PRESS Basement Sessions, Episode #6: Dabarko

This is the sixth episode in the “PRESS Basement Sessions,” a video concert series in the same vein as NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert showcasing the musical talent of Alaskans. Every so often the PRESS will sit down with a different local musician/band and record an original Session. For this, the sixth installment of TPBS, the three members of DabarkoAndy Tholberg, Eric Neet and Wes Hartlieb– came downstairs.

Dabarko KT pic
Dabarko is (from left to right) Andy Tholberg, Eric Neet and Wes Hartlieb.
Katie Medred photo.

Dabarko will open for the Presidents of the United States of America on Thursday, May 1 for Bear Tooth’s May First Tap. Doors open at 8 p.m., Dabarko at 9 p.m. and PoftheUSA at 10 p.m. Tickets are $30.

Learn more about Dabarko or listen to member Eric Neet’s PRESS playlist here.

For past Basement Sessions visit our YouTub page.
PRESS Basement Sessions, Episode #1: Seth Boyer
PRESS Basement Sessions, Episode #2: Ghost Hands
PRESS Basement Session, Episode #3: SJ & Drums
PRESS Basement Session, Episode #4: Matt Hopper & the Roman Candles
PRESS Basement Session, Episode #5: Emma Hill & Bryan Daste

Production credits:
Video/audio capture- Sprit of Youth
Video editing- Robert Stormo & the Sprit of Youth team
Direction/Development- Katie Medred

All music rights of Dabarko.

Katie Medred

About Katie Medred

Katie Medred was born and raised in the wilds of Alaska. She now serves as the A&E and Music Editor at the Anchorage PRESS, as well as a writer and reporter. Email her at with story ideas, band information and updates.

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