Mic Check in the Morning: Alec Lytle & Them Rounders

Mic Check in the Morning: Alec Lytle & Them Rounders

Alec Lytle & Them Rounders bring Nor-Cal indie-folk to Alaska, for a 10-day, 10-show tour.

Mic Check in the Morning: Hurricane Dave's 'Don't Touch My PFD'

Mic Check in the Morning: Hurricane Dave's 'Don't Touch My PFD'

Hurricane Dave joined KTVA's Daybreak July 5 to perform his song "Don't Touch My PFD" for Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Fire

Mic Check in the Morning: The Fire

The Fire was invited by the Alaska Scottish Club to perform at the 2019 Alaska Scottish Highland Games in Palmer, Saturday, June 29. 

Mic Check in the Morning: The New Old Time Chautauqua

Mic Check in the Morning: The New Old Time Chautauqua

The New Old Time Chautauqua is touring Southcentral Alaska for the first time since the late 1990s.

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Spencer Lee

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Spencer Lee

DJ Spencer Lee spins on Daybreak's Mic Check in the Morning — the first since KTVA returned to its home studio.

Mic Check in the Morning: KillBill Sax

Mic Check in the Morning: KillBill Sax

An Evening of Contemporary Jazz is coming to the Atwood Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center in Anchorage this week.

Mic Check in the Morning: UAA's Symphony of Sounds

Mic Check in the Morning: UAA's Symphony of Sounds

The annual concert from the University of Alaska Anchorage is a night of music that all can enjoy, no matter their taste.

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Spencer Lee

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Spencer Lee

He's referred to as "Alaska's premiere DJ", and DJ Spencer Lee continues to live up to the hype. Lee is featured on this week's Mic Check in the Morning, set to host two themed parties within five days.

Mic Check in the Morning: Mipso

Mic Check in the Morning: Mipso

Mipso comes to Koots for show benefiting Let Every Woman Know, fighting GYN cancers. It's Daybreak's Mic Check in the Morning!

Mic Check in the Morning: Lullaby Project

Mic Check in the Morning: Lullaby Project

Helping inmates connect with their children through music, the Lullaby Project takes the Daybreak stage for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Mariachi Agave Azul

Mic Check in the Morning: Mariachi Agave Azul

Mariachi band Mariachi Agave Azul is this week's featured band for Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: 'Playhouse Creatures' opens at UAA

Mic Check in the Morning: 'Playhouse Creatures' opens at UAA

UAA Arts season opens Friday, Oct. 26 with "Playhouse Creatures" at the Mainstage Theater on campus.

Mic Check in the Morning: Calina Lawrence

Mic Check in the Morning: Calina Lawrence

Singer and performer Calina Lawrence is part of a national weekly radio show produced in Anchorage called "Indigefi" and airs locally on KNBA.

Mic Check in the Morning: Harry Moore

Mic Check in the Morning: Harry Moore

He was born in Dillingham and grew up setnetting in Bristol Bay. Harry Moore is a folk music artist who continues to fish every summer with his two daughters. 

Mic Check in the Morning: Cello-bration!

Mic Check in the Morning: Cello-bration!

This week, Grammy-award winning cellist Zuill Bailey and other world-class musicians will put on six concerts featuring modern and classic compositions for the Autumn and Winter Classics Series.

Mic Check in the Morning: Sua-Mailealo family

Mic Check in the Morning: Sua-Mailealo family

An Anchorage family's car tune video of them remixing the song, "Meant to Be" by Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, goes viral. The Sua-Mailealo family joined Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Lil G

Mic Check in the Morning: Lil G

George Ever Martinez III, also known as Lil G, is a fourth grader and rapper with a serious message for Alaskans: Stop the gun violence.

Mic Check in the Morning: Justin Birchell

Mic Check in the Morning: Justin Birchell

Justin Birchell is performing at the Young Alaskan Artist Award concert hosted by the Anchorage Festival Music Thursday evening.

Mic Check in the Morning: Tayy Tarantino

Mic Check in the Morning: Tayy Tarantino

Anchorage hip-hop recording artist and songwriter, Tayy Tarantino, is out with his new album, "To Live and Die in AK."

Mic Check in the Morning: Robin Sparkles

Mic Check in the Morning: Robin Sparkles

Tommie Pietsch, also known as Robin Sparkles, recently took first place at the AK 49 Karaoke Talent Competition.

Mic Check in the Morning: Wasteland Hop

Mic Check in the Morning: Wasteland Hop

Wasteland Hop is a Colorado band, who are back in Alaska as part of their Summer Tour. They're also recording their 4th album in Anchorage, but first they joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: John Cook

Mic Check in the Morning: John Cook

John Cook, a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Wasilla, joined KTVA's Daybreak on Friday for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Secondhand Feels

Mic Check in the Morning: Secondhand Feels

Secondhand Feels is an Anchorage rock band with a unique, upbeat sound.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Fire

Mic Check in the Morning: The Fire

The high energy Scottish band, "The Fire" combines world class fiddling with bagpipes, violin and guitar to deliver captivating Scottish music.

Mic Check in the Morning: Trick Pony

Mic Check in the Morning: Trick Pony

Trick Pony has been performing for country music audiences for at least 17 years. The country duo, Heidi Newfield and Keith Burns, recorded their first record in 2001.

Mic Check in the Morning: Eli-Mac

Mic Check in the Morning: Eli-Mac

Eli-Mac is an Hawaiian reggae artist making her debut appearance in Anchorage for the 3rd Annual Aloha Island Jam. She gained notoriety after coming in ninth place on the third season of American Idol in 2004.

Mic Check in the Morning: Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska

Mic Check in the Morning: Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska

Juneteenth is an annual celebration of African Americans achieving emancipation. This year's event will feature a special performance from Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska, who blend dance, drumming, and song.

Mic Check in the Morning: Spenard Jazz Fest Preview

Mic Check in the Morning: Spenard Jazz Fest Preview

Spenard Jazz Fest is an annual music and arts festival featuring artists from across the United States. Two of the performers, Dan McElrath and Pypes Teamer joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the morning: Tanana Rafters

Mic Check in the morning: Tanana Rafters

Tanana Rafters are an award-winning bluesy folk-rock band based out of Anchorage. They will be playing the Skinny Raven 12K, but first they joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

'R&B Live': All-female showcase in Anchorage

'R&B Live': All-female showcase in Anchorage

Daybreak gets a preview at what's in store for this weekend's "R&B Live".

Mic Check in the Morning: Azazus

Mic Check in the Morning: Azazus

Azazus is a gulf coast rapper, who creates melodic harmonies detailing his experiences and hardships through music.
He joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Moxie Strings

Mic Check in the Morning: The Moxie Strings

The Moxie Strings, who specialize in a feel-good blend of upbeat, Americana music took the Daybreak stage for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Jonathan Bower

Mic Check in the Morning: Jonathan Bower

Jonathan Bower returns to the Daybreak stage after three year for a Mic Check in the Morning

Mic Check in the Morning: The Jerry Wessling Band

Mic Check in the Morning: The Jerry Wessling Band

The Jerry Wessling band is a three piece ensemble from Wasilla, with a lineup of shows in Anchorage and the Valley this Spring and Summer.

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Orion

Mic Check in the Morning: DJ Orion

DJ Orion, one of Finland's busiest DJs is in town for the second annual North by North Festival in Anchorage, but first he joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Sundance

Mic Check in the Morning: Sundance

Sundance won "The Voice" in 2016, and has since been making his mark on the music industry.

Mic Check in the Morning: Becky Kotter

Mic Check in the Morning: Becky Kotter

Alaskan singer-songwriter Becky Kotter pairs unconventional guitar styling with colorful lyrics. She's doing two shows in Anchorage soon, but first she joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Huntertones

Mic Check in the Morning: The Huntertones

The Huntertones in Anchorage for one night only, but first they joined KTVA's Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Miguel and Whitney

Mic Check in the Morning: Miguel and Whitney

'Miguel and Whitney' are a duo that's been on the Anchorage scene for years. They made their debut on KTVA's Daybreak with a Mic Check in the Morning

Mic Check in the Morning: The Mother Hips

Mic Check in the Morning: The Mother Hips

The Mother Hips have been on the forefront of California's Rock and Roll scene for nearly three decades, and they're in Alaska to play three shows in Girdwood.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Quebe Sisters

Mic Check in the Morning: The Quebe Sisters

Blending retro country with Texas swing fiddling, the Quebe sisters are performing in Anchorage for one night only.

Mic Check in the Morning: Taylor Gee

Mic Check in the Morning: Taylor Gee

Taylor Gee recently won multiple honors at the Alaska Hip-Hop & R&B Awards, and she recently dropped a new album, TKOVR.

Mic Check in the Morning: A preview of 'Symphony of Sounds'

Mic Check in the Morning: A preview of 'Symphony of Sounds'

From classical to jazz to opera and musical theater, UAA's "Symphony of Sounds" showcases the next generation of musicians.

Mic Check in the Morning: Qew

Mic Check in the Morning: Qew

Rapper and lyricist Quin White stopped by Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning on Friday.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Anchorage Folk Festival

Mic Check in the Morning: The Anchorage Folk Festival

The Anchorage Folk Festival is a two week long event celebrating all things Folk Music.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Anchorage Festival of Music

Mic Check in the Morning: The Anchorage Festival of Music

The Anchorage Festival of Music is kicking off the new year, with a new show called 'Pieces of Eight...Cellos!'

Mic Check in the Morning: Naked Mabel

Mic Check in the Morning: Naked Mabel

Mixing folk and bluegrass, Naked Mabel took our stage for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Stars We Are finale

Mic Check in the Morning: The Stars We Are finale

Season two of Alaska's premiere singing competition, "The Stars We Are," has come to a close.

Mic Check in the Morning: Elvis Monroe

Mic Check in the Morning: Elvis Monroe

Our first Mic Check ever, Elvis Monroe, is back in Alaska and joining Matthew and Gunnar Nelson for a two night performance of 'Christmas with The Nelsons'.

Mic Check in the Morning: The Stars We Are Round Five

Mic Check in the Morning: The Stars We Are Round Five

Round five of The Stars We Are season 2 has wrapped up. Nine contestants are moving on, but one of the outgoing contestants, Christina Young, joined us for a Mic Check in the Morning.

Mic Check in the Morning: Ukulele Russ

Mic Check in the Morning: Ukulele Russ

He's a one-man frontier band, Ukulele Russ is back in Alaska and set to perform a series of shows in Seward over the weekend.

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