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David Newland CD Release

April 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Friday, April 26, 2019 | 8:30pm

David Newland CD Release
Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 *

David Newland is a writer, musician and adventurer. His current project is Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song, a presentation + performance based on his travels to the Arctic. Born in Ottawa, raised on the shores of Georgian Bay near Parry Sound, David crisscrossed Canada and travelled the world before settling in Cobourg, Ontario.

Awarded a scholarship to Lester B. Pearson United World College at seventeen, David went on to study literature at McGill and graduated with distinction from Concordia University’s Fine Arts program, majoring in photography. He then forged a unique career in the arts and media, combining writing, music, photography, public speaking and web production.

In November of 2015, David was named a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a distinction that reflects a lifelong engagement with landscape and story.

David spends summers travelling with Adventure Canada as a Zodiac driver, performer and host. He travels as a performer and speaker from coast to coast throughout the year. His musical presentation, Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song has been selling out venues across Canada. David Newland gave the keynote for the 2017 Prime Minister John Turner Water and Environmental Leadership Award Gala. With his collaborators, Siqiniup Qilautu, in January 2018 he performed the opening night of the Polar Film Festival at the Explorer’s Club in New York City.

David Newland’s last album, Give It A Whirl, has been played on CBC and on roots radio shows from coast to coast. His latest album, Northbound! is based on David’s Arctic adventures and set for release this spring. David is no stranger to the stage at Hugh’s Room Live but this will be his first headline appearance as he unveils this newest record live for the first time. In addition to his brilliant songwriting, David also happens to be one of the most entertaining people with a microphone, often incorporating stories from his adventures had around the world. It’s an honour to help launch David Newland’s latest record and hope that the entire city can join in us in celebrating its release.

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April 26
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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