Continuing the Tradition: Folkfest 2017

adelle-labrecqueBY ADELLE LaBRECQUE
Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong

Downtown Juneau celebrates another year of live folk music at the 43rd Annual Alaska Folk Festival, with this year’s special guest, The Murphy Beds, a duo out of New York City.

The first Folk Fest began in 1975 when a handful of musicians gathered together to play at the Alaska State Museum to play folk music.  The event gathered such a large audience, that from that year forward, it became an annual event and has since grown immensely each year.  Continue reading “Continuing the Tradition: Folkfest 2017”