Beyond the Beat Music Series

Join us for performances of music that has inspired social and political change

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Event series details

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

March 15, April 5, May 24, June 28, July 26 and September 20, 2024

Music is a powerful force for change. Join us as we fill the Canadian Museum for Human Rights with inspiring concerts and uplifting performances.

Ticket holders will have access to our new blockbuster exhibition: Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change.

Our concert series schedule will be as follows: 

May 24, 2024 — Celebrating Pride: Kendall Gender presents KENAISSANCE

Join performer, host, model and 2SLGBTQI+ activist Kendall Gender for this Beyond the Beat Music Series event. View details: Kendall Gender presents KENAISSANCE

What’s coming next

Future performances in the Beyond the Beat Music Series will celebrate Canada’s incredibly diverse culture as reflected in its music. 

More information and tickets will be available here soon for these events:

  • June 28, 2024 – Spotlight on Francophone Music/Artists
  • July 26, 2024 – Spotlight on Black Artists
  • September 20, 2024 – DJ Shub presents War Club Live

Past Events

March 15, 2024: Celebrating Joni Mitchell, The Clash and Alanis Morissette

Three talented local artists brought to life the music of artists featured in our new blockbuster exhibition Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change. View event details

April 5, 2024: Sarah Harmer in Concert in partnership with the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Sarah Harmer and Andrina Turenne performed as part of the Beyond the Beat Music Series. View event details

Dive Deeper

Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change

February to September 2024

Music can be a powerful force for social and political change. Explore stories of artists who have used their voices and platforms to advance causes and advocate for change.

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