our hazardous tale
"uke can do it"
Ukes of Hazard began back in 2013 after PRO-pirate-busker-vagabond Paris Pick hitchhiked to Whitehorse Yukon when she was 18 years old. Within the first year of being in Whitehorse she knew she was ready to create her very own band. Paris made herself known by performing at local open mics regularly and hosting local jams. by singing, playing bass and ukulele, she established herself amongst the local musician scene in Whitehorse, then she slowly picked out the fine talent that would join her super group.
This hazardous band has no problem developing a dancefloor, Entertaining crowds with their upbeat songs about friendship, family, falling in love, spiteful break-ups, female super heroes, pirates and more. Their unique sound is driven by Paris whom wields an electric ukulele plugged through various FX pedals & her powerful vocals. Ukes of Hazard brings the heat with rocking guitar solos, upbeat ukulele and a funky rhythm section. “Uke Can’t Miss their performance!” - What’s Up Yukon Magazine
In August 2015 Ukes of Hazard released their self-titled demo album quickly followed by their first LP ‘Mine to Creep’. Ukes of hazard has performed at festivals such as Folk on the Rocks in Yellowknife N.W.T, Atlin & Arts Music Festival, Dawson City Music Festival, Blue Feather Music Festival, Frostbite Music Festival, Sunstroke Music Festival, Simapalooza, Rocktober, Feb-Fest, Arts in the Park, Rendezvous Winter Festival and much more.
this hazardous group won byte: battle of the bands 2017 and conquered their first tour to BC in june 2017.
starting January 15th paris begins recording a new album, which she hopes to release for the summer of 2018 followed by a promotional tour.
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