Sechile Sedare

Sechile Sedare is a Contemporary Roots/Folk songwriter duo based in Edmonton AB/ Yellowknife NWT. Made up of siblings Leela and Jay Gilday, Sechile Sedare (pronounced ’say-chill-ay’’say-dar-eh’) means ‘younger brother older sider’ in the Dene language. This musical collaboration sees Jay and Leela co-write and co-create new repertoire together, harnessing their talents as deeply insightful and genuine storytellers. Their songs share stories about their family history and their connection to the land.

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Upcoming Shows

A Milton Mixer
Saturday June 18, 2022 · 7:30 pm · $30
Milton Community Hall,

It’s Juno award-winners on stage in Milton with the commanding vocals of Dene singer/songwriter Leela Gilday, joined by brother Jay Gilday, together as ‘Sechile Sedare’, along…

A Closing Fit For Kings
Sunday June 19, 2022 · 3:00 pm · $45
King's Playhouse,

The 2022 PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls comes to a close at King’s Playhouse, with PEI’s Patrick Ledwell hosting. This stacked finale lineup includes award-winning…