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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#GivingTuesday

During a stellar year in 2014, the Philadelphia Folksong Society was able to expand Fall Fling to include family programming, grow the Philadelphia Music Co-op by 33%, bring the Odyssey Music program into a dozen new classrooms, and put on what was arguably one of the best Philadelphia Folk Festivals to date! But... 

The Philadelphia Folksong Society needs your support!

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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

The Whiskeyhickon Boys PFS House Concert

Mar 7 2015 - 7:00pm

Uniquely Energizing, Fun, Folksy, and Extreme talent are the terms used to describe this trio known to dish out huge doses of Mother Funkin’ Gangsta Folk! The sounds in their repertoire of award winning originals, interspersed with covers make all their stuff sound brand new enabling them to entertain and simply WOW audiences of all ages.

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PFS Welcomes Women of Ireland

Mar 8 2015 - 3:00pm

For the first time, a stage show brings together all the most adorned elements associated with Irish & Celtic music, song and dance in one brand new super stage spectacle. ‘Women of Ireland’ features an all-female lineup of Irish step dancers comprising three long-term dancers from ‘Riverdance,’ the lead dancer with Michael Flatley’s ‘Lord of the Dance’ and a number of other tantalizing female dancers who excel in other dance disciplines. The show also features a very special guest male dancer, the 4-time world champion and former lead dancer wit

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PFS Welcomes Tommy Emmanuel + Richard Smith

Mar 13 2015 - 8:00pm

Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. The legendary guitarist has a professional career that spans five decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world. A household name in his native Australia, Tommy has garnered hundreds of thousands of loyal fans worldwide. Tommy’s unique style – he calls it simply “finger style” – is akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all ten fingers.

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Philadelphia Music Co-op Presents Jeneen Terrana, Man About a Horse, and Valley Creek

Mar 13 2015 - 8:00pm

Join us for a fantastic night of music with three phenomenal artists from the Philadelphia Music Co-op! Get your Tickets HERE!

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PFS Welcomes Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith

Mar 14 2015 - 8:00pm

Touring in support of their upcoming tribute album to Elliott Smith out March 17. The album was a labor of love for Seth & Jessica having been recorded over the past 3 years.

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