The Risan Project 2019 Winter Tour
Salem is a big mountain snowboarder and skier band based in Colorado. Here is a video edit of Todd Anders Johnson snowboarding while on tour with Salem in Alaska, stay tuned for additional shows as we build out our season~
The Risan Project is touring throughout the US this winter and spring with multi-media events in Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Come join us at concerts with Colorado band, Salem, performing along with snowboard films with on-site activations with cannabis industry partners.
This year we are featuring film premiers of Almo Films and Picture Organic Clothing‘s, Zabardast, a high altitude freeride expedition documentary filmed in the Karakoram region of Pakistan to kick off our events. We will also be showing Absinthe Films’ Stay Tuned, Ivresse Films’ Frozen Mind, Your Big Stories Grivola, Vantage Digital Media’s Alignment, The Snowboarder’s Journal’s Pocket Meat and Luca Rolli’s Mont Blanc: The Land of Toys alongside Salem concerts and activations from cannabis brands like Shift Cannabis, PatPen, ACME Healing Center, Herbal Outfitters, Greatland Ganja, Houston Grass Station, Denali Dispensaries and Lady Gray Medibles.
February 8 7 Hermits Brewing, Eagle, CO
February 9 Winter Park Pub, Winter Park, CO
March 2 Fat Mermaid, Valdez, Alaska
March 3 Fat Mermaid, Valdez, Alaska
March 7 The Sitzmark at the Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska (no cannabis partners)
March 8 Alice’s Champagne Palace, Homer, Alaska
March 9 Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse, Anchorage, Alaska
March 22 The Goat Soup & Whiskey, Keystone, Colorado
March 23 The Avon, Silverton, Colorado
April 26 Red Bicycle, Vashon Island, WA
April 27 Owl N Thistle, Seattle, WA
April 28 GoodFoot Lounge, Portland, OR
Salem performs Todd Anders Johnson’s socially-conscious compositions blending world, hip-hop, jazz and neo-soul. Salem has played the Winter X 12 Games, the US Freeskiing Open, The US Snowboarding Grand Prix, the US Snowboarding VISA Cup, the Canadian Freeskiing Championships, the Breckenridge Spring Massive, the Keystone River Run Rocks and the Northface Masters of Snowboarding. Salem has performed nationally alongside acts such as Karl Denson, Keller Williams, Brett Dennen, Rose Hill Drive, Pato Banton, De La Soul, Sweatshop Union, Bomba Estereo, The Meters (PBS), Bone Thugs N Harmony, DJ Logic, Stanton Moore and Will Bernard, Hells Belles, Tab Benoit, Rebirth Brass Band, Steve Earle and Zilla. Salem music is featured in “Tailgate Alaska: The Movie”, the Teva Stand Up Paddling Educational DVD, Hiroyuki Yamada’s “End of the Line”, Warren Miller’s “Off the Grid”, the Winter X 12 Games After Party CD Compilation and the Bolder Boulder CD compilation.
“Salem unites seemingly disparate topics: global peace and powder shots. Blending jazz, funk, spoken word and some Afro-Cuban beats, it makes crowds dance and think.” Katy Niner, Jackson Hole News and Guide