Comedy-folk duo Garfunkel and Oates will perform at Wendy Williamson Auditorium in Anchorage next month, presented by the UAA Concert Board.


Mike Dunham
The car wreck, a head-on collision with a semi, left Timothy Showalter shaken but with a bold new urgency in his most recent album, “HEAL,” in 2014. Showalter envisioned the album echoing the anthemic stadium rock of the 1970s and '80s, complete with honest, unambiguous lyrics.Chris Bieri
Slow Magic is known as a master of the "glo-fi" genre, creating mysterious and mellow soundscapes with a crisp, frosty edge. He'll perform an all-ages show Friday at The Fiesta Room in Anchorage. Katie Medred
African Guitar Summit has seven upcoming tour stops in Alaska, including a two-night stand at the Discovery Theatre in Anchorage on March 6-7.Chris Bieri
The anti-Pebble mine Renewable Resources Coalition says it will no longer present the popular three-day Salmonstock music festival but a Homer-based group is ready to take over.Mike Dunham
Charles Bradley exploded onto the scene five years ago as a funk-soul throwback. His break came after nearly 50 years of dogged commitment, including stints as the James Brown impersonator "Black Velvet." Chris Bieri
The State Fair has announced the first five acts coming up for the 2015 Alaska State Fair. So far there's a lot of country, a little rock 'n' roll and some classic rock, too.  Victoria Barber
A UAA writing professor will pick up the John Burroughs award for nature writing in ceremonies next month, and a West High student repeats as the state poetry champ.Mike Dunham
VPA's "South Pacific" sells out and ASO prepares to wrap up its season with "Ode to Joy."Mike Dunham
Tlingit carver Wayne Price has begun restoring the historic "Big Dipper" totem in Juneau; UAF theater founder Lee Salisbury has died in Washington.Mike Dunham