Jimmy Rankin, centre, has a laugh with his bandmates between songs during his concert at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre, Oct. 20. Rankin played to a full and enthusiastic crowd a number of tunes from his catalogue and promoted his latest solo album Moving East – an East-coast, folk record.

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Jimmy Rankin, centre, has a laugh with his bandmates between songs during his concert at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre, Oct. 20. Rankin played to a full and enthusiastic crowd a number of tunes from his catalogue and promoted his latest solo album Moving East – an East-coast, folk record. Rankin will complete a five date tour on Monday night in Hay River after travelling through the Northwest Territories for much of the month.

Rankin will complete a five date tour on Monday night in Hay River after having travelled throughout the Northwest Territories in October.

Unlike the last time he was in town, there was no opening act but Rankin invited local musician Thelma Cheechoo to close out the night with one song.

Watch for Wednesday’s Yellowknifer for more photos and coverage.

Simon Whitehouse

Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. Simon obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa.. Simon can be reached at (867)...

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