The Whiskey Jerks

Radio Station: Saskatoon
Folk / Alternative / Rock,jazz

The Whiskey Jerks came together when Gillian Snider, who no longer wanted to drink alone, felt it was time to expand upon her one woman accordiana show. After convincing the talented Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (upright bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar) and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join her on her misadventure, The Whiskey Jerks soon began to create their own distinct niche, blending klezmer, country-blues, gypsy-punk, rock
and jazz with clever lyrics, stories, and an honest prairie sound.
Playing venues and festivals from Vancouver to Ottawa, along with regular rotation on CBC, CKUA, CFCR and numerous other community radio stations across Canada, The Whiskey Jerks’ sound is rife with originality, sweet vocal blends, and a distinct whiskey-soaked