“Northbound” brings the Arctic to life, in story and song, at
Inuit performers Siqiniup Qilautu – Sunsdrum join David Newland & Uncharted Waters at Meaford Hall performance, October 13, 2017.
“Bringing the Arctic to Central Ontario is a dream come true,” says David Newland The songwriter and driving force behind “Northbound” grew up on Georgian Bay. Since 2015, his his traveling Arctic-themed shows have been a success around the region, including sellout performances in Southampton, Sauble Beach, Owen Sound, Collingwood, Orangeville, Orillia and Parry Sound as well as Summerfolk, Mariposa and the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry.
“Northbound”, featuring Inuit performers Siqiniup Qilautu – Sunsdrum and Newland’s five-piece folk ensemble, Uncharted Waters, brings a combination of cultural performance, stories, songs, and images based on the legendary Northwest Passage to Meaford for the first time.
Siqiniup Qilautu – Sunsdrum are Heidi Langille and Lynda Brown, who perform traditional throat-
singing and drum dancing and engage audiences in Inuit language, culture and humour. The duo was a hit at Summerfolk in 2017, where they also teamed up with Newland and his band.
Newland drives Zodiacs, hosts and performs on expedition cruises to the Canadian Arctic, while Langille and Brown both work aboard the ships as Inuit culturalists.
Presented by Adventure Canada in partnership with the Meaford Hall & Culture Foundation,
“Northbound” is also being performed for an exclusive afternoon showing for over 300 students at no charge, prior to the public performance on Friday, Oct. 13.
For more information: call 877-538-0463 Meaford Hall box office or go directly to the box office or clink on the link
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