Photos: Preston Singletary’s Indigenous funk band Khu.éex’ plays Juneau

The Seattle-based Indigenous funk band Khu.éex’ played Juneau’s Centennial Hall Convention Center on Monday as part of their Alaska tour. The 11-person ensemble shared original and traditional music inspired by band founder Preston Singletary’s southeast Alaska roots. Their third album “Héen” — which translates to “water” in Tlingit — is being released this winter.

Juneau emcees Arias Hoyle and Chris Talley opened the event with their hip hop duo, performing songs “Ix̱six̱án, Ax̱ Ḵwáan (I Love You My People)” and “Zibit.”

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