Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Dave Rovics to Sing Three Concerts in Alaska This Weekend. Portugal the Man Next Week

Some powerful, Portland, Oregon-based musicians are coming to Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska this week.

David Rovics, perhaps the most prolific, active and challenging politically inspired folksong singer and songwriter in America, will be back to Alaska this weekend for the first time in 12 years:

April 16-18: Alaska!

Friday, April 16th, 7 pm
Wilda Marston Theatre
Loussac Public Library
Anchorage, AK

Saturday, April 17th, 7 pm
Down East Saloon
Homer, AK

Sunday, April 18th, 3 pm
Resurrection Arts Gallery
Seward, AK

Here's Dave, singing his most recent song in Seattle last Sunday. It is about the Massey coal mine disaster:

This coming week, another Portland-based band, Portugal. the Man, will be performing Thursday, April 22nd at the Bear Tooth. They got their start in Wasilla.

I'm trying to get them to do a short acoustic set for my UAA music appreciation class this coming Tuesday. Fingers crossed.

Here they are, doing People Say:


Martha Unalaska Yard Sign said...

Oh my gosh Phil, slow down! You have too many great things to share and putting up like four posts in a few hours might just kill some of us off who trying to keep up. Whew!

Anonymous said...

Those guys are way freakin awesome, great to see local talent hit it big.

Anonymous said...

I could of sworn the Rovics thing is a fundraiser for something, c'mon help me out here......