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Abe Drennan


Abe Drennan is a music and fine arts teacher at East Three Secondary School.

From a small town above the Arctic Circle, award-winning folk artist Abe Drennan is a

storyteller, connector and powerful performer. He recently won the Fan’s Choice award at

the NWT Music Awards and was a top 10 finalist in “Becoming 2022”, performing at the El

Mocambo in Toronto.

His new single, “Unknown Road" releases everywhere on November 6th followed by a

music video on November 13th. The song blends the best of classic folk with a

contemporary flavor that washes over like a fresh wave on a rocky shore. Produced by

Jason Manns and funded by NWT Arts, the song reflects on the experience of the

pandemic, acknowledges the trauma but delivers a message of hope, reminding us that the

most powerful tool we have for creating a better world is the capacity for love; love in the

face of fear as we walk together in creating a better world than before. He hopes that the

song is a catalyst for creating connection and healing within ourselves and our