August 18, 2016

Hometown Performance

The Mushkegowuk Council is presenting Creefest this weekend in Attawapiskat – and Midnight Shine is on the bill! This marks the first concert that Adrian Sutherland has performed in his hometown since 2013. Sutherland is very proud of who he is and where he comes from. In the song James Bay, he pays homage to his…

June 9, 2016

Artscan Workshop In Attawapiskat

Midnight Shine frontman Adrian Sutherland recently invited ArtsCan Circle to his home community of Attawapiskat, to put on a music workshop for the youth there. Here on the blog is Adrian’s account of what this experience was like — along with the recording of James Bay made by the kids. (To read Adrian’s blog post,…

May 27, 2016
CMW16 - Wendy Mesley

Canadian Music Week, Community, Creativity

What a great Canadian Music Week experience we had in May 2016! Last year we had applied to showcase, but were not chosen. It was disappointing, but we tried not to let it bother us. Instead, we chose to stay positive, keep on moving forward, and look to 2016 — and lo and behold, we were…