2016-2017 Season

Blues Cruise Saturday, September 10, 7-9PM

Valdez Arts Council fundraiser cruise aboard Stan Stephens M/V Valdez Spirit while cruising Prince William Sound Port of Valdez. Enjoy incredible scenery, wildlife, appetizers, desserts, and cash bar while listening to live music.

Chris Proctor www.chrisproctor.com Saturday, September 17th, 8pm

His guitar playing is “breathtaking, haunting and rich”. An acclaimed composer of original music and wonderful arranger for the 6 and 12 string guitar. His compositions and arrangements shine with folk, jazz, pop, classical and ethnic influences.

Women of the World www.womenoftheworldmusic.com Sunday, October 16th, 7pm

An ensemble of musicians from different corners of the globe. “We celebrate the beauty of diversity. We sing for not just tolerance, but wisdom, respect and joy.”

Cherish the Ladies www.cherishtheladies.com Wednesday, December 7th, 7pm

Traditional Irish Music. This band has performed thousands of concerts over 30 years. These ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing.

Community Christmas Program Saturday, December 17, 4PM

Come see your friends and neighbors perform holiday inspired songs, dance, poetry, and more! This event is “FREE”; however, a donation of canned goods for the Valdez Food Bank is encouraged.

Versa Style Dance www.versastyledance.com Sunday, January 22nd, 7pm

A dance ensemble that consists of young, committed and conscientious artists representing the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles. Creating highly energetic work that fuses dance with various Hip Hop styles.

Rhythm Future Quartet www.rhythmfuturequartet.com Monday, April 3rd, 7pm

This acoustic jazz ensemble keeps the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding today’s musical universe.

Shane Koyczan www.shanekoyczan.com Monday, April 24th, 7pm

Internationally renowned spoken word artist, poet and author. He has received five star reviews for his performances around the world. He shines a light into the bleak world behind some of the most incomprehensible acts in our culture, and also shows the healing power of love.

VAC Annual Picnic Tuesday, May 30th, 6-8PM

Join us for the annual picnic (location TBA). Please bring a dish to share, an acoustic instrument to play, or come and learn how you can become more involved in the Arts Council.

Thank you Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

City of Valdez

United Way of Valdez

Providence Health & Services

Gold Sponsors

Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

Stan Stephens Cruises


Valdez Copper Basin Insurance

Mountain Sky Hotel

Valdez U-drive

Silver Sponsors

A Rogue’s Garden

Alaska Tanker Comany

Captain Joes Gas

Currant Ridge Cabins McCarthy Dean & Tina Blood

Ernesto’s Taqueria

Fat Mermaid

First National Bank Alaska

Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1971

The Harbor Landing General Store

Harris Sand and Gravel

KCHU radio

KVAK radio

Northwind Gifts and Flowers

Peter Pan Seafoods

Petro Star

Prospector Outfitters

South Central Hardware

Totem Inn

Valdez Construction Co

Valdez Office Supply

Vertical Solutions Helicopters