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Folk Fest profile: Mike Truax

...the airplane, and I thought, 'Oh my God.'"Not long after his arrival he fell in with a vibrant group of local folk musicians informally known as the Chicken Ridge Rowdies ? Jamieson, Gray, Bob Banghart, Paul Disdier, June Hall and others...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-08/folk-fest-profile-mike-truax
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Folk fest kicks off Monday

...Read on for more information about this year's guests.Si KahnThis year's guest artist is North Carolina based folk musician Si Kahn.Kahn has performed all over the world, sharing the stage with musicians such as Pete Seeger, Kathy Mattea...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-04/folk-fest-kicks-monday
Art
Muller carries Folk Fest traditions forward

...she struggles with whether or not to call herself a folk musician, and with assigning a genre to the new cd."I don't know if I'll be a folk musician for ever, I'm already heading away from it a little...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-11/muller-carries-folk-fest-traditions-forwa
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Jazz & Classics begins with Arlo Guthrie concert Friday

...around music, with legends like Leadbelly dropping by the family home when he was a kid. Like his dad, he grew into a folk musician whose songs often focus on social issues, with "Alice's Restaurant" being his best known work. His Juneau show...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-02/arlo-guthrie-opens-jazz-classics
Art
Camp DAMP meets for the 20th Year

...with five dances a month, September to May. Still, it was not enough for a group of local avid contra dancers and folk musicians who were looking for a way to continue the dance and music fun into the summer. They decided to start a weekend-long...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-07-26/camp-damp-meets-20th-year
Art
Whistling swan spreads folk music around Alaska

...who inspire you and teach you, Alaska is like being on the moon," Hopper said. Whistling Swan focuses mostly on folk musicians because that's the music that McCormick enjoys most. The Whistling Swan lineup includes folk greats from the 1960s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051704/sta_whistling.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Austin City Limits" program with folk musician Kate Wolf in the early 1980s...Austin City Limits" program with folk musician Kate Wolf in the early 1980s...Austin City Limits" program with folk musician Kate Wolf in the early 1980s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Ent_James.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and folk dance groups, magicians, storytellers and political satirists. Musical groups range from brass bands, folk musicians, gospel, classical and bluegrass to rock 'n' roll bands. Interested performers may still apply for a set...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060399/Ent_briefly.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that is building housing for the elderly and for abused children, who in part will be cared for by the elders. The folk musician also has two recording projects in the works. One is a studio album he expects to come out in the spring. He also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090999/Ent_brown.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...organizing weekly folk-music jam sessions at his home. These are low key get-togethers, featuring a roomful of folk musicians singing, playing Irish tunes or old-time music, depending on who shows up. Fiscus and friends also provide music...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091099/Com_bestbets.shtml

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