Fairbanks Concert Association

Artists Stage Intervention, "Die-In"

Jul 9, 2019
Robyne

Alaska artists are staging a week of protest events around the state. Today (Wednesday) a coalition of artists are draping works in downtown Fairbanks in black funeral cloth. They say they are grieving the loss of state funding for the Alaska State Council on the Arts. On Tuesday (Yesterday) the group draped large works at the west end of Fairbanks. 


Lori Neufeld

Improvosation is highlighted by all the groups here for Fairbanks Concert Association's FEBfest. Sirius Quartet started off Alaska Live with an arrangement of Elenor Rigby and shared original compositions too. SEVEN)SUNS rocked hard with their brand of neo-classical and heavy metal string quartet music. Silverman/Futureman rounded out the session with truly one-of-a-kind electric violin and drumitar improvised tunes. Find some time and some space for innovation and inspiration from these talented folks.

Hot Club Of Cowtown

Jan 18, 2019

Get a preview of Across the Great Divide tour and songs from Hot Club of Cowtown's latest release "Crossing the Great Divide". Plenty of vintage jazz and western swing in this session along their takes on The Band songs that are on the EP and part of the tour. Find out how Elana ended up studying North Indian Classical music during college in India, and how seriously Whit took practicing jazz guitar early in life and Jake's love of all things upright bass here on this episode of Alaska Live.

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Army veteran Stephan Wolfert will present “Cry Havoc,” the story of his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder during performances and workshops that begin tonight at Fort Greely and continue into the weekend in Fairbanks. Wolfert’s a classically trained actor who says he found relief from PTSD on stage, especially when performing Shakespeare.


Rhythm Future Quartet

Mar 31, 2017
Jerry Swanson

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. 

African Guitar Summit

Mar 13, 2015
John Perrault


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.

KUAC's Susie Hackett talks to Brian Cook and Michael Toomey from Split Knuckles Theatre company. Their production of "Endurance" is this weekend, November 21 and 22. Hear a conversation about the work and imagination it takes to combine the story of the great explorer Ernest Shackleton's challenges and the Wall Street economic crisis of 2008 into one production.

Fairbanks Concert Association

The Fairbanks Concert Association launched its new season Friday in Fairbanks, and then took the show on the road to two outlying communities. The concert association depends on dedicated volunteers in those communities to help make their outreach concerts possible in Delta Junction and Healy.