Walking through the Fire is a collaborative and magical performance featuring award-winning First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists from across Canada, along with the BILLBOARD charting Sultans of String. The show is a blend of various musical styles, including Métis fiddling, East Coast Kitchen Party, Rumba, Rock, and the drumming of the Pacific Northwest. The performance features live artists on stage, including Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk of the Métis Fiddler Quartet, Ojibwe/Finnish Singer-Songwriter Marc Meriläinen (Nadjiwan), Coast Tsm’syen Elder and Singer-Songwriter Shannon Thunderbird, The North Sound from the prairies, and local dancer John Hupfield.. The show aims to reveal the depths of contemporary Indigenous experience and music and to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together in the spirit of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. Walking through the Fire promises to be a unique and inspiring experience for audiences.

The Kingston performance will feature local dancer John Hupfield.

Seating map in the files below.

Join us for more!  Stay for a post-show talkback with the artists hosted by Adam Chartrand. 

About Adam Chartrand: 

Based in Kingston, Ontario, Adam Chartrand was born in Winnipeg and is part of the Manitoba Métis Federation. Chartrand is a versatile and accomplished multi-disciplinary artist, excelling in bass, guitar, and drums. Since his graduation from the Music and Digital Media program at St. Lawrence College in 2015, Chartrand has been an integral contributor to the vibrant music scene in Kingston as a member of numerous local acts, including Hinterwood, The Spencer Rice Band, Voyager, ToneKats, Nice On, and various solo projects. He is a talented singer-songwriter and producer who blends aspects from EDM/hip-hop to alternative rock into his original music. Chartrand teaches music lessons and has expertise in recording and audio production.  

Adam is a City of Kingston YGK Music artist, who also participated in Kingston Grand Theatre’s Local Arts Residency in 2023 with Nice On.  


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