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Great Northern Music Conference – Back to Live!

March 24 @ 4:00 pm March 27 @ 2:00 am

The Great Northern Music Conference is being held once again from March 24 – 27th. A big thank you to the NWT Arts Council, BreakOut West, Songwriters Association of Canada, FACTOR, GNWT – Industry Tourism and Investment, GWNT – Education, Culture and Employment!

This year’s theme is Back to Live! We have live performances happening at the Monkey Tree, The Woodyard and the Sundog Trading Post. The schedule is:

Friday March 25th
THE MONKEY TREE PUB PRESENTS
8pm – Abe Drennan
9pm – Benji Straker
10pm – Jim Taylor

Saturday March 26th
THE SUNDOG TRADING POST
12pm – Ryan Dempster
1pm – Darin Woodbury
2pm – Flood of Jewels
3pm – Abe Drennan
4pm – Andrew Shedden
5pm – Cody McNeely

THE MONKEY TREE
8pm – Darrin Woodbury
9pm – Fur Fox Aches *Live Streamed by BreakOut West
10pm – Patrick Jacobson and the Bush Pilots *Live STreamed by Breakout West

THE WOODYARD
8pm – Benji Straker
9pm – Andrew Shedden
10pm – Munya Mataruse

Social media posts will be going out tonight.  Please share them widely!  For live streaming on Saturday night, tune into the @MusicNWT Facebook page!

On Sunday March 27th – there will be a panel for artists on applying to music festivals and how to set your price!  Link will be available on the @MusicNWT Facebook site.

Behind the scenes we have some selected artists that are working on a Pro-Songwriters Collaboration sponsored by the Songwriters Association of Canada.  We will have 8 artists writing and recording 6 original pieces in 3 days!  The participant artists are:
Miranda Currie, Amy Lusk, Carmen Braden, Cody McNeely, Janaya McCallum, Abe Drennan, Patrick Jacobson, Northwyne Remigio

Recording will be done by: David Dowe – Double D Studios, and Andrew Shedden – Bell Rock Recording
Stay tuned for some new and amazing tunes!

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Yellowknife, NT ? Canada
(867) 445-3862
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