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CURTIS CLEAR SKY & THE CONSTELLATIONZ TO OPEN FOR THE WAILERS ON THE HEELS OF NEW SINGLE ‘OUR HOME’

CURTIS CLEAR SKY & THE CONSTELLATIONZ TO OPEN FOR THE WAILERS ON THE HEELS OF   NEW SINGLE ‘OUR HOME’

Vancouver, BC — Dignified Records is proud to announce the release of the new single OUR HOME on June 16th, by cross-cultural Indigifunk musical magicians Curtis Clear Sky & the Constellationz, co-written with Beaver Thomas. Along with the single release Curtis Clear Sky & the Constellationz will open for the late, legendary and great Bob Marley’s Wailers at the Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival on June 24th.

The music of Indigenous-led Curtis Clearsky & the Constellationz is a global fusion that includes Hip-Hop with Latin-Funk, Soul, Ska, Reggae & Blues, funky rhythms, thundering percussion, blasting horns, soulful harmonies, slicing DJ scratches with empowering lyrics that gratify your soul and amplify positive messages. Their highly acclaimed album, ‘Indigifunk’ released in 2019 included the single ‘Turtle Island’ featuring Juno-award winning Mohawk bluesman Murray Porter.

“OUR HOME is an affirmation of empowerment recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ beauty and their love and connection to their cultures, lands, waters and territories. It’s an invitation to an Indigenous narrative that asserts connection while sharing social perspectives. The melodic musical element is an alluring experience with strong and balanced Indigenous voices.
OUR HOME reclaims recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ home and land.
OUR HOME uplifts the spirit for the purpose of healing.
OUR HOME asserts Indigeneity while recognizing the journey to justice.” – Curtis Clear Sky

OUR HOME will be available on June 16th on all digital streaming platforms including: Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play, Deezer, etc.

Join Curtis Clear Sky & The Constellationz for Night 3 of the Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival on Friday, June 24. The amazing line-up includes Tanika Charles, Tank Gyal and The Wailers. It all happens at Ship Point Inner Harbour. All Ages/Licensed for 19yrs+ w/ID. Kids 10 and under free. To buy your tickets – CLICK HERE

For more information about Curtis Clear Sky & the Constellationz, please visit the following platforms:

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About Dignified Records

Indigenous voices, stories and culture have faced extensive marginalization from the impacts of colonization including the atrocities committed through residential schools.  With Canada’s recent Truth & Reconciliation Commission process there is a momentum of progressive healing.  Arts and culture are and continue to be a source of strength for Indigenous people. In the current shift, it is a timely moment in sharing our voices and arts including through music. Dignified Records focus on operating as an independent record label is celebrating and sharing Indigenous music in the larger social spectrum of society.

Dignified Records founder Curtis Clear Sky’s past experience includes extensive non-profit and community-based administration, project management, social enterprise business development, extensive facilitation and grant writing. In the mid 2000’s through the Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association Curtis organized numerous Indigenous youth hip-hop projects and music events including album compilation projects. As an Artist/Entrepreneur with his band, Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz is the first act on the roster.

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