SUNDAY, 19 July 2020 | Doors at 19:00, MUSIC from 19:30
Noah Derksen is a singer-songwriter from Winnipeg. In 2019 he released his third full-length album, “America, Dreaming”, an exploration of his fraught, complicated relationship to national identity in a fraught, complicated age. His trio includes BC-based vocalist Abby Wale and Toronto-violinist Elise Boeur.
An American-citizen raised in the heart of the Canadian prairies and maturing on the west coast of British Columbia, roots / Americana singer-songwriter Noah Derksen writes with the groundedness of harsh Manitoba winters mixed with the optimism of the BC coastline. He currently lives in the West End neighbourhood of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Ever seeking motion and progression, Noah has spent the past three years honing his live performance skills across Canada and the United States, playing concerts from BC to Nova Scotia, and New York to California. Since 2018, Noah played at renowned venues and events such as the National Arts Centre (Ottawa, ON), Northwest Folklife Festival (Seattle, WA), Club Passim (Cambridge, MA), Philadelphia Folksong Society (Philadelphia, PA), and the Winnipeg Folk Festival (Winnipeg, MB).
In 2019 Noah released his third full-length album entitled America, Dreaming. The album was produced by JUNO-award winning producer Murray Pulver, and features artwork by another JUNO-award winner Roberta Landreth. The album represents an observation of the United States and Noah’s identity as an American-citizen; an observation of how things change with time, and internal, on his own shift in perspective.