Singer-songwriter Kray Van Kirk of Juneau, above, plays acoustic guitar Monday on the first dayof the 31st Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall. 150 acts slated to appear during the festival this week. Van Kirk called his set, "From the shores of Wales to the dust of Gilgamesh."
Below, Dave Stancliff, right, and John Germain of the Tok gospel folk group Dave Stancliff & Friends, warm up Monday outside the main hall before their performance on stage. The group called its set "Making A Joyful Noise."
The folk fest will conclude Sunday, April 17. Please see schedule on juneauempire.com/folkfestival