Loren Dixon

Director of Programming & Operations - KNBA

Loren’s been on the Radio in Anchorage for  30 years.  Since the mid 80's he's worked with Anchorage radio stations including KWHL, KFQD, KKLV, 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, he may be on a long road trip or you’ll find him hanging out at his log cabin  in the quiet, but bear filled hillside valley of his hometown Anchorage.

August 12, 2016

New Permanent Stage Completed at Fair.

Dena’ – People’s Stage dedication to be held August 27

Palmer, Alaska – After years of fundraising, planning and construction, the much-awaited Dena’ – People’s Stage is now completed at the Alaska State Fair. A dedication of the 1,000-square-foot permanent stage, located at The Gathering Place on the fairgrounds, will take place Saturday, August 27 at 1 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Alaskan's love a traveling musician. The artist who knows how to fit right in as they step into small bars, local campfires or that extra seat for a  road-trip North and South.  Tim Easton has been coming to Alaska for over 15 years and he always meets Alaskan's the organic way, with his feet on the ground. Tim wandered into the KNBA Studio's on Thursday August 11, 2016 to chat with Loren Dixon about travels, Salmonfes and his new Album "American Fork"

2016 Goldies Entry

Jul 26, 2016

Submission for Uniquely Alaska Program:  

Hailing from Fort Collins, Colorado Wasteland Hop has toured through our state many times, notably as it brings  front man Mickey Kenny back home to Alaska! The band shares thoughtful lyrics delivered with a Rap/Hip Hop energy and style as the band provides a soundscape created by electric fiddling, acoustic and electric guitars, keys and percussion all played live.

Autumn Ridley

Shyanne Beatty was at the World Eskimo Indian Olympics Thursday Evening to interview one of the record holders in the popular event the Alaska High Kick. Autumn Ridley holds World Records in three events as well as winner of the Outstanding Athlete Award for three consecutive years - and that isn't counting her wins in WEIO 2016 yet.

WEIO: Thursday's Update

Jul 21, 2016

World Eskimo Indian Olympics  continues on through Saturday the 23rd, and in this interview Native Voice One Network Manager Shyanne Beatty connects with accomplished Games veteran and Head Official for 2016 WEIO, Nichole Johnston at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.  

A new world record in Scissor Broad Jump was set by Nick Hanson of Unalakleet for 37 feet.

The World Eskimo Indian Olympics or WEIO has happens every year in Fairbanks, and this year, special to KNBA, Shyanne Beatty is reporting in each day at 10:30 during the Indigenous Music Hour.  Wednesday's report featured an interview with Kyle Worl, who went on to earn the First Place in the Kneel Jump with a 65.5 inch leap!

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Falling Tree Photography

Frank Chythlook with KNBA's Indigenous Music Hour talked with Pamyua's Stephen Blanchett and A Tribe Called Red's Ian Campeau about common themes among indigenous people and music, as well as an upcoming concert at the Williwaw and a new album  Halluci Nation in the works. 

Alaskan Music Spotlight every Friday at 5:30pm on KNBA. On the July 9th show we talked to Salmonfest Director Jim Stearns about this year's festival. (Please excuse mono, poor audio)

Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp August 28th - September 3rd.

"Acoustic Alaska is a wonderful get away to nurture my musical self.  One of the best 30 minutes of my life was sitting at the campfire on a comfortable Alaska evening in an audience of about half a dozen people as Lawrence Juber and Russ Barenberg jammed together. I was more entertained and fulfilled that evening than I ever remember being at a big concert in the city."-Nina from Golden, CO 
Class of 2007 - 2015

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