The four-piece Fairbanks band Ryan Bowers and the Brain Trust performed their song “Hard to Come Down,” at KTOO during this year’s Alaska Folk Festival. Co-written by bass player and vocalist Ryan Bowers and Alaska songwriter Emily Anderson, the ensemble featured Alan Bent on resonator guitar, Aurora Bowers on fiddle, and Bryan Strong on acoustic guitar. This year Bowers released his the debut album ‘Sweet Calamity‘ recorded at 10th Planet Recording Studio in Fairbanks.
Created in collaboration with Justin Smith of Rusty Recordings in Gustavus, the video is part of our Red Carpet Concert series, an ongoing music video project by KTOO Public Media. Watch this video and other Red Carpet Concerts including past artists like The Bowties.
- Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle were caught off guard when Anchorage Republican Rep. Joshua Revak posted a two-minute video of the oath on social media.
- Alaskans who received permanent fund dividends in 2016 — and who still live in the state — would receive the back payment for 2016 this year.
- The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development announced Tuesday that it will recognize the UAA students who meet licensure requirements during the 2019 spring and summer semesters.
- It was spurred by Interior's decision last week to bring in 40 employees to work on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's national offshore oil leasing plan. That plan, as initially drafted, would open up far more of Alaska's federal waters to oil development.