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Amelia Slobogean

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Issue: 2019-01-23, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

A dark Tuesday evening in early January needs something special to draw Yukoners away from our post-December hibernation. The fourth workshop in an eight-part series hosted by Gordie Tentrees provided just the right comfy, intimate mood that you’d... Read more

Yukon Music

Peter Menzies likes to think of all the music going on in Dawson City these days as pieces of a puzzle. Menzies acts as emcee for most of the open mic/coffee house events at the Odd Fellows Hall and also for the various Home Routes house concerts Read more

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival, and as anticipated, it shaping up to be quite the event. "I've been a fan of bluegrass for many years, and been to many festivals in the States," relays John Faulkner, ba Read more

Yukon Music

I think I like violins because they cry. Or perhaps it's the way resined horsehair pushed and pulled over wire strings makes my spine quiver. It could be the intensity of the violinist drawing the bow, rocking with the motion, fingers dancing deftly Read more

Yukon Music

It's been a long time since I was in public school. As I remember, we had a music program ... we sang and entered choir competitions and had a great ol' time. But it was nothing like the North Klondyke Highway Schools has. I know this because of th Read more

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Fishead Stew is back, another resurrection of the bluegrass/swing/folk/what-have-you band. Recently, at the Boiler Room, it was Birch Kuch on the clarinet leading with a Buddy Holly tune which fell into a klezmar roma lead with Amelia Slobogean send Read more

Yukon Music