Iron And Wine set to play Anchorage

Posted by Victoria Barber on February 7, 2014 

Sam Beam aka Iron And Wine

UAA CONCERT BOARD

Dreamy bearded folksinger Sam Beam (aka Iron And Wine) will perform at the Egan Center March 28, announced the UAA Concert Board.

Iron And Wine first broke out in 2002 “The Creek Drank the Cradle.” Since then he has epitomized a certain kind of wistful, folk/Americana sound. On the Billboard top 200 charts, “The Shepard’s Dog” peaked at 24, 2011’s “Kiss Each Other Clean” peaked at 2, and 2013’s “Ghost on Ghost” peaked at 26. In addition to the major festival circuit, Iron & Wine been a guest performer on Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and other late night shows.

“In an effort not to play the sad strummer covering the Postal Service for the rest of his life, Beam has spent the last decade engaged in an arms race with himself,” observes Stephen Deusner of Pitchfork Magazine, observing a broadening artistic range in Beam’s sound.

Tickets are $25 advance/$30 door for UAA students and $35 advance/$40 door for general public. Tickets become available Friday February 14 at www.ticketmaster.com. Student tickets are only available at the UAA Student Union Information Desk, limit 2. Must be a UAA student taking 3 credits or more at Goose Lake Campus to use student discount tickets.

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