Cory Chouinard

Corey Chouinard on percussions and a member of the Yukon's Francophone band "Soir De Semaine"

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

Yukon Music

Afew years ago, many people in the territory (and beyond) were introduced to one of the Yukon's only Francophone bands: Soir de Semaine. Well known for their crazy theatrical performances, the band members — Alain DesRochers on bass and voice, Read more

Yukon Culture

The first thing I saw was a djembe. Last time I saw one of these African drums in action was in a circle of hippie types that had invaded The Red Onion in Skagway, Alaska. A story for another day... Read more

Yukon Music