Music

Country music star Brad Paisley performed at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Paisley’s newest album is “Moonshine in the Trunk,” with the hit singles “River Bank” and “Perfect Storm.” Canadian country singer Brett Kissel opened for Paisley at the Alaska Airlines Center. Paisley has a second concert scheduled for Sunday at UAA.

Bob Hallinen
In a show Monday evening that marked his first (but maybe not last) trip to Alaska and was billed as the enigmatic musician’s first-ever totally acoustic performance, Jack White captivated concertgoers, many of whom waited for hours outside the Wendy Williamson Auditorium in a sopping snow earlier in the day for a chance at a precious ticket.Chris Bieri
Flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook will perform at the Atwood Concert Hall for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17. Chris Bieri
The way Josh Ritter sees it, the entire musical world is filled with folk singers.Chris Bieri
Not only did Anchorage see a solid production of Mozart’s last opera April 10-12, but Smith was also able to announce an ambitious upcoming season.Mike Dunham
“My earliest desire was to sing along with my mother,” said Grammy-winning singer songwriter Patty Griffin. “It made me feel better than anything else, to hear her sing and to sing with her.”Chris Bieri
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds have gained a reputation as a scintillating and spirited live act in their seven years since forming. The band will play Saturday at the West High auditorium in a concert to benefit Alaska Public Media.Chris Bieri
Crying babies and rude adults disrupted the audience, and maybe the musicians, at the Anchorage Symphony's performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, but a big chorus overrode the commotion and brought the work to a glorious close.Mike Dunham
Comedy-folk duo Garfunkel and Oates will perform at Wendy Williamson Auditorium in Anchorage next month, presented by the UAA Concert Board. Mike Dunham
Tickets go on sale May 1 for Garrison Keillor, Pat Benatar, Portugal. The Man and other acts added to the lineup for the Alaska State Fair.Mike Dunham