Afie Jurvanen (born April 28, 1981), known by his stage name Bahamas, is a Canadian musician, best known for the 2009 album Pink Strat, which was nominated for a 2010 Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year â Solo. Born in Toronto, and raised in Barrie, Ontario, he graduated from Barrie Central Collegiate Institute. Self-taught on guitar, he has worked with such musicians as Feist, Howie Beck, Jason Collett and Zeus. He is now based in Toronto. He recorded his album in a cabin in rural Ontario in 2008. His second album, Barchords, is scheduled for release February 7, 2012.