Whitehorse All-City Band invited to perform in Toronto
Matthew Lien's new album, Headwaters: Music of the Peel River Watershed, isn't a protest album. “What I felt about this project from the very beginning is that we're not protesting anything, we're celebrating,” he says.
When Fawn Fritzen's new CD, Pairings, debuts at the Old Fire Hall on Saturday, it won't be your typical Whitehorse album launch. For one thing, many of those in attendance already have a connection to the project as contributors to Fritzen's.
Amongst them, the members of Winter Trio have probably racked up around 120 years of performing. As a distinct musical entity, though, they're just hitting their stride. The group consists of pianist/composer Daniel Janke, bassist Paul Bergman and.
Your first perception of Duncan Sinclair may be of a reserved, buttoned-down guy – a civil servant, most likely. You wouldn't be wrong. Sinclair spent decades in the territorial public service, rising through the ranks before retiring in 2002 as .
Homegrown singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees is releasing his sixth album, Less is More, with a Northern tour this month. Tentrees is playing in Skagway, Dawson City,Keno City, and two shows in Whitehorse. This Northern tour follows his recent tours..
Jonathan Steel, known by his nom-de-rap MC TurMoiL, has released his first CD, Black and Green. He's also released a video for the album's hit track, “Mr. Myagi.” I must approach this review with caution, since despite Steel being a friend of mine...
The Midnight Sons Band is fresh off a tour and ready to rock. On Saturday, October the band is presenting – and performing at – Rock the North, which is an all-ages dance at the Yukon Convention Centre featuring the rockabilly/psychobilly band.
Why settle for karaoke night in a bar when you can parade your singing talent at the Yukon Arts Centre? "I think people miss singing in their lives, or miss music in their lives," claims Whitehorse composer and filmmaker Daniel Janke.
"The Yukon’s magic has captured the imagination of many storytellers and artists over the years, but one of the finest was #AlOster, the Yukon balladeer and 1999 #OrderofCanada recipient." - https://loom.ly/u3nji0E #MyBookofYukonMemories
Under 30 and have a band? #BYTE Battle of the Bands takes place at the ICE Wireless Performance Tent in Shipyards Park on Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. https://loom.ly/YW_0vVA #YukonSourdoughRendezvousSchedule
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I first heard Nicole Edward’s voice in 2012 when I worked at Aroma Borealis Herb Shop. I had just recently moved to the Yukon and was getting up to speed on who is who in the arts community. Luckily, Aroma Borealis is a big supporter of local.
” That’s the coordinator of the Yukon Cello Project, Nico Stephenson, describing the energy and enthusiasm his students bring to music class each day. “Whether that’s playing cellos, or playing outside, they just don’t stop.
Music-industry types mingled with arts funders and a few musicians at the Yukon Transportation Museum on June 15 for a different kind of brown-bag lunch event – a team from the Polaris Music Prize was in town to announce its long-list of
Louise Burns, a Canadian singer-songwriter and former member of the girl band Lillix, just completed a month’s residency in Dawson City as the songwriter in residence. The Vancouver musician says it was her boyfriend who found the opportunity.