Friday, January 19th

Spenard Roadhouse

11 PM • Late Night Jam w/ Seamus Egan Project • Free (except for what you order!) • Bring your instrument! Make a joyous noise with our guest artists. Friday Jan 19, from 11PM until LATE!


Monday, January 22nd

Bear Tooth Theatrepub

5:30 PM • Movie: Song Of Granite • $6 • With an approach that marries traditional narrative episodes with documentary footage, the film will celebrate the music Joe Heaney created while painting an unflinching portrait of Heaney, the man.

7:45 PM • Movie: Throw Down Your Heart • $6 • A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument’s origins.


Tuesday, January 23rd

Guido’s Pizza
7-10 PM • Paddleboat Jam

Van’s Dive Bar
8-12 PM • Grateful Dead Jam

Reilly’s Irish Pub
7 PM • Cheapest Key
8 PM • Naked Mabel
9 PM • Todd Grebe & Cold Country

Pubhouse @ Inlet Tower
6 PM • The Forest that Never Sleeps
7 PM • Ava Earl
8 PM • The Smokehouse Brothers

6 PM • Nuther Brothers
7 PM • Meg & Her Married Men
8 PM • The Hot Club of Nunaka


Wednesday, January 24th

Organic Oasis
6-9 PM • Singer Songwriter showcase hosted by Robin Hopper and Rick Miller

Reilly’s Irish Pub
7 PM • Rion Schmidt & Katy Rexford
8 PM • Snow Drifters
9:30 PM • Big Chimney Barn Dance

Pubhouse @ Inlet Tower
6 PM • Armin Abdihodzic
7 PM • Lou Nathanson
8 PM • John Cook

6 PM • Mountain Waxwings
7 PM • Saturday Cinders
8 PM • Tanana Rafters Trio


Friday, January 26th

Under 21 Open Mic • Middle Way Café
5:30 – 7:30 PM. Presented by the Anchorage Music Co-Op. An open-mic specifically for those under 21. Hosted by Jamie Whiteman. Bring an instrument and get some stage chops with a very friendly audience – or just come to listen and enjoy the talent! Questions? Email:

Open Mic Night • Williwaw
Doors open for sign-up 7 PM. Music 9 – 10:30 PM. Hosted by Danny Booth and Jamie Whiteman. Play 2 – 3 songs on the Williwaw stage Groups or individuals welcome. Talk to the host or fellow attendees to form an impromptu band if you need a backing band.

Spenard Roadhouse
11 PM • Late Night Jam w/ Gonzalo Bergara Quintet • Free (except for what you order!) • Bring your instrument! Make a joyous noise with our guest artists. Friday Jan 26, from 11PM until LATE!


Saturday, January 27th

Ninth Annual Banjo Contest • UAA PSB 266
12 AM • Sign-up @12 noon, Contest @ 12:30. UAA Professional Studies Building Room 266. Judges: Joel Kadarauch, Jay Marvin, Brian DeMarcus. Prizes! Banjo Jokes! How do you rate?

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