Story last updated at 4/10/2013 - 6:21 pm
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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