Category: Music

Seward PTA Fundraiser

Seward PTA Fundraiser

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 […]

Celtic Breton tradition arrives in Seward

Celtic Breton tradition arrives in Seward

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 […]

Mike and Raylene O'Connor toast new owners Brian and Micheley Svabik, who take over the Resurrect Coffee House & Gallery October 1st, 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

Resurrect Art turned over to new owners

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 […]

Blackwater Railroad Company performs in clown costume. Heidi Zemach photo.

An amazing weekend of fun and frivolity

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 […]

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present: Harm

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present: Harm

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 […]

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

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 […]

Live music tonight!

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 […]

Portland band Small Souls to perform September 12

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 […]

Animal Eyes to perform August 21 & 22

Animal Eyes to perform August 21 & 22

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’, […]

The Good Time Travelers perform August 9

The Good Time Travelers perform August 9

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 […]

Fysah to perform August 7 & 8

Fysah to perform August 7 & 8

  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.