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Jazz up your week with these events: Chicago the Musical, EVAN GIIA, Doo Wop Project

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: 3 days ago
  • Published 4 days ago

Chicago the Musical – The longest running American musical in Broadway history is coming to Anchorage. Whether you know every word to “Cell Block Tango” or you’ve never seen a musical before, the sequined glitz and ferocious kicks of this six-time Tony Award winning musical have razzle dazzled thousands. $50-$83. Tuesday-Sunday Feb. 18-23, Atwood Concert Hall, 621 W. Sixth Ave. (anchorageconcerts.org)

EVAN GIIA – The classically trained, chart-topping pop songstress EVAN GIIA’s music has been streamed by millions. See her hit releases such as “Heat of the Moment,” “WESTWORLD,” and her latest single “I DON’T LIKE UR FRIENDS” live at Williwaw Social. $20-$75. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, 609 F St. (williwawsocial.com)

The Hannah Yoter Band – This all-ages show celebrates the release of The Hannah Yoter Band’s new album of original country, folk, bluegrass and Americana-inspired music. $10-$15. 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Charlou, 3300 Spenard Road. (brownpapertickets.com)

The Doo Wop Project – The stars of the hit Broadway musicals “Jersey Boys” and “Motown” will put a “DooWopified” spin on songs by artists like Amy Winehouse and Maroon 5 with a mix of traditional bops from groups such as the Flamingos and Smokey Robinson. $34-$68. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Atwood Concert Hall, 621 W. Sixth Ave. (centertix.com)

Hussy Hicks – Salmon Fest favorites, the Australian guitar duo will be performing at The Writer’s Block. The all-female band’s music ranges from blues to surf to soul. $17. 7 p.m. Monday, 3956 Spenard Road. (brownpapertickets.com)

Baroque Cello – Acclaimed cellist John Lutterman will explore the range of the cello, from dark and sonorous to bright and expressive. $10-$20. 4 p.m. Sunday, Recital Hall, 3700 Alumni Loop. (artsuaa.com)

Snowball 80s Neon Party – I Like Robots will be performing live 80s throwback tunes. There will be a silent auction and a costume contest. Bring your sweethearts and buddies or make new ones on the dance floor. $35. 7-11 p.m. Friday, 49th State Brewing Co. 717 W. Third Ave. (alaskaavalanche.org)


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