our hazardous tale
"uke can do it"
Ukes of Hazard began THEIR LEGACY in 2013 after Paris pICK hitchhiked to Whitehorse Yukon when she was just 18 years olD. Within the first year of being in Whitehorse she found the talented musicians who'd join her on a musical journey.
Not only did Paris hand draw all of her own Ukes of hazard posters with sharpies for the first 5 years, but she has continuously let her musical drive be known throughout Whitehorse Yukon. Be it performing at every local open mic/jam niGht, or busking on main street all summer long. this young musician sure is ambitious.
In the year 2015 Ukes of Hazard released their first demo album followed by their first LP ‘Mine to Creep’ both were self funded.
Ukes of hazard has performed at almost every Yukon event possible including Frostbite Music Festival 2016, Simapalooza 2015/2016, FESTFEST 2015, Rendezvous Winter Festival 2015-2017, Rocktober 2015-2017, FEB-FEST 2015-2017, Shedfest 2015, pride 2016 & Arts in the Park.
As of 2017 ukes of hazard has performed at the following: Folk on the Rocks, Atlin ARTS & Music Festival, Dawson city music festival, blue feather MUSIC FESTIVAL AS WELL AS WINNING 1ST PLACE PRIZE AT Battle of the bands (byte empowering youth).
This band is known for their upbeat original swingin' shanties about love, hate, pirates & life in the yukon.
Ukes of hazard could be described as a pop-rock swing band with influences of latin & funk.
Featuring electric guitar (Zacharie pelland), bass (aiden tenrees) , drums (patrick docherty), saxophone (cain rogan) and electric ukulele (paris pick).
as of June 2017 this hazardous group CONQUERED THEir FIRST TOUR TO bc.
Honorable mentions to previous band members: Adam Cripps (The Original Bass Slappa), Jerome Belanger (The Original Frenchy), Zachary Wagner (Acoustic-Man), Ryan Gould (Killer Keys) and John (Volume Sweller) Lee