The 40th annual Alaska Folk Festival is in full swing and the Guest Artist, “Bonsoir, Catin,” debuts April 10 at 8p.m.
In this audio postcard, accordion player Kristi Guillory talks about the band’s style of music, the history of the Cajun culture, and what their plans are for this year’s festival.
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