Best Of The West - Indigenous Musicians Blazing The Trail

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Matt Wickstrom
October 23, 2023
Cowboys & Indians
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From pop country that would fit seamlessly into the radio machine to activist anthems and tribal hymnals, Indigenous artists have long been creating a vibrant soundtrack of their lives and tribes. And music’s the better and richer for it. Spanning the Sonoran Desert up to the farthest northern reaches of Turtle Island — also known as North America — Indigenous artists are making memorable country, Western, and roots music.

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BIPOC Country/Folk/Roots etc.

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Fist City

Queer country radio based out of Belfast Ireland

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Gay Ole Opry Playlist

Karen & the Sorrows have been building queer country community in Brooklyn by running the Queer Country Quarterly and the Gay Ole Opry (gayoleopry.com) since 2011. Most of these bands have come to play for us, but some we're still wishing on!

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