Alaska Folk Festival by the numbers

• 1,000: Number of seats at Centennial Hall, the main stage venue for the Alaska Folk Festival

• 145: Number of different acts scheduled to perform at Folk Fest; each act is made up anywhere from one to 30 people

• 62: Number of musicians/acts that applied to perform at Folk Fest for the first time; usually there are between 30 and 40 first-time applicants

• 150: Number of Alaska Folk Festival volunteers

• $0: How much it costs for people to attend Folk Fest

• $40,000-$60,000: What it actually costs to put on Folk Fest

• $15: Minimum cost to become a member of the Folk Fest; if you’re a member, you get 10 percent off Folk Fest merchandise

• 630: Number of members

• 9: Number of Alaska Folk Festival board of directors members; it recently went up from seven

• 9 months: How old Juneau performer Callie Conerton was when she first appeared on the Folk Fest stage

• 7: Number of jam spots during Folk Fest — The Alaskan Bar, Centennial Hall, Coppa, McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill (downtown), Red Dog Saloon, The Rendezvous and Rockwell

• 42: Number of years Alaska Folk Festival has been going on

• Thousands: Number of expected Folk Fest attendees this year

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