Joanne Shenandoah, Grammy Award Winning Native American Singer and Songwriter, to Perform at the Museum of Indian Culture

Jul 20th, 2015Press Release from Museum of Indian Culture

The Museum of Indian Culture in Allentown is excited to announce a special outdoor concert featuring Grammy-award winner and 13-time Native American Music Award-winner Joanne Shenandoah, Oneida, on August 21, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of Indian Culture. Admission is $10, members free.

Joanne Shenandoah will also perform at the 35th Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival on August 22, 2015, alongside Paiute violinist and flutist Arvel Bird, at 11 a.m. at the Museum of Indian Culture.

Joanne Shenandoah is one of America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed Native American musicians. She is a Grammy Award winner, with over 40 music awards and 17 recordings.  She has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world, from North and South America, South Africa, Europe, Australia, and Korea with praise for her work to promote universal peace. She is a board member of the Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge.

Shenandoah has performed for His Holiness the Dali Lama and at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in Italy where she performed an original composition for the celebration for the canonization of the first Native American Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, both in October 2012.  Shenandoah has performed at prestigious events such as The White House, Carnegie Hall, 5 Presidential Inaugurations, The Vatican, Madison Square Garden, Bethlehem Fine Arts Center, Palestine, Crystal Bridges Museum, the NMAI-Smithsonian, the Ordway Theater, Hummingbird Centre, Toronto Skydome, The Parliament of the World’s Religions, and Woodstock ‘94.

Joanne will be performing with her sister, Diane and daughter, Leah. Joanne and Leah recorded on the title track “Path to Zero” with Jim Morrison which also included artists, Sting/Bono, Sinead O’Conner, Robert Downey Jr., and others.

This concert is held outside, so please bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

To pre-order tickets, please visit and search for “Joanne Shenandoah Concert.” You can also visit our website under “Events.” Members will be sent complimentary tickets.

For more information, please contact Pat Rivera at 610-797-2121 or emailgro.erutlucnaidnifomuesumnull@ofni. Also visit us on the Web or

MISSION: The Museum of Indian Culture is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to presenting, preserving, and perpetuating the history and cultural heritage of the Northeastern Woodland Indians and other American Indian tribes.

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