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artist Idlers

St. John's, NL, CANADA
Reggae, Ska

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biographical info

Idlers are full tilt-energy. Part dance, part world music and truly indie, Idlers have defined their presence on stage and in the studio through overflowing energy and social-consciousness. Idlers show is a genre-bending musical carnival, moving from town to town, bringing joy to crowds’ feet.

Keep Out is Idlers’ second studio project. Recorded with Darryl Jenifer in New York, it gave the band a chance to draw on their founding as a roots-reggae group. The result is a “hard-hitting” collection of 11 songs, ideal for parties, backyard margaritas, BBQ’s, road trips, and clubs the world over. You can hear, and of course, buy, both Keep Out and their debut release Corner at

Oodles of sweat-fuelled shows, long nights of rehearsal and an amazing team of performers, writers and arrangers have led Idlers to bring home numerous awards and accolades from across the country. Four years running, Idlers are the “Best Band to Dance To” on St. John’s famed George St.

Idlers will be driving across the country again from February to April this winter. Over 60 days of dancing with friends throughout Canada is an exciting prospect. Idlers have prepared a whole new show for this tour.

“Training for this tour is all about refining our presentation. The show that we're taking on the road is groovier, harder hitting and more engaging than anything we've presented in the past,” says sax player Chris Harnett.

Stay tuned to for the soon to be released tour dates. They’re coming to your town!


Mark Wilson Vocals/Trumpet
Chris Harnett Tenor Saxophone
John Duff Trombone
Susan Evoy Alto Saxophone
Aneirin Thomas Bass
Luke Power Keys
Chris Power Drums
Curtis Andrews Percussion
Brad Power Guitar
Erin Best Vocals


Bob Marley
Dennis Brown
The Skatalites
The Specials
The Clash
Harry Hibbs
Joe Strummer
Talking Heads
The Gladiators
June, 2013
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Keep Out
December, 2009
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December, 2007
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Idlers at Mile One Stadium 8:03

Idlers at Mile One Stadium

A compilation of clips from a recent performance at Mile One Stadium in St. John's

One Future 3:17

One Future

Directed and produced by Elsa Morena

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