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Local Indigenous musician trying to kickstart his career – Lethbridge Herald

June 14, 2024

A Lethbridge Indigenous singer is hoping to kickstart his music career.

Willy Big Bull is the lead singer for his band Wintercount. He works with a revolving list of musicians and tours all over southern Alberta.

Although Big Bull never had professional training, he says he was inspired by his father who would often sing.

“I always loved how his voice sounds, since I was a kid, I think was my first inspiration,” said Big Bull.

When Big Bull was in sixth grade his father encouraged him to join a lip syncing contest at school. Everyone from his hometown came to his elementary school to watch the performances and he ended up winning the contest.

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