Anchorage Concert Association announces 13 more shows for this season
Anchorage Concert Association, the state’s largest art and entertainment broadcaster, announced 13 other shows for its 2021/2022 season programming:
New gods of Irish music LÃºnasa (December 11), global guitar phenomena International Guitar Night (January 14-15), top comedians The Second City (January 15), ukulele master Jake shimabukuro (January 29), international sensation STOMP (February 1-6), live storytellers The Moth Mainstage (February 9), Scottish folk powerhouse Talisk (February 11), acapella sensation Straight No Chaser (March 5), cabaret diva Meow meow (March 18), folk-roots duo The Small Glories (March 25), Cajun group par excellence BeauSoleil (April 2), The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein (April 26-May 1), genre change Postmodern jukebox (May 7) and best-selling author David Sedaris (May 15). All shows will take place at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.
Called “the hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet” by the Irish Times, LÃºnasa will take you on a joyful ride through the misty moors for a celebration of the winter solstice. Their intricate arrangements and unique sound have reshaped the boundaries of traditional music and energized audiences around the world. December 11, 2021, at the Atwood Concert Hall.
After consecutive sold-out shows in 2020, the fan favorite International Guitar Night resurfaces with an inspiring new cast of guitar luminaries. Now in its 22nd year, this mobile guitar festival leaves audiences around the world in awe of solos, duets and quartets that showcase the limitless virtuosity and diversity of the acoustic guitar. January 14-14, 2022, at the Discovery Theater.
For over 60 years, The second cityCutting-edge comedy has launched the generation after generation careers of the best and brightest in comedy. Now, the new generation of rising stars have stepped out of Zoom and are returning to the outside world for an evening full of live, live entertainment that Netflix cannot provide. January 15, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
Since he started playing the four-string instrument at the age of four, Jake shimabukuro has grown from a local phenomenon to a YouTube sensation to become the headliner in the world’s most prestigious venues, winning millions of admirers and inspiring a new generation of ukulele players along the way. January 29, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
The Greatest Broadway Success PUBLICATION DATE returns to Anchorage, merging high-voltage dance, music and drama into an electrifying beat. February 1-6, 2022 at the Atwood Concert Hall.
Moth they are true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth Mainstage shows are renowned for the wide variety of human experiences they present. February 9, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
In just five years, Scottish brandons Talisk have stunned audiences and critics around the world with their explosively energetic and skillfully woven sound. Talisk’s premier instrumental wizards don’t just play folk music – they take it to another realm. February 11, 2022, at the Discovery Theater.
Right no hunter is the real deal: the captivating sound of nine pure human voices coming together to create extraordinary music that moves people in a fundamental sense … and with a sense of humor. They return after a sold-out show on their first visit to Anchorage in 2017. March 5, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
Post-post-modern diva Meow meow mesmerized, inspired and terrified audiences around the world. The spectacular, surfing Empress epitomizes a new kind of 21st century cabaret – with plenty of sensational vocals, witty banter, and daring for days on end. March 18, 2022, at the ThÃ©Ã¢tre de la DÃ©couverte.
With on-stage jokes that fall somewhere between burlesque and sermon, the veteran singer-songwriter of the folk-roots duo The little glories make time disappear, the rooms shrink and the audience feels like they are on stage. March 25, 2022 at the Discovery Theater.
Beautiful sun‘S distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleans jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco and bluegrass, captivating listeners at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in Carnegie Hall. April 2, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The king and me reminds audiences why they love Broadway – a classic that attracts romance, daring musical numbers, and lavish costumes and sets. Set in 1860s Bangkok, this musical marvel tells the story of the unconventional and tumultuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher who travels to Siam to teach her children. Their conflict of wills leads to compromise – and ultimately love – through iconic moments and memorable songs like “Getting To Know You”, “Whistle a Happy Tune” and “Shall We Dance”. From April 26 to May 1, 2022, at the Atwood Concert Hall.
Postmodern jukebox, the timeless musical collective known for putting “pop music in a time machine”, is about to make the 20s roar again with the most sensational party this side of The Great Gatsby. May 7, 2022, at the Atwood Concert Hall.
David Sedaris, author of previous best-selling books “Calypso,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” and “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim” and regular contributor to National Public Radio (NPR), returns to Anchorage for just one night after release from his latest books “The Best of Me” and “A Carnival of Snackery”. With a sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Sedaris slices cultural euphemisms and political correctness, and proves that he is one of the most careful writers to address the human condition today. May 15, 2022, in the Atwood Concert Hall.
Visit ancrageconcerts.org for more information. Ticket sales dates will be announced shortly for all shows. Stay tuned.
Anchorage Concert Association is the largest art and entertainment provider in Alaska. As a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and enhance community through the performing arts, Anchorage Concert Association connects people through performance and features internationally renowned artists from across the spectrum. performing arts. Learn more about ancrageconcerts.org.
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Mitchell Hansen (he / him) Communications Manager Anchorage Concert Association
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