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Hot Picks: Monday karaoke, August Burns Red, party like a G6

  • Author: Alaska Dispatch News
  • Updated: May 21
  • Published May 18

Electropop recording artist Dev broke through with the international hit "Like A G6" in 2010, followed by the singles "In the Dark" and "Bass Down Low." KFAT presents Dev and G6 Summit live at Williwaw, featuring DJ Soulman. 7 p.m. Saturday, Williwaw, 609 F St. $28-$35. (

August Burns Red

Metalcore band August Burns Red will play two all-ages shows at Anchorage Community Works as part of a tour marking the anniversary of their breakout album "Messengers." Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Anchorage Community Works, 349 E. Ship Creek Ave. $25-$30. (

Want to be a heavy-metal drummer? Matt Greiner of August Burns Red will lead a clinic, playing through some of the band's most popular songs, then breaking them down and taking questions. Costs $10. 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Anchorage Community Works.

Live Downtown: Gary Sloan & Harp Daddy & Mudd Puddle

Celebrate the longer summer days with three generations of Alaska blues musicians. Gary Sloan will be joined by Harp Daddy and his son Mudd Puddle for two shows downtown Thursday night. Catch them in Town Square and at Williwaw. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Anchorage Town Square, 544 W. Fifth Ave. ( and 9 p.m. Thursday, Williwaw, 609 F St. Free. (

Monday night karaoke

If you made it through Monday at the office you deserve a little post-work celebration. Every Monday, Mad Myrna's is hosting karaoke in the ballroom featuring Kathy Phillips. Sip on a cocktail and sing those throwback tracks. 9 p.m. Monday, Mad Myrna's, 530 E. Fifth Ave. Free. (Visit Mad Myrna's on Facebook.)

Friday Night Sip and Spin

Throw some pottery and sip some fine wine with Clay Owen Studios. The class fee includes clay, firing, glazing and trimming of the pottery by studio staff. This class will cover bowls, with more advanced classes available for plates and mugs. Noon. Friday, Clay Owen Studios, 7721 Schoon St., #2. $75. (

Beer garden party

The summer beer garden at Jack Sprat kicks off this week with Girdwood Brewing Co., the first of a monthly series featuring local craft brewers. There will also be live music from Jeremy Cerutti and Kurt Eriksson. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jack Sprat, 165 Olympic Mountain Loop. Free. (

Customers soak in the sun while dining on the deck Jack Sprat Restaurant & Bar in Girdwood. (Bill Roth / ADN archive)

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