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Dawson City Music Festival

RPM Workshop Alert!

Our friends at Lawnya Vawnya and RPM Challenge are hosting two workshops to help you prepare for the 2021 RPM challenge: Songwriting 101 hosted by Joanna Barker and Recording 101 hosted by Micah Brown.

Check out the Facebook events for more details:

Songwriting 101 on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 1 PM UTC-07

Recording 101 on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 1 PM UTC-07

Stay tuned for a workshop hosted by DCMF, and don’t forget to register for the Challenge! If you are based in the Yukon and have registered, email us at assistant@dcmf.com to let us know. We’ll keep you up to speed on other workshops and opportunities as they arise.

Joanna Barker (she/her) is a singer, songwriter, musician, and music educator of L’nu (Mi’kmaq) and settler ancestry from Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. She is a member of Eastern Owl, fronts the band John and is one half of The Belle Trackies. After living in St. John’s for 10 years, Joanna left Sin City to be a K-12 Music Teacher at the Mushuau Innu Natuashish School. She now lives between the Big Land (Mushuau Innu First Nation) and the Little Sand (Summerside, PEI).

Micah Brown has been home recording for over a decade. Starting with his own bands, he soon became the “go-to” person in his circle to record demos while studying at Memorial University. In 2015 he relocated to Montreal, and in an attempt to learn more about audio and production, interned at Breakglass studios, eventually working as Assistant Engineer. Micah currently works from his home studio and shared studio in Little Italy Montreal, producing, engineering, mixing and mastering music for the city’s punk and indie bands. The music Micah has produced was featured in Noisey, Exclaim!, No Echo, and Cvlt Nation. He continues to study and practice production, focusing on helping artists deliver the most potent versions of their visions.