"Alaska's JoAnn & Monte" have captured the hearts and imagination of people from around the world, performing for over 500,000 people on over 1,000 stages.
Voted Alaska's #1 Entertainers, their show is the heartfelt and hilarious story of two troubadours who were captured by Alaska's wonders, fell in love with each other and the Greatland, and have shared that love with audiences ever since.
Enhanced by videos and photographs of Alaska's "scenery on steroids", JoAnn & Monte's powerful voices, soaring harmonies and vibrant lyrics bring their songs and stories of remote cabins, fishing, moose and bear tales to life.
Laugh at their hilarious take on life in Alaska, clap and sing along with their infectious tunes, and come away with the essence of what Alaska and LOVE can do for the soul.
Their story garners media attention wherever they go with press coverage and appearances on local TV and Radio stations. They have appeared on CNN, TNN, QVC and TedEx.
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Some things just get better with age: wine, cheese and "JoAnn & Monte".
For over 40 years, these troubadours have shared their music, their love for each other, and their love for Alaska with people from all over the world, performing for over 500,000 people on over 1,000 stages. They have appeared on CNN, TNN, QVC and TedX.
They have garnered praises and rave reviews (see below) from audiences and media wherever they go, all boasting about their powerful voices, soaring harmonies, vibrant lyrics and dynamic, hilarious presentations and their outstanding recordings.
Voted Alaska's #1 Entertainers, this talented duo has released 9 recordings (in the studio now with #10) of their original music, a greatest hits CD, a Christmas CD and a poetry CD. The have sung on documentaries and videos; were selected for two volumes of WAMA (Washington (DC) Area Music Association) CDs; and have performed for national commercial ads for McDonalds, Nike, Coors, Armour Bacon, The Gap and Suzuki.
You can hear JoAnn & Monte's music daily on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora and most streaming music services worldwide.
In addition to capturing the hearts of audiences at colleges, fairs, festivals, theaters, conventions and arenas, they have opened for Little River Band, Maria Mauldaur, Holly Near, Michelle Wright, Billy Dean, The Association, Chuck Berry, Chubby Checker and John Mayal.
They headlined twice at the famous Blue Bird Cafe in Nashville, appeared on TNN TV's Be A Star, and they gave a special presentation at the Washington National Capitol.
Their timeless performances are a rare chance to allow this clever, fun-loving couple to draw you in, make you feel like family, and take you on a joyous musical journey as they put their entire selves on display.
They give a gift, holding nothing back, with insightful humor and wisdom that makes the world a much better place.
You'll laugh, maybe even shed a tear, sing and clap along, and leave with a heart full of happiness.
Special things do get better with age: wine, cheese and "JoAnn & Monte".
"...everything that makes going to a live performance so wondrous: uplifting, intimate, original, heartfelt and soul-full!" Kent Byus, GM, KXDZ-FM Radio, Anchorage
"...fun, funny, relevant and entertaining for everyone regardless of age, personality and background." Julie Dodds, Vice President, Conventions Sales, Visit Anchorage
"...bonding with their audiences with both their music and their talent for storytelling...educational and entertaining, funny and thought provoking...audience on the edge of their seats...with excitement and enthusiasm. They have the ability to inspire people!" Jaqueline Day, Director of Sales, HURTIGRUTEN
"...are Alaska's favorite songbirds." Jay Hammond, ALASKA GOVERNOR
"...give outstanding concert. ..they exuded vibrancy..everyone was on their feet, jubilant." Anchorage Daily News
"...they have an endless supply of energy." Alaska Airlines In-flight Magazine.
"...very talented exuding charm and soul." Songwriters of Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance With Somebody and How Will I Know, Shannon Rubicam/George Merrill "Boy Meets Girl"
"..great hit, the students were buzzing about it for days." Coordinator, Student Activities, Central Texas College
"..number one acoustic music attraction." Entertainment Dir, Grand Central Station, Anchorage
"...dynamite act! We love them!" Steve Forman, Percussionist, Loggins & Messina Band
"...musical ability ranks them at the top of their profession." General Manager, Alaska State Fair Association
"...listeners across the nation would be enriched and entertained." NPR KSKA Operations Director
"...emotional depth from which they sing...quality of their songwriting." Anchorage Daily News
"...what a blend of voices." Coordinator, Student Activities, Alvin College
"...Los Angeles music industry heavies raved." Anchorage Daily News
CHOICES YOU CAN ENJOY
JoAnn & Monte Concerts - Custom Songs - Keynote Speaker Concerts
"Alaska's JoAnn & Monte:
A Lovable, Laughable Musical Journey to the 49th State"
1979 One Step Forward
1981 Inside and Out
1983 Lucky Number Three
1990 Almost 4 Nothing
1992 Heart To Heart
1992 Through The Years
1993 Alaska, Where We Live
1995 Allee All In Free
1996 Meet Robert Service
1998 An Alaskan Christmas
2002 North Shack Tracks
2009 Leftover Love Songs
2019 Let Love Lead (coming)
3 direct boxes
2 vocal microphones
2 boom stands
2 stools (preferably counter height)
Projector (preferable overhead or rear projection)
JoAnn Molloy or Monte Davis