8 Jun 2017

2017 Festival set to go Friday June 9th!

Our stellar cast of musicians arrives tonight and the musical weekend of the year starts tomorrow.  If you haven’t got your passes yet, don’t worry, come on out to the Junction ’cause weekend passes and day passes will be available at the door.  The box office opens at 4:00 P.M. Friday at the St. Elias […]

4 Jun 2017

2017 Festival Passes Update! Day Passes Will Be Available!

Weekend Passes are still available for this year’s Festival.  Folks, if this wonderful weekend of music is to continue., we need your support!  Doing so is as easy as buying a weekend pass (or better yet, a Super Pass).  While a weekend pass at $150 is still the best bang for your buck, and hanging […]

16 May 2017

On-line Ticket Sales Running Smoothly Again!

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Last weekend, we experienced problems with our on-line weekend pass sales.  The program was running, but slowly, like the proverbial January molasses.  All is fixed now, so if you tried to buy passes, got frustrated and gave up, please try again.  Alternatively, you can release your inner Luddite and just walk down to Dean’s Strings […]

1 May 2017

Showcase Band Competition!

A favourite tradition of the Festival for many years, the Showcase Band Competition is a great opportunity for local emerging bluegrass musicians to show their talents.  The performances are adjudicated by visiting musicians and one act will be selected to perform at the 2018 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival. The entry criteria: Duos or larger Band […]

25 Apr 2017

Final Performer Selections For 2017 Announced!

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In addition to the headline acts announced earlier, we’re excited and pleased that the following artists will also be joining us for KMBF 2017! The Swinging Pines – Hold on to your hats for some western swing! West Dawson Ramblers – Return of the show stealing band! The Moanin’ Mountain Boys – Last year’s band […]

25 Nov 2016

Performer Applications

Got a hot bluegrass or roots music band?  Interested in performing at the 2017 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival?  Forward applications by January 15, 2017 to: festival@yukonbluegrass.com or Yukon Bluegrass Music Society, Artist Selection, P.O. Box 120, 300 Range Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5X9.  Please include: links to website, Facebook page or other web-based info, bio, […]

25 Nov 2016

2017 Headliners Announced!

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We’re pleased to announce our the headline performers for the 2017 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival.  Can’t wait to hear: THE BOXCARS:  Grammy-nominated Bluegrass super group! ALAN BIBEY AND GRASSTOWNE: One of KMBF’s all-time favourite bands returns! UNSPOKEN TRADITION:  They call it “working class bluegrass” and we love it! STEVE GULLEY AND NEW PINNACLE: One of […]

25 Nov 2016

2017 Festival Passes on Sale December 1st!

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2017 Weekend Passes go on sale December 1st.  Weekend Passes are $150 including GST and handling, and get you access to all Festival sets and workshops (festival seating).  Super Passes are $350 including GST and handling and get you access to all Festival events and workshops, a guaranteed camping spot, VIP access to the Sunday […]

21 Jun 2016

Air North Saves Our Festival!

This year’s Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival is a wrap and what a great weekend it was.  We had five outside bands, and all delivered simply stellar performances.  But it almost didn’t happen!  Bands were travelling from Tennessee, Virginia, Mississippi, Ohio and Ontario, and most were expected to arrive late Thursday.  Near midnight on Thursday, we […]

12 May 2016

Tickets Going Fast!

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Folks, our Weekend Passes are doing fast and are sure to sell out soon.  Please get your passes now and avoid the avoidable, and decidedly unpleasant, “I told you to buy them a month ago!” discussions with your (former) loved ones.