Secret Path’ to return with ‘recreation’ concert telling Chanie Wenjack’s story – CBC

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Jul 17, 2019

New version incorporates original band from Gord Downie’s shows, dancers and surprise guests

Gord Downie’s Secret Path concert is returning to the stage as part of a live “re-creation” project.

Three years after the late Tragically Hip frontman performed his concept album at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall, some of the artists who brought the story of Chanie Wenjack to life are planning an encore of sorts at the same venue Oct. 19.

The new version incorporates the original band from Downie’s Secret Path shows, a cast of dancers and surprise guests who will “create a fully immersive and cultural experience that celebrates Indigenous history and commemorates the lives of Gord and Chanie.”

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