Peter Elkas

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Peter Elkas
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Peter Elkas performing at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, Ontario, 2007
Background information
Born (1976-07-24) July 24, 1976 (age 40)
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Pop, Rock 'n' Roll
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
Labels New Scotland Records
Associated acts Local Rabbits, Joel Plaskett, The Joel Plaskett Emergency

Peter Elkas (born July 24, 1976 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, signed to MapleMusic Recordings. He spent twelve years as part of the Montreal band Local Rabbits, with whom he started playing as a teenager.[1] He released his first solo album, Party of One, in 2004, and has opened for such artists as Ron Sexsmith, Joel Plaskett, Feist and k-os. Charlie Sexton produced Elkas' 2007 release, Wall of Fire. Along with Ian McGettigan, Elkas produced an album of all original material, 2011's Repeat Offender on New Scotland Records.


Local Rabbits[edit]

  • 1993: The Super Duper EP
  • 1994: Put on Your Snowsuit, You Are Going to Hell! (7")
  • 1995: You Can't Touch This
  • 1998: Basic Concept
  • 2001: This Is It Here We Go

Solo Albums[edit]

With Other Artists[edit]

  • 2009: Three Joel Plaskett


  1. ^ Keast, James (May 2007). "Joel Plaskett and Peter Elkas: Brothers in Arms". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2007-05-06. 

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