Alaska Live

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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.

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Alaska Live
4:24 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Blackwater Railroad Company

Seward-based band Blackwater Railroad Company
Makenzie Dammert

Sounds of Home is Blackwater Railroad Company's newest CD. The band shared original songs from this release and stories of living in Seward, how the band met, their commitment to passing the joys of music on to the next generation and more. Sweet harmonies and strong musicianship are the hallmarks of this 5-member band.

Alaska Live
5:25 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Harm

Harm with Lori Neufeld in the KUAC Studio


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Alaska Live
5:17 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Liam Teague

Liam Teague in the KUAC Studio
Brady Gross


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Alaska Live
4:51 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

African Guitar Summit

African Guitar Summit
John Perrault


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Alaska Live
12:28 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

TorQ Percussion Quartet

TorQ's Daniel Morphy, Jamie Drake, Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell with host Lori Neufeld

Making music with assorted percussion instruments, including 4 players on one vibraphone, kids toy bells and hand drums, is how TorQ Percussion brings vitality and joy to percussion performance and participation. Hear how this comes together plus stories from touring like having to perform a few impromptu sessions for TSA when questioned about mallets, brushes and bows in luggage.

Alaska Live
11:35 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Rachel Barton Pine

Rachel Barton Pine in the KUAC Studio
Brady Gross

Rachel Baron Pine joined Lori Neufeld in the KUAC studio for Alaska Live performing a few violin pieces and discussing her extensive career. Rachel, originally from Chicago, was in Fairbanks for just 24 hrs as the spotlight guest artist for the "Sitka Winter Classic" put on by the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra. Rachel showcased her elaborate range of music appreciation from classical violin work to her contribution towards heavy metal and modern violin compositions.

Alaska Live
3:59 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Colin McAllister

Colin McAllister in the KUAC Studio
Brady Gross

Colin McAllister, a classical guitarist, along with Morris Palter, a UAF Music Professor, joined Lori Neufeld in the KUAC studio to discuss this weekend's Northern Exposure Festival of Modern Music here at UAF. Colin is a featured musician in the festival from Colorado and he gave a sneak peak into some of the pieces he will performing. Colin shined new light onto 12th century compositions with his unique guitar manipulation and original arrangements.

Alaska Live
12:23 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre

Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre in the KUAC Studio
Brady Gross

Tom Robenolt, Allan Hayton, Kat Wodtke and Sarah Mitchell joined Lori Neufeld in the KUAC studio to discuss their partnership on events revolving around the Shakespeare Uncovered Season 2 premiere. The Fairbanks Shakespeare TheatreĀ  members talked about the challenges of translating Shakespeare's work into Gwich'in. Mitchell and Wodtke even performed a scene on air from an upcoming performance. There were a few musical performances as well, including a gorgeous Gwich'in traditional and an original by Wodtke called "Corduroy Road."

Alaska Live
4:36 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Young Fangs

Josh LaBuda from Young Fangs
Brady Gross

Young Fangs joined Lori Neufeld in the KUAC studio to discuss and play a few tracks off an upcoming untitled record. Young Fangs have been working hard on a proper debut studio album after finding success playing shows around Alaska these last few years. Their songs tend to have uplifting themes and catchy choruses that find you bobbing your head before you know it. Young Fangs were a pleasure to have here at KUAC and shared charismatic stories of the beginnings of the band and their progress since.

Alaska Live
2:08 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

The Nanook String Quartet

Rose Crelli and Annalisa Taylor, violins
Credit Annie Bartholomew

Delightful holiday music filled the KUAC Alaska Live studios from the UAF string students group, The Nanook String Quartet. Rose Crelli and Annalisa Taylor, violins; Trevor Adams, viola; Sean Braendel, cello make up this talented group of students playing favorite Christmas carols and seasonal music. They shared history and backstories for the tunes too.

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