Seldovia Arts Council

The Seldovia Arts Council was proud to present the U.S. Airforce Band of the Pacific “Top Cover” August 11

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Top Cover is the popular music ensemble of The Band of the Pacific. This high-energy group performs the full spectrum of popular music including classic rock ‘n roll, country, jazz fusion, and today’s top 40 hits. Formed in 1990, Top Cover has entertained audiences throughout Alaska, Hawaii, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Yukon and British Columbia.

Their exciting school presentation, “Say No To Drugs,” drives home this important message to our youth through music. Whether it’s enhancing Air Force recruiting, fostering community relations, or bringing a “touch of home” to service members at remote sites throughout the world, Top Cover moves audiences with the driving beat of the best popular music of today and yesterday.

The band includes drummer Mike Henrie, bass player Philip Runge, keyboardist Shane Spanier, guitarist Benny Pack, vocalists Amber Grimes and Justin Allen, and audio engineer Joshua Deal.

The sun was shining for the performance  which was held  the deck of  the Alaska Tribal Cash building at 5:00 PM.  It was  a  free concert.There was a get-together at Mike Webber’s at 9 pm (after the Science Lecture) to meet the artists.
A note and pictures  from Laurel Hilts, who chaired this event!

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I had the privilege of hosting the band “Top Cover” for the Seldovia Arts Council. We were blessed with a beautiful day and it was a fantastic concert!Sadie did a dynamite job setting up the sound.Katie O’Leary and Mary Montgomery were wonderful hands in the kitchen, prepping for our big chili feed.Calem Collier and Seth O’Leary helped a bunch by carrying chairs out on to the deck.The Carluccio’s and the Stranik’s donated the rooms for our guests.Felisha Rowland, Melanie Hoard, Katie O’Leary, Sunni Hilts, Tania Spurkland and Shirley Hughes prepared the delicious food for everyone.The Seldovia Village Tribe donated the deck and all the hot dogs, plus labor for the event.And the Air Force Band of the Pacific provided the wonderful entertainment! Find them on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/USAFBandofthePacific

A special thanks to those who stuck around to help clean up!

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