Put on your party clothes and get ready to dance in the last of the Midnight Sun up at Skeetawk! Matanuska Thunder Fest will be featuring The California Honeydrops, The Super Saturated Sugar Strings, and to close out the night with an after party set from DJ Maxwell. Mark your calendars for August 2nd at 6pm! There also will be a beer garden fundraiser for Skeetawk sponsored by the Alaskan Brewing Company! This is the best way to help support your local ski hill and enjoys a delicious brew.
The Honeydrops have stayed true to their organic street-level feel from all of the time they put in, in an Oakland subway station out of California in their early days. With Wierzynski’s vocals, Johnny Bones on tenor sax and clarinet, Lorenzo Loera on keyboards, Beau Bradbury on bass they put out a powerful full-band sound that features extensive off-stage jamming and crowd interaction..Check out more information on the band and a sample of music from their website: www.cahoneydrops.com
The Super Saturated Sugar Strings have a powerful and funky take on modern Americana and is full of dense instrumental arrangements andshout to the rafter vocals. Their music is full of strings, horns and more ,all with an energetic charm that has created fans from all across the states. A homegrown Alaskan band that you don’t want to miss out on! Check out more information on them at their website: www.supersaturatedsugarstrings.com