Music

Bands performed all afternoon and night on the Keno main stage. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Keno City Music Festival rocks in rain and shine

The Keno City Music and Film Festival took place over the weekend.…

 

The Keno City stage is in “great shape” for the festival, organizers say. (Facebook)

Music, film, burlesque booked for Keno festival

Festival is booked Aug. 5 to 7

 

Pearle Harbour performs at the Old Fire Hall in February 2022. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

Yukon Arts Centre celebrating 30 years

Amy Kenny Yukon Arts Centre Stop me if you’ve heard this one…

  • Jul 20, 2022

 

The workshop stage is seen at Arts in the Park. (Courtesy/Alistair Maitland Photography)

Finally, Arts in the Park returns live at LePage

This summer will see a long-time favourite Whitehorse event returning to its…

The workshop stage is seen at Arts in the Park. (Courtesy/Alistair Maitland Photography)
Mobb Diggity performs at The Local Bar in December 2021. (Courtesy/Isaac Pumphrey)

North Gold Entertainment champions new talent as Yukon’s first hip-hop label

Rarely does the phrase “necessity breeds invention” ring so true as in…

Mobb Diggity performs at The Local Bar in December 2021. (Courtesy/Isaac Pumphrey)
Peggy Hanifan told the News she wants to keep Whitehorse’s jam community alive, in spite of pandemic difficulties. (Barry Jenkins/Submitted)
Peggy Hanifan told the News she wants to keep Whitehorse’s jam community alive, in spite of pandemic difficulties. (Barry Jenkins/Submitted)
The Problematic Orchestra returns to the Yukon Arts Centre for its More Protest Songs solstice show on Dec. 20 and 21. (Submitted)

Problematic Orchestra brings protest music to solstice concert

“We’re really, really lucky to have a large ensemble concert like this.”

The Problematic Orchestra returns to the Yukon Arts Centre for its More Protest Songs solstice show on Dec. 20 and 21. (Submitted)
The Whitehorse Community Choir’s annual holiday concert will be an online show this year as the Yukon continues to deal with COVID-19. (Submitted)

Community choir brings Tidings and Tinsel online

Annual show can be viewed from Dec. 4 to 16

The Whitehorse Community Choir’s annual holiday concert will be an online show this year as the Yukon continues to deal with COVID-19. (Submitted)
Willow Gamberg, owner of Road Dog Music Supply, stands out front of her business after reopening on Sept. 21. The store was broken into on Sept. 18. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Road Dogs Music Supply owner Willow Gamberg ‘overwhelmed’ by community support after break-in

The thief or thieves took upward of $5,000 worth of equipment including several guitars

Willow Gamberg, owner of Road Dog Music Supply, stands out front of her business after reopening on Sept. 21. The store was broken into on Sept. 18. (John Tonin/Yukon News)
Ryan McNally at the Globe Theatre in Atlin, left to right, Lonnie Powell, Dave Haddock, Ryan McNally and Andy Slade. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Ryan McNally at the Globe Theatre in Atlin, left to right, Lonnie Powell, Dave Haddock, Ryan McNally and Andy Slade. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The Whitehorse choir performed in a cross-country choral tour that premiered June 20, as seen in this YouTube screenshot. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Whitehorse Community Choir performs on virtual cross-Canada tour

The June 20 performance can be viewed on YouTube

The Whitehorse choir performed in a cross-country choral tour that premiered June 20, as seen in this YouTube screenshot. (Screenshot/YouTube)
The All-City Jazz Band plays at a previous Arts in the Park season in downtown Whitehorse. The summer concert and arts series begins May 31 with performances at MacBride Museum and on air at CJUC with visual artists showing off their work at Yukon Artists @ Work. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

Arts In The Park kicks off May 31

The sounds of summer will return next week at MacBride Museum

The All-City Jazz Band plays at a previous Arts in the Park season in downtown Whitehorse. The summer concert and arts series begins May 31 with performances at MacBride Museum and on air at CJUC with visual artists showing off their work at Yukon Artists @ Work. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Selena Savage plays trombone the All City Band’s Sounds of Spring concert at Shipyards Park on May 25. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Whitehorse trombonist accepted into University of Toronto jazz program

Selena Savage will start in Toronto in September.

Selena Savage plays trombone the All City Band’s Sounds of Spring concert at Shipyards Park on May 25. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Local actor and producer Katherine McCallum swings on the set of The Syringa Tree during rehearsal at the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre in Whitehorse on Oct 27. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News).

Three Yukon performers receive more than $20,000 in tour funding

Colin Dorward, Lorène Charmetant and the Larrikin Entertainment Ensemble are March’s Touring Artist Fund recipients

Local actor and producer Katherine McCallum swings on the set of The Syringa Tree during rehearsal at the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre in Whitehorse on Oct 27. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News).
Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden, from left to right, have been nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards. (Courtesy/Facebook)

Three Yukon artists nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards

Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden were all nominated on May 18

Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden, from left to right, have been nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards. (Courtesy/Facebook)
Paris Pick and videographer Gabriel Bullen on the Hope for the Best video set. (Thomas Bullen/Bullen Brothers)

Paris Pick hopes for the best in new music video release

Whitehorse soul-pop artist Paris Pick will be releasing her sophomore album on June 4.

  • Apr 3, 2021
Paris Pick and videographer Gabriel Bullen on the Hope for the Best video set. (Thomas Bullen/Bullen Brothers)
The All-City Senior Band is seen rehearsing inside the cafeteria at Porter Creek Secondary School. (Photo submitted/Bruce Barrett)

A spring time concert for a Winter’s Eve

Local bands will showcase their work online

The All-City Senior Band is seen rehearsing inside the cafeteria at Porter Creek Secondary School. (Photo submitted/Bruce Barrett)

New children’s record available for download

Broccoli Farm by Claire Ness was released May 1

Yukon musician releases debut album

“Once I started it, I just kept going and going”