Music in a snowdome: Indigenous Songwriters Circle hits Fredericton

Music in a snowdome: Indigenous Songwriters Circle hits Fredericton
New Brunswick·Ann’s Eye

Judie Acquin, Quinn Bonnell, Matt Comeau and Dylan Ward are particular person artists, however they carry out collectively in what they name the Indigenous Songwriters Circle.

Judie Acquin, Quinn Bonnell, Matt Comeau and Dylan Ward performed collectively on the Shivering Songs pageant

Three men and one woman stand arm-in-arm outside in front of an inflated snow dome.
The Indigenous Songwriters Circle, made up of Dylan Ward, Matt Comeau, Judie Acquin and Quinn Bonnell, performed on the Shivering Songs music pageant in Fredericton this January. (Ann Paul/CBC)

Judie Acquin says sharing tales via music is what makes the Indigenous Songwriters Circle precious.

She was certainly one of 4 Indigenous musicians that performed collectively for the Shivering Songs pageant, a mid-winter musical celebration in Fredericton that occurred earlier this month.

Acquin, Quinn Bonnell, Matt Comeau and Dylan Ward are particular person artists, however they carry out collectively in what they name the Indigenous Songwriters Circle.

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They don’t seem to be a band, however these Indigenous songwriters play their music collectively in any case.

The songs inform deep tales that educate folks about who they’re, Acquin stated. 

Relive their efficiency within the Officers’ Sq. Snowdome by watching the video above and scrolling via the images under.

Four people stand on a stage inside an orange dome.
The Indigenous Songwriters Circle performed collectively in the course of the Shivering Songs music pageant, which occurred in Fredericton from Jan. 18-22. (Ann Paul/CBC)
A woman stands in front of a microphone playing a hand drum.
Judie Acquin, a Wolastoqey multi-disciplinary artist, performed her drum for the Indigenous Songwriters Circle’s efficiency. (Ann Paul/CBC)
A man stands on a stage in front of a microphone with his hands clasped together and a guitar slung over his stomach.
Matt Comeau is a Mik’maw songwriter and recording artist from Elsipogtog First Nation. (Ann Paul/CBC)
A man stands on a stage playing guitar.
Quinn Bonnell, who joined fellow Indigenous musicians for a Shivering Songs pageant efficiency, additionally performs in his personal band, The Heavy Steppers. (Ann Paul/CBC)
A man stands on a stage in front of a microphone, playing guitar.
Dylan Ward, who carried out with the Indigenous Songwriters Circle, additionally sings and performs guitar in his personal band, Marian. (Ann Paul/CBC)
A child stands with their back turned, looking ahead to a stage.
Individuals of all ages loved music from the Indigenous Songwriters Circle on the Shivering Songs pageant. (Ann Paul/CBC)

Ann’s Eye

Photographer Ann Paul brings an Indigenous lens to tales from First Nations communities throughout New Brunswick. Click on right here or the picture under to see extra of her work. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ann Paul is a Wolastoqey lady. Her title is Monoqan, which means rainbow. She is a grandmother, a mom, a daughter, an auntie, a dancer, a singer and a instructor. Utilizing her digicam, she brings an Indigenous lens to tales from First Nations communities throughout New Brunswick.

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