The Northwest Passage in Story & Song
For this magical evening, singer-songwriter David Newland led an exploration into the mythical Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic.
As his opening set, David presented images, stories and video from his travels as a musician and Zodiac driver with Adventure Canada, concluding with a . This was followed by a concert of original, Arctic-themed music accompanied by Saskia Tomkins, Steafan Hannigan, Sam Allison, Oisin Hannigan, and special musical guests, including former Tanglefoot members Steve Ritchie and Rob Ritchie, and Trevor & Tara Mackenzie of the Mackenzie Blues Band!
The Northwest Passage in Story & Song engaged and delighted a capacity crowd at Owen Sound’s Heartwood Concert Hall, and went on to a tour of successful shows across southern Ontario.
David Newland is a writer, musician and host with a passion for the Canadian experience. In November of 2015, David was named a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a distinction that reflects a lifelong engagement with landscape and story.
Presented in association with Adventure Canada and RockSteady Shows.
Thanks to Heartwood Concert Hall for the photos.