As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join in on the festivities. These events are an ideal […]
The group posing with their Fancy Puffins! Chinooks held its first Sip & Paint event this past weekend and it couldn’t have been a better turn out! These events are an ideal way to “let loose” and break up those long weeks during the winter. “It gives us something to look forward to”, said one participant. “We had a BLAST”, […]
Tracy Grammer will perform Saturday, December 12 at Zudy’s beginning at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets in advance for $15 or $20 at the door.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Music will find a way, despite the lack of a Seward Schools music teacher. When students arrived at school this fall, they soon discovered that there was no music teacher. The district had been unable to find a music teacher during the summer to replace Katrina Nore, who had resigned after a year in the position. […]
It’s that time of year again! The PTA Wreath Fundraiser is now online! Visit www.sewardakpta.com to place your order! You can pay online using paypal or send in a check after you place your order. If you would rather not hassle with the website, print the 2015 Wreath Order Form, fill it out and send it in. Orders due by November 15 […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward schoolchildren in kindergarten through high school watched the Breton Pipers & Drums of Bagad from New York perform at the high school gym last Thursday. It was a marvelously uplifting, earsplittingly loud performance, and after a community potluck and public performance attended by about another 30 people that night, the group headed to […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN- After 13 ½ years of operating Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward, Raylene and Michael O’ Connor are pulling up stakes and selling their business to a younger couple, Micheley and Brian Svabik, who take over the business October 1st. The O’Connors had purchased the old 1916-constructed church building (where local Methodist and Lutheran congregations […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A wooden painted cutout giraffe seated on an actual bicycle, mounted on a tightrope hung from tall rafters near the stage where more than 200 music and dance performances took place in front of a scary, grinning old fashioned clown face. Sheets painted like old circus billboards, added to the colorful festivities as did […]
Break out the lederhosen and dust off your stein, Oktoberfest is happening in Seward this year. Join The Cookery and friends on Friday Oktober 2, from 5-9 pm in downtown Seward. Schnitzel, brats, beer, and more, will be available. Polka band “The Polka Buzz” will be in town for some fall festive music and good times. Their first set kicks off at […]
Harm will be closing Saturday night from midnight until 1:30 am. Harm is an Fairbanks ensemble that defies the bounds of typical genre standards. Blending psych-folk and hip-hop with classical themes the experimental chamber group defies your notions of musical normativity. Here is a great article about them from the Anchorage Press, and here is a video of their song Between a […]
Tomodachi Daiko Drummers will play the Seward Music and Arts Festival from 5 – 5:45 pm this Saturday, September 26th. This group is so fun to watch live, I definitely recommend them! Here is a video of them drumming at the State Fair. Tomodachi Daiko, Inc., (TDI) was founded in the summer of 2000. Sachiko Kono and Miyuki Imai were encouraged […]
Hailing from Fort Collins, Wasteland Hop plays a unique brand of Folk/Rock/Hip-Hop. The Coloradoan calls them “a striking back-and-forth between soulful lead vocalist Steph Jay and MC Mickey Kenny.” Wasteland Hop has played with Flobots, Air Dubai, Zion I, Talib Kweli, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Wasteland Hop will close this Friday night at the Seward Music & Arts Festival, […]
Live Music Thursday Sept. 10th 7p.m. Resurrect Art Caleb Lange and Josh Miller www.caleblangemusic.com/music Caleb is originally from Atlanta, GA but after ten years of being a nomad, traveling to 47 states and all over the world home is simply wherever he lays his head at night. Caleb is a musician, non-profiteer, advocate, speaker, sushi chef, fire performer, carnie, and […]
Ladybird Booking will present Small Souls to Alaska early this September. Small Souls formed in Portland, Oregon, in 2011 when Brian Rozendal teamed up with Bryan Daste (Emma Hill, Scotland Barr & the Slow Drags) to transform a few folk songs into expansive, haunting, lyrical soundscapes. The result was their digital EP, You Can Feel the Devil’s Heart, released in February 2012. […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward residents came well represented at the Alaska State Fair. Lucy Hankins entered the youth fiddle contest and won 1st place in the Youth 12 and Under division, and was 2nd runner up in the Grand Championship Round that consisted of the top two fiddlers from each division. Her prize was $100. Way to […]
It’s been said that he is “…in the same league with John Fahey, Leo Kottke, Doc Watson and John Renbourn.” According to the Chicago Tribune “…D’Agostino plays steel-string guitar with virtuosity and complexity…Influences are as far-flung as the flamenco work of Paco de Lucia and the pop sensibility of the Beatles, evident in the songs he’s written, which brim with […]
Matt Hopper and the Roman Candles will be performing at the Yukon Bar on August 30 beginning at 9PM. For more information about Matt Hopper, please visit his website at http://www.matthopper.com/.
Animal Eyes is a psychedelic rock band whose members all grew up in Alaska playing music, and are now based in Portland, OR. The music of Animal Eyes is characterized by big grooves, layers of vocal melodies, and shimmering, interlocking guitar lines. They just released a new track, ‘Mushroom Hunter’, which is the first single from their upcoming album ‘Where […]
“Raw energy and passion is the fuel behind the driving sound of Liam Kyle Cahill. There are few acoustic artists who can hold a candle to his powerful performances, contained within it whip-smart lyrics and earnest guitar chops. His musical musings are as diverse as his worldly experiences. This young troubadour’s adventurous spirit has carried him all over the US, […]
Press Release – Tickets available now for musical round trip from Anchorage to Seward, Sept. 19-20 ANCHORAGE, ALASKA –Saturday, Sept. 19, the Alaska Railroad Blues Train will depart from the Historic Anchorage Depot and make its way south along beautiful Turnagain Arm before chugging through the Chugach National Forest to the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward. Live music from […]
A high voice, smoky and soulful; a low voice, rich with bravado. Pete Kartsounes and Michael Kirkpatrick come together as The Good Time Travelers. United by a passion for performing, this songwriting and pickin’ duo presents original songs about ‘the journey.’ It’s a simple endeavor: a guitar, a mandolin and two microphones-traveling light, this band fills up your heart, but […]
An American Soul Singer/Songwriter and Guitarist from Seattle, WA, Fysah will be performing at the Yukon Bar on August 7 & 8 beginning at 9PM to start her Alaskan Black Country Tour. For more information about Fysah, please visit www.fysah.com.