Music

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
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

The rumors, it turned out, were true: Jack White was coming to Anchorage.

 

Suzanna Caldwell

The cultural explosion that is Bethel’s Cama-i Dance Festival is drawing thousands this weekend for dance and song, Native foods and family, dramatic regalia and live performances by a Yup’ik YouTube sensation.

Tara Young