Don Kerr

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Don Kerr
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Don Kerr performing with the Rheostatics at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario, 2007
Background information
Birth name Donald Kerr
Origin Canada
Genres Indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, songwriter
Instruments Drums, cello, vocals, guitar
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts Rheostatics, Ron Sexsmith, The Kelele Brothers, BidiniBand, The Dinner Is Ruined, Minotaurs, Caveboys, Communism

Don Kerr is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

He is the drummer, lead singer and front man of Toronto band Communism, founded in 2014. He was a member of Rheostatics from 1995 to May 2001. He plays in Ron Sexsmith's band, and sometimes with The Kelele Brothers. He and Sexsmith released an album together, Destination Unknown, in 2005.[1] He has also played with and mixed for The Hidden Cameras, Minotaurs, BidiniBand and Bahamas.

He attended the 2005 Juno Awards and sang a Christmas song on The Vinyl Cafe.

He and Canadian writer Claudia Dey married in 2005, and they have one son.[2] They live in Toronto, Ontario.

He formed a creative partnership with Kevin Lacroix in 2010 called Alphalpha Male.



  • The Sniffing Princess – 1999
  • Carny Soundtrack - 2008

Sexsmith & Kerr[edit]


The Hidden Cameras[edit]


  • The Land Is Wild - 2009


  • The Thing - 2010


  • Get Down Get Together - 2016


  1. ^ Levack, Chandler (September 1, 2005). "Sexsmith & Kerr", Now 25 (1). Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  2. ^ Goddard, John (September 20, 2008). "The poor man's Banff Centre: A former school on the Island serves as a unique artists' retreat at city's edge", Toronto Star. Retrieved May 11, 2010.