Being A Beginner—or—The Path To Rock God Status—or—Are We There Yet?

Every soul with a pulse at some point in life has sung along to that one… ok, maybe not with KISS. But who hasn't been inspired when they hear their favorite tunes on the radio or when they see a musician dazzle an audience? Humans are universally mesmerized by the power of music and by performers who catch our ear. Once bitten by the bug, some are ready to launch their own musical pursuits, having dreams of the day they too can begin “dazzling” audiences! You become inspired, and inspiration is key to lighting the fire! You can no longer deny the groove in your soul; you have the determination and desire to be the next Adele, Slash, or Lindsey Sterling!

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Local Music: Will Johnson and Chill Factor

Will Johnson has wanted to play music and perform since he watched Amadeus in second grade. Over the years, that desire to play music and perform has led him to become a well-known figure here in Eagle River and throughout Alaska as both a solo musician and as the front man for a band called “Chill Factor.” The band has performed at events like the Governor’s Ball this past year and at an annual party hosted by Martin Buser, a champion Iditarod musher. At first, though, he wanted to play the violin.

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Homecoming at Local Boys and Girls Club for Punk Rock Band

They got their start in the teen room at the Eagle River Boys and Girls Club. On Fri, Oct. 28, the four rockers that make up Noise Brigade come back

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