Ryan McNally

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Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Courtesy of Music Yukon

Yukon musician Ryan McNally  made his presence known in Whitehorse as a virtuoso blues guitarist and singer.

He has collaborated with many Yukon artist.  His rockabilly band, Sasquatch Prom Date, He fused folk and electronica in his collaboration with Kyle Cashen as Old Time Machine.  His CD "Down Home" has Rob Bergman (upright bass) and Lonnie Powell (drums).  Versatility and creativity.

And by the way we have an in depth intimate story on his 1965 F150 Mercury pickup

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

The Yukon’s inaugural 2018 Fur Ball is from the creative minds behind the UnFURled project, and will give Yukon fur-fans a chance to show off their styles. The celebration is part of an ongoing campaign to showcase the Yukon’s fur industry and... more

Mar. 07, 2018 midnight Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: Oliver Tamagnini

Making his seventh album was the most fun Gordie Tentrees has had as a musician, but it didn’t start out that way. “It was the toughest thing I’ve ever done,” Tentrees said, looking back on the album, which is a collection of new songs recorded... more

Nov. 08, 2017 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Photo fournie par l’Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY)

La Saint-Jean, qu’est-ce que ? À l’origine, une fête païenne célébrée, le 24 juin, depuis quelques siècles, qui a, par la suite, été christianisée. On y faisait des feux de joie, on chantait et on dansait, le tout pour célébrer l’arrivée de l’été... more

Jun. 21, 2017 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Government of Yukon

Celebrated across cultures for centuries, the summer solstice falls on Wednesday, June 21. Each year, the summer solstice marks the longest day of the year and brings with it the kickoff of the major summer festivities in the Yukon. This week will... more

Jun. 21, 2017 midnight Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2017-05-24, PHOTO: Zach Armitage

It is a typical Sunday evening in Whitehorse, and the Whitehorse two-piece alternative rock band Soda Pony is hard at work rehearsing and perfecting material for their upcoming CD release show in June. They have just finished the recording and... more

May 24, 2017 midnight Yukon Music 1 Comments

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Issue: 2016-11-16, PHOTO: John Berryman

A dancer, instead of moving her body on stage, will show images in a video. A singer, instead of performing at the piano as she usually does, will leave the instrument behind. A painter, instead of using the brush, will make magic with an overhead... more

Nov. 16, 2016 midnight Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: by courtesy of Olivier de Colombel

If you go by way of Laos and the U.S. East Coast, the journey from France to Yukon is anything but a straight line. But a brief reunion of two lifelong friends in Paris two summers ago proves you can get from there to here. During a 2015 bike tour... more

Nov. 02, 2016 midnight Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: Manu Keggenhoff

The Atlin Arts and Music Festival is preparing for weekend of music, visual arts, film and food, taking place in Atlin, BC from July 8th to the 10th. Kim Winnicky is from Whitehorse. She has been the festival coordinator for six years... more

Jul. 07, 2016 midnight Atlin, BC


Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: courtesy of the Association Franco Yukonnaise

Look around. The birds are singing, canoes and kayaks are back on Subaru roof racks and my neighbour seems to have an urge for gardening at 11:30 p.m. These are signs of summer. It’s a change from spending much of our time inside, sipping hot tea... more

Jun. 23, 2016 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Julien Strasfeld

Back for a third year, the annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival brings together national and local artists for an unforgettable solstice weekend. Fancy yourself a night owl? Get ready for 12 hours of engaging and artsy fun as you... more

Jun. 16, 2016 midnight Yukon Arts & Entertainment


Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland

If a musical shindig at the Old Fire Hall this Saturday puts you in mind of a New Orleans street party, Ryan McNally won't be the least bit disappointed. The event is intended to introduce Yukon audiences to the Whitehorse singer-songwriter's... more

Mar. 31, 2016 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2015-10-15 PHOTO: Rick Massie

Anyone who grew up listening to country music surely heard this song, Mercury Blues, written by K.C. Douglas and Robert Geddins in 1943 and performed by such famous musicians as The Steve Miller Band and Allan Jackson. more

Oct. 15, 2015 midnight Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: courtesy of Jesse Roper

The Midnight Sons Band is fresh off a tour and ready to rock. On Saturday, October 3, the band is presenting – and performing at – Rock the North, which is an all-ages dance at the Yukon Convention Centre featuring the rockabilly/psychobilly band... more

Oct. 01, 2015 midnight Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Courtesy of Music Yukon

Summer may be drawing to a close, but there is still a great music festival that you can catch. Taking place in Victoria, B.C., the Breakout West festival takes place Sept. 17-20. The festival has been going for 13 years strong. more

Sep. 17, 2015 midnight Yukon Music


July 3-2014

A long-time favourite for local families, the Atlin Arts and Music Festival is an institution. Now in its 11th year, the event draws visitors and performers from across Canada and beyond. more

Jul. 03, 2014 midnight Atlin, BC

Don't mind the flashing lights and funky sounds, folks. This time machine is not the type you were thinking about. Based out of Whitehorse, their new project, Old Time Machine, blends the acoustic songwritingstylings of Ryan McNally with the ambient more

Apr. 26, 2012 midnight Yukon Music

For Barr, this year will be nothing new, except for one thing: this will be the first year he performs his own solo project, Old Cabin more

Feb. 16, 2012 midnight Yukon Music

On his new CD, Down Home, Ryan McNally really is back home. After rocking out with his rockabilly band, Sasquatch Prom Date, and fusing folk and electronica in his collaboration with Kyle Cashen, McNally returns to his true love, the blues. more

Sep. 15, 2011 midnight Yukon Music

One of the characteristics of the Whitehorse music scene that I love is the amount of collaboration that goes on. Almost all artists have worked together in one form or another at some time. more

Jul. 07, 2011 midnight Yukon Music

The sexiness and sass of Varietease combined with the high energy, easy-to-dance-to rockabilly stylings of Sasquatch Prom Date. Throw in a promises-to-be-scary haunted house, bat girls hanging from the ceiling, prizes for best costume, not to... more

Oct. 28, 2010 midnight Yukon Halloween