Folk Rock (Inuit, Indigenous)
Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. Twin Flames combines Jaaji an Inuk/Mohawk from Nunavik and Chelsey June a Métis from Ottawa. Together they take the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they sing in English, Inuktitut and French.

This powerful husband and wife duo won The Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriters of the year in 2016. Their debut self-titled Album Jaaji & Chelsey June released December 2015 was also nominated for two Native American music awards in the United States: Best Folk and Best new duo. The Album topped music charts with the song Porchlight which reached #1 on The National Aboriginal Music Countdown. Twin Flames were voted top indie band for Native Trailblazers radio 2016 and 2018.

In June 2017 they released their much anticipated second album Signal Fire which earned them a consecutive year win at the Canadian Folk Music Awards as Aboriginal Songwriters of the year, also nominated in 2 other Categories: Vocal Group of the Year, World Group the Year. They were also nominated at the Teweikan Music Awards in 3 Categories: Best Folk Band, Emerging Artists of the year and Best Album of the year.

They have played over 700 shows in three years with performances that have taken them across Canada and the Arctic. What started as small flame has turned into a raging fire one that is staying lit in the hearts of fans and listeners.

May 9, 2018 10:00 pm CMW Showcase