Hobo Jim is an Alaskan legend. After many years of working in Alaska as a commercial fisherman, logger, as well as cowboy, Hobo took to writing songs about his occupations and wilderness lifestyle.
Hobo has gathered a multitude of fans across the state of Alaska and among it’s visitors.
In 1994, the state legislature and governor of Alaska named Hobo Jim “Alaska’s state balladeer.”
Jim now performs regularly throughout the state of Alaska, as well as across the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia and he recently returned from performing for the troops in Afghanistan.
Hobo Jim will headline this year’s Alaska state Fair as usual. His other headline credits include the Telluride Bluegrass festival and the Kerrville Folk Festival.
Jim has recorded six albums as well as three children’s records.