Solo as Melody McKiver (viola/electronics):
September 21, 2013: Art as Resistance: All-Star Artistic Showcase and Artist Library feat. Brandon Wint, Luna Allison, Melody McKiver, and OpenSecret. 6PM, Café Alternatif, University of Ottawa.
November 7, 2013: Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. Collaborative performance with Vera Wabageshig. Details TBA.
August 7, 2013: Indigenous Music Creators Project. Final performance as part of a three-day intensive composition residency with composers Jarod Tate and Rick Sacks. Array Music Space, Toronto ON, 8PM.
July 26, 2013: Asinabka Indigenous Film & Media Arts Festival. Misko (Red) Party, Fall Down Gallery, 9PM. With Moe Clark, Melody McKiver, Waubgeshig Rice, Vera Wabegeshig, Tito Medina, and Chris Wong.
July 21, 2013: Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art. National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON. Melody McKiver solo performance.
June 13, 2013: Kimiwan Zine Issue #3 Launch Party! The Woods Ale House, Saskatoon SK. With Ryan McMahon, Tara Williamson, Kevin Wesaquate.
June 2, 2013: IMOO #79, Umi Café, Ottawa ON. Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais bimonthly series, Melody McKiver solo set and group improvisations.
April 17, 2013: Rob Friday: The Story Inside. Art opening. Shanghai Restaurant, Ottawa ON.
March 13, 2013: Create This Revolution. Art opening. Gallery 101, Ottawa ON. Solo viola set and sound installation.
January 5, 2013: Chief Theresa Spence Camp Benefit, Zaphod’s, Ottawa ON. Featuring Derek Miller, Digging Roots, Don Kelly, Jasper, Melody McKiver, and Timothy Armstrong.
August 10, 2012: The RED Revue, Planet Indigenus Festival, Toronto ON. Featuring Sean Conway, Sarah Decarlo, and David West.
August 4, 2012: Electric Eclectics Festival, Meaford ON.
June 21, 2012: #REDHOTNDNs #CAPCITY. Co-presented by Asinabka Film and Video Festival and Fresh Tracks Collective. Fall Down Gallery, Ottawa ON. Featuring Leanne Simpson, Waubgeshig Rice, Geraldine King, Jocelyn Formsma, Vera Wabegejig, DJ Jas Nasty.
May 1, 2012: National Youth Arts Week. On Top/Above Gallery, St. John’s, NL. Featuring readings by Anthony Brenton, Stephen Reynolds, Cara Lewis and Thomas Jordan with live music by Melody McKiver and Holographic Life.
April 7, 2012: From the Back of the Room screening. On Top/Above Gallery, St. John’s, NL. Featuring Asshole Adult, Pap Pap, Melody McKiver, Caustic Youth, Coach Longlegs.
April 18, 2012: Spectrum Springs! D.F. Cook Recital Hall, St. John’s NL. Conductor Aliece Hietala. Melody McKiver – guest drummer/percussionist with choir.
With Red Slam Collective (drums/percussion):
December 21, 2012: Idle No More National Day of Action. Odawa Native Friendship Centre, Ottawa ON. Featuring A Tribe Called Red, Arthur Renwick, Sarah DeCarlo (guested on drums), and many more. See video.
October 19, 2012: Celebration of the Mapuche Delegation, ImagineNATIVE Film Festival. The Central, Toronto ON. Featuring Red Slam, La Bomba & Amasonic Sound Force, 6 Degrees of Sovereignty Collective, DJ Kalmplex, and Mapuche film screenings.
September 19, 2012: Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network Honouring Ceremonies and Awards. Courtyard Marriott, Toronto. Red Slam featured performers of the evening.
June 30, 2012: Pride Toronto North Stage. Performance as part of Pride Toronto’s lineup of musical entertainment featuring Rae Spoon and host Bear Bergman.
June 30, 2012: New Traditions: Island Music and Art Festival. Centre Island Toronto. Included performances by Chandra Melting Tallow, The Wilderness of Manitoba, The Lemon Bucket Orkestra.
June 17, 2012: NXNE Hangover Brunch & BBQ. Hashtag Gallery, Toronto. Outdoor afternoon performance as part of the NXNE festival.
June 16, 2012: NXNE at The Crawford, Toronto. Featuring Zoo Legacy, Red Slam, Lyricss, Kembe X, Derrick Ashong, & Souflege, Blitz. Red Slam listed in NXNE’s official top 15 hip-hop tipsheet from the festival.