Philadelphia Folk Festival

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Country and Region United StatesPennsylvania
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Schwenksville, Pennsylvania USA
Festival Contact Information

Philadelphia Folk Festival
7113 Emlen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119 USA
Phone: (01) 215-242-0150 or 800-556-3655
Fax: (01) 215-247-0293
Tickets: http://www/

Festival Description

The Philadelphia Folk Festival, one of the oldest active folk festivals, is a three-day extravaganza of traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, crafts, camping and children's activities.

Festival Dates August 15 - 18, 2013
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Hosted by Gene Shay
  • Todd Rundgren
  • Richard Thompson Electric Trio
  • The Mavericks
  • David Bromberg
  • Asleep at the Wheel
  • Star & Micey with Gangstagrass
  • Delbert McClinton
  • Marcia Ball
  • Hartford Steam Powered Aereo Band
  • Richard Thompson Electric Trio
  • The Mavericks
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Jake Shimabukuro
  • David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket: The Essential Songs of Philadelphia
  • Black Prairie
  • Luella & The Sun
  • Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
  • Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars
  • Spirit Family Reunion
  • Sleepy Man Banjo Boys
  • The Stray Birds
  • Star & Micey
  • Otis Taylor
  • Caravan of Thieves
  • Amy Helm
  • Jeffrey Gaines
  • Gabe Butterfield
  • Ellis Paul
  • Del Barber
  • The Como Mamas
  • Burning Bridget Cleary
  • Andy Statman Project
  • Ben Vaughn
  • RUNA
  • David Francey
  • Frank Fairfield
  • Joe Crookston & the BlueBird Jubilee
  • The Toy Hearts
  • The Amigos Band
  • Mike ‘Slo-Mo’ Brenner
  • XPN Philly Local with Helen Leicht featuring Ali Wadsworth, Juston Stens and the Get Real Gang, Modern Inventors, Ginger Coyle
  • Aereo-Plain with Phil D’Agostino, Brad Hinton and more…
  • The Lawsuits
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Great Groove Band
  • Dennis Hangey
  • Give and Take Jugglers


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Practical Info:

  • Old Pool Farm
    located near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania


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