Jake Nicoll, 2019
Jake is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter, producer and recording sound engineer. His compositions and performances have been featured in several independent short films, theatre performances and many albums. He and his partner Kira Sheppard performed at the Brigus Blueberry Festival as his community outreach project.
Kelly McMichael & Maria Peddle, 2018
Kelly McMichael and Maria Peddle of the band RENDERS were chosen by NL Folk Arts Society as the first musicians-in-residence at Landfall. Kelly McMichael, a keyboard/vocalist originally from Peterborough Ontario and Maria Peddle, a multi-instrumentalist and traditional fiddler well known in the St. John’s folk music community, are inspired to create music together. Their local performance took place at the Newfoundland Distillery in Clarkes Beach.