Wednesday, April 10 • Centennial Hall
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Folk Fest packed full - Concert Schedule

Wednesday, April 10 • Centennial Hall

7 p.m. - Heartstrings • Juneau, Alaska

Lisa Miles, Abby, Alex, Angelica, Anna, Annika, Aubrey, Bence, Dugan, Ella, Emma, Finnigan, Fu Bao, Ingrid, Iris, Jayden, Jordan, Julie, Leah, Liam, Lillian, Luke, Katherine, Makoa, Marlena, McKenna, Meredith, Merry, Minta, Naara, Olivia, Portia, Raiya, Rebecca, Robert, Sophie

Lisa Miles and her students play their heart out for you.

7:15 p.m. - Andy Baker • Anchorage, Alaska

Singer-songwriter serves up slice of life original tunes with humor and reflection, including a new one from his recent travel to the hills of West Virginia.

7:30 p.m. - Last Call Family Band • Juneau, Alaska

Alicia Hughes-Skandijs, Ethan Nichols, Allison Tazlina, Jeremy Kane

Music fueled by good times.

7:45 p.m. - Mel Birch • Fairbanks, Alaska

Original songs.

8 p.m. - Costa's Motor City Kitties • Juneau, Alaska

Colettte Costa, Sammy Burrous, Doug Bridges, Mike Bucy, Mike Stanley, Jill Taylor, Adrian Minne, Dale McFarland, Rob Cohen, Mel P, Donnie G, Aurah L, Meredith W, Keegan C, Sarah G, Dawn C, Mike Gamble, Jason Brockington

We're puttin' the "soul" back in "insolence", one corruption at a time. Remember, if you can't be good, be loud. And if you're gonna be loud, be loud enough to be heard in heaven. This one's for Jeff and family.

8:15 p.m. - Ken Burch • Douglas, Alaska

Watch this space.

8:30 p.m. - One Crazy Raven • Ruston, Washington

Gene Tagaban

Gene shares his music through Native American Flute, Guitar and song. Bringing to the festival his Native American, home town spirit to the people.

8:45 p.m. - 2nd Crossing • Juneau, Alaska

Jim Powell, Bill Childers, Jonathan Kress-Tompkins, Beth Kerttula, Odin Brudie, Tully McLaughlin

Some new sweet and driving old tunes from a folk and rock colision

9 p.m. - Alan Roberts and Eric Anderson • Seattle, Washington

Fiddle music with an old-time groove

9:15 p.m. - Miguel Rohrbacher • Douglas, Alaska

Some of my favorite songs.

9:30 p.m. - Anahita and Densham • Fairbanks, Alaska

Sine Anahita, Janice Densham

Original Old Time sociological songs.

9:45 p.m. - Gene Nelson with guest • Juneau, Alaska

Big Air Dair

Acoustic Folk Pop, in honor of my dog and other peers waiting to be discovered.

10 p.m. - Salem • Breckenridge, Colorado

Todd Anders Johnson, Mike Facey, Thomas Haupt

Socially conscious urban groove, jazz hip hop.

10:15 p.m. - Louie the hammer • Gustavus, Alaska

Lou Cacioppo, Contempory folk

10:30 p.m. -Fifth Corner • Anchorage, Alaska

Corey Smith, Foster Berg, Warren Henry

We are an indie hip hop group from Anchorage AK. A lot of our music involves improvisational rapping and energetic performances.

Thursday, April 11 • Centennial Hall

7 p.m. - JAMM Juneau, Alaska Music Matters • Douglas, Alaska

Glacier Valley Second Graders

170 Glacier Valley primary students participate in this school music program to help build community, confidence and academic success. It continues to expand.

7:15 p.m. - The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band • Douglas, Alaska

Scott Burton, Jeremy Kane, Andrew Heist, Brooke Munro

Hard-driving traditional American Bluegrass in the Alaskan style.

7:30 p.m. - Pat Fitzgerald and Robin Dale Ford • Fairbanks, Alaska

Happy to be back in Juneau and playing songs from our new CD, Lovely Flame

7:45 p.m. - Macrae Sisters • Portland, Oregon

Sophie Vitells, Gabrielle Macrae, Joanna Macrae, Brian Bagadonis

Guest Dance Band

8 p.m. - Si Kahn • Charlotte, North Carolina

2013 Guest Artist

8:45 p.m. - Teri Tibbett • Juneau, Alaska

Original songs.

9 p.m. - Michael Truax • Juneau, Alaska

Money back guarantee.

9:15 p.m. - Ed Schoenfeld and the Empty Oil Barrel Band • Douglas, Alaska

Ed Schoenfeld, Jon Pollard, James Sullivan, Maggie Schoenfeld

Harmonious satire and silliness for the second decade of the 21st century.

9:30 p.m. - W.O.C. a.k.a. Bob Fowler • Auke Bay, Alaska

Blue Ridge memories, Philly jazz influence, a contemporary gospel trope, a cover and maybe an homage to Gil Scott Heron

9:45 p.m. - Cheryl Hofweber • Smithers, British Columbia

Original slice of life songs from Smithers, B.C.

10 p.m. - Arthur Cothary • Belfair, Washington

Ambient blues. Original solo finger-picking and slide on wooden body 12 string resonator guitar. Americana Primitiva.

10:15 p.m. - Six Inch Tsunamis • Juneau, Alaska

Jane Roodenburg, David Crossman, Clay Good, Michael Bucy, Albert McDonnell

a tectonic experience R and B meets C and W with a smattering of LOL

10:30 p.m. - Sammy Burrous and Devils Club • Juneau, Alaska

Sammy Burrous, C Scott Fry, Libby Stringer, Bob Bangheart, Dale Mcfarlin

Contemporary Blues

Friday Evening, April 12 • Centennial Hall

7 p.m. - Montessori Borealis • Juneau, Alaska

Montessori Borealis Students

Sharing out favorite songs at the top of our lungs.

7:15 p.m. - Robin Hopper • Chugiak, Alaska

Robin is an award winning songwriter from Chugiak. Will she make you cry or will she make you laugh. Settle back in your seats and find out.

7:30 p.m. - Nicole Church • Juneau, Alaska

Ambient folk rock.

7:45 p.m. -Swing Dogs • Fairbanks, Alaska

Nancy Bayer, Charlie Hunt, Carol Indorf, Maggie Whitaker

Get up dogs, We ain't tired.

8 p.m. - Coyote Angel Band Alaska Wing • Juneau, Alaska

Bart Koehler, Rachel Sanders, Katya Kirsch, Anissa Berry-Frick

Wild Original Alaska Music.

8:15 p.m. - Katie Henry • Davis, California

Original songs, lost and found their way home again

8:30 p.m. - Three Sets of Sandals • Anchorage, Alaska

Harrison Jennings, Connor Quarterman

A group of three high school students with a intense love for sunshine and everything involved with summer... especially sandals.

8:45 p.m. - Hizel and the Jay Birds • Juneau, Alaska

Clairen Stone, Giselle Stone, Matt Kern, JD Miller, Nick Wagner, Christina Vasquez

Home-grown musicians spreading the Folk Fest love.

9 p.m. - Erin and Andrew • Juneau, Alaska

Andrew Heist, Erin Hanson

Close harmonies, lonesome duets, a guitar and a mandolin.

9:15 p.m. - Tramwreck • Republic of Douglas, Alaska

Tania Twenty FourHour Lewis, James Jimmy Dean Marks, Bobby Bo-Bo Jones, Heidi Eye Candy Johnson, TJ Laser Lazar, Dave Wavy Davey Kovach, Colin Harpsmiester Osterhout.

Freshly released from a songwriting sabbatical in a Russian gulag, Jimmy D. has returned, raring to raise a ruckus and ride the wreck once more.

9:30 p.m. - Patrick Murphy • Juneau, Alaska

Patrick sings his songs and plays stuff.

9:45 p.m. - Backyard Swing • Anchorage, Alaska

Terri McCoy, Doyle Williams, Brett Jokela, Linda Ziegler

The latest update on classic swingin and singin that is sure to Pump You Up.

10 p.m. - Shawn McCole Band • Juneau, Alaska

Shawn McCole, C. Scott Fry, Sam Hamrick, Ethan Nichols, Joe Karson.

10:15 p.m. - Pat Henry • Juneau, Alaska

Songs from Jeanie's Kitchen.

10:30 p.m. - The TIAs • Portland, Oregon

Sarah, Shane

10:45 p.m. - TR Ritchie • Bellingham, Washington

Award-winning lyric-driven songs by an artist who was Indie before Indie was In.

11 p.m. - The Gitterounders • Wasilla, Alaska

Scotty Norris, Jason Norris, Gary Markely, Nate May, Conner McManaman

The Norris brothers head up this Alaskan all-star bluegrass band. They'll be driving home sweet brother harmonies and hot bluegrass pickin.

Saturday, April 13 • Centennial Hall

12 p.m. - Gastineau Strummers • Juneau, Alaska

Students from Gastineau School.

Strumming and Singing.

12:15 - p.m. Fu Bao and Friends • Juneau, Alaska

Fu Bao Goldsberry, John Hartle, Clare Pavia, Martha Stey, Kathy Fanning, Corinne Conlon, Joyce Levine

Music to lift your spirits.

12:30 p.m. - Tracy Spring • Bellingham, Washington

Tracy Spring, TR Ritchie

Performing songwriter from Bellingham plays mostly original folk and blues on Alaskan luthier Rob Goldberg's phenomenal 40th guitar.

12:45 p.m. - 70 Percent Loco • Dawson City, Yukon

Simon Crelli and Friends

Fiddle music to make your feet fly

1 p.m. - Lou Nathanson • Anchorage, Alaska

Lou has declared for president in 2016 on a platform of reducing the size of people in government. Help him raise 1.5 billion for his campaign by buying CDs.

1:15 p.m. - Bluegrass on the Bus • Port Townsend, Washington

Carrol Oldenburg, Coney Oldenburg, Friends TBD

Six years of gypsy life on the road and we still have miles to go. Picking whenever and wherever we can, we're back in Juneau to play some tunes with old friends.

1:30 p.m. - Amy Lou • Anchorage, Alaska

Singer-songwriter originally from Kentucky. Released album, Of Roots and Of Wings, in 2010.

1:45 p.m. - Eel House • Fairbanks, Alaska

Susie Hallinan, Margaret Ransdell-Green, Eric Barker

Music for your inner eel.

2 p.m. - Powell Family Band • Juneau, Alaska

Pyper Powell, Justin Powell

Original music with a soulful rhythm. Come warm your hearts with acoustic love songs and the sweet, uplifting sounds of a songbird with a story to tell.

2:15 p.m. - Zoey Brice Bigelow • Anchorage, Alaska

Zoey Bigelow

A chick and her mandolin.

2:30 p.m. - The Fulton Boys • Sitka, Alaska

Owen Fulton, Connor Fulton

Two Boys, two fiddles, two mandos, one epic performance

2:45 p.m. - Sylvia Heinz • Haines, Alaska

Sylvia combines the bassoon with murder ballads and more to create a haunting rendition of traditional tunes.

3 p.m. - Leif Thompson • Fairbanks, Alaska

Blues, Ballads, Balkan.

3:15 p.m. - Nicole Swenson and The Swedes • Fairbanks, Alaska

Nicole Swenson, Eric Swenson, Bob Swenson

Three rambunctious Scandinavian family members coming together for a fleeting 15 minutes of folky harmonies around anything from John Prine to Tenacious D.

3:30 p.m. - 5 O' Clock Charley • Juneau, Alaska

Brian Sullivan, Sam Burrous

Latter Day Blues

7 p.m. - Alaska Youth Choir • Juneau, Alaska

Ellie Alsup, Laura Barnhill, Morgan Blackgoat, Clare Boily, Elle Campbell, Jessica Cooper, Jordan Cooper, Hannah Cordle, Madison Cordle, Sarah Graber, Christopher Lujan, Lauren McDowell, Cheyenne Petersen, Trevor Pierce, Z. Karsten Sierra, Laurel Stevenson, Nelli Wayne, Missouri Smyth, Annette Cordle.

The Alaska Youth Choir advanced choir will sing pieces from their Spring repertoire.

7:15 p.m. - Tagish and Skagway Hillbillies • Skagway, Alaska

Art Johns and Nola Lamken play old-time tunes.

7:30 p.m. - The Littlest Folk Singers • Juneau, Alaska

Clara Don, Electra Morley, both 9 years old, have never missed a Folk Festival. They are making their solo stage debut and making their mothers proud!

7:45 p.m. - Kim Beggs • Whitehorse, Yukon

Sweet Dark Oldtyme Country Americana Music from the Yukon.

8 p.m. - Alaska String Band • Juneau, Alaska

Quinn Zahasky, Laura Zahasky, Abby Zahasky, Paul Zahasky, Melissa Zahasky.

Just returned from a 3 month music tour galavanting about the lower 48. Looking forward to summer here in Juneau.

8:15 p.m. -Mark Heard • Auke Bay, Alaska

Solo Acoustic Guitar with some blues on the side.

8:30 p.m. - Lost Lakers • Fairbanks, Alaska

Karen Foote, Tim Foote, George Gianakopoulos, Eric Graves.

Fairbanks string band, husband and wife singer songwriters, who are playing for keeps.

8:45 p.m. - Joe Emerson • Juneau, Alaska

Finger picking fisherman playing folk and country on a large size guitar.

9 p.m. - Burnt Down House • Homer, Alaska

Angela Brock, Katie Klann, Dylan Weiser.

Real Bluegrass and True Country from Homer Alaska

9:15 p.m. - Marian Call • Juneau, Alaska

Marian is a touring singer-songwriter, living in AK and traveling the world. She takes her typewriter with her just in case.

9:30 p.m. - Owen Cruise • Douglas, Alaska

Lifelong local, playing Alternative Country and Rock

9:45 p.m. - Christopher Behnke • Juneau, Alaska

Fairbanks Music. A mish mosh of originals and traditionals on guitar and fiddle. special guest musicians dependent upon fate.

10 p.m. - Us • Juneau, Alaska

Jesse Stringer, Libby Stringer

Stringing and singing.

10:15 p.m. - Dan Dirty D Pascucci • Soldotna, Alaska

Dirty D is back and mas sucio than ever.

10:30 p.m. - Dennis and Dona Townsend • Tacoma, Washington

Back for a few instrumentals and songs from more contemplative times.

10:45 p.m. - Midtown Revival • Anchorage, Alaska

Silas Hoffman, Paul Anderson, Nick Patumenos.

Powerful. Acoustic. Original. An amalgamation of various musical traditions.

11 p.m. - Landbridge Tollbooth • Nome, Alaska

Jim Dory, Carol Gales, Anahma Saito, Tyler Rhodes, Mike Rutledge.

Nome's all-purpose old-time band returns to the Juneau stage.

Sunday, April 14 • Centennial Hall

12 p.m. - Floating on Airplanes • Gresham, Oregon

Shane Young, James Cecil Jr.

We are Jesuit Volunteers from Oregon and Washington trying to keep it real with some smooth mellow music for all to hear.

12:15 p.m. - Dan Robert Halen • Whitehorse, Yukon

Juggler of steel strings, turner of phrases.

12:30 p.m. - Bear Mountain Holler • Nome, Alaska

Laura Davis Collins, Jeff Collins, Tyler Rhodes.

Nome-written originals featuring delightful banjo, fancy guitar, and a sweet voice.

12:45 p.m. - Kid Burfl and friends • Haines, Alaska

An Alaskan twist on American songs, with possible exceptions.

1 p.m. - The Thunder Mountain Spruce Tip Ramblers • Juneau, Alaska

Ryland Buller, James Mounts, Nate Heck, Kyle Harris, Ivan Pickin.

Formed on the Matanuska, spruced up under Thunder, here to entertain you with some sweet, sweet, something, with side of mmm.

1:15 p.m. -Shonti Elder and Will Putman • Wasilla, Alaska

Original music from the shadow of Pioneer Peak to the frozen bogs of the suburban bush.

1:30 p.m. - Selma Jesse Houck • Douglas, Alaska

Selma is a 13-year-old Juneau singer, songwriter performing her own original tunes.

1:45 p.m. - Jim Vautour • Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon singer songwriter. Coffee, truth, passion, positive light... got a few things to say.

2 p.m. - N.O. Stalgia • Auke Bay, Alaska

Philip Stewart.

A little stroll down Folk Memory Lane.

2:15 p.m. -A Little Bit of Pfundt • Petersburg, Alaska

Erin Pfundt, Maria Pfundt, Caleb Pfundt

A young trio of performers all from the same Petersburg family.

2:30 p.m. - Gabriel Kennedy • Juneau, Alaska

2:45 p.m. - Tom Page • Austin, Texas

Tom is a singer-songwriter from Austin, TX whose songs range from devastatingly sad to tearfully funny.

3:00 p.m. -Kieran Poulson-Edwards • Juneau, Alaska

Solo high school student.

3:15 p.m. -Breaking Good Bread • Gustavus, Alaska

Kristin Ramsey, TJ Lazar

Gustavus Singer songwriter Todd Bruno and friends will deliver big with songs pertinent to our times. Be Ready.

3:30 p.m. -Chris Thompson and Friends • Anchorage, Alaska

Chris Thompson, Rolfe Buzzell, Harrison Jennings, Grady Hopper.

Anchorage folk group performing original songs composed by Chris Thompson. Performed with guitar and vocals, harmonica, string bass, fiddle, and mandolin.

7 p.m. - Alaskapella • Juneau, Alaska

Andria Budbill, Stephanie Tripp, Kristina Paulick, Erin Tripp, Andre Bunton, Amanda Jo Daniels, Thomas Eggers, Kelsey Savikko, Richard Ringle, Apryle McVey, Bryan Crowder, Callie Conerton, Darcy DeRego, Emily King, Gloria Lumba, Guy Unzicker, Heather LaVerne, Isabella Booth, Jacob Miller, Jacque Boucher, John Heritscko, Lauren Tibbitts Travis, Liz Hendrix, Matthew Ives, Patricia Gerdes, Richard Carter, Ryan Wilson, Bruce Simonson.

An awesome a cappella choir from UAS Juneau campus. Founded in Fall 2011, grown from four to 30 members in two years.

7:15 p.m. - Mary DeSmet, Greg Burger and Quinn Zahasky • Juneau, Alaska

The Joy of Harmony, the Power of Pickin' and Walkin' the Bass. Music we love.

7:30 p.m. - Three Fish in a Tree • Wasilla, Alaska

Devin Frey, Shonti Elder, Kluonie Frey, Bill Frey.

We do the best we can with what we have - Family band.

7:45 p.m. - The Super Saturated Sugar Strings • Anchorage, Alaska

Miriah Phelps, Kat Moore, Theresa Taylor, Carlyle Watt.

A high-energy, harmonious blend of piano, violin, cello, guitar, and odd percussion, creating the sound of a funky and sweet foot-stomping symphony.

8 p.m. - Chuck Norris and the Texas Rangers • Anchorage, Alaska

Mike Mickelson, Jason Norris, Angela Oudean, Kate Hamre.

8:15 p.m. - Spring Fed • Denali Park, Alaska

Land Cole, Mike Speaks, Jason Norris

The babbling brooks of interior Alaska flow south for an annual spring pilgrimage to bring our style of original all-timey music to Juneau.

8:30 p.m. - Just Stop • Gustavus, Alaska

Rowan Sharman, Ellie Sharman.

Boing, fiddle, banjo. Just stop (please!). OK, We're done now.

8:45 p.m. - The Improbabillies • Homer, Alaska

Grant Dermody, Forrest Gibson, Scott Meyer.

Riding the razor edge of country blues and old time mountain music.Bust down.

9 p.m. -Si Kahn • Charlotte, North Carolina

2013 Guest Artist