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.
Press Release – Emma Hill is celebrating ten years of playing live this fall. She and longtime musical partner, Bryan Daste, are releasing a special album of stories and songs written in each year between 2005 and 2015. The album, “Ten Years,” was recorded live at The Magic Closet in Portland, OR to capture the intimate sound that Hill […]
With a new album, BOOM STOMP KING, out on July 17th, and a stop in between Salmonfest and a performance in Anchorage, the Strangled Darlings will be performing in Seward on August 1 & 2. The Portland based duo has been compared to David Byrne and Tom Waits performing as a folk duo, but may listeners say they hear similarities with Modest […]
Press Release – John Craigie, the nomadic singer-songwriter who has spent the past decade continuously touring the U.S., will be returning to Resurrect Art on Tuesday July 28th. This will be his 3rd time gracing the stage of this lovely venue. A singer, songwriter and storyteller, he stays true to the essence of folk music, and the traditions of the […]
The Hannah Yoter Band will perform at the Resurrect Art Coffee House on July 18 beginning at 7PM. For more information, please visit Hannah Yoter’s website at http://www.hannahyoter.com/
Mark your calendar now for an evening of virtuoso acoustic guitar! Master fingerstyle guitarist Peppino D’Agostino will be in Seward for an evening show at 7 pm August 28 at the K.M Rae Building. Peppino D’Agostino emerged on the musical scene in the late 1980’s and helped redefine the boundaries of the acoustic guitar. His virtuosic technique, penchant for open […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The heart of downtown Seward has been filled with 55 excited, energetic youngsters learning and playing bluegrass music and square dancing for the fifth straight summer this week, July 6-10th. Children between 5 and 16 attended the Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids, run by Kate Hamre, a talented bluegrass musician and elementary schoolteacher from […]
Bands Around Town What’s “Busking?” It’s a colorful term for playing music on the street for money. This Thursday, July 9th, between 3-4 pm, the Seward Bluegrass Camp for Kids participants will be showcasing their band’s talents throughout downtown Seward. Come see their nine bands sing and play, and throw a few dollars their way. The money will go toward […]
J Wagner is a songwriter from Austin,Texas who spends the majority of his time writing songs and the performing throughout the U.S. and abroad to perform them. Raised in the deserts of New Mexico and a frequent performer in that area, Wagner often draws his lyrics from this desert landscape. His song “If I Go, I’m Goin, has been covered by the country […]
WEDNESDAY July 8th 7 pm at the Resurrect Art Coffee House Adults $10 Seniors and kids $5 Bringing real depth and formidable talent, this group draws influences from all the greats–from Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs to modern groups like Uncle Earl and Crooked Still. The Railsplitters are nothing if not enthusiastically bluegrass and contagiously so, with rapid tempos, […]
For more information about Ukulele Russ, please visit his website at http://www.ukuleleruss.com/.
Gary ‘Alaska’ Sloan along with his guitarist friend, Jim Lasiter, will perform at 9:30pm on June 21 for Father’s Day at the Yukon Bar. To learn more about Gary ‘Alaska’ Sloan, visit the Delta Boogie website: http://deltaboogie.com/deltamusicians/sloang/ Demo disc: not for sale. Donations accepted for manufacturing costs. Gary “Alaska” Sloan: lead vocal, harmonica, guitar on 12 1) 2/1966 Outlaws LTD […]
10 String Symphony (2 five-string fiddles) Saturday June 13th at 7 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House $10 at the door 10 String Symphony is a duo that evokes a bygone gathering–a pair of performers who would be at home playing at a barnyard dance celebrating a successful harvest. Both are five-string fiddle players that have taken that fundamental expression and […]
Growing up in Alaska, the Animal Eyes guys spent many dark hours holed up inside, so maybe it’s only natural that they recently disappeared into their basement to spend the winter building a home studio and recording themselves making weird noises and exploring their own kind of rock and roll. Now they’re coming out of hibernation, and they’ve brought a […]
The Road To Vans Warped Tour concert is coming back to Anchorage, Alaska on June 17, 2015 so mark your calendars! The show will be in Sullivan Arena parking lot. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster Outlets and online at http://bit.ly/1H82PBX. Tickets are $40 till May1st, $49 May 1st till June 16th, day of the show $59. National Bands […]
“The Dirty Hands” live at Resurrect Art Coffee House Sunday May 24th at 7:00 p.m. $10 at the door The Dirty Hands describe themselves as “displaced Georgians, mostly” adding that their sound is influenced by “yesterday and days before it.” To the layman, however, The Dirty Hands could easily be lumped in the Alt-Country genre whilst teetering on a Tom Waitsian abyss. […]
Seward residents Katy Larkin, Tyson Davis, Andy Zamarripa, Noah Hull Diamond and Isaac London, known affectionately as Blackwater Railroad Company, are set to undertake their first state-wide tour in support of the new album, Sound of Home. The new album was a labor of love featuring ten original songs like the band’s first single: Kids at Play. You can listen […]