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10 questions: Overby Family Band

Who are the members of your band and how long have you been playing? I saw a video where it seemed it is a mix of your siblings and significant others.
Fall Arts Preview

...out more here: FESTIVALSJuneau's two major music festivals, Juneau Jazz & Classics and the Alaska Folk Festival, are listed above under Music. CAPITAL BREWFESTFirst held in 2012 as an offshoot of the Alaskan Brewing Co...
KRNN Spotlight Series begins Thursday with Elliott, Muller

...last appeared in Juneau in the winter of 2013.Muller is a local singer-songwriter who started performing on the Alaska Folk Festival stage when she was a little girl. Her first full-length album of original work, "Victory" - which featured...
Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...soon home. Her sister Sara also moved to Juneau a few years later, and in most Aprils, she'd see Garrity at the Alaska Folk Festival, which he began attending while living in Fairbanks in the late 1970s.Gradually, she began working on her...
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Abundant opportunities for AFF participation

The Alaska Folk Festival offers a range of opportunities for public participation outside of attending concerts at Centennial Hall -- from dancing at the...
Folk Fest profile: Mike Truax

One of the best things about the Alaska Folk Festival, said longtime performer Mike Truax, is its...tradition."Truax's performance history with the Alaska Folk Festival dates back to year four, in 1978. At that time...
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Folk Fest profile: Jake & Roxy

Guy Unzicker was a nervous 12-year-old when he first performed at the Alaska Folk Festival as part of The X-Step In-Laws, a family band that included his dad - well-known local guitarist John Unzicker - his mom...
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Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to the Alaska Folk Festival, which starts today! The festival has been showcasing diverse artists both well-known and obscure for the past 40 years. The...
The mother of all one-woman musicals

...It runs March 7-16 at the Silverbow, at 7:30 p.m. Special pay-as-you-can performance and taping will take place March 9, at 3 p.m. at KTOO. Proceeds benefit Perseverance Theatre, the JAHC and the Alaska Folk Festival.
40 years of Folk Fests: A storied past

As the photos on these pages show, the Alaska Folk Festival's history tells part of the story of this community...2014-alaska-folk-festival-schedule)The Alaska Folk Festival got started 40 years ago, when a handful of community...


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