The Java Jam announces the coming of a rare listening treat for area citizens. The Alaska String Band, a five piece ball of ice and fire from Juneau, Alaska will perform Friday, January 20, 6 pm at Milam Street Coffee. Everyone is invited to attend. See www.milamstcoffee.com and click on Java Jam for directions and details on the monthly popular event sponsored by the Monterey Square Downtown Merchants.
The Alaska String Band consists of 5 members of the Zahasky Family. They play Bluegrass, Old Time, Gospel, Swing, Dawg, Blues, Celtic and original tunes utilizing guitar, banjo, mandolin, twin fiddles, bass and voice. The spirit of Alaskan artistic lifestyles, culture and traditions lend excitement and a dramatic flair to their shows. For more information on the group see www.alaskastringband.net