Alaska Live

Schedule varies

The Alaska Live series of live performance and conversations with visiting and local artists is made possible from a generous grant from Design Alaska and contributors like you.

Alaska Live archives are available on this page and more about Alaska Live TV and episodes can be found at http://kuac.org/kuac-tv/alaska-live-tv/

Mak Landry

Live performance and conversation with a studio audience marked this Alaska Live a special one. The Norris Bowers Band combines high-octane old time with all the drama and harmonies of bluegrass. Two Alaskan families that have been playing at the same festivals and around the same campfires for decades have gotten together to record an album "Gin Chicken" and tour the state. First stop on the Alaska Tour, KUAC's Alaska Live Archive Studio.

Bryan Andrews

The United States Air Force Band of the Pacific is stationed in Hawaii and traveled to Alaska for performances in The Interior. They sent their trio "Small Kine" to the KUAC studios for an energetic performance and stories of how they started their careers in military service.

Lori Neufeld

FLOT, Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, is trying something new this fall. It's called "FLOT After Dark" and they debut with the rock opera "Lizzie". The cast and band assembled in the KUAC studios and gave listeners a taste of the music from the show, which features the 1892 murder trial and story of Lizzie Borden.

Karen Foote

Fresh off of recording "Honest Life", Courtney Marie Andrews and Dillion Warnek are touring Alaska and beyond. Stories of the road and discovering folk music are mixed in with live performance. Courtney has an amazing voice and plays with guitar with grace and talent. She has instrumentalist Dillion Warnek beside her on stage with his guitar licks to make a very enjoy Alaska Live sessions.

Lori Neufeld

The Far North Fiddle Fest guest artists are performing in Fairbanks for several benefits and workshops both at SkiLand and Davis Concert Hall. Here is a preview of the power trio "Ten Strings and a Goat Skin" and the quartet "The Jeremy Kittel Band".

Mak Landry

Beppe Gambetta discovered American folk and bluegrass music while growing up in Genoa, Italy almost by chance through an uncle who visited New York in the 60's. Influenced by his native Italy, Gambetta melds American roots music and flat-picking prowess with original compositions and traditional music. 

High Plains Jamboree

Aug 19, 2016
Lori Neufeld

High Plains Jamboree is a newly-formed 4-member band of seasoned multi-instrumentalists out of Austin, Texas. The whole band writes songs and arranges selections tailored for their talents. Harmonies and great pickin' in the country and bluegrass tradition mark this Alaska Live session.

Lori Neufeld

Delightful performances from duos and trios of Alaska Cello Institute Summer students live in the KUAC studios. Arrangements of classical and popular selections are favored by the cello students. Listen for insights about spending time with fellow cellist on stage, in practice and in nature right here on Alaska Live.

Lori Neufeld

The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival attracts many talented guest artists and participants. Pianist Ian Scarfe was joined by chamber musicians from his workshops and lessons to share the joys of classical and chamber music.

Aaron Elterman

Jim Bell created a wealth of music for the Palace Theater and Saloon. Sarah Mitchell and Friends crowded into the KUAC studios to celebrate these clever songs. Bell's music lives on through the Palace shows and local performances. Get the back story on many of your favorites or soon-to-be favorites then hear them in performance. Like a gold nugget, these performances stand out and shine!

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