Winds and strings and pianos, oh my!

...and choral groups attend classes and perform for each other over three days of musical extravagance.On Thursday night, musicians and singers mulled about in the JDHS auxiliary gym that was stacked with luggage and instrument cases, as most of the schools...
29th Annual International Folk Festival and Seventh Annual Spring Show in Skagway

...Less than a week after the last act took to the Centennial Hall stage during the 41st Annual Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau, musicians are gearing up to perform in a more intimate setting up in Skagway. The Skagway Arts Council will host the 29th Annual International...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...himself did the honors at a ceremony for musician and actor Steve Van Zandt - and often...of the legendary "Swampers" studio musicians from Muscle Shoals, said he owed his...2014 but soon resumed touring.Fellow musicians gathered in Florence, Alabama, later...
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What's happening this week

...and 9 a.m.? 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18, Little Blue -- 540 W 8th St., behind the Federal Buildin. Led by Sitka musician Ed Littlefield and his colleague Christian Fabian. For students of all ages and abilities and is limited to 15 participants...
'The mountain is massive, the mountain is mist'

...greatest extreme skier; one, a despised New York financier avoiding his notoriety in China; and the third a down-and-out LA musician.As such, "This Is How It Really Sounds" takes place, well, all over the place - from remote backcountry ski routes to...
Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 13, 2015

...Festival, and thanks and congratulations should go out to everyone who participated. We're not talking only about the musicians who put their talents on display - we're talking about the volunteers behind the scenes, the fans who made a colorful crowd...
Kindred Post to kick off Tiny Post Office Concert Series, and community gathering space, will kick off its Tiny Post Office Concert series on April 8 at 7 p.m. with local musicians Dan Kirkwood and Marian Call.The concert series aims to celebrate music, neighbors, and quality time by offering unplugged...
Alaska Folk Fest: Little poster a big deal

...calls the peripheral scene, meaning the performances by the musicians off the main stage and at crowded bars, in people's homes...layering and patterning. At a glance, it looks like three musicians jamming out on a guitar, bass and banjo. Look closer, and...
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JSO review: Jaw-dropping concert student wrote, "Roberts seemed intent on guiding the musician to draw every bit of emotion out of the instrument; and...two weeks in Juneau, he had developed a rapport with the musicians, who responded with sensitivity and precision. From the...
Folk Fest bar music, dances, workshops and other events mic for callers, food, and fun. Local attendees, please bring a dish to share with out-of-town dancers and musicians. Sponsored by Juneau Contradancers and the Alaska Folk Festival.? Annual Membership Meeting and AFF Board Member Election...


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