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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Eel House

Apr 29, 2013
Robin Wood

From hard-driving to slow-lilting ballads, Eel House puts their stamp on every song. Eric Barker - keyboard and vocals, Chazz Gist - electric bass, Susie Hallinan - fiddle and viola, Alisa Williams - drums, and Margaret Ransdell-Green - vocals and percussion, give this dance band their unique sound. Animals, not just eels, seem to play a huge part in the naming and story lines for Eel House.


Emma Hill writes songs that tell stories of Alaskans and beyond. Bryan Daste is Emma's one-man-back-up band, on pedal steel, banjo and vocals seamlessly interwoven into the fabric of Emma's songs. This duo travels relentlessly and has the chops to show for it.


Robin Wood

  

West Valley's orchestra and concert band were invited to play at Carnegie Hall, in New York City, winter   2013. Some of these students are also going to All State Music Competition, spring 2013. Hear about their trip to New York City, listen to recordings from Carnegie Hall stage, and polished pieces ready for competition performed live by: Meryem Kugzruk, flute, Hayden Fisk, trumpet, and Vanessa Wetterhall, flute.

Clinton Fearon

Mar 8, 2013
Robin Wood

Jamaican Reggae artist Clinton Fearon joins Alaska Live host Lori Neufeld for a conversation about hope & music with the message of a better tomrrow. Fearon shares stories of his youth including making his own guitar out of a cedar tree & getting to see The Skatalites in Kingston, Jamaica. Good vibes abound with Clinton Fearon.


The Young Dubliners

Feb 27, 2013
Robin Wood

The Young Dubliners made their debut on Alaska Live with an energetic acoustic set and stories of worldwide travels. Percussionist Dave Ingraham used what he learned from watching an Elvis video and used a guitar case as his drum. This band loves coming up to Alaska and hopefully this will not be the first and last time at the KUAC studios.


Robin Wood

Conversation, both about the music and making music, took center stage with Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser & cellist extraordinaire Natalie Haas. This duo keeps the tradition of Scottish & Celtic music fresh & alive with their arrangements, compositions & interpretations. Share in the joy during this Alaska Live.

Robin Wood

Danceable, mesmerizing & driving tunes are the signature of Nor'easter. Fairbanks-born & raised, Max Newman formed this Boston-based band with fiddler Cedar Stanistreet & Julie Vallimont on keyboards & accordion. Find out how contra dance & English dance music is done right and make some room to dance up a storm to this Alaska Live with Nor'easter.

Robin Wood

Tony Furtado & Peter Mulvey shared the studio & made it sound like they've been playing together for years. The truth came out, they're on the first leg of their tour together & are just that good at what they do. Hear stories come to life in songs & conversation with Furtado & Mulvey in the studio with KUAC's Alaska Live host Lori Neufeld. 

Seamus Kennedy

Jan 19, 2013

Irish musician & entertainer is at home with traditional tunes as well as on his own. During the Alaska Live session, Kennedy ranged from the touching & tear jerking to the tongue-twister & sing-a-long songs with ease. You can sing along too when you listen in!


"On Thin Ice" is the 9th Army Band's Rock combo. They went all acoustic for this performance and featured their soulful singers, new shiny acoustic guitars and percussion instrument, the cajon. All most all the service members are home for the holidays this year and the band talked about what an honor it is to play each one of them back in the troop return ceremonies. Listen to holiday favorites and a few pop tunes thrown in to truly feature the talent of their female vocalists.


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