Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Alaska Folk Festival Opening Night

Let the music play.

Pictures from the opening night of the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall in Juneau, Alaska on Monday, April 8, 2019.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life.


Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the PFLAG/Juneau Pride Chorus perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Alaska Youth Choir perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Johanna Evans emcees the first night of the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Johanna Evans emcees the first night of the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tim Triggs, Zane Jones and Nate Wiley of the Wiley’s Coyotes, of Boulder, Colorado, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tim Triggs, Zane Jones and Nate Wiley of the Wiley’s Coyotes, of Boulder, Colorado, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hank Alrich, of Greenville, California, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hank Alrich, of Greenville, California, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joe Malinovsky and Tom Koester, of Juneau, perform as the “The Dads are back!” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joe Malinovsky and Tom Koester, of Juneau, perform as the “The Dads are back!” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Carl Reese, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Carl Reese, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nakenna Kotlarov and her brother Zander, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nakenna Kotlarov and her brother Zander, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nakenna Kotlarov, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nakenna Kotlarov, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Deborah Wood, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Deborah Wood, of Juneau, performs at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lost on C, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lost on C, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lost on C, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lost on C, of Juneau, perform at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Patricia Hull, of Juneau, accompanied by Jon Hays, performs as “The Most Dangerous Woman in America” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Patricia Hull, of Juneau, accompanied by Jon Hays, performs as “The Most Dangerous Woman in America” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Patricia Hull, of Juneau, accompanied by Jon Hays, performs as “The Most Dangerous Woman in America” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Patricia Hull, of Juneau, accompanied by Jon Hays, performs as “The Most Dangerous Woman in America” at the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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