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Issue: 2019-04-03, PHOTO: Alex Jager

Everybody knows the Yukon has its share of folk music and roots rock, but they don’t often think about electronic music. According to Kevin Jack, they should. Four years ago, when Jack opened to the public what had been an invite-only affair for... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

Etienne Girard, bassist, songwriter and visionary for Major Funk and the Employment, is all enthusiasm as he lays out his plans for his band’s huge upcoming summer. “It’s been an impossible dream,” said Girard. “We’ve been working up towards this... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2018-05-09, PHOTO: Simon Ager

On May 18, the Indigenous Music Awards will return to Winnipeg with awards in 19 categories that honour music that has been created by First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Turtle Island. The awards are a part of the Manito Ahbee Festival... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Just because their album is being released on November 24 doesn’t mean it’s finished. That’s what Daniel Ashley said over the phone from Montreal earlier this month, where he and his recording partners, the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers (DKD) were touring... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Sheff Doc Photography

As the end of August approaches, and leaves are changing colour, it is time to say goodbye to festival season. From August 19-21, hundreds will gather at Kettley’s Canyon to send it off in style. Over two days, 20 DJs, local dance troupe BoSo and... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Jordi Jones

On Oct 31st Whitehorse residents will have a chance to work up a sweat to some sweet electronica tunes at the second annual Masq dance party. There will be a full bar, photo booth, catering, music and a costume contest with prizes from Air North, ... Read more

Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2015-02-12 PHOTO: Chris Grishler

“Ice climbing is a cold, miserable activity to do; these days technology makes it more comfortable, but still, you’re climbing up a frozen piece of water.” Chris Grishler is doing everything he can to make ice-climbing appeal to the masses Read more

Yukon Winter