Hundreds turn out for newly named Salmonfest music festival

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Dozens of people dance among a cloud of bubbles released in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July 17, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Hayley Herman, 7, plays with a hoola hoop in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Reece Solomon, 7, hops down from a bouncy slide at Salmonfest on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Bryan Goldstein (left) and Alexandra Guilford share their message about proposed mines in British Columbia that could threaten Alaska's salmon rivers with passersby on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Lyla Grebe, daughter of musician Todd Grebe, rests in Mary Oudean's lap while her father's band, Todd Grebe & Cold Country, play at Salmonfest on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Kerry Hermann (left), Emily Anderson (center) and Amee Pacheco (right) relax in the shade waiting for passersby at their educational vendor booth on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Julia Zagaya, of Tennessee, holds still while her face is painted during Salmonfest on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Many festival-goers brought their children for daytime activities during Salmonfest.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Carlee Dick, a resident of Canada, hoola hoops in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Crowd members cheer as young festival-goers perform flips and dance mooves in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion A festival-goer admires her hand after receiving a henna tatoo on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Several vendors offered henna, in addition to glitter tatoos and massages.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Reece Solomon, 7, enjoys some cotton candy with his sister, 6-year-old Hattie Solomon, on the lawn in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July 31, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Eager festival-goers camp out on the lawn in front of Salmonfest's main stage awaiting the first performer on Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Thor Wilkerson, 3, attempts to blow up a balloon on the lawn in front of Salmonfest's main stage on Friday July 17, 2015 at Polly Creek Beach, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Seattle musician Jim Page serenades an audience as the first performer on Salmonfest's main stage on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion A crowd gathers on the lawn in front of Salmonfest's main stage to listen to performer Jim Page on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion This sweatshirt hanging outside the booth set up by United Tribes of Bristol Bay was one of several on display advocating on Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska. The sweatshirts and other merchandise were a way for vendors to advocate for the safety of salmon.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Susanna Evins (background) organizes her vendor booth to showcase clothing and other items from her store, Mountain Mama Originals, on Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Volunteer staff members open the gates to let festival attendees into Salmonfest on Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 in Ninilchik, Alaska.
 

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