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Lonely Boy Wins Best Music Video

The Toronto Independent Film Festival released their list of winners from last weekend’s event, and Midnight Shine’s Lonely Boy was named Best Music Video. Check out the full list of award winners here. Lonely Boy was written by Adrian Sutherland, frontman of roots-rockers Midnight Shine. It’s a deeply personal song about the loss of his…

Adrian Sutherland’s First Book In The Works

Adrian Sutherland will soon be adding 'published author' to his constantly-growing resume. Today, Sutherland is announcing his partnership with Canada's largest book publisher, Penguin Random House Canada. "I couldn't be happier for the opportunity to do a book," Sutherland said. "It's exciting for their team to believe so strongly in the project and to want…

Troubled Waters: The Globe And Mail Opinion Piece

On July 30, Adrian Sutherland’s opinion piece for The Globe and Mail titled “Troubled water: The slow drip of change in Attawapiskat is not and has never been enough” was published. In the piece, Adrian discusses Attawapiskat’s water contamination crisis in his home community of Attawapiskat one year later. Adrian writes about how he and…

An Insightful Conversation With Roy Green

As a guest on The Roy Green Show on July 5, Adrian Sutherland talked with Roy about the relationship between First Nations and Canada, efforts of reconciliation, and the social justice movements across North America. They also discussed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge more than four years ago to visit Attawapiskat. In May of 2016,…

New-Old Album Out Now

James Bay, Midnight Shine’s latest album, features fully remastered tracks from the band’s debut album. The album also includes new artwork of the namesake region, a Radio Edit of Since You Been Gone, and a bonus track of the previously unreleased Misguided Woman, one of the first songs Adrian Sutherland ever wrote. Listen to Since…

Politician Man Wins At Yorkton Film Festival

On June 18, Adrian Sutherland’s music video Politician Man was awarded one of the most coveted prizes among Canadian filmmakers: the Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Film Festival in Saskatchewan. The video, executive produced by Adrian Sutherland, directed by Justin Stephenson, and produced by RoseAnna Schick, won the Golden Sheaf for Best Performing Arts…

Remastered Debut Album Coming Soon

Midnight Shine’s next album is taking them back to where they started, with a fully remastered version of their debut album, James Bay. The album, written by Adrian Sutherland of the Cree community of Attawapiskat, will include a special greeting by Adrian in his Mushkegowuk Cree language, a brand new ‘Radio Edit’ of the debut…

Sister Love: Tribute To Sisters

In honour of Mother's Day... Adrian Sutherland & Midnight Shine have released a very special music video that celebrates Sisters – made from photos that fans and friends sent in. Sister Love was edited by Bethany Fontaine, an amazing young Indigenous editor from Winnipeg – the same editor behind the Heart of Gold and Lonely…

Film Fest Nomination For Politician Man

Politician Man, the music video for Adrian Sutherland's debut single, has been nominated for a Golden Sheaf Award at this year’s Yorkton Film Festival, which will take place in May with no filmmakers present for the first time in the festival’s 73-year history. Sutherland’s ‘protest song for Canada’ was co-written with musical brothers Chris Gormley…

Sutherland Hitting Road With Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Adrian Sutherland will be joining Blackie and the Rodeo Kings next week on a tour in Southern Ontario. You can catch Adrian opening up the show in the following places: Feb 19 Old Town Hall (Waterford, Ontario, Canada)Feb 20 Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, Peterborough ONFeb 21 The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ONFeb 22 Algonquin Theatre, Huntsville ONFeb 23 Meaford…

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