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Hometown Performance

August 18, 2016

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…

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Artscan Workshop In Attawapiskat

June 9, 2016

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,…

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Canadian Music Week, Community, Creativity

May 27, 2016

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…

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Thank You Toronto!

May 7, 2016

Well, about all we can say is ‘wow’ and THANKS, Toronto! For the amazing response to Midnight Shine’s music and message. The media interest has been unbelievable, and everyone is really curious about the band’s story – the same story that those of you who live in the North can probably relate to. Stan Louttit, bass…

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New Single Released To Rock Radio: Northern Man

May 2, 2016

Just in time for Canadian Music Week… Northern Shine have released a new single to rock radio across Canada. The track Northern Man speaks to frontman Adrian Sutherland’s experience of life in the North, and pays homage to his Cree culture and community in the James Bay region. The catchy rock beat, heavy bass, and traces…

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