Dave Powers

Co-Host of Dead or Alive
Music
11:22 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Live on KNBA: Big Fat Buddah

Big Fat Buddah

Dead or Alive - Live music from the Grateful Dead and Beyond.  A Volunteer produced program heard Tuesday nights 8:00pm - 10:00pm on member supported 90.3 KNBA, Where Music Matters.

Hosts Miles and Dave invited the Alaskan band Big Fat Buddah for a live In-Studio session on May 6, 2014.

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Dead or Alive

Miles Pruner, together with partner Dave Powers, saw the need for a radio show in Alaska that plays nothing but live recordings of many musical groups that have a strong following in this part of the world, but was just not getting the airplay they felt those bands deserved.

Miles Pruner is a long time fan of live music and has been a contributor to public radio somewhere in America since 1980 when he joined local Tampa, FL station WMNF 88.5FM.  Dead or Alive is his first foray into radio as a DJ but is has been a long time dream to host a radio show.  He first came to Alaska in June of 1997 and lives in the mountains of Eagle River with his wife, Dana, and two daughters, Dylan and Willa, who have all helped with the show.