C o n c e r t s


Here is a list of upcoming and recently played shows: 

Ben Balivet live with the Acoustic Oosik February 15, 2020, Live at Blue Fox, Anchorage, Alaska, 10-2am no cover!

Ben Balivet with the Acoustic Oosik live at Kharacters Bar, Homer, AK January 31, 2020. 10p-2am! 

Ben Balivet with the Acoustic Oosik live at Palmer Bar, Palmer, Alaska, New Years Eve Celebration, December 31, 2019- Jan 1, 2020 930p-1am! Come Ring In THE NEW YEARS!! Happy New Years!! 

Ben Balivet live at Radio Bean, Burlington, Vermont December 22, 2019 830p-930pm

Ben Balivet live with the Acoustic Oosik, October 26 ( Saturday), 2019 @ 10p til 2 am? 

Ben Balivet live with the Acoustic Oosik September 26, 2019, at Blue Fox 10-2am

Ben Balivet and the Acoustic Oosik live at Whittier Inn, Whittier, AK, September 21, 2019, 730p-1030p. No Cover

Van's Dive Bar will host Acoustic Oosik  Sept 10, 2019, Anchorage, AK

Ben Balivet with Acoustic Oosik play The Blue Fox September 7 2019, Anchorage, AK

Ben Balivet plays live with Acoustic Oosik, Kharacters Bar, Homer, Alaska August 31, 2019 10 to 2am

Ben Balivet plays live with Acoustic Oosik, Downeast Bar, Homer AK August 30, 2019, 9-1am! No cover at all! 

Ben Balivet plays Live at Compdres Brewery, Pflugerville, Texas, Friday, August 23, 2019 (7-10pm). No cover

Ben Balivet plays Live at Light Club Lamp Shop, Burlington, Vermont

 August 19, 2019 (9- 10:30pm) no cover

Ben Balivet plays live at KNBA  (90.3 FM) radio station, Anchorage, Alaska


Ben Balivet and Acoustic Oosik play live at Van's Dive Bar, August 8, 2019. No cover 10pm

Ben Balivet plays live with the Acoustic Oosik, Saturday, July 27, 2019. 10pm. No cover

Ben Balivet and Acoustic 

Ben Balivet plays live at KYUK radio station in Bethel, Alaska. July 5, 2019, 8:15am (morning show). 

Ben Balivet plays live at Pinky's Park, Bethel, Alaska for the 4th of July Celebration.  July 4, 2019.

Ben Balivet plays live at Van's Dive Bar, June 29, 2019 10pm

Ben Balivet and Acoustic Oosik play live at Anchor River Inn, May 29, 2019 (7-11pm). No Cover

Ben Balivet plays live at Long Branch Saloon May 2, 2019

Ben Balivet plays live at Downeast April 13, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. 

Ben Balivet and Acoustic Oosik play live at McGinley's Pub, Saturday, March 23, 2019

Ben Balivet Plays live at Van's Dive Bar Friday, March 22, 2019 (11pm). 

Ben Balivet Plays with The Acoustic Oosik for the Iditarod Celebration, NOME, ALASKA March 13-16th, 2019 (Wed evening at The Bering Sea Bar, Thursday evening Polar Bar Fur Bikini Contest, Friday night at Bering Sea Bar, Saturday night at ANB Bar)

Ben Balivet Live at Alpenglow Sunday February 24th, 2:30pm until 5:30pm

Thursday night Jan 31, 2019 Long Branch Saloon 9pm to 1 am. 

Thursday and Friday night Jan 24& 25, 2019 Long Branch Saloon 9pm to 1 am

Tuesday night, Jan 22nd, 2019 UNCLE JOE's PIZZA 630pm-830pm


Saturday November 10, 2019, Blue Fox Bar, Anchorage, Alaska 9-1am with The Acoustic Oosik

Friday night, October 5, Stephan's Fine Art Gallery, First Friday Event. 6-9pm

Tuesday night, September 18, 2018 Writer's Block in Spenard, Anchorage Alaska 6-8pm

Saturday night, September 15, 2018 Kharacter's Bar, Homer, Alaska 10-2am

Saturday night, September 8, 2018 AJ's Steakhouse, Homer, Alaska 6-9pm

Friday night, September 7, 2018 Downeast Saloon, Homer, Alaska 9-1am

Thursday night , August 2,  2018Van's Dive Bar, CD Release Almost Party

Saturday, July 28,  2018 Playing Gulkana Music Festival at 8pm. No Cover

Friday, June 8,  2018 Radio Bean with John Summa at 7pm. No Cover

Thursday, February 5, 2018 The Alaska Forum on the Environment, Denai'na Center at 7:30am!

January 15, 2018. Bethel Community Center (Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center) Ben Balivet and Paul Conti open for the Wardens at around 7pm! Come see Canadian cowboys and two original local Alaskan songwriters and musicians.

Ben Balivet with Bruno Zinno at Tequila 61 in Anchorage, Alaska 7pm!

Friday, August 5, 2016 The Lamp Room/Radio Bean Winooski, Vermont 7pm 

Sunday, June 19, 2016 Mercedes Benz of Brazil Private Show Whale's Tail, Captain Cook Hotel 7pm till?

Saturday April 23rd, KBAY COFEE, Homer, AK 


APRIL 22nd, Kharacter's Bar Homer, Alaska10 to 2 am! Friday night fun in Homer







February 5th, 2016 First Friday at Katie Sevigny's Art Studio Downtown Anchorage, 6 to 9pm! No cover. Come have wine and look at art (visual and audial)

November 13th and 14th, 2015 Ben Balivet and the Acoustic Oosik play 2 Nights in Homer! Alice's on  Friday, November 13th and Kharacters on  Saturday, November 14th.

November 6th, 2015 1st Friday Event at Katie Sevigny's Studio in downtown Anc.

September 4th, 2015 1st Friday Event at CAKE Studio in downtown Anchorage.

August 15th,  2015 Taproot in Spenard/Anchorage at 8pm. $10 cover

June 28th, 2015 (Sunday) Ben Balivet will play live at The Radio Bean in Burlington Vermont, Sunday JUNE 28th at 9pm. Free! Come hear live music as John Summa films!

June 5th, 2015: Ben Balivet and the Acoustic Oosik play Katie Sevigny's Art Studio for a June 5th First Friday event. Downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Free

June 5th, 2015: Ben Balivet plays LIVE on Mic Check in the Morning on Channel 11 KTVA, Anchorage, Alaska at 6:45 AM!!! (I'll post it for night owls !)

Ben Balivet and his band the Acoustic Oosik play Kharacters Bar in Homer, Alaska Friday night, May 15th, 2015

Ben Balivet and his band play the Sheep Creek Lodge in Willow, Alaska on Saturday night, May 9th, 2015

Ben Balivet and his band the Acoustic Oosik plays The Fairview Inn in Talkeetna, Alaska Friday, May 8th, 2015

The Acoustic Oosik plays Sub Zero Bar on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

The Acoustic Oosik (Ben Balivet's band) Nome Tour:

    The Bering Sea Bar  Wednesday, March 18th from 9 to ?

    The Airport Pizza  Thursday, March 19th from 8 to ?

    The Polaris Bar   Friday, March 20th from 9 till ?

    The Bering Sea Bar  Saturday, March 21st from 9 till?

The Acoustic Oosik (Ben Balivet's band) will play Sherri's Restaurant on 5th Ave from 6-8pm  Saturday, February 7th, 2015

The Acoustic Oosik (Ben Balivet's band) will play Katie Sevigny's studio as a First Friday Event in Downtown, Anchorage: February 6th, 2015

Ben Balivet and the Acoustic Oosik will be playing outside the 2015 Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival at the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday and Saturday the 17th and 18th of January, 2015. COME WATCH US PLAY OUTSIDE ON THE STREET IN THE COLD!

Ben Balivet will be playing with his band "the False Bottoms" at the Anchorage City Limits Lofts on Friday November 28th and Saturday November 29th. Mike McIntyre of the band :Frozen Whitefish will be opening. $5.00 Cover

May 3rd: The Fairview Inn in Talkeetna, Alaska. No Cover! Must be 21 and be wearing one pair of extra tuffs!

May 2nd: the Willow Trading Post! In Willow, Alaska! No cover! must have a beer belly !

March 12th-15th  NOME IDITAROD TOUR! March 12, Bering Sea Bar, March 13th The Airport Pizza March 14-15th Board of Trade

February 7th, First Friday Event at Slippery Salmon with Bruno Zinno on Drums: The Acoustic Oosik 7pm till whenava. No Cover!

January 17th and 18th The Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival. 9pm-whenva! On sidewalk! no cover!

December 7th, Resurrect Coffee House in Seward, Alaska. 3pm No Cover!!

December 6th and 7th, Yukon bar in Seward, Alaska. 9pm-1amNo Cover!!

November 1st, First Friday Event at the Slipper Salmon in Seward, Alaska 7pm-10pm. No Cover!

​May 11, Saturday night from 9-1am Downeast Saloon, Alaska. No Cover!!
May 10, Friday night from 9-1am Hooligans Bar in Soldotna, ALaska. No Cover
April 27th (Saturday night from 9-1am) Moosehead Bar in Palmer, Alaska. No Cover​
April 20th, (Saturday night from 9-1am) Moosequitos in Sterling, Alaska 9-1am. No COVER!!
April 20th (SATURDAY AFTERNOON) Resurrect Coffee house in Seward, Alaska 2-4pm > No cover
April 19th (FRIDAY NIGHT), Yukon Bar in Soldotna. 9-1am. No cover

April 18th (THURSDAY NIGHT). St Elias Brewery in Soldotna. 6-8pm No cover! 



April 11 (Thursday), 2013 Ben Balivet plays the McGinley's Pub in Downtown Anchorage. Solo! No band! 9-12 ....no cover....must be 21!

April 18th (Thursday), 2013 Ben Balivet plays the St. Elias Brewery in Soldotna, Alaska 6-8pm 

April 19th, 2013 Ben Balivet and his band "In Tents" play the Yukon Bar in Seward, Alaska. 9-1am. No cover! must be 21!



January 26, 2013 Ben and Jason and Corey will be playing the Carousel Bar in Anchorage from 9-12pm. NO COVER! MUST BE 21!!!!!  3206 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503 
January 31, 2013 The Anchor Bar in Whittier, Alaska (9pm-12) No COVER!Its a Bar... so...must be 21
February 1st, 2013 Down East Bar in Homer, Alaska (9pm-12) No COVER!: ITS A BAR... COME AS U ARE!


February 2nd, 2013 Trail Lake Lodge, Moose Pass, Alaska (9pm-12) NO COVER! COME HEAR US PLAY​
​February 8th, 2013 Sacket's Bar and Grill, Cooper Landing, Alaska (9pm-12) NO COVER. FISH n LIsten!
February 15th, 2013 Silver Tip Bar in Girdwood, Alaska (9-12) NO COVER. EAT AND LISTEN!
​February 16th, 2013 Moosehead Lodge, Palmer, Alaska (9:30-12_) No cover. Ski and come hear us!
Ongoing Concerts:


​Woodshed: Thursdays.... Ben Balivet and Jay Straw rock the Woodshed! 7-10pm No Cover. Come down and hear some original ROCK! and Indie Country....or Free FOLK ....!




January 12th Saturday Night 2013. Ben Balivet will be playing from 7-10pm at I LOVE SUSHI on  the corner
of LAKE OTIS AND ABBOT ROAD IN ANCHORAGE ALASKA! NO COVER.... COME EAT SOME SUSHI!!December 6th at the Woodshed (Thursday night). No cover! 8pm! Come enjoy Ben with a  band!November 17th, 2012 (Saturday)
Ben Balivet plays the Silver Tip in Girdwood, Alaska starting at 8pm ending at 12pm (no cover)! 
November 11th, 14th , and 16th, 2012 (Sunday) Ben Balivet plays piano at the ORGANIC OASIS on Spenard, Anchorage, Alaska
November 16th , 2012 (Friday night) CD RELEASE PARTEEEEEEEE!!
with special guest Crystal Hutchins​
Ben Balivet cd release party the Brown Bear Saloon  in Indian, Alaska (between Anchorage and Girdwood) at 8:30pm (no cover...goes to midnight....no cover)! 

Girdwood Forest Fair. In Girdwood, Alaska. July 8th 2012 at the Beech Stage 5pm. No cover

June 2nd, Saturday. I LUV SUSHI. 9220 Lake Otis ROAD. ANCH. AK : NO COVER !!!! CD'S FOR SALE!!!! 6:30-9PM 

May 11th, 2012, Hawaiian Henry,  201 E. N. Lights Blvd, Anch, AK 99503 (907) 562-7088 NO COVER!! CD's for sale!!!!  7-10pm!!!!

December 20th, Village Cup, Jericho, VT. 8pm (No cover)

Friday Night November 5th, 2011. L'Amore Chocolates (across from Darwin's Downtown Anchorage)

Saturday evening, October 1st. 2011. Bethel Cultural Center. 7pm. 8$ cover. Opening for FROZEN WHITE FISH!!!!

Thursday August 25th. (1:30-2:30 pm at the Sluicebox and 4:00-5:00pm Jolly Roger Pub) Alaska State Fair in Palmer. PAY FAIR ENTRANCE AND THEN It's FREE!!

Saturday night, June 25th. 2011.Joe's Bar. McGrath, Alaska, 9pm. No cover

Friday night: June 24th. MacGuire's Bar. McGrath, Alaska. 9pm. No cover

Saturday the 11th of June 2011. Rondevous Bar, Kodiak, Alaska 9pm (invite only)

Friday the 10th of June. Tony's Bar Kodiak, Alaska. 9pm (no cover)

Friday, April 8th, 2011, Maxinne's, Girdwood, Alaska. 9pm. $ (No cover).

Saturday, January 29th, Side Street Espresso in Anchorage, Alaska. 8pm. 7$ cover

Friday , January 22nd, 2011, The Anchorage Folk Festival.  Wendy Williamson Auditorium UAA Campus. 3:15 pm. No Cover
          (Note! I am only playing a 10-12 minute set.... So if you're planning on being there dont be late)

Friday, December 31, 2010, The Fire Tap Bar, Anchorage, Alaska. 9-1am.

Sunday, December 19th, 2010, The Knik Bar. Wasilla, Alaska. 4-9pm!! No Cover!!! HO HO HO! Present give away at the Knik!

Friday, December 17th, 2010. Jitter's Coffee Shop. Eagle River, Alaska from 6pm-8pm. No cover.

Saturday December 4th, 2010. Clam Shell. Clam Gulch, Alaska. Beginning at 8pm-12pm. No cover.

Friday December 3rd 2010. (LATER THAT NIGHT). Down East (Awesome Homer bar). Beginning at 8pm-12pm. No Cover.

Friday December 3rd 2010. Mermaid Cafe. Homer, AK. Beginning at 6:00 pm until 8pm.

Sunday November 28th, 2010. Borders Books and Music. Anchorage, AK. Beginning at 4pm. (Till 8pm??). NO COVER! 

Friday November 26th, 2010. Vagabond Blues, Palmer, AK. Beginning at 6:00pm until 8:00pm. With Chris Watkins! .

Friday November 12, 2010

       Alice's Champagne Palace, Homer, Alaska 9pm-1am. (Also on the bill: Chris Watkins {Drunk Poets})

Saturday November 13, 2010

       Resurrect Art Coffee House. Seward, Alaska 3-5pm (Also on the bill: Chris Watkins {Drunk Poets})

       the Silvertip Bar, Girdwood, Alaska 8pm-11pm (Also on the bill: Chris Watkins {Drunk Poets})

Friday November 26th, 2010

       Vagabond Blues, Palmer, AK. 6-9pm.  (Also on the bill: Chris Watkins {Drunk Poets})

October 3, 2010
   Sullivan Arena, Anchorage, Alaska 1-4pm, Main Stage, Original Music

JANUARY 16-MARCH 30, 2010


FEBRUARY 8TH, 2010        

March 10, 2009
         Briggs' Carriage House, Brandon, Vermont 8 pm.

June 10, 2009
         Radio Bean, Burlington, Vermont 8 pm

March 11, 2007
 SouthXSouthWest MUSIC FESTIVAL, Austin, TX, Lovejoys 10 am

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