Philadelphia Music Co-op Secures More Than 30 Coveted Slots at Upcoming 54th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival

What are you doing the second full weekend in August?  If you are like thousands of music lovers on the East Coast you head for Upper Salford Township near the bucolic burg of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, a little more than 35 miles outside of Philadelphia where the legendary PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL transforms a working farm into a magical, musical sound park.

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54th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival Announces Exciting Additions!

54th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival Announces Exciting Additions to Historic Summer Event

The legendary Philadelphia Folk Festival, scheduled to celebrate its 54th Anniversary August 13-16, 2015 on the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township (near Schwenksville), PA has added several luminaries to its already stellar line up:

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Lyle Lovett To Play The 54th Philadelphia Folk Festival

The Philadelphia Folk Festival is thrilled to announce that Lyle Lovett and his Large Band will be appearing for the first time ever at the 54th Annual event taking place on the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township August 13-16, 2015.

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2015 Fall Fling and Folk Faire Announces Initial Lineup!

It is with GREAT excitement that we unveil the initial line up for the 2015 Fall Fling and Folk Faire presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society and Appel Farm Arts & Music Center!

Erin McKeown

Marc Silver

Philadelphia Music Co-op's Andrea Nardello

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The Heartwood Music Festival is Postponed until July 12th

Due to the intense thunderstorms wreaking havoc in the Midwest that are poised to hit Philadelphia this weekend, the Awbury Arboretum and Philadelphia Folksong Society staff have chosen to postpone the Heartwood Music Festival to Sunday, July 12, 2015.

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PFS events

PFS Summer Martin Guitar Factory Tour

Jul 6 2015 - 8:30am

You've probably seen them from their sponsorship of the Philadelphia Folk Festival's Main Stage and their many, many back cover ads of the festival programs. Since 1833, C.F. Martin & Company have continually innovated in the world of music. Their guitars have been a great force in shaping the sounds of Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez, and Gene Autry.

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Philadelphia Folksong Society's Odyssey Program Presents: Two of a Kind

Jul 11 2015 - 11:00am

Philadelphia Folksong Society's Odyssey of American Music Education program is excited to present Two of a Kind in an outdoor Odyssey program in Saunders Park! 

This performance is made possible by the City of Philadelphia's Performances in Public Spaces program managed by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy. 

Admission is FREE! We hope to see you and your whole family there!

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Philadelphia Folksong Society & Dull Dime Presents: Black Horse Motel, Nashville's Forlorn Strangers, and Paige Allbritton

Jul 25 2015 - 8:00pm

The Philadelphia Folksong Society and Dull Dime presents a night of Americana and bluegrass. Philly's own hard-hitting Black Horse Motel, Nashville's Forlorn Strangers and coming back to Philly from DC for this show, Paige Allbritton.

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