Kim Barlow

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Kim Barlow
Born (1969-03-10) March 10, 1969 (age 48)
Montreal, Quebec
Genres folk
Occupation(s) singer-songwriter
Instruments cello, clawhammer banjo, guitar
Years active 1999–present
Labels Caribou Records, Jericho Beach
Associated acts Christine Fellows, Old Man Luedecke, Mathias Kom, Catherine MacLellan, Raghu Lokanathan
Website Kim Barlow

Kim Barlow is a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, based in Whitehorse, Yukon.


Born in Montreal, Quebec on March 10, 1969,[1] and raised in rural Nova Scotia,[2] she studied classical guitar at Florida State University before moving to the Yukon.

Music career[edit]

Kim Barlow has released three albums on the independent record label Caribou Records (Yukon) in Whitehorse and one on Jericho Beach Music out of Vancouver. Her most recent album Saplings (2010) was produced in collaboration with Jean Martin of Barnyard Records in Toronto, and Bob Hamilton at Old Crow Recording in Whitehorse.[3]

She has toured across Canada and internationally, both as a solo artist and as part of the collaborative Pan Canadian New Folk Ensemble tour with Christine Fellows and Old Man Luedecke.[4] She also frequently collaborates with Mathias Kom of The Burning Hell in the side project Spring Breakup.

Her second album, Gingerbread, was a nominee for Roots and Traditional Album of the Year (Solo) at the Juno Awards of 2003.

In 2009, she recorded a new song, "Dawson City", for CBC Radio 2's Great Canadian Song Quest.


  • Humminah (1999)
  • Gingerbread (2001)
  • Luckyburden (2004)
  • Champ (2007)
  • Saplings (2010)


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