March 29th, 2017
The Kerplunks welcome Jocelyn Hallett(aka Jojo) to the band!
Jojo has added keys to our live sound, as well as playing Trumpet, Trombone and Melodica! Welcome to the band, Jojo!!!
We also bid a fond farewell to Tina Jones who was The Kerplunks’ trumpet playing songwriting cohort for the last 10 yrs. Lots of great memories and fun travels with Tina, we’ll see you on the road!
Looking forward to seeing all our fans on the trails this festival season and Happy Jamming,
Dinah, Aaron, Jojo and Phil
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!!
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)
The Kerplunks (BC)
See the full list of nominees in all categories here: http://breakoutwest.ca/2016-wcma/wcma
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!
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!