Only 289 days away: The 50th Annual Alaska Folk Festival, April 7-13, 2025

2023 AFF Dance Band Application

DEADLINE: March 3, 2023

Performers are not paid. Please see Performer FAQ.


The 48th Annual Alaska Folk Festival is scheduled for April 10-16, 2023, at two Juneau locations: Juneau Arts and Culture Center (JACC) and Juneau-Douglas High School (JDHS) Auditorium. Dance sets will take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (April 13-15) at the JACC. Dance sets run about 50 minutes. Dances are scheduled according to space and availability. There is not guarantee that all who apply will get to play.

Completed applications must be received NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2023. The tentative schedule will be sent to all applicants no later than March 10, 2023. This schedule will be your confirmation of a performance spot.

Contact Information

Please enter a full name
Please enter an email address
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Performance Information

Band Name

Please enter a name for the performer(s)

Description of Performance for the Festival Program

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Type of Dance Music

Please indicate a type of dance music

Please add any information necessary to support your performance.

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Dance Schedule

Your act will be considered for each opportunity checked below. Please UNCHECK any times for which you are NOT AVAILABLE.

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Did you apply for a main stage set as well? Please let us know which application is your priority if one of you applications gets waitlisted.

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Performer Names

For each member of your group, please list a real name (no pseudonyms) with instrumentation.

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Release Authorization

I hereby authorize the live broadcast of my/our performance at the 48th Annual Alaska Folk Festival over KRNN-FM during the week of April 10-16, 2023. I also authorize the use of my/our performance, both live and recorded, for distribution to the public over non-commercial radio stations and over the internet.

I understand that KRNN-FM and the Alaska Folk Festival will not be able to provide monetary compensation for my/our performance, and that Alaska Folk Festival Inc. will not be held liable for lost gear or other personal belongings.

The release is required to submit a performer application.

Festival Volunteers Needed

Will you volunteer a few hours this year? Volunteering is fun, easy, and teaches you how the festival works. Choosing to volunteer will not have a bearing on your Performers Application, but volunteers are essential to the success of every festival.

Please indicate your interest in volunteering.

Thank you! Please look for the Volunteer Application button on the following page.


Submit Your Application

After you click submit, your information will be recorded and a confirmation will be sent to your email address along with a copy of your performer application.

Questions or problems? Please contact webmaster@akfolkfest.org