THUNDER BAY – Keith Secola – Shy-Anne – Thunder Mountain Singers Headline ‘For the Love of Life’. Are you wondering what to do this coming weekend? If you are into good music, then “For the Love of Life” is the place for you. The show, featuring Shy-Anne Hovorka will star a legend in the world of Aboriginal music – Keith Secola.
Best known for his ‘Anthem’ Indian Carz, Secola will headline an exciting night of music that includes some of the best up and coming future stars in Northwestern Ontario.
The show features the Thunder Mountain Singers, Pikangikum Band, Larissa Desrosiers, Binaeshee Couchie, Dylan Whiskeychan, The DFC Square Dancers, and Classic Roots.
Native folk & blues rocker Keith Secola is an accomplished artist: award-winning musician, guitarist and native flute player; singer, songwriter, and producer. His music is familiar to thousands of fans across North America and Europe. Keith’s famous song, “NDN KARS” is considered the contemporary Native American anthem and is the most requested song on Native radio in the US and Canada. Keith Secola is Anishinabe (Ojibwa) originally from the Mesabi Iron Range country of northern Minnesota, now residing in Arizona. He’s a member of the Anishinabe Nation of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario, Canada.
Keith Secola is a seven-time Native American Music Awards winner receiving numerous Nammy nominations in various categories.
Shy-Anne Hovorka is an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer from Northwestern Ontario who began singing at the age of three and has been performing on stage since she was nine years old. Shy-Anne is a natural born performer whose talents shine in multiple genres, who has found her niche and passion in the realm of
Her third album “Interwoven Roots” was released on June 25th, 2012, in conjunction with the debut video release for one of the albums single releases, called “The Glue”.
Shy-Anne’s debut album “Black Thunderbird” sold several thousand copies and was nominated for 15 music awards. The sales of her second album “Pseudo” that won two music awards, have eclipsed the sales of her debut album and garnered her a lucrative licensing deal for the song “Can’t Change The World” in the “Blackstone” TV series. Shy-Anne’s song titled “Too Young Too Late”, has been licensed to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation Ontario and will be incorporated in their new 2012 advertising campaign against texting and driving.
Shy-anne has appeared on various television shows including Breakfast Television & Global News and has been interviewed by numerous radio stations across Canada including CBC Radio. She has garnered more than 125,000 views of her original music on her YouTube channel that hosts seven original music videos.