Buffy Sainte-Marie is now on Instagram

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!

Chatelaine Magazine – The Green Issue

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 – Available in Paperback

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.

Andy Kim Christmas Special – December 19

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.

Australia Touring 2021 – Postponed

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.

“It’s My Way!” Wins the Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize

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!

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FOLD Kids Book Fest – October 4

Buffy Sainte-Marie will read her brand new children’s book Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption during this year’s (virtual) edition of FOLD Kids Book Fest, presented by The Festival of Literary Diversity (The FOLD).

FOLD Kids Book Fest takes place virtually over October 3 and October 4, 2020. Buffy Sainte-Marie’s reading will be live streamed on Sunday, October 4 at 6:00pm ET over Zoom.

This virtual event is free admission, please register to attend!

The FOLD launched the first literary festival devoted to celebrating underrepresented authors and storytellers in 2016 in Brampton, Ontario, and continues to provide an important space for writers to discuss their craft and the challenges involved in creating stories that ask difficult questions, expose hard truths and push literary boundaries.

Visit FOLD Kids Book Fest schedule for a complete list of readings and workshops.

“Hey Little Rockabye” Reading + Q&A Live Stream for Humane Canada

On August 20, join Buffy Sainte-Marie for a live-streamed fundraiser for Humane Canada, where Buffy will read her brand new children’s book Hey Little Rockabye – A Lullaby for Pet Adoption, and answer some of your questions!

Get your tickets to this exclusive event, which includes a copy of Hey Little Rockabye. In doing so, partial proceeds from your purchase are donated to Humane Canada to support animal welfare across Canada.

Each ticket also comes with the chance to have Buffy answer your question for her during the Q&A portion of the event.

This special virtual event occurs over Zoom at 7:00pm ET, don’t miss out!

Hillside Homeside Virtual Festival – July 24-26

Buffy Sainte-Marie will perform at Hillside Festival‘s Hillside Homeside virtual festival, taking place over July 24 to July 26.

This is a free admission event, find out more about the festival line up and information on how to tune in.

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!

 

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