Anchorage Press's Top Pick of the Week:
JC Superstar One Man Show

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By Matt Caprioli

Jesus will be in town for one night and one night only. Accompanied by a bass and mandolin, Philadelphia-based musician EJ Simpson is set to perform a one-man version of the rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar this Saturday at the Tap Root...

Music Co-op Fundraiser:
JC Superstar One Man Show

At Tap Root Public House
3300 Spenard Road, Anchorage
Two Shows: Early Show @7pm/Late Show @ 10pm
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JC Superstar Poster-Homer EJ Simpson performs his unique solo version of the groundbreaking rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The show rocks the entire sacred, sordid, rockin' tale from Overture to Messy Death. Twenty One songs. That's every bloody song on the original the album release plus a few verses taken from the movie in its entirety by one stealth performer. 1.09 MB

What Is The Music Co-op?

The Anchorage Music Co-Op is a collective of independent musicians trying to provide new opportunities for local musicians at each level of experience.

What's New for 2014
The Under 21 Open Mic moves to 5:30-7:30pm and starts back up this month.
  • Under 21 Open Mic: Monthly on the last Friday of the month at the Middle Way Cafe. Open mic goes from 5:30-7:30pm (ish). Show up or sign up in advance by emailing us at
The Anchorage Music Co-op has listened to your feedback and is working on getting some of these ideas off the ground.
  • Anchorage Music Co-op is looking for new Playlists of local music for KONR. If you have a playlist of music, email us and we can make sure it hits the airwaves!
  • Meet for Drinks this summer add a music component so folks can take turns playing songs.
  • We are meeting with other organizations to coordinate better. There's a lot of good juju happening right now. Stay tuned for more developments.
If you're interested in doing an Artist Showcase at the Quonset hut, you must volunteer for at least one other show. Email us if you're interested.

Who Helps Make These Shows Happen?


KNBA (90.3 FM) has interviewed Anchorage Music Co-op artists before every show helping to get the word out about these new unique performances. Please check out their programming and community support at:

KONR (106.1 LP) has tirelessly worked to capture and broadcast Anchorage Music Co-op live shows on the radio. KONR has generously uploaded Anchorage Music Co-op members songs for regular rotation. Please tune your radio to 106.1 and visit their website at:

Spenard Farmers Market has generously helped the Music Co-op fund a PA for our performances. This PA is shared by the Anchorage Music Co-op, The Spenard Farmers Market and Spenard Jazz Fest. The Farmers Market has music every Saturday from 10am-2pm starting 5/18/13 through 9/28/13. Don't miss Anchorage's BEST Farmers market.

Anchorage Folk Festival has included Anchorage Music Co-op for the second year in their programming. Please check out the Folk Week schedule at:
The Anchorage Music Co-op would like to thank our AMAZING sponsors without which we would never get off the ground.

Fiori D'Italia  generously shares their space with the Anchorage Music Co-op and has been a long time supporter of local music.

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