The Local Bar

206 Jarvis, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2H1

The Local Bar
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206 Jarvis, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2H1
Open Noon to 2 AM
Pub / Lounge / Bar
What's Up Yukon Distribution Point


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    Issue: 2017-05-31, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton Photography

    Out of the Shadows

    Multifaceted, multicultural and full of ingenuity – the arts and music community of the Yukon is widely appreciated, well-funded and extensively advertised. At least, some parts of it. At the colder, less hospitable edges of the creative community...

    May 31, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Credit: Brett Elliot

    Setting sail for uncharted waters

    “I don’t mind the snow/cause you make me warm/I don’t mind the dark in this romantic cold” – “Here in the Cold” by the The Ukes of Hazard, from their 2015 album Mine to Creep After hitchhiking her way all over Canada as a young, eclectic musician...

    Apr. 19, 2017

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    Issue: 2016-10-06, PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

    Rising From The Ashes: Heavy Metal Returns to Whitehorse

    “I want to hear something different.” These six simple words were an unexpected call to action that local promoter and musician Joel Gilchrist received from Karla Watts, a bartender at the Jarvis Street Saloon. “I want you to put on a metal...

    Oct. 06, 2016

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    Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Hélène Roth

    Big, Loud and Funky

    Make no mistake, Major Funk and the Employment is a big band with a big sound and big plans. It has also had some big personnel changes since bassist Etienne Girard put the group together two years ago. "We wanted to have a trumpet onboard from...

    Jun. 09, 2016

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    Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: Andre Hooge

    Jarvis Street Saloon hosts a Bowie Party

    Everyone from your mom to your niece’s best friend was/is probably a fan of Bowie. When he died a few weeks ago, my Facebook feed was just a stream of David Bowie songs, remembrances and YouTube links from such a varied group of people that it...

    Feb. 04, 2016

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    Issue: 2015-06-18

    Pirate Rock

    Paris Seymour, better known by her stage name Paris Vagabond Gypsy, is one of a kind. In the year-and-ahalf since the pirate-costumed, bass-playing, ukulele-strumming, singer-songwriter (and one-time burlesque dancer) arrived in the Yukon, she’s...

    Jun. 18, 2015

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    Strippers Who Live In Cabins

    When I first meet Tina, during this year’s Rendezvous, she introduces herself as Misha. After waiting for one Jarvis Street Saloon manager to talk to another Jarvis Street Saloon manager, who relays messages from the front of the bar where I am, ...

    Mar. 19, 2015


Issue- Feb24/2021

Photo: GPB Creative