The shortlist for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize was revealed at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto.
The one-night-only live performance will take place on October 4.
For four years now, an annual powwow held in the Downtown Eastside has honoured First Nations elders. So last on September 25, organizers of the annual event called Culture Saves Lives thought they would switch it up.
The unique set up of the awards, handed out October 3, is that established artists who win the prize can then name an emerging artist who holds the most promise in their discipline
Good performances of great music are common, but performances that change the way you hear a great and famous work are rare.