CHERI MARACLE is a multi- award nominated Actress/Singer/Songwriter of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario. She has performed in Canada, the U.S. and Europe in the last 20+ years.
Cheri garnered 7 nominations in the Indigenous music scene, for her critically acclaimed albums, Closer To Home (2006), If I Am Water (2013), and most recently, her jazz compilation, Ache of Love, all available on iTunes.
Although her traditional roots of singing and playing a hand drum are a mainstay in her music career, Cheri’s passion for Jazz prevails, and she performs quite regularly with her pianist, Brendan Peltier, Ojibway, of Wikwemikong Unceeded Territory. With her smooth, sultry, dramatic compilations Cheri has wowed audiences at Festivals and gin joints as far as Norway and India, Canada and the U.S., and of course, the GTA of late. Late being pre-COVID.
Cheri is currently prepping her musical theatre piece Paddle Song, for which she was nominated Best Solo Performance at One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, 2016, for a lengthy run at the Firehall Theatre in Vancouver, early Fall 2021.
Cheri has many tv, film, and stage credits to her name, and has appeared in: Unsettled, The Coroner, The Parker Andersons, Blackstone(CSA nom), DeGrassi, Murdoch Mysteries, Four in the Morning, and many more. Cheri also starred in Marie Clements ‘Rock doc’ The Road Forward, 2017.
Cheri looks forward to hitting the stage with her insatiably talented Jazz Quartet for live performances real soon!!