Put on your dancing shoes!

An authentic Alaska community, the surprisingly artsy, coastal town of Cordova lives and breathes fishing. Every July, through this family-friendly festival, local nonprofits and loads of volunteers come together to raise awareness of the region’s rich resources and raise funds to support art opportunities with 2 days of live music, a wild food cook-off, running events and free kids’ activities. There’s also a beer tent, artisan craft fair and lots of fun for all ages at Cordova’s beautiful Mt. Eyak Ski Area. Stay tuned for the live music line up, filled with amateur and professional acts from around the state of Alaska & beyond! This is a fundraising event for Cordova’s arts council: Cordova Arts & Pageants, which brings artists from all over the world to perform for the community of Cordova and share their art in the schools all year long.

Our Musical Guests

For over 15 years, Salmon Jam music festival has been bringing big names from all over the country into this remote Alaskan community for a weekend of dancing and fundraising. Did you know that every dollar you spend during Salmon Jam goes to help fund year-round art and cultural activities in Cordova?! That includes admission, beverages and food! You can also support ecosystem education through our silent auction, festival raffle and by becoming a SPAWNsor.

The Dan Mac Band

featuring vocalist John “Pypes” Teamer headlines Salmon Jam 2019!

This year’s headliner has done everything from original jazz, to Celtic jazz, to big band music, to classic rock, Stevie Wonder and everything in between. They are ready to  bring energy to the stage at this year’s Jam!

Music Workshops


Saturday, July 13, 3-5pm

Location TBD

Learn from professionals in the music field! Members of the Dan Mac Band will host workshops in percussion, bass, horns, keyboard and vocals. The first hour will be spent diving into a particular song and in the second hour groups will come together to jam it out! Participants will have the option to perform the piece during the Saturday evening’s line-up!


Adult Student/Senior Family
1 Night $30 $15 $75
Weekend $45 $20 $110

Past Headliners

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