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/

Low Boy Cello Band

Jul 16, 2018

The Low Boy Cello Band is equally at home with classical standards and popular music that is adapted for a cello quartet. These young musicians show such talent!

Once & Future

Jul 16, 2018

Once and Future is guitarist and songwriter, Joshua LaBuda's latest band. Here songs from his latest project performed live in the Alaska Live studios.


FSAF Winter Gospel

Mar 1, 2018
Heather Hinzman

Uplifting and energetic music is the name of the game on this Alaska Live. Be inspired by Bobby Lewis, Eustace Johnson and Ryan Shaw, joined by the Alaskan Supremes. 

Bringing a modern sound to Norwegian traditional folk music, the guest artists shared original tunes incorporating accordion , Hardanger fiddle, guitar and voice.

The West Valley Drama Club brings to life Oscar Wilde's comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" in front of a live studio audience. 

A message of peace and harmony filled the KUAC Alaska Live studios when Ladysmith Black Mambazo sang, danced and shared stories of freedom and justice. Find out what happened in the 70's when the group kept winning competitions in their home country of South Africa. Hear in their own words what it was like to have Nelson Mandela walk on to stage and perform with them and then have them perform at his Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Moving songs and stories from Ladysmith Black Mambazo on this Alaska Live session.

Cotton Ginny

Jan 19, 2018

Local favorites Cotton Ginny shared sweet ballads and bootstompin' bluesy originals. Band leader and songwriter, Caitlin Frye put together veterans of the Fairbanks music scene; Travis Burrows on drums, George Gianakopoulos on upright bass, Jeremiah Bakken on electric guitar. Stories behind the songs and getting into music abound in this Alaska Live session.

Heather Hinzman


In this segment, members of the Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre perform in the Alaska Live Studios.  Members Lorri Heveveld, Shauna Gloria, Alvin Espejo, Birdie Wattum, Bekka Hunter, Kaitlyn Hammond, Karley Thrun, Ted Sponsel, Niko Floyd, and Sue Larsen present segments from the classic Broadway hit "Meet Me In St. Louis" directed by Mary Catherine Moroney.

Fireweed Fiddle

Sep 15, 2017
Mak Landry

Fireweed Fiddle brought originals written by band leader and fiddler, Rachel DeTemple to the KUAC studios. Marked by veterans of the Alaska music scene, wonderful female harmonies and energy to spare, Fireweed Fiddle is some of Fairbanks' Finest.

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