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Alaska Folk Festival (44th Annual)
Juneau, Alaska

Norris Bowers Band will all be in Juneau this week for the Alaska Folk Festival. We'll be closing out the festival on Sunday April 15, about 10pm after the last act on the main stage. Come join us for some old time fun and dancing at the Alaskan Hotel!

Fall 2017 Alaska Tour

  • Seward

    Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30pm

    Resurrect Art Coffeehouse Gallery

  • Sutton

    Thursday, October 12 at 7:00pm

    Sutton Library Community Concert Series

  • Talkeetna

    Friday, October 13 at 9:00pm

    The Fairview Inn

  • Anchorage

    Saturday, October 14 at 9:00pm

    Van’s Dive Bar

  • Anchorage

    Sunday, October 15 at 4:00pm

    House concert*

  • Fairbanks

    Thursday, October 19 at 9:00pm

    The Marlin

  • Ester

    Friday, October 20 at 9:00pm

    Square Dance

  • Fairbanks

    Sunday, October 22 at 3:00pm

    House concert*

Alaska Folk Festival (43rd Annual)
Juneau, Alaska

  • Red Dog Saloon

    Friday, April 7 at 10pm

    Double bill with the Hannah Yoter Band

  • Centennial Hall Main Stage

    Saturday, April 8 at 9:45pm

  • Alaskan Hotel & Bar

    Sunday, April 7 at 10pm

    Show starts after the closing acts at Centennial Hall

2016 Alaska Tour

  • KUAC-FM: Alaska Live with Lori Neufeld

    Thursday, November 3 at 10pm

    Live studio audience, broadcast live on radio, recorded for later broadcast on KUAC - TV.

  • Fairbanks

    Friday, November 4 at 10pm

    The Marlin

  • Talkeetna

    Sunday, November 6 at 9pm

    Fairview Inn

  • Indian (mile 103, Seward Highway)

    Monday, November 7

    Brown Bear Lodge

  • Seward

    Tuesday, November 8 at 8pm

    Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery

  • Palmer

    Wednesday, November 9 at 8pm

    Fishhook Bar

  • Anchorage

    Thursday, November 10, 7pm–10:30pm

    Anchorage Community Works

    Stand and Rock fundraiser concert for the Standing Rock Sioux. Other bands include: The Good Time Guardians, Jared Woods, Pamyua, and the Melissa Mitchell Band.

  • Anchorage

    Friday, November 11 at 10pm


    At around 11pm, we plan to do a few square dances with caller Brian DeMarcus

  • Homer

    Saturday, November 12 at 10pm

    Kharacters Alaskan Bar

We will be joined on this tour by guitarist Mike Mickelson, another former member (along with Jason Norris) of the nationally-acclaimed band, Bearfoot. Gigs are still being arranged for Palmer, Girdwood, Seward, Anchorage, and/or Homer between November 7-12. Stay tuned!

Anchorage Folk Festival

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Friday, January 29th

    Wendy Williamson Auditorium, University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Palmer, Alaska

    Saturday, June 13th at 10:30pm

    Mad Hatter Pizza Pub Festival

    9351 Palmer Fishook Road, 907-746-2480

    Immediately following Todd Grebe and Cold Country

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Wednesday, June 10th at 9:00pm

    Taproot Public House

    3300 Spenard Ave., 907-345-0282

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Wednesday, May 6th at 10:30pm

    Taproot Public House

    3300 Spenard Ave., 907-345-0282

Alaska Folk Festival (41st Annual)

  • Juneau, Alaska

    April 10, 2015, 7:45 (Friday night)

    The Norris Bowers band will be performing on the main stage, Centennial Hall, right before Alaskan bluegrass icon, Carl Hoffman, and two bands before Eli West and friends. We'll all be in Juneau thursday through sunday doing the usual jamming and rabble rousing. Once again, John Hatton will have our CDs and stickers for sale at his concession table. Hope to see y'all there!

CD Release Tour (January 2015)

  • Portland, Oregon — Portland Old Time Music Gathering

    January 14-18

    We'll all be there, jamming and general rabble-rousing. Our new CD, Gin Chicken, will be for sale at John Hatton's CD and instrument concession at the main venue.

  • Portland, Oregon

    Saturday, Jan 17, 6-8pm (happy hour)

    Landmark Saloon

    4847 SE Division St, 503-894-8132.

  • Portland, Oregon (with Jack Dwyer)

    Sunday, January 18, 12pm - 3pm.

    Laurel Thirst Public House

    2958 NE Gilson St, 503-232-1504

  • Anchorage, Alaska — Anchorage Folk Festival

    Friday, January 23, 8:30pm

    Wendy Williamson Auditorium,
    University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Talkeetna, Alaska

    Thursday, January 29, 9pm

    Fairview Inn

    101 Main St, 907-733-2423

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Friday, January 30, 9pm

    The Marlin

    3412 College Rd, 907-479-4646

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Saturday, January 31, 7:30pm

    The Round House: back to where it all began,
    where Gin Chicken was born!

    Bring potluck snacks/deserts if so inclined!

    Suggested $15 donation at the door. All contributions go to the musicians.

    RSVP so we know how many to plan for

    Eldorado Drive. Call 907-978-1980 or email for details