Music Industry Contribution to state GDPStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Jobs SupportedStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Music BusinessesStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Alaskan music festivals draw crowds across the state.
Each spring and summer as the ice thaws, Alaskan music festivals draw crowds across the state to celebrate the state's diverse and vibrant cultural heritage. The Summer Meltdown festival in Anchorage features local rock, metal and hip-hop acts, while Juneau, Fairbanks and Anchorage each host an annual Folk Festival. Several internationally renowkned recording artists have emerged from the local music scene, including Jewel and Portugal. The Man.
- Portugal. The Man
Music Venues & Festivals
- Alaska Airlines Center
- Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
- Alaska Folk Festival
- Atwood Concert Hall
- Carlson Center
- Chilkoot Charlie's
- Davis Concert Hall
- Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival
- Showdown Alaska
- Sitka Summer Music Festival
- Sullivan Arena
- Williwaw Social
Major Music Conferences
- Alaska Music Summit