Emmabean 15


Whitehorse CA   Feb 2008


Artist Bio

Influences:   rolling stones, hazel dickens, espresso, plywood floors, woodstoves, campfires, scotch.

Happy to be back for FAWM 2021. The songs posted here are ragged field recording kinda iPhone one-takes done at home in a cabin without electricity or running water. Maybe I’ll clean them up and take them downtown sometime .
I’ve been living in Whitehorse, Yukon since 1991. Made a full length solo record "Mayfly Days" awhile back and then i fell in love with clawhammer banjo and began to focus more on old-timey music. Collaborating with my longtime and multi-talented friend Kim Beggs resulted in the vocally-driven, old-timey duo The Blue Warblers whose two full-length recordings "Pretty Good" (2012) and Birds (2013) were nominated for Canadian Folk Music Awards.
A bit of a hiatus from recording/touring in recent years as I’ve taken to going for lengthy song- fodder walks in Spain (Camino Santiago de Compostela )

Video for my tune “the great whatever”
https://youtu.be/g5RWUsRU1ec filmed in Dawson City, Yukon (Canada )

Video for my tune ‘mayfly days’

www.thebluewarblers.com ( also on Facebook)
Leg Up Hands Down ( on Facebook)


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  • @tiller2  Feb 28

    Thanks friend, for the comment on "Holy Man"--and for seeing the allusion to Francis of Assisi. He was the son of a rich silk merchant, and according to one story, while in the town plaza selling cloth he gave all his fine clothes to beggars, provoking his father's anger. Other legends tell of his affinity with animals and nature, and of course brother sun and sister sky.

  • @fireball  Feb 26

    heya, natalie. just watched "great whatever"... i feel a connection to dawson city even though i've only been there a handful of times --- maybe only 4 times --- most recently 2013. i'm scouring my brain trying to remember. good to see that you're here and making music. this is where i catch up with the whitehorse crew these days.

  • @alg123  Feb 24

    You chuffed me up! Merci!

  • @babs77  Feb 22

    I like your comment on the Quilting Bee piece so much! I shared it with the band. Can we use it as our lead quote? 😮

  • @blainev83  Feb 21

    Thank you so much for all the kind words! Very much appreciated.

  • @misterd Feb 9

    Hi Natalie,
    Thanks for listening to my song and the encouraging words .
    I couldn't really get started this year on time - just way too busy at work -start of term and all that etc , but i finally got it happening today and uploaded a song this arvo . Cheers

  • @scie123 Feb 2

    WEEEEEEEE. I'm feeling FAWMtastic about this year.

  • @babs77  Feb 2

    Hallloooo!!! I don't know what I'm gonna do but I'm gonna do something! Can't wait to hear you. xoxo

  • @kimbeggs  Feb 1

    Hey Nat, I am so happy to know you will be here and I can't wait to what you come up with.

  • @alg123  Feb 1

    I am heeeeeeeeeere xo

  • @elesimo  Jan 31

    Hi, Natalie! Thank you for your note on my soundboard! Happy FAWM to you too! 😀

  • @davidtaro  Jan 31

    Happy FAWM-eve, Natalie! Can’t wait to hear what you come up with this year 🙂

  • @tiller2  Jan 31

    Great pic, Natalie! Looking forward to your new songs

  • @helene  Jan 27

    Happy Happy Day!

  • @quork  Jan 18

    Happy FAWMing, Natalie!