Photo: Deer in the spotlight at Aqpik Jam

By NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Beatrice Deer and bandmates close out the evening at the annual Aqpik Jam music festival in Kuujjuaq Aug. 8. Deer hasn't played the festival in a few years and told audience members she was delighted to be back in Nunavik. Once the concert was over, she continued her performance at Kuujjuaq's Ikkarqivik Bar. The festival's line-up featured other memorable performances by the Kuujjuaq Youth Group, Quaqtaq's Arnatukkut, Gaetan & the Kuujjuaq Band, Derek and Willis Tagoona, and Sinuupa. The festival runs to Aug. 11. Check in with the Aqpik Jam Facebook page to see tonight's line-up which includes Kevin Shoefield, Saali & the Ravenhearts, and Qatagiit. (PHOTO BY ISABELLE DUBOIS)


Beatrice Deer and bandmates close out the evening at the annual Aqpik Jam music festival in Kuujjuaq Aug. 8. Deer hasn’t played the festival in a few years and told audience members she was delighted to be back in Nunavik. Once the concert was over, she continued her performance at Kuujjuaq’s Ikkarqivik Bar. The festival’s line-up featured other memorable performances by the Kuujjuaq Youth Group, Quaqtaq’s Arnatukkut, Gaetan & the Kuujjuaq Band, Derek and Willis Tagoona, and Sinuupa. The festival runs to Aug. 11. Check in with the Aqpik Jam Facebook page to see tonight’s line-up which includes Kevin Shoefield, Saali & the Ravenhearts, and Qatagiit. (PHOTO BY ISABELLE DUBOIS)

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