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Joe Loutchan

Joe Loutchen

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Yukon Fiddle Player Joe Loutchan 


"I am 66 years old and I have been playing since I was 14. I've got 2,000 songs. As long as my hands hold out and my fingers hold out, I'll keep playing."

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Issue: 2018-06-13, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

The Frantic Follies Vaudeville Show was a staple for Yukoners and visitors alike for 47 years, bringing gold-rush themed vaudeville performances to the stage. Last year, owner Grant Simpson lowered the curtain on the show and it appeared that it... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2017-05-31, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

My great uncle Donald Leary used to tell me stories about the Yukon when I was a child. His stories were probably my favourite part of our family reunions in Roseisle, Manitoba. My mother, siblings and I used to drive there from the family farm in... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: Edith Belanger

The fiddling tradition is alive and well in the Yukon thanks to the Fiddleheads, a group of young fiddlers ranging in age from seven to fourteen years old. The local youth fiddle club is teaming up with groups in Haines Junction and Dawson City to... Read more

Yukon Music

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What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

Fiddleheads’ musical play at the Transportation Museum May 13 and 14 weaves fiddle music with stories from Yukon's transportation past Read more

, Yukon Music

Keith Vig knew how to two-step before he knew how to read, write, or add sums. A good tune would come on the radio and his mom would get him to dance with her on the kitchen floor. That was before he was in school, and when it all began. Read more

Yukon People