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Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz Photography

If Claire Ness had her druthers, she’d be performing for children by day and providing cabaret-style adult fare once the sun goes down. But not just as a singer-songwriter. “There's something about straight music that lacks the theatrical part... Read more

Yukon Music

Actually, Soir de Semaine started as a road trip. Pascal St-Laurent and Marie-Maude Allard moved to the Yukon just a few days apart in 2003. They hopped in a van to wander further north to Alaska, with an accordion and a guitar tagging along. Read more

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Issue: 2014-01-16: PHOTO: iStock

"Marketing is a hated part of the music business that musicians need to get right," says Steve Reed, executive director of Music Yukon. But he and Music Yukon want to help. They have organized a weekend of seminars that promise to deliver... Read more

Yukon Business

Burwash Landing musician Diyet is ready to celebrate the release of her second album. No doubt she already did a little, six months ago when the CD, When You Were King, was completed and launched into world. Read more

Yukon Music

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, Natalie Edelson Bob Hamilton and Daniel Janke. Read more

Yukon Music

The Kim Beggs and Natalie Edelson duo, The Blue Warblers, has landed the two singer-songwriters a West Coast Music Award nomination in an unlikely category: Contemporary Christian/Gospel Recording of the Year, for their album, Pretty Good. Read more

Yukon Music

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 attentio Read more

Yukon Music

Gordie Tentrees doesn't stand still for long. Hot on the end of his Scandinavian tour (captured live on Naked in Scandinavia), Tentrees is heading on the road again, this time in support of his new album, North Country Heart. Read more

Yukon Music

Buddy Tabor, from Juneau, Alaska, is a great friend of the Yukon music scene. He's performed at countless festivals, collaborated with local musicians and his songs are frequently covered live and on recordings. Read more

Yukon Music

Do you know the francophone vocal ensemble, Les-Ceusses-qui-ont-du-fun-quand-y-chantent (literally, those who have fun when they sing) ? They are Jean-Marc Bélanger, Hélène Beaulieu, Claude Gosselin and Danielle Bonneau. On the release of the group Read more

Yukon Culture

Home Sweet Home is a new band with an old sound. The group is made up of three very talented Yukon musicians, Boyd Benjamin, Keitha Clark and Kate Weekes. Benjamin, a fiddle player since he was 14, played with Kevin Barr at the Yukon showcase at the Read more

Yukon Music

Manfred Janssen and Jim Vautour were performing the iconic "Land of Gold," something they penned together in the late 1970s that many people consider the Yukon's unofficial anthem. Read more

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So, with its new CD, A Chilling End to a High School Romance, being released at Foxy's Cabaret Friday, Aug. 6, the question is asked: Does the digital package have a synergy with the band's live performance? Read more

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With these lyrics from Home, the opening track of Diyet's debut album, The Breaking Point, the singer/songwriter from Burwash Landing sets the mood for this CD. Read more

Yukon Music

Gordie Tentrees has released his third studio album and is planning to celebrate with a tour of northern communities. More of that later, for now let's get to the CD, Mercy or Sin. Read more

Yukon Music

Somewhere a guitar is being tuned; elsewhere the "Check one, two; check, check, check one, two" is heard as microphones are readied for the Folk Society night. What an appropriate setting for an interview about the Yukon Winter Music Camp. Read more

Yukon Music

Hungry Hill creates original music in the classic bluegrass style. Bob Hamilton, Jenny Lester, Mark Thibeault and Nadine Landry are veterans of the last Hungry Hill album, Ride, with the addition of Ross Nickerson from Tucson on banjo. Nickerson is f Read more

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Question: What do you get when a pedal steel guitar player of many years puts his considerable musical abilities toward creating a CD? Answer: A sizzling, yet subtle group of 10 songs that has echoes of the many types of country music that have Read more

Yukon Music

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

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