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Battle of The Bands

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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Kim Hart has spent 10 years shaping young Yukoners into polished performers and also building an appreciation for their community. As the music teacher at Vanier Catholic Secondary School, she teaches the Vanier Junior Jazz Band program that... Read more

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Issue: 2018-02-14, PHOTO: Courtesy of BYTE

The annual BYTE Battle of the Bands, which will feature up to 10 groups, has been taking place for over a decade and has teamed up for the second year with Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous as an affiliated event at Shipyards Park. The event takes place on. Read more

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

“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... Read more

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Courtesy of BYTE

This Rendezvous, The Battle of the Bands is going down, bringing together youth bands from across the territory to battle for top dog honors of the Yukon Music scene. BOTB is presented each year by Bringing Youth Toward Equality (BYTE), and this... Read more

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Issue: 2016-10-26, PHOTO: by Meagan Deuling

WaRRmAuth is one of the most intriguing bands to be rising out of Whitehorse’s small but strong musical talent pool. At the forefront of the metal scene revival, these teenage stars rock harder than most with talent and ingenuity to back them up... Read more

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Musicians dream of taking it to the next level. Whether it's going from an empty garage, to a small open mic night, or from the open mic scene to a paid gig at a local bar. For many, the next step up is the most challenging: to take their music to a Read more

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A staple of the Frostbite Music Festival will kick off this year's event and showcase the multitude of young talent in the territory. The annual Battle of the Bands competition will take place Friday, February 15 in the Yukon College's woodshed and w Read more

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There's a small rebellion brewing at this week's Battle of the Bands, sponsored by Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE) in partnership with the Frostbite Music Festival. Read more

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But she is excited to talk about the line up that the search committee pulled together with the help of a Canada Council grant. It was an exercise that took her to the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. Read more

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