Alaska songwriter Aurora Bowers stopped by KTOO during the Alaska Folk Festival to play a Red Carpet Concert. She performed her original song “Rattle Those Chains” as a trio, with her brother Ryan Bowers on upright bass and Alan Bent on resonator guitar. The Fairbanks fiddle player splits her time between Alaska and Mississippi, performing with Anchorage’s Hannah Yoter Band.
Created in collaboration with Justin Smith of Rusty Recordings in Gustavus, this 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 Ryan Bowers and the Brain Trust and the Hannah Yoter Band, at KTOO.org.
Governor’s team contrasts 10-year plan and alternatives, but House speaker says message is ill-timedThe plan looks at what the state would spend over the next 10 years if the Legislature adopts all of Dunleavy’s spending proposals -- and if lawmakers and Alaskans amend the state constitution to limit spending.
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