Sound engineer Rick Miller of Anchorage untangles microphone cords in front of the Alaska Folk Festival stage at Centennial Hall on Monday. The week-long free music festival includes nightly performances, dances starting Thursday night and weekend workshops.

Sound engineer Rick Miller of Anchorage untangles microphone cords in front of the Alaska Folk Festival stage at Centennial Hall on Monday. The week-long free music festival includes nightly performances, dances starting Thursday night and weekend workshops.

Folk Fest calendar for Tuesday, April 5

Folk Fest Juneau 2016

Tuesday, April 5

Juneau String Ensembles Aurora Strings, 7 p.m.

Jack Cannon, 7:15 p.m.

Daughter & Dad, 7:30 p.m. Callie Conerton and Jeff Brown play songs a dad used to sing to his daughter.

Ninja Dog, 7:45 p.m. Listen to the music stylings of Ninja Dog, featuring 9 year old singer-songwriter Cadence A. Ward. This set will be dedicated to Cadence’s dog Linus.

SalmonEye, 8 p.m. Isaac Woods and Sam Engebretsen emerged from the mild rolling hills of the northern concrete jungle, just for you.

Andy Baker, 8:15 p.m. Anchorage based singer-songwriter serves up folk, reggae and imagination with new slice of life tunes.

Cluttered Room, 8:30 p.m. by Carl Reese.

3,2,1… , 8:45 p.m. Unplugged acoustic music from the next generation of young Alaskan musicians hailing from Juneau (ages 9-14).

If the Ocean, 9 p.m. Stacy La Mascus, Guy Unzicker, Andrew Madsen and Hannah Wilson.

Teri Tibbett, 9:15 p.m. Original songs.

Leif, Greg and Lis, 9:30 p.m. Fiddle tunes from the Celtic diaspora.

Ken Burch, 9:45 p.m.

Nathaniel Leggett, 10 p.m. From Skagway. To play covers by various artists.

Mike Gamble, 10:15 p.m.

Rebecca Menzia, 10:30 p.m. A Psych-Folk singer songwriter from Fairbanks.

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