Opening Night Reception and Gala

Opening Night Delegate Reception
In partnership with CIMA

TD Music Hall, 178 Victoria Street

Calling all IIMS 2023 delegates: you are invited to a very special, delegates-only reception in advance of the Opening Night Gala!

From 6:00-7pm, we will enjoy a variety of delicious passed hors d’oeuvres and beverages, and our first chance to all connect and gather together in the TD Music Hall. Chi miigwetch to our presenting partner, CIMA for helping to make this event possible!

Delegate badge pick-up for IIMS 2023 will begin on May 31st at 4:00pm at the Massey Hall Box Office – pick up your delegate badge early to avoid lineups at the reception.

Opening Night Gala
In partnership with Side Door
TD Music Hall, 178 Victoria Street
Doors – 7:00PM
Show – 7:30PM

Join us in our opening night Gala on May 31st, as we shine a spotight some of our most accomplished artists.


– Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh

– Elisapie

– Sebastian Gaskin

– Richard Scott-Moore

– Duke Redbird

– The Eagleheart Drummers and Singers

The Gala will welcome and invite Elders, dignitaries from the Indigenous community, as well as mainstream community and political leadership, and will help to facilitate connections and relationship building, and honour the significant and critical work taking place in the Indigenous music community.