David hosted the 2021 Northumberland Diversity Festival, broadcast in six episodes on GlobalTV Peterborough.
Past video highlights include hosting and co-producing 40 episodes of The Woodshed Sessionswith Roots Music Canada, interviewing the likes of Jesse Winchester, Leon Redbone, Ron Hynes and many more. David co-produced about 100 episodes of the TV segment Jay’s Journal for Daily Planet on Discovery Channel Canada. David has been featured in the television programs Canada’s Greatest Ride (for which he also wrote the theme song), and Mighty Cruise Ships and has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs as a guest, featured artist, performer, programmer and host
See below for video interviews, musical performances, and a mini-documentary about David’s Northbound project (supported by an Ontario Arts Council grant).
Musk Ox Stew – video single from NORTHBOUND: The Northwest Passage in Story & Song
David Newland & Uncharted Waters featuring Siqniup Qilauta (Sunsdrum) with Lois Suluk & Alex Cheung
Which Way Does Your Compass Point?
Exploring the ideas behind NORTHBOUND: The Northwest Passage in Story & Song
Featuring Siqniup Qilauta (Sunsdrum), Lois Suluk, Johnny Issaluk, Drew Gonsalves & Kate Story
No Way to Stay Warm recorded for an interview with the Ottawa Citizen, June 4, 2018.
“Did She Mention My Name”, kicking off “The Way We Feel”, a celebration of Gordon Lightfoot. Glenn Gould Theatre, October 6 2017.
No Way To Stay Warm live at the Art Space in Vernon, BC on the Home Routes Cedar Shake Tour.
Performing Out Upon the Land with the choir of Scarboro United Church, Calgary, May 2016.
Performing Monument with Uncharted Waters, live at Westboro Hall in Ottawa, April 2016.