On the next Hometown Alaska, we’ll welcome founder and musician Yngvil Vatn Guttu and two festival artists. Dan MacElrath of the Dan Mac Trio and John “Pypes” Teamer will tease to their ‘Wonder of Wonders’ (as in Stevie Wonder) festival event. Yngvil will bring at least one instrument to play, yes! Between their tunes we’ll talk about festival sustainability, lessons learned, the vitality of volunteers, panels for local musicians and what’s new this year, including symbiosis with the Alaska Independent Musician Initiative (AKIMI).
HOST: Kathleen McCoy
- Yngvil Vatn Guttu, Spenard Jazz Fest founder, performer
- Dan MacElrath, Dan Mac Trio, ‘Wonder of Wonders’
- John “Pypes” Teamer, ‘Wonder of Wonders’
- 11th Annual Spenard Jazz Fest website
- Spenard Jazz Fest: You’ve come a long way baby, The Anchorage Press, 5.18.2017
- Growing in all directions, Dirty Hands return with their sophomore release ‘Grow’, The Anchorage Press, 5.2.2018
- Live In-studio: The Alaska Room at Folk Alliance, KNBA, 2.16.2018
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LIVE: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.