Austin’s Shakey Graves will headline Salmonfest on Aug. 5

Austin alternative folksinger Shakey Graves will headline Salmonfest Aug. 5, 2022. Courtesy photo

Austin alternative folksinger Shakey Graves will be the headliner on Friday, Aug. 5, at Salmonfest, the annual Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds celebration of Alaska’s wild salmon and salmon habitat.

Other national acts on the 2022 festival schedule include Rising Appalachia, festival favorites The California Honeydrops, Steve Polz and Moonalice, and more national acts are coming soon.

Tickets and additional lineup announcements are available for the 11th anniversary festival at salmonfestalaska.org, with four stages, 60 bands, more than 100 vendors and a daily children’s program, plus electric late night show Friday and Saturday nights Aug. 6-7.