Loren Dixon

KNBA Director of Programming / Host of Afternoon Music Show

Loren’s been on the Radio in Anchorage for  29 years.  Since the mid 80's he's worked with local stations of varying formats including KWHL, KFQD, KKLV, KRUA and KMXS. His passion for Music and the 'Triple-A' radio format began in the early 90’s which led to him to help establish the format for KNBA when the station signed on in 1996. When not on the radio hosting a music show and interviewing local and national music acts, you’ll find him taking advantage of the Alaskan outdoors while living in the quiet, but bear filled hillside valley of his hometown Anchorage.


1:17 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

AK Rebel selected for the 2015 KNBA Alaska Native Artist/Band Spotlight

AK Rebel; Samuel Johns


KNBA began the Alaska Native Artist Spotlight to reach out to musicians, bands and artists in the effort to bring more Native voices to the airwaves.  We wanted to shine a brighter light by choosing a specific artist to showcase. So we asked for music… and the response was fantastic!

Annually we’ll be selecting an artist or band, from submitted entries, to be spotlighted on 90.3 FM. We'll record an artist/band profile; we'll share the artists/bands music as part of the On-Air playlist and we'll invite the artist/band for a Live In-Studio session on the radio. 

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6:57 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Live In-Studio: Gordie Tentrees

Gordie Tentrees
Credit thethornburytheatre.com

Friday February 6, 2015.

Our neighbor from the Yukon, Gordie Tentrees, joined me live on the radio to share some music and conversation. He's playing Anchorage, Talkeetna and Palmer February 6 - 8th along with locals Melissa Mitchell and Spiff. 

Artist and Tour information Here!


Hey folks, hope your well, thanks to global warming we are having record warm temperatures in the north. Feel free to come visit, the cold frigid air has left us.

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7:02 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Live In-Studio with Melissa & Spiff

  Friday January 30, 2015.  The Alaska Music Spotlight had a visit from Melissa Mitchell and Spiff for some conversation and live music.  

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12:11 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

KNBA Alaska Native Band/Artist Search

Credit www.npr.org/music


Thank you for all the great songs submitted to KNBA!  We look forward to showcasing music and Native voices on KNBA.


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11:42 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Alaskan Music Spotlight: Michael Howard

produced by James Glaves (Anchorage, AK) and Jacob Winik (San Francisco, CA)
Credit Album Art - Kori Blakely

  Friday December 12, 2014 Michael Howard came to the KNBA Studios to share music and conversation about his new CD.  The Martyr and the Magician is expected to be available to the public in mid January. You can connect here with the video for the single, Tiny Birch Basket.  Michael Howard grew up in Alaska and the new album is his first, full production, studio album. For more on the artist, please visit his home page!

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