Sainte-Marie has launched an official Instagram account!

To follow Buffy on Instagram, search for handle “BuffySteMarie”, or visit www.instagram.com/buffystemarie

And if you have not yet already, be sure to follow Buffy on Twitter and Facebook!

This April, Buffy Sainte-Marie appears on the cover of Chatelaine magazine for The Green Issue.

Check out the enclosed interview by Andrea Warner (author of Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography), or pick up a copy in stores!

Chatelaine April 2021 Cover: Buffy Sainte-Marie’s photo by Matt Barnes; beadwork by Katie Longboat; beadwork photography by Erik Putz; creative direction by Sun Ngo.

Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography by Andrea Warner is now available on paperback via Greystone Books, in stores and online.

In what is Sainte-Marie’s first and only authorized biography, author and music critic Andrea Warner draws from more than sixty hours of exclusive interviews to offer a powerful, intimate look at the life of the beloved artist and everything that she has accomplished.

Grab your paperback copy today from your local bookstore, or order online with Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Chapters Indigo.

Check out Andrea Warner’s contribution in The Globe And Mail in honour of this occasion, as well as Buffy Sainte-Marie’s 80th birthday on February 20.

Buffy Sainte-Marie and a star-studded lineup of Canadian talent will appear on the 16th annual Andy Kim Christmas Special Presented by Air Miles, in support of Food Banks Canada, CAMH Foundation Gifts of Light, and Crew Nation.

This special will air across Canada Saturday, December 19 at 8:00pm local time on City TV, and will live stream on CityTV.com. Audiences outside of Canada can tune into the global live stream hosted by Live Nation at 8:00pm EST.

Hosted by Sportsnet host and Juno-nominated musician Tara Slone, as well as Cityline host Tracy Moore, this one-of-a-kind charity event will treat Canadians to a classic variety entertainment show that includes performances by some of the country’s most sought-after singer songwriters and performers.

Due to Australia’s international border restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Australian tour performances in April 2021 will not go forward as scheduled.

Byron Bay Bluesfest will go forward on April 1-5 with an all-Australian lineup, and ticket holders will be contacted directly regarding their options.

Ticket holders for Buffy Sainte-Marie’s performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre on April 1 are advised to wait for more information from Bluesfest Touring.

Buffy Sainte-Marie looks forward to returning to Australia when it is safe to do so, please stay tuned for information about rescheduled tour dates.

Buffy Sainte-Marie’s 1964 debut album It’s My Way! has won the 2020 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize.

The Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize honours Canadian albums of the past from four distinct time periods: 1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95 and 1996-05. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are albums of the artistic distinction, without regards to sales or affiliations.

In addition to It’s My Way!, honours were given to albums by Beverly Glenn-Copeland, and Main Source. Find out more information about this prestigious honour.

Congratulations to Buffy Sainte-Marie!