Fireweed Fiddle, Acoustic Americana Music You Can Dance To!
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.
Ever wondered what is the difference between a gig and a reel? Find out the answer to that and many more questions about the Seamus Egan Project right here. They played heart-wrenching originals and toe-tapping traditionals on this Alaska Live session.
Small community centers and gathering places in Alaska are the focus of Miki Sawada's "Gather Hear Alaska" tour. Have UHaul, acoustic/electronic piano, videographer and tour dates--will travel. Pianist Sawada believes in bringing classical music to far-flung places to connect through really listening together.
The Bow Thayer Trio live performance and conversation on KUAC's Alaska Live
The Bow Thayer Trio performs originals from Bow Thayer himself. He's made a new instrument, the Bojotar, featured in the "plugged in" part of the show. Krishna Guthrie plays guitar and drums in the trio and brings a family tradition of American music to the band through the lineage of Woody Guthrie (great grandfather) and Arlo Guthrie (grandfather). Alex Abraham harmonizes on vocals and makes up the rhythm section for the trio.
Behind the scenes with FST's Summer Production "King John"
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre celebrates its 25th Anniversary with one of Shakespeare's historic plays "King John". A select scene with a few cast members was central to this performance at the KUAC studios. Listen in for a preview of the production and hear how Shakespeare is done best, live and in the voices of Fairbanks Shakespeare local company.
Live performance and conversation with the Rhythm Future Quartet in the KUAC Studios
The spirit of Gypsy Jazz is alive and well in the hands of this foursome. The Rhythm Future Quartet pays homage to Django Reinhardt with their ensemble name and musical style. Listen for standards, originals and covers all done in the style of Gypsy Jazz.
Talented Fairbanks musicians came together to hold a benefit for Meals on Wheels, a local non-profit that provides meals to in-need seniors. Pianist David Schlesinger and vocalists Sinobia Smith West, Willie Blackburn and Walter Jones pulled out all the stops for Alaska Live.
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".