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Bahamas

Afie Jurvanen isn’t from the Bahamas. He’s a Finnish-Canadian from Barrie--a working class town in rural Ontario. But his chosen epithet is fitting. Since 2009 he’s been making music under the name Bahamas--writing songs about sunsets, love affairs, and making out with crooked smiles. Through simple arrangements, he charts an escape route from the snow belt to the coral reefs.

Bahamas is a JUNO and Polaris Music Prize nominee. His latest album, Barchords, is now available.

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario
Headliner chart position: 58
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