Yukon Blonde at CoG Fest in Kelowna July 25

Kelowna's Yukon Blonde brings third-full length album On Blonde to Centre of Gravity Festival.

Yukon Blonde

Yukon Blonde recently released its already acclaimed third-full length album On Blonde on June 16 viaDine Alone Records. Produced by Colin Stewart (Black Mountain, Dan Mangan, Sleepy Sun) and mixed by Tony Hoffer (M83, Beck, Foster the People, Air, Depeche Mode), On Blonde recalls the band’s trademark hard-hitting choruses, highlighted by shimmering pop production. Yukon Blonde has emerged with an ambitious, fully realized psychedelic pop album.

On Blonde brings the mastery of seamlessly crafted pop songs that has become expected of Yukon Blonde while experimenting with psychedelic, digital, and synthetic sounds. It is an album gazing wistfully away towards the more shadowy elements of pop production, soft synthesizers, thin punching bass lines, and saturated psychedelic guitar effects. The result is a dynamic, visceral, sonically dense record that stays incredibly accessible to the listener.

Revered for its magnetic live performances, Yukon Blonde kicked off an extensive run of North American dates in June and will be bringing the tour to its hometown of Kelowna on July 25 at Centre Of Gravity Festival. In the meantime, watch the band perform its new songs filmed live at CBC Vancouver when they headlined a recent CBC Toque Session. All tour dates are listed below.

 

WATCH YUKON BLONDE CBC FIRST PLAY LIVE HERE

WATCH “SATURDAY NIGHT” (OFFICIAL VIDEO) HERE

 

 

YUKON BLONDE TOUR DATES

 

July 11, 2015 – Vancouver, BC @ Khatsahlano Fest

July 14, 2015 – San Francisco, CA @ The Rickshaw Shop*

July 16, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite*

July 17, 2015 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar*

July 18, 2015 – Phoenix, AB @ Valley Bar*

July 21, 2015 – San Antonio, TX @ 502 Bar*

July 22, 2015 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues – Bronze Peacock*

July 23, 2015 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs BBQ*

July 25, 2015 – Kelowna, BC @ Centre of Gravity Fest

July 26, 2015 – Oro, ON @ WayHome Festival

July 27, 2015 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge*

July 28, 2015 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court*

July 29, 2015 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux*

Aug 01, 2015 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge*

Aug 02, 2015 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*

Aug 21, 2015 – Golden, BC @ Golden Sound Fest

Aug 22, 2015 – Oliver, BC @ Tinhorn Creek Winery

Sept 16, 2015 – Charlottetown, PEI @ Prince Edward Island Brewing Company

Sept 17, 2015 – Moncton, NB @ Tide and Boar

Sept 19, 2015 – Fredericton, NB @ Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

Sept 21 & 22, 2015 – St. John’s, NL @ Rock House