9 May 2017

The West Dawson Ramblers

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The West Dawson Ramblers

Back by popular demand, comprising revered veterans of Yukon music, this band has a mission to have fun, pick, sing, and bring audience participation to never-before-seen levels of hysteria at a bluegrass festival. Kevin Barr, Rob Bergman, George McConkey, Marc Ladouceur, and Tim Jeffery are sure to put on a show! Marc is an honorary […]

9 May 2017

Bob Kuiper and the Pine Ridge Boys

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Bob Kuiper and the Pine Ridge Boys

Dance caller Bob Kuiper has been packing dance floors in the Yukon for over twenty-five years. Together with his band The Pine Ridge Boys, he’ll get your toes tapping and feet moving in no time. Bob’s clear instructions and easy to follow dance calling will have you do-si-doing and swinging across the dance floor like […]

9 May 2017

Swinging Pines

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Swinging Pines

Formed to celebrate the joyful sounds of Western Swing and the music of Bob Wills, Spade Cooley and Cindy Walker, Swinging Pines also highlights the connection between oldtime fiddle music and dixieland jazz; key elements in both Western Swing and Bluegrass. The band features Bob Hamilton on pedal steel, electric mandolin and vocals; Sarah Hamilton on fiddle and vocals; Annie Avery on honkytonk piano; Patrick […]

9 May 2017

Moanin’ Mountain Boys

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Moanin’ Mountain Boys

Formed onstage at last year’s festival, The Moanin’ Mountain Boys have been yodellin’, bowin’, and pickin’ non-stop to bring you some of the finest original bluegrass and folk music this side of the McClintock Range.  The group is made up of Jérome Bélanger on mandolin and bass, Graeme Poile on guitar and bass, and Kieran […]

9 May 2017

Katie Avery

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Katie Avery

Katie Avery was born in Guelph, Ontario. She started studying violin at the local Suzuki School when she was 5 years old. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto in 2010 before moving to Whitehorse to teach violin. She has a number of recordings under her belt, including […]

8 May 2017

The Treble Makers

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The Treble Makers

Many of the kids in the Haines Junction “Treble-Makers” Fiddle Club first held a fiddle at a 2015 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival workshop. When school started in the fall, the wonderful Keitha Clark traveled to the Junction on Thursdays for a 6-week intensive program put on by Junction Arts & Music. The students, age 6-10 […]

24 Nov 2016

Alan Bibey & Grasstowne 

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Alan Bibey & Grasstowne 

Alan Bibey and Grasstowne is a band comprised of very well respected veterans of bluegrass music as well the finest young musicians in bluegrass. This combination makes Grasstowne one of the hottest and most energetic bands touring today! The band’s first two projects “The Road Headin’ Home” and “The Other Side of Towne” went to […]

24 Nov 2016

Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle

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Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle

Steve Gulley’s lofty tenor and emotional delivery combine to produce one of the finest, and most distinctive, voices in bluegrass today. Steve is a seasoned as well as talented performer, having done lengthy stints with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, as a founding member of Mountain Heart and five years with Grasstowne. Steve is also a […]

24 Nov 2016

The Boxcars

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The Boxcars

What do you call a band that features alumni from Alison Krauss and Union Station, J.D. Crowe and the New South, Blue Moon Rising and The Dan Tyminski Band? There is only one answer: The Boxcars! Truly a bluegrass super group, the band is Grammy-nominated, and has received numerous International Bluegrass Music Association Awards and nominations both […]

24 Nov 2016

The Unseen Strangers

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The Unseen Strangers

The Unseen Strangers have ambitiously cultivated a musical identity shaped by good old-fashioned bluegrass, the limitless barrage of contemporary musical influences, and a curious sense of humor. Newgrass ambassadors, The Unseen Strangers favor innovation over convention.  For their newest album, Stranger Places, released in 2016, the band challenged the limits of what they are capable of, […]