In our final Folk Fest Session Red Carpet Concert, we present this year’s Alaska Folk Festival guest artists: The Carper Family. The Austin-based quartet is Beth Chrisman on fiddle, Sophia Johnson on guitar, Jenn Miori on guitar and Melissa Carper on bass. Here is their tune “Making Memories.”
The Folk Fest Session Red Carpet Concerts are a collaboration between KTOO Public Media, Juneau filmmaker Ryan Cortes, and Gustavus sound engineer Justin Smith. Watch other Red Carpet Concerts with Foghorn Stringband, Kim Beggs, and Harrison B.
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