JUNEAU - As the community gets ready for the Alaska Folk Festival, April 5 to 11, KRNN (102.7 FM) is making its plans as well. As usual, KRNN will broadcast the music from the festival's main stage in Centennial Hall. Another way of getting ready is to hear highlights from last year's festival. Tune in to KRNN the first four Wednesdays in March at 8 p.m. during "Friends & Neighbors" for a series of programs produced by volunteer Shelley Owens:
Program 2 (March 10): Hunt & Bayer, Sean Tracey & the Splinter Pickers, Itinerant Pickers, Steve Brown & the Bailers, Annie Lou & Friends, The Charlie Skyhawk Band, Slim Pickin', Allison Tazlina Mapes with Clark County, Zahasky Family, Carl Reese, Celtica, De Temps Antan, Sabe Herreid Flores, Fiddlehead Red, Ken Waldman & the Secret Visitors and Mark Heard.
Program 3 (March 17): Caitlin Warbelow, Sloughgrass Special, Antique Road Show, Alaska Youth Choir, Sugar Pickin', Pizzicarella Mia, Escape from Brooklyn, Tim Easton , Dan "dirty d" Pascucci, The Possum Lodge Glee Club, Ed Shoenfeld & the Empty Oil Barrel Band, Booth Family Band, A Family Affair, The Bac'untry Brothers and De Temps Artan.
Program 4 (March 24): Stuntology Sam & the Tectonic Trio, Myth Barber, Johnny Devil's Club & the Wild Goose Band, The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, Stalactyte, The Fairbanks Contingent, Buddy Tabor, Jam & Jelly, Dave Stancliff & Friends, Pat Henry, De Temps Antan, One Aisle Over, Little Black Raincloud Co., Hannah Perkins and Goodnight Irene.