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Boogie tunes in Anchorage this week: Hot Dish, International Guitar Night and Clinton Fearon

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: January 15
  • Published January 15

International Guitar Night — The mobile guitar festival is returning to Anchorage after selling out last season. There will be a brand-new lineup of guitarists that highlight the diversity of the acoustic guitar, including Olli Soikkeli, Luca Sticagnoli, Antoine Boyer, Jim “Kimo” West and Cenk Erdogan. $42-$58. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Discovery Theatre, 621 West Sixth Ave., Ste. DT (

Hot Dish and HWY9 — Hot Dish is a newgrass band based in Anchorage. The addition of Dan Harter on the banjo is an extra helping of twang to their piping hot performances. HWY9 is an alt-country rock band with plentiful guest musicians and danceable music. 9 p.m. Friday, Koot’s, 2435 Spenard Road (

Femmes Love STEM — Organizers invited interested womxn to “geek out” about science, technology, engineering and math at a potluck gathering. Discuss science issues that get you excited and share new discoveries. Bring a side dish, soup will be provided. Free, $5 parking for nonmembers. Registration required. 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Eagle River Nature Center, 32750 Eagle River Road (

Bubbles and Oysters Fundraiser — Enjoy five courses of bubbles paired with five oysters and other hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Nate of Altura Bistro. Proceeds benefit ShelterBox USA. Only 100 tickets will be sold. $75. 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Altura Bistro, 4240 Old Seward Highway, Ste 20. (see Facebook for more details)

Clinton Fearon and The Boogie Brown Band will perform at the Sitzmark this week.

Clinton Fearon and The Boogie Brown Band — Jamaican-born Fearon has been a professional composer, songwriter, singer and bassist since he was a teenager. Now in his 60s, the reggae musician still tops reggae charts. $10. 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sitzmark Bar and Grill, 100 Olympic Mountain Loop, Girdwood. (