New Album Coming soon!

March 2019 Release

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 folk, country, blues, and bluegrass with them, they've traveled all over the last frontier and beyond, riling crowds of dancers. Their debut album, All My Fault, was released in July, 2017.


NEWS: The Rafters just finished recording a new album in fall of 2018, set to be released in March of 2019. Watch for updates about their US east coast tour in May 2019! Florida to Maine.



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! 

Videography by Rick Rysso, live audio by Michael Faubion

-The Cellar- Red Carpet Session Juneau, AK 2018

 -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! 

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March 23 -La Potato- Anchorage

March 30 -Alice’s Champagne Palace- Homer

April 5 -Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse- Anchorage

April 6 -The Yukon Bar- Seward

April 12-14 - To be announced- Juneau

April 19 -The Marlin- Fairbanks

April 20 -The Fairview- Talkeetna

Tip to Top Tour 2019

(Florida - Maine) May 1st - 20th

Route to be announced soon.

Stay tuned…


A few tracks...

by Tanana Rafters

Here’s some tracks from our first album, and a track from our soon to be released second album.

Album #1: All My Fault -July 2017

Album #2: Bend -March 2019

Anchorage Folk Festival 2018


The Tanana Rafters performance at the 29th annual Anchorage Folk Festival at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium located on campus of UAA on January 18, 2018. Playing three original songs: Valdez Love Song, Gone Out Walkin, and The Yukon. Featuring Jamie Whiteman, Matt Faubion, Bruno Zinno, Harrison Jennings, and Duane Black


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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

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