Broadcast of the 45th Annual

Alaska Folk Festival

Presented by KRNN

Tune in live!

Concerts stream live here and on KRNN (102.7 FM or listen online)

Schedule

Monday, April 8 – Sunday, April 14

Red Carpet Concerts

Folk Fest coverage

Pat Henry’s 2012 Alaska Originals concert

Pat Henry was a musician and longtime supporter of the Juneau music community among other endeavors. He passed on October 5, 2018. Henry recorded 8 songs, some with his daughter Katie Henry, as part of KTOO Public Media’s Alaska Originals back in 2012.     1. We’ll Drop Bread 2. Intrepid Airlines 3. Crat Race…

The music of Los Texmaniacs

Scott Burton hosts on Thursday, April 11, 2019. This year’s Alaska Folk Fest guest artists, Los Texmaniacs, will teach us about conjunto and Tex rock, play some tunes, and preview their Thursday-night premiere on the main stage. UAS will tell us about educational opportunities for people who are incarcerated, and a think tank that starts…

The music of Melanie Brown

Cheryl Snyder hosts on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. We’ll meet musician Melanie Brown. She’ll play us a couple tunes and preview her Folk Fest set. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council will highlight a barbecue with live music. And a gaggle of old time musicians will pick us some tunes and talk all things Folk Fest.…

The music of Justin Smith

Scott Burton hosts on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. We’ll hang out with Justin Smith – a Gustavus musician, and recording and mixing engineer. He’ll play us a couple tunes and tell why he comes to Folk Fest. The Juneau Audubon Society will highlight its talk on birds and beans. The planetarium will preview its presentation…

45th Alaska Folk Festival kicks off Monday

Scott Burton hosts on Monday, April 8, 2019. Tune in to Juneau Afternoon all week for a variety of Folk Fest-inspired music, interviews and more. We’ll start with this year’s Alaska Folk Festival opening act, the Juneau Pride Chorus. We’ll preview their Monday night concert at Centennial Hall and hear about upcoming events. We’ll also…

LISTEN: Pat Henry Radio Tribute

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, Riley Woodford hosted a special radio tribute to the late Pat Henry in the KRNN radio studio. Pat was a musician and longtime supporter of the Juneau music community among other endeavors. He passed on October 5, 2018. Guests included Jeanie, Katie and Hiram Henry, Riley and Haley Woodford, Terry…

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