Beyond Bluegrass

It’s easy to imagine the Punch Brothers as a rock band. I mean, what’s rock and who cares, but I’m talking about materials: electric guitars and digital distortion and drums, rather than the untreated sounds of mandolin, fiddle, banjo, acoustic guitar and double bass. In rock, though, the last refinement …Read More

Posted by —July 20th, 2010

Disc Golf – It’s in the Air!

Alyeska crews have completed a 9 target disc golf course laid out in the vicinity of the Hotel Alyeska. This is a wide open big-mountain alpine disc golf course with tee to target distances ranging from 300 to 360 feet. The course begins behind the base of Chair 7 (by …Read More

Posted by —July 19th, 2010

Pickin' Strings over Solstice Weekend

Alyeska is getting ramped up for the first annual Fiddlehead Folk Festival! Come help us make this a great success so that we can keep up great folk, country and bluegrass alive and kickin’ in Southcentral. The grounds are looking great, fingers are crossed for some decent weather. The Greencards and Great …Read More

Posted by —June 18th, 2010

Alyeska Summer Camp – Day One

Coach Tim Durtschi recaps Day One of Alyeska Summer Camp: Camp is looking real good up here at Alyeska Resort. On our first day we skied around and helped out the diggers with ideas on how the park should be set up. There are currently 3 rail gardens, 2 jump lines …Read More

Posted by —June 7th, 2010

What is Americana?

Great American Taxi decided that on their way from Telluride and on their way to the High Sierra Music Festival, that a stop in Alaska was a must. They are bringing to Southcentral a taste of their uninhibited sound, something they call “Americana”—a swinging concoction of swampy blues, progressive bluegrass, funky …Read More

Posted by —June 5th, 2010