IAMA Day At the Festival
Sat, June 27
IAMA members will receive admission to the Festival on Saturday with a valid IAMA member card. There will be a great line-up of singer-songwriters performing on stages throughout the Festival, including John Gorka on Saturday, June 27, at 9pm on the Festival Stage.
IAMA Songwriter Academy
Fri, June 26–Sat, June 27, 8AM - Library Conference Room B
The two-day IAMA Songwriter Academy will be held in the Main Library, June 26-27. Led by Kate MacLeod and renowned folk artist John Gorka, the Academy's workshops include focused training on writing lyrics, scoring vocal parts, 'open mic' sessions, dealing with issues of performance and instrumentation and promotional activities. Register at uaf.org/iama.
2015 Susanne Millsaps Singer Songwriter Showcase
Sat, June 27, 12PM - Big Mouth Stage
A carefully selected slate of the top 10 solo singer-songwriters perform original music before a jury who evaluates each contestant on songwriting, vocal, and instrumental abilities. The winner receives a composite Rainsong Guitar and will open for folk icon John Gorka that evening.