Live After Five Summer Concert Series

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Come enjoy the Alaskan summer at our annual Summer Concert Series: Live After Five, right in the heart of downtown in Town Square Park!

Every Thursday night, 5:30-7:30pm and sponsored by Alaska Airlines and KTVA 11, this fun, annual, free event features good eats, a beer & wine garden, prizes and live music from local & out-of-state artists! The 2019 season runs from June 6th to August 8th. (*There will be NO concert on July 4th*) This season’s beer garden is sponsored by Humpy’s Great Alaska Alehouse and K&L Distributors featuring new beers and wine every week in the beer garden. Humpy’s will also be selling delicious eats and classic Alaskan food at each concert! 

Come to a Live After Five concert, take a survey at the Anchorage Downtown Partnership Survey Station powered by GCI Alaska, and get entered to win 2 round trip tickets on Alaska Airlines. *You must be present to win.* The survey winner will be drawn at the last concert on August 8th!

Bring your shades and join us in town square every Thursday evening from 5:30-7:30 for Live After Five!


June 6 – Nothin But Trouble

Nothin’ But trouble has been a solid cover band in the Anchorage live music scene since the summer of 2013. This tightly coordinated and energetic band brings a variety of genres to the stage from rock n’ roll to country to blues to classic rock, NBT has you covered! All their covers you will know and love to sing along and dance to! Be ready to be blown away by the lead vocalist, Megan Killoran. She is a powerhouse singer and takes pride in bringing you the songs the way you like them! Behind her is a group of 3 extremely talented players with Jeff Flannery on lead guitar and vocals, David Nathanson on bass and vocals and Steve Thomas on the drums. Come see what they are all about. You wont be disappointed!

June 13 – 9th Army Rock Band

The 9th Army “Kodiak Rock Band” is comprised of soldiers who serve U.S. Army Alaska by providing music through the full spectrum of military operations.  Our goal is to instill in our soldiers the will to fight and win, foster the support of our citizens, and promote our national interests at home and abroad. The Kodiaks Rock Band is made up of soldier musicians that have passed a highly selective audition process.  The band’s high energy rock show features music from the Billboard Top 100 and R&B classics.  Each year they travel across the State of Alaska representing U.S Army.

June 20 – H3

H3 is a Polynesian Reggae band based in Anchorage, Alaska. H3 signifies the three-part harmonies sung by the three original band members–Tau Vaaia Fakaoti, Shaun Pacarro, and George Noga. H3 also refers to the highway in Hawaii (Interstate H-3). 

June 27 – Super Frequency

With 3 lead singer/songwriters Super Frequency possesses a very eclectic, diverse sound that spans the musical spectrum from rock and funk to reggae, jazz and Latin and just about everything in between. All the members of Super Frequency play/have played in many other well-established bands. Super Frequency is a collaborative band where everyone works to help better each other at their craft and bring each other’s musical ideas into reality.

July 11 – Max Mackey Band

A born and raised Alaskan is coming back home after 20 years to play in his home town of Anchorage. Max Mackey Band is a 5-person Genuine Americana Rock jam band from Fort Collins, Colorado playing their own rock and roll tunes. The group sings harmonious tunes with hints of indie rock, mountain music and 70’s rock.

July 18 – Woodrow

Woodrow is a high-energy Rock-n-Roll band that blends Blues, Country, and Soul music. For over 10 years they have been getting audiences all over Alaska movin’ & groovin’. Woodrow started out as a duo project put together by brothers Jared Woods, on vocals and guitar, and Christian Woods, on bass. These lifelong Alaskan musicians are now joined by Robb Rood on drums who has been dubbed “the happiest drummer on earth,” and a Strat playing sweetheart from San Antonio, named Lisa Ballard. Woodrow has logged many miles traveling throughout Alaska, bringing their music to crowds from Juneau to Fairbanks, and everywhere in between. The Anchorage based band is known for their well-crafted songs, and for their high-energy and engaging live show. The bands influence draws from the last 70 years of Rock-n-Roll, Country, Blues, and Soul music. Woodrow performs original songs as well as cover songs by the artists that influenced them. Bands like: The Allman Brothers Band, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Otis Redding, and The Rolling Stones. Woodrow has opened for many national acts including: AWOLNATION, The Donnas, Third Eye Blind, 311, and Xavier Rudd.

“Known for their “don’t let up-’til-the-lights-go-out” sensibilities on stage, Woodrow offers a lot of variety for their listeners…”
-Anchorage Press

July 25 – Hannah Yoter Band

Hannah Yoter is well versed in the language of acoustic music. From an early age her world was filled with songs and stories that spanned generations and genres of folk music. Hannah has assembled a band and refined her sound that sits right in the middle of Americana roots and classic country. Hannah and her band have traveled all over the state for numerous performances and opened for acts such as Lonestar, Ha Ha Tonka, Pretty Gritty and The California Honeydrops.

August 1 – Blackwater Railroad Company

Alaska’s biggest folk rock band and 2018 Live After Five crowd favorite, Blackwater Railroad Company is back again for Live After Five to get everybody dancing.

Like good moonshine, this folk-rock group was formed in the small town of Seward in 2012, and consistently delivers warm, cheery evenings. The music can be defined in many ways, but the overarching themes include folk, bluegrass, rhythm and blues and country songwriters from the late 60s and 70s.

August 8 – I like Robots

I  LIKE ROBOTS FIRST RULE is if you LOVE the 80s – go see I Like Robots! Playing genre’s and hits from the 80’s, I like robots will bring a ton of synthetic sounds creating a dance party you won’t want to miss!

Another free downtown community event brought to you by Anchorage Downtown Partnership, made possible by KTVA Channel 11, iHeart Radio, Alaska Airlines, and GCI Alaska