The Joel Plaskett Emergency with special guest Bill Plaskett
Jun
29
7:30 pm19:30

The Joel Plaskett Emergency with special guest Bill Plaskett

  • Nakasuk School
 

Website : joelplaskett.com

The Joel Plaskett Emergency with special guest Bill Plaskett will be headlining this special pre-Festival concert. Plaskett returns to Iqaluit after performing two sold-out shows in October, 2015. 

With countless awards to his credit, thousands of tour dates, and numerous recording and producing projects under his belt, Joel Plaskett remains one of the most innovative and prolific artists on the scene today. 

Whether it’s touring the world with his rock bank The Emergency, or more intimate acoustic shows, Plaskett consistently excites and inspires his audiences.

Alianait Arts Festival
Jun
30
Jul 3

Alianait Arts Festival

Alianait's 13th annual festival will run from June 30 to July 3.  A Festival Pass includes all four ticketed shows in the Nakasuk School gym, as follows:

June 30 - Tunngasuttittiniq Concert (Nomadic Massive, Kuuri Panika, Northcote & Naneruaq)

July 1 - Katijut Concert (Natashia Allakariallak & Josh Qaumariaq, Digawolf, Big Little Lions, Ranky Tanky)

July 2 - Piviarnaqtut Concert (Inger Kuitse, Joanne Ashley & Kris Mullaly, Elisapie Isaac, Kobo Town)

July 3 - Kiviuq Returns (Pakak Innuksuk, Lois Suluk, Christine Tootoo, Kuuri Panika, Vinnie Karetak, Natashia Allakariallak)

All events in our Big Top Tent and all workshops are free.

A full schedule of events will be available soon.

Tanya Tagaq
Sep
30
7:30 pm19:30

Tanya Tagaq

  • Inuksuk High School

Website: tanyatagaq.com

2014 Polaris Prize Winner and proud Inuk, Tanya Tagaq is one of the most uncompromising success stories Canadian music has ever known. The release of her latest work Retribution has received breathless praise internationally by writers awed by Tagaq’s singular vision and prodigious vocal talents.

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Jenn Grant
Oct
7
7:30 pm19:30

Jenn Grant

  • Inuksuk High School

ECMA winner, three-time JUNO Award nominee, Polaris long-lister and “one of the greatest singers in the world right now” (Rich Terfry, CBC Radio), Jenn Grant is a Nova Scotia-based singer-songwriter whose fifth studio album, Compostela (2014), explores psychedelic folk and melodic storytelling. Her new album, Paradise, was released on March 3rd and was the third highest selling and streamed new album in Canada this week!


Dan Mangan
May
20
7:30 pm19:30

Dan Mangan

  • Inuksuk High School

Dan Mangan is a Vancouver-based, two-time JUNO Award winning musician and two-time Polaris Music Prize listed musician. Mangan has toured extensively in North America, Europe and Australia and has released four studio LPs as well as a handful of other EPs.

Looee Arreak
Apr
1
7:30 pm19:30

Looee Arreak

  • Inuksuk High School

Contemporary and gospel singer from Pangnirtung, Looee Arreak lives in Iqaluit and
has performed throughout the Arctic and Canada, including at Alianait’s 2016 Festival.