Remembering Mike Miller

It's hard to remember a time when Mike Miller wasn't around, either singing classic folksongs and remembering all of the little known verses, or more likely, encouraging others to sing with him.  It didn't matter if you thought you could sing, Mike convinced you that you had to sing! 

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SAVE THE DATE: Fall Fling and Folk Faire 2015!

Announcing the 2015 Fall Fling and Folk Faire!!
Columbus Day Weekend, October 9-12, 2015

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Next PFS Board Meeting: Wednesday, March 18

PFS Board of Directors meetings are open to active, voting-level PFS members. Board members are elected by the membership and lead and serve PFS by joining committees, communicating and raising awareness in the community, and building policies. Board of Directors meetings aim to be conferences of discussion and action around policies, strategies, and fund development. The next Board meeting will be held Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30pm at the PFS offices: 7113 Emlen St., Philadelphia PA 19119.

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Harmonica Classes Resume at PFS! Beginners' and Blues Harmonica 1 Classes with Seth Holzman

Register now!  Classes begin Monday, February 9.

Held at PFS offices: 7113 Emlen St., Philadelphia PA 19119 

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Let's Picket The Fest!

Here’s your chance to make your mark at the Philadelphia Folk Fest in 2015 and beyond.

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PFS events

Tilt Your Kilt: A Benefit for the Philadelphia Folksong Society

Mar 28 2015 - 3:00pm

Come out for an afternoon of all things Celtic, Irish, and Scotch, and tilt your kilt at the Tilted Kilt in King of Prussia to benefit the Philadelphia Folksong Society! A $40 ticket gets you live Irish music, two free drinks, complimentary appetizers, and the warm & fuzzy feeling knowing that all proceeds benefit PFS!
 

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Philadelphia Music Co-op Showcase: Cynthia G. Mason Lou Dominguez Dylan Jane Jason Ager

Mar 28 2015 - 8:00pm
Four incredible songwriters and performers from the Philadelphia Music Co-op come together for one can't-miss evening at Melodies Cafe (formerly Milkboy Ardmore)!
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An Evening to Benefit the Philadelphia Folksong Society

Mar 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Several of PFF's volunteer committees are helping to put on a musical benefit for the Philadelphia Folksong Society with many musical friends and members playing in support.  The event is open to all and will help ensure the vitality of PFS and the Folk Festival!

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For the Love of Gene w/ Hoots & Hellmouth, Ben Arnold, Burning Bridget Cleary & many more

Apr 10 2015 - 7:30pm

The Philadelphia Folksong Society is thrilled to honor Gene Shay for his decades of invaluable service to our Philadelphia Folk Festival and announce today on his 80th Birthday that we will be co-sponsoring with WXPN: "For the Love of Gene," a celebration of Gene's contributions to the Philly music world and his most recent retirement from the station.

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PFS Welcomes An Evening of Duets: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn + David Bromberg & Larry Campbell

Apr 10 2015 - 8:00pm

It’s an Americana crossroads, an evening that legends are made of, a night of masterful musicality you won’t see anywhere else!

Husband and Wife banjo adventurers Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn take the stage to explore roots music using the tones and coloration that arise when two banjos join in conversation.

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