David Laronde Programming
The purpose of the Living Temagami Arts and Culture is to promote community interest, engagement, appreciation, and education in the arts, culture, heritage, local history, and other areas.
Raven’s Nest Soundstage with David Laronde!
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David Laronde has been nominated for 2021’s Canadian Folk Music Indigenous song writer of the year. David hails from Teme-Augama Anishnabai (Deep Water People) in beautiful Northern Ontario. His Debut CD, “Right City Wrong Town“ was nominated Best Blues CD by Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards 2013. David’s storytelling is a fresh take on heartbreak, loneliness, love, hope and joy with a cool summer breeze in the background. His music transcends an urban influence and the mystical magic of his homeland and its ancient people.
Direction home and a re-rooting of personal beliefs inspired the writing of “Under the Raven’s Wing” in 2015. In 2021 David’s song writing got rolling again with a third album entitled “I Know I Can Fly”. He was inspired by a desperate need to respond to escalating numbers of teen suicides, single mothers and unjust incarceration statistics in Canada. A personal need for spiritual freedom is evident as David’s journeyman song writing matures to untested places in, I Know I Can Fly, Footsteps and Run with My Father. To counter the serious side of the album a few toe-tappers like Gonna Be Alright (David’s Covid song) and Where Are You This