We are Tanana Rafters
Based out of Anchorage, Alaska, this award winning bluesy folk-rock band has really gained ground since their formation in November of 2013. Carrying their roots in bluegrass, country, blues, and folk with them, they've traveled all over the last frontier playing shows. After opening for Kacey Musgraves at the Alaska State Fair, they announced their first tour with their debut album, "All My Fault," released Fall 2016.
NEWS: The Rafters are recording a new album in the fall 2018, set to be released Spring of 2019. National tour to be announced soon as well.
Vocals, Guitar / Jamie Whiteman
Lead guitar, harmonies / Matt Faubion
Mandolin, Fiddle / Harrison Jennings
Upright Bass, harmonies / Duane Black
Cajon, drums / Bruno Zinno
News & Updates
-Old Friend- 2018 Tiny Desk Contest Entry!
-The Sun- 2016 Tiny Desk Concert contest entry!
Featured on Mic Check in the Morning on Channel 11 KTVA on December 26th, 2016. Follow the link to watch!
2016 west coast Summer Tour
6/22 - The Central Saloon Seattle, WA 10pm
6/25 - Portland Saturday Market Portland, OR 10am
6/25 - Firkin Tavern 7pm
6/26 - Portland Farmers Market 10:30am
6/27 - The Boreal, Eugene, OR 7-10pm
6/29 - Whirled Pies Downtown, Eugene, OR 9pm
6/30 - La Baguette Cafe Ashland, OR 8pm
7/1 - Enoteca Crescent City, CA 7pm
7/2 - Port O' Pints Brewery Co. Crescent City, CA 3:15pm
7/3 - Bonehead's BBQ, San Francisco, CA 5pm
7/6 - BoHenry's Cocktail Lounge, Santa Barbara, CA 8pm
7/9 - Private House Show, Los Angeles, CA
All My Fault
4.12.2015 / Live at Alaska Folk Fest in Juneau, AK