Dave Haddock

Sing-along Solstice

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. “It can just slip away if you don’t make the effort to get involved …

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Northern opry pairs budding musicians and seasoned pros

Get your cowboy hats and boots ready: this year’s Northern Opry Project is fast approaching. The concert first arrived on the Yukon scene last year, causing a stir among country music fans. This year, the Opry, which takes place on Dec. 20 and 21, promises to be bigger, showcasing the talents of more than 40 …

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Kim Barlow Hits the Road

Singer-songwriter Kim Barlow hasn’t accumulated much worth selling in her 20 years in the Yukon, but she has amassed enough friends and fans to warrant a goodbye concert. Kim Barlow’s Send-Off Concert will feature Barlow playing with Helene Beaulieu, Dave Haddock, Andrea McColeman, Lonnie Powell and Micah Smith, as well as special guests Kim Beggs, …

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Seeking Good Melodies, Good Grooves, Good People

Dave Haddock is gearing up to celebrate the release of his third album. On Sept. 18 he’ll be having a release party for the full-length album Talk to Me at the Yukon Arts Centre. Co-recorded-and-produced with Jordy Walker, the album is a self-released work of nine original songs. Following 10 years after Haddock’s last release, …

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Cool comes to Coasters

Donald Ray Johnson may be the coolest to come to Whitehorse. He’ll play Coasters with Yukoners Dave Haddock, Brandon Isaak and Ed White.

Spend An Evening In Wonderland

The Convention Centre is transformed by Emma Barr & Lauren Tuck for Wonderland Gala “It’s time Whitehorse had a New Year’s party.

A Shakespearean Celebration of the Solstice

Besides the regular fare of snow-covered sidewalks, holiday decorations and bundled-up pedestrians, this time of year signals the impending arrival of two familiar – and connected – occurrences: the winter solstice and the annual production of Longest Night. A creative collection of some of the Yukon’s finest performers are coming together to yet again mark …

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Thank you, Carol!

The Yukon was lucky to have been chosen as the location for the filming of Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock. Yes, we have talented film people here in the Yukon – both in front and behind the camera – and, by all reports, the production was handled smoothly. But we have to admit …

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Northern Opry Project takes the Yukon back In time

Lovers of old-style country music will gather together this month to recreate the golden age of country radio. Singer-songwriter Kim Beggs and music fest organizer Dale Harnish have rustled up country and folk musicians from inside and outside the Yukon for two Grand Ole Northern Opry concert performances on Dec. 20 and 21 at the …

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A fresh longest night

In an interview, two weeks before Longest Night 2009, director Daniel Janke said the evening was still a mystery to him. “I’ve been writing new material – we are all writing new material – so there is not much that anyone has ever heard before,” he says. “And that’s a nice, fresh energy.” Celebrating the …

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The music moves to Haines

Once again, the streets of Whitehorse will be bare as its citizens flock to the next big summer weekend event. On this weekend, July 29 to Aug. 1, the draw will be the Southeast Alaska S tate Fair in Haines, Alaska. The private, non-profit organization is once again filling its 42 acres of land with …

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He’s the Top!

For Fawn Fritzen, the idea was born two years ago, the first time she sang with music maven Grant Simpson. “We chatted a bit during the break and he mentioned that he’d been thinking of doing this Cole Porter show for dinner theatre or something. He was just kind of throwing it out,” Fritzen recalls. …

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Tunes for Food

Foxy’s All Star Musical Food Drive includes a line-up established and up-and-coming bands of diverse musical styles.

Rally Round

Kendall Sullivan knows exactly how she and her daughter contracted Lyme disease. “I was rock climbing in Banff 16 years ago.” says the one-time Yukoner. After the climb, her friend noticed a tick on her head, which they promptly removed and brought in for examination. They were told if they’d gotten the whole tick, she …

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The Joy of Drumming

The first time Lonnie Powell noticed the drums was when he was a kid at a wedding with his mom. He watched the drummer in the wedding band and thought to himself, “I want to try that.” But it wasn’t necessarily the drumming that caught his attention. “He looked so happy,” Powell recalls. “I wanted …

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