Mojave (band)

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Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Acoustic
Alternative country
Years active 2006-present
Labels Black Canvas Records
Associated acts Damsel Fly, Latitude
Members Lisa Jarvis, Paul Jarvis

Mojave is an acoustic and folk band fronted by Canadian singer-songwriters Lisa Jarvis and Paul Jarvis accompanied by a varying number of musicians, started in 2007.


The name Mojave comes from the band's deep commitment to the environment,[1][2] and specifically to the Mojave Desert in California.

In 2009 they were voted one of Vancouver's best independent bands by The Georgia Straight.[3] Billboard magazine has called Mojave "Promising newcomers".[4]

Stories (2007)[edit]

Their first studio album - released Aug 30, 2007. Recorded and produced by Tim Neuhaus.[5] They are also featured on 1% For The Planet's "The Music, Vol. 1" Compilation CD, along with Jack Johnson, Josh Ritter, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and many others - which hit the No. 1 spot on Amazon's MP3 Bestseller list.[6]

Crows Funeral (2009)[edit]

Their second studio album - released May 30, 2009. Recorded Michael Chambers, produced by Dan Achen.[7] To promote the album, they went on a cross-Canada tour from August 2009 to September 2009.[8][9]

Rainy Ghost (2013)[edit]

Their third studio album - released Aug 6, 2013. Recorded Geoff Johnson, mixed by Mario Loubert and mastered by Dave Chick. 100% of album sales are being donated to animal charities.

Band members[edit]


Studio albums[edit]

Date of
Title Label
2007 Stories Black Canvas Records
2009 Crows Funeral Black Canvas Records
2013 Rainy Ghost Black Canvas Records


Awards and nominations[edit]

2009 Georgia Straight[edit]


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