In the quaint yet strikingly-beautiful community of Halibut Cove, Alaska (which is located across the bay from Homer in Kachemak Bay State Park) you can relax under a canopy on the deck and enjoy gourmet, healthy cuisine while you listen to performances from the floating amphitheater. If you’ve never been-to or heard-of Halibut Cove, please let us embellish a little on our extreme love and obsession for this place. Halibut Cove is a little jewel tucked away in Alaska’s first state park, Kachemak Bay State Park. The park area is a total of 400,000 acres of mountains, glaciers, forests, coastline and ocean. Visitors frequently observe sea otters, harbor seals, porpoise, and a variety of whale species. Aside from the wildlife, to-die-for views and endless outdoor activities, we always find ourselves most impressed with the residents of this great community. The laid-back vibe of the locals mixed with the friendly, warm, and genuinely inviting hospitality gives the community of Halibut Cove a 5 Star (+++) for us every time!
So if you aren’t already totally and completely convinced that making the trek to experience Halibut Cove Live 2014 is an absolute MUST, let us give you all of the details to kick your 2014 “Alaska’s Playground” bucket list dreams into reality overdrive.
Halibut Cove Live presents three live music events this summer at Quiet Place Lodge. Below we will explain to you a little bit about just how fun, special, and truly awesome each of these great performers are in their own brilliant and unique ways.
Saturday, July 12th (3 pm to 7:30 pm) – Todd Grebe and Cold Country
Cold Country started in Alaska with the idea to play original honkytonk roots music that ranges from bluegrass to blues and beyond. Todd Grebe and Cold Country now reside in Nashville,TN, but continue to play venues in Alaska. The band features the red hot fiddle action of Angela Oudean, the raging mandolin prowess of David long, the rock steady all night long bass thumping of Mike Bub, and the rowdy vocal stylings of Todd Grebe.
Gourmet Dining Special Feature:
Guest Chef: Executive Chef Jason Porter of Alyeska Resort’s Seven Glaciers Restaurant.
Menu: View the menu here!
Read more about guest Chef Jason Porter
Saturday, July 26th (3 pm to 7:30 pm) – Dan Mac Band, featuring Brad Shermock, lead trumpet for the Doc Severinson Band and John “Pypes” Teamer
Sunday, July 27th (3 pm to 7:30 pm) – Dan Mac Band, featuring Brad Shermock, lead trumpet for the Doc Severinson Band and John “Pypes” Teamer
The Dan Mac Band will bring their hi-energy Alaska Jazz to Halibut Cove again this summer! This year’s band will feature Brad Shermock, lead trumpet for the Doc Severinsen Big Band. Last year’s featured performer, vocalist John “Pypes” Teamer will also be returning with this year’s band. Musical director and keyboardist Dan McElrath will anchor the rhythm section with Cameron Cartland on drums, Dirk Westfall on bass, and the new energy of saxophonist Nelson Felix Jr.
Gourmet Dining Special Feature:
Guest Chef: Maura Brenin, Executive Chef of Maura’s Cafe and Fine Catering in Homer, Alaska.
Read more about guest Chef Maura Brenin.
Intrigued with Anticipation? Yeah, we are too! So let’s take the next step together…
Tickets are on sale now! Tickets for each event are $170 per person and include round-trip transportation from Homer to Quiet Place Lodge in Halibut Cove. Proceeds from these events benefit the Homer Foundation. On top of being really, really excited about attending Halibut Cove Live for all of the reasons we’ve listed above, what feels the very best is knowing that all of the proceeds are going to a foundation that prides itself on “connecting generosity to community need.” In fact, their mission statement is “to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the greater Homer area by promoting philanthropic and charitable activities.” Giving back to something so great all the while being given the gift of all the amazing treats that Halibut Cove Live offers is truly the definition of a WIN/WIN!