The Kerplunks at the Canadian Folk Music Awards!!

October 5th, 2016

The Kerplunks 2016 Canadian Folk Music Awards

The Kerplunks are amazed and thrilled to be amongst the stars at the Canadian Folk Music Awards 2016!!

Big congrats to the other nominees:

De Tombouctou à Bombay (Kattam)
Dream Big, Little One * Fais de beaux rêves, petit ange (Nadia Gaudet & Jason Burnstick)
*Pants & Mammals (The Kerplunks)*
Songs, Stories and Friends 2: Where The Path Will Wind (Charlie Hope)
Welcome Summer (Kathy Reid-Naiman)

Best of luck everyone!!

We are nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards, 2016!

June 15th, 2016

We are just tickled pink, pleased as punch, and proudly proclamating our excitement!

Congrats to the other nominees in the Children’s Music Category, we all deserve the award:

Children’s Artist of the Year
Bobs & LoLo (BC)
Hilary Grist (BC)
Nadia Gaudet & Jason Burnstick (MB)
Raffi (BC)
The Kerplunks (BC)

See the full list of  nominees in all categories here: http://breakoutwest.ca/2016-wcma/wcma



 

 

The Kerplunks are excited about SUMMERTIME!

May 25th, 2016

As our summer tours unfold, it’s always fun to reminisce about the last summer! Last year we released our album Pants & Mammals and it has done really well…it’s our best album to date! And we have some fun ideas springing forth for this year and the next…keep your eyes and ears open! Hopefully we get to see you this summer…we will be in these fine locations this year:

July 1- Victoria Canada Day, Legislature, Victoria, BC 

July 8-10- Whistler Childen’s Fest, Whistler,BC
July 16/17- Folk On The Rocks Festival, Yellowknife, NWT
July 23- Nanaimo Bathtub Races, Nanaimo, BC
July 31- Filberg Festival, Comox, BC
Sept 25-  World Rivers Day, Burnaby Museum, Burnaby ,BC
Looking forward to seeing you!!
Dinah, Tina, Aaron and Phil

Aaron catches a Dolly Vardon in the Haida Gwaii, Tlell River

Lindsay, Tina and Phil on Salt Spring Island

Dinah and Aaron in the Haida Gwaii!

 

Spring yet again!

April 11th, 2016

Upcoming Shows we are excited about:

The Kerplunks have some really fun shows coming up this summer that we are thrilled to announce!

July 1st- Victoria Canada Day, Victoria BC
July 8-10- Whistler Childen’s Fest, Whistler BC
July 23- Nanaimo Bathtub Race, Nanaimo BC
July 31st- Filberg Festival, Comox BC
Sept 25- Burnaby Village Museum, World Rivers Day, Burnaby BC

Happy Spring from The Kerplunks!

Many many more falling into place! If you’d like The Kerplunks to visit your town in the next few years, contact your local Arts Council, and local Presenters to see if we can make a visit happen!
See you this summer!
The Kerplunks

NEW CD! “Pants & Mammals” CD Release Parties! June 13 & 14

June 4th, 2015

New music! “Pants & Mammals”

The Kerplunks are hosting two rock-em sock-em parties for folks of all ages June 13 and 14th, 2015!

Saturday June 13, 2pm, German Cultural Hall, Nanaimo, BC

Sunday June 14, 2pm, Gabriola Island Community Hall, BC

Tickets $5, kids under 2 FREE! Tickets available at Children’s Treehouse, 60 Commercial St. Nanaimo and North Road Sports on Gabriola

The Kerplunks are pleased to announce the release their fourth studio album, “Pants & Mammals”! 14 songs of pure fun and imagination, “Pants & Mammals” is sure to satisfy the most discerning family music lovers. The band explores many themes in the science realm along with popular family themes like reading at the library, starting a band and cake for breakfast. Just the right hint of education without going overboard. Always high-quality sound and real instruments, The Kerplunks have been a stand-out band in the family genre since 2007. To celebrate, they are planning a CD Release weekend June 13 and 14 in Nanaimo and Gabriola.

Can’t wait to celebrate with you!