Byron Bay Bluesfest 2021 + Rescheduled Melbourne Show

Buffy Sainte-Marie will return to Byron Bay Bluesfest for its 2021 edition, occurring over April 1-5! Buffy performs on April 2 and 4, 2021 (subject to change). Get your tickets now!

In addition, Buffy’s performance in Melbourne, previously scheduled in April 2020 and cancelled due to COVID-19, has been rescheduled for April 1, 2021! The performance will still take place at Melbourne Recital Centre. Tickets purchased for the original scheduled date will be honored at this rescheduled performance. Tickets are on sale now!


Hey Little Rockabye Partnership with Humane Canada

To celebrate the publication of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s brand new children’s book “Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption”, this summer Buffy and publisher Greystone Books have teamed up with Humane Canada.

Order your copy from now until Labour Day via Greystone Books, and partial proceeds from your purchase will help to support animal welfare across Canada.


Philadelphia Folk Festival 2020 Online – August 13-16

This summer, Buffy Sainte-Marie performs at the 59th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, which has moved online for 2020. This virtual festival will occur over August 13 to August 16.

Tickets are on sale now, for more information and the festival line up, head over to

DWF LIVE with Buffy Sainte-Marie – June 1

Buffy Sainte-Marie will appear on a very special edition of The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund’s DWF Live this Monday, June 1 at 1:30pm ET over on the DWF Facebook page. This edition will feature the premiere of a video lesson from Buffy on the science of music using a mouthbow, and will be followed by a live Q&A with Buffy.

DWF Live is a series of online sessions featuring Artist Ambassador interviews, hosted by The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) as an extension of their Legacy Schools High School Artist Ambassador Program. These sessions connect viewers to Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists to build awareness, education and connection. Check out all DWF Live Sessions on their Youtube page.

#CanadaPerforms – “Hey Little Rockabye” Reading on Facebook Live – May 29

Buffy Sainte-Marie will read her brand new children’s book, Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption, on Facebook Live as part of the National Arts Centre’s #CanadaPerforms series. This live streamed event will occur on Friday, May 29 at 7:00pm ET, over at Buffy’s Facebook page.

Hey Little Rockabye is available now via Greystone Books!

Order online or find it in stores.

JUNOs 365 Songwriters’ Circle Stream on CBC Music – May 29

Buffy Sainte-Marie joins the 3rd JUNOs 365 Songwriters’ Circle, presented by CBC Music and SOCAN, in association with Music Publishers Canada.

This virtual jam session will stream online Friday, May 29 at 8pm ET, and will be hosted by Halifax’s own Joel Plaskett, joined by Buffy, City and Colour, and Sarah Harmer.

Normally a highlight of JUNO Week, which was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the JUNOs Songwriters’ Circle has traditionally gathered some of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters for an informal jam session of songs and stories. In the absence of that perennially popular event, CBC Music has decided to produce something similar, but with musicians and their guests performing in their homes rather than onstage.

Be sure to tune in!

Air Miles #HappyEveryDay on Facebook Live – “Hey Little Rockabye” Reading & Q&A – May 17

On Sunday, May 17, Buffy Sainte-Marie reads her brand new children’s book Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby For Pet Adoption on Facebook Live for a special #HappyEveryDay session with AIR MILES Canada.

Cynthia Dale hosts the occasion, and will ask Buffy some of YOUR questions on the live stream chat!

Tune in Sunday at 4:00pm ET, don’t miss it!

“Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption” Available Now

Buffy Sainte-Marie’s very first illustrated children’s book, Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption, is available now via Greystone Books!

Order online or find it in stores.

Hey Little Rockabye shares lyrics from a new song Buffy wrote to comfort her rescue animals when they first arrive home from the shelter. When you have your copy of the book, you can read along to the song “Hey Little Rockabye”, available on streaming services. You can also read along to the acapella performance of “Hey Little Rockabye” by Buffy, in the video below!

Accompanied by lovable illustrations by award-winning illustrator Ben Hodson, Hey Little Rockabye is perfect for reading—and singing—to your furry friends while curled up at home—and a fun way to teach kids the power of love and caring for all Earth’s creatures.


“Whiskey Sour Happy Hour” with Ed Helms and The Bluegrass Situation – May 13

On Wednesday, May 13, Buffy Sainte-Marie will perform on the final installment of the Whiskey Sour Happy Hour, presented by Ed Helms and The Bluegrass Situation.

The Whiskey Sour Happy Hour is a 21st-century online variety show to benefit MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund and Direct Relief. Hosted by Ed Helms, Whiskey Sour Happy Hour draws on his long-running Whiskey Sour Radio Hour shows at LA’s Largo to bring world-class music, comedy, and interviews directly into homes across the country and world.

This grand finale will also feature performances by Langhorne Slim, Molly Tuttle, Chris Eldridge, Valerie June, Indigo Girls, Matt Diffee, Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal, Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Chris Thile, Stephen Colbert, and more.

Tune in at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT.

Virtual LemonAid – Northern New Mexico’s Festival for Covid-19 Relief – May 8

On Friday, May 8, Buffy Sainte-Marie and a robust lineup of artists across multiple creative disciplines will band together (apart) for Virtual LemonAid, a digital arts festival to raise critical funds for the All Together New Mexico Fund and the Santa Fe County Connect Fund, to address immediate needs of New Mexicans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

The festival begins at 8:00pm MDT, and is free to watch.

For ways to watch and ways to donate, head over to the Virtual LemonAid website.


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