Bahamas

Afie Jurvanen, also known by his stage name Bahamas, is a Canadian musician based in Toronto. Self-taught on guitar, he has worked with such musicians as Feist, Howie Beck, Jason Collett, Amy Millan, The Stills, Great Lake Swimmers, and Zeus.

His debut solo album, “Pink Strat”, was nominated for a 2010 Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year. The album was also nominated for the 2010 Polaris Prize for Best Canadian Album of the Year. Based on the strength of “Pink Strat”, Bahamas has toured with such bands as Wilco, Elvis Costello, Calexico, The Weakerthans, and Sam Roberts. His second album,“Barchords”, was released on February 7, 2012.