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Unnuami Siqiniq Tauturannaatittijut (Midnight Sun Concert)

What better way to celebrate the land of the midnight sun - sweet music from Arctic Bay, Yellowknife, St. John's Newfoundland and Fitzroy, Australia.

Leetia Kalluk

LEETIA KALLUK
Arctic Bay , NU
First prize winner of the 2017 Qilaut Song Contest, Leetia Kalluk is a fresh face in the Nunavut music scene and we are delighted to include her in this year’s Festival line-up.

 

 

Sean McCann

SÉAN McCANN
St. John’s, Nfld.
http://www.seanmccannsings.com/

Séan McCann's love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea. After millions of albums sold, countless hit songs, and record-breaking tours around the world, Séan now tours as a solo artist in intimate venues where he can connect with his audience face-to-face with music bringing peace, love and happiness.

LEELA GILDAY
Yellowknife, NT
www.leelagildaymusic.com

A passionate singer/songwriter and soulful performer, Leela has a voice that comes straight from the heart. Confessing her stories to her audiences with a gutsy voice and open stage presence, Gilday weaves her experiences as a northerner, a member of the Dene nation, and a traveler in a beautiful world.

Leela Gilday

THIS WAY NORTH
Fitzroy, Australia
http://www.thiswaynorth.com/

This Way North, Leisha Jungalwalla and Cat Leahy, a guitar/drum two-piece with a deceptive and powerful full band sound. The duo put on a colourful show featuring honest songs about everyday life. Their exciting show-WOMAN-ship is marked with tight guitar licks and lush slide guitar tones, live guitar looping and bombastic, mesmerizing drumming.

This Way North