About the Festival


The first ever Great Alaska Music Festival will kick-off this coming summer at the Alaska State Fairgrounds over the Memorial Day weekend on Saturday & Sunday, May 26 & 27, 2018.

This inaugural music festival will feature National and Alaskan bands performing from morning through night on both days.

The Great Alaska Music Festival will have Reserved Seating, General Admission and also a Special Vip Area, complete with catered food, wine, liquor and craft beer for the Artists, Special Guests & VIPs.

The Great Alaska Music Festival will offer music fans a way to kick-off the 2018 Alaska summer season during the most favorable weather periods of the year. 


The Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer is the state’s premier outdoor music venue. Only 35 minutes from Anchorage with its own Alaska Railroad stop. It’s great accessibility, parking, camping, bathrooms, showers, vendor & RV/Motorhome hookups, is music to the ears for all festival goers, especially for first timers.

The Great Alaska Music Festival’s main venue is the Borealis Theatre, a beautiful grass bowl amphitheater where the Alaska State Fair holds all their big concerts.

Between the weather, facility and location, this is the Greatest outdoor venue in Alaska. 


Putting on the Great Alaska Music Festival are an experienced team of industry professionals who have been producing major concerts and events in Alaska since the 1970’s.

The founders of the festival are committed to making the annual Great Alaska Music Festival an important and integral part of the Alaskan music and cultural scene for many years to come. 



While info will keep being updated on both the GAMF website and Facebook page, please be sure to sign up below for updates on the music line-up as well as information on: tickets, transportation, directions, camping and hotel accommodations, Sponsorship, on-site food, beverages and vendor opportunities and all “Things You Should Know”.  

Please feel free to drop us a line (below) and also on Facebook if you have any questions about being involved as a vendor or sponsor of the Great Alaska Music Festival.


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