Behind The Scenes

Band of Brothers

A look at the friendship, respect and support that brought the artists together to realize a live concert performance of Gord Downie's Secret Path.

A group of Canada's leading musicians come together for a live concert performance of Secret Path

A look at the friendship, respect and support that brought together a group of Canada’s leading musicians to realize a live concert performance of Gord Downie's Secret Path. 2:54

Gord Downie's Secret Path in Concert will make its broadcast premiere on Sunday, October 22 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC TV and streaming at cbc.ca/secretpath, commemorating the 51st anniversary of Chanie Wenjack's death.

Filmed at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on October 21, 2016 with more than 30 members of the Wenjack family in attendance, the one-hour, commercial-free special captures Downie's remarkable and emotional Secret Path live performance with musicians Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), Kevin Hearn (Barenaked Ladies), Josh Finlayson (Skydiggers), Dave Hamelin (The Stills) and Charles Spearin (Broken Social Scene), interwoven with intimate backstage moments and footage from The Secret Path animated film that premiered on CBC last October.