Major Funk Live

Whitehorse's Major Funk and the Employment returns to The Royal for another big ol' funky dance party. Doors 9pm, music 10pm.

“Any Yukon music fan should be familiar with Major Funk—the raw live energy and mechanical tightness the band boasts often makes them the talking point of shows and festivals in the territory.” -Manus Hopkins, What’s Up Yukon magazine (June 2018)

"Make no mistake, Major Funk and the Employment is a big band with a big sound and big plans." -Ken Bolton (What's Up Yukon Magazine)

"Probably the most danceable band I can think of." -Angela Drainville, Atlin Arts and Music Festival Producer (Yukon News)

Major Funk and the Employment is a hard-working group of dedicated musicians whose collective ambition is to deliver high quality danceables to the people. Founded in Whitehorse in 2014 by bassist Etienne Girard, the band mixes a strong and steadfast rhythm section with a colourful collection of guitars, horns, keyboards, and passionate vocals. Characterized as “quirky but really smooth", Major Funk has gotten crowds grooving across Western Canada with their big, unique, and funky sound, creating a vibrant and rambunctious party atmosphere at every step along the way. Their live album “Hot Off The Floor” showcases their infectious live energy, eclectic style, and superb musicianship. With their first studio effort "Thoughts EP", Major Funk and the Employment continue to bring their tight, bass-driven tunes to enthusiastic audiences far and wide.


The Royal


$7 at the door before 11pm, $10 after.