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Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers to play at Alice's

February 15th 10:00 am | Staff Report Print this article   Email this article  

Music lovers will have an opportunity to see a pair of top acts this week, thanks to the Salmonfest winter concert schedule. World's Finest and Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers are both scheduled to appear this weekend at Alice's Champagne Palace.

On Feb. 16, The World's Finest will play at Alice's, beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets will be $10 and are only available at the door.

The World's Finest, an out-of-state band, will be making its debut in both Alaska and Homer. The Portland group features a songwriting style rooted in Americana. The band banks on its ability to transcend genres.String-centric and bluegrass-inspired compositions seamlessly transition into three-dimensional psytrance, funk, and dub soundscapes, leaving an audience with a full circle experience of emotion and dance.

On Feb. 17, Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers will take Alice's stage. The band will begin at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and are available at Alice's, The Homer Bookstore, and Old Inlet Bookshop.Tickets will also available at the door for $20.

Every few years, Ray and the Wranglers make their way from Ketchikan to deliver a memorable night of music, light and wisdom. A wild bunch of artist-musicians hailing from Ketchikan, the band plays what some have described as sub-aquatic neo-folk n' fish-punk-rock. The band puts on a fun and uniquely Alaskan show, complete- with psychedelic lights.

For more information, contact Hannah at 907-435-7867 or email hannah@salmfestalaska.org.

 

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