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March 16th, 2022. Article and Interview by Sherri Murray, MAC’s Communications Producer.

River North, musical duo comprised of Heather Christine and Matt Zaddy joins us this week as a part of our HUB Highlights Artist Spotlight Interview Series to chat with us about their journey of combining their life partnership into a musical one, how they adapted as performing artists during the pandemic, and their favourite performances together as a duo. They also shared more information about their upcoming annual Celtic Roots concert taking place Thursday, March 17th in-person at 2:00 PM at Clarkson Memorial Hall and virtually at 7:00 PM on River North’s Facebook and YouTube channels. Learn more here:

About River North

River North is a Mississauga based duo comprised of Heather Christine and Matt Zaddy. With more than 100,000+ streams on Spotify combined, multi-award winning artists Heather Christine and Matt Zaddy have connected their life partnership into a formal musical one. River North combines soulful acoustic guitar and moving vocal harmonies to create a smooth mix of original and popular music. In 2017, River North was featured on CBC Radio 2 and toured the East Coast of Canada performing in over 10 cities. Together with Arlene and The iDENTiTY CRiSiS they also composed, “We Are the North” Mississauga’s official summer anthem for 2017. 

In October 2020, River North released its debut single, “This Too Shall Pass” written about their experience living through COVID-19 as a collaborative project with Heather Christine’s parents. Listen to it on all platforms here.

You can visit River North’s website:, follow River North on Facebook @RiverNorthCanada, on Twitter @rivernorthduo and on Instagram @rivernorthcanada.