On July 9, 2019, the organization Save Our State held a rally at UAA to protest Governor Mike Dunleavy’s (R – Alaska) recent budget vetoes. The rally was headlined by Grammy award-winning band Portugal. The Man, and featured short speeches by prominent Alaskans. The rally was very well-attended, especially by students and educators concerned about cuts to educational funding.
The Landmine was invited to cover the event and interview several members of the band. Please see our video and photos below!
Note: All photos are available for free public use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. Photos are also available for download on the Alaska Landmine Flickr account.
Portugal. The Man band members Zachary Carothers and Eric Howk interviewed by Jeff Landfield of the Alaska Landmine.
Zachary Carothers of Portugal. The Man.
Alaska Landmine Editor-in-Chief Jeff Landfield.
Portugal. The Man performing outside of the Alaska Airlines Center.
Portugal. The Man drummer Jason Sechrist.
Portugal. The Man guitarist John Gourley.
Portugal. The Man bassist Zachary Carothers.
Sign language interpreter.
Portugal. The Man keyboardist Kyle O’Quin.
Vic Fischer, last living signatory of the Alaska Constitution and former State Senator, speaking with Alaska Landmine Editor-in-Chief Jeff Landfield.
KGOT 101.3 host Malie D singing Alaska’s Flag.