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Philadelphia Folksong Society

April Monthly Concert: Roosevelt Dime, Sweetbriar Rose

Philadelphia, PA
To listen to the music of Roosevelt Dime is to take a journey through American roots music. Inspired by Appalachian string bands, Memphis soul, New Orleans dixieland, and the musical melting pot of Brooklyn which they call... read more

May Concert: David Amram, Michael Braunfeld. PLUS: World Music Master Class w/ David Amram

Philadelphia, PA
David Amram is a living legend. A pioneer of jazz French horn, a virtuoso on piano, numerous flutes and whistles, percussion, and dozens of folkloric instruments from countries from around the world, Amram has an inventive... read more

40th PFS Spring Thing

Canadensis, PA
THE SPRING THING is a magical get-away weekend filled with song, dance, crafts and fun. We are celebrating our 40th Anniversary this year. YOU, the participant, have made THE SPRING THING the most well-loved and popular we... read more

June Monthly Concert: Clarke Buehling

Philadelphia, PA
Clarke Buehling is widely recognized for his interpretations of late 19th Century, classic finger-style banjo, and is in the forefront of the recent resurgence of interest in the earlier minstrel banjo style.  Much of his ... read more
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Past Events

Greg Klyma House Conert

Greg Klyma House Conert

Wyncote, PA
Greg Klyma is a prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and seasoned performer, bringing to every stage a catalog of material that assumes his audiences are both smart and able to laugh. His birth date puts him squarely in the middle of Generation X, but Greg is an old-school troubadour. His e...
Friday, April 18 2014 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Group Singing Workshop with Renowned Songleader Mike Miller

Group Singing Workshop with Renowned Songleader Mike Miller

Philadelphia, PA
We are going to have an old fashioned sing-along on Sunday, the 6th of April and it will be a doozy. Long time Festival Campfire leader Mike Miller will have us sounding like the Mormoan Tabernacle Choir as he recreates those wonderful harmonies and blends that we remember from his popular Spring...
Sunday, April 6 2014 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

March Monthly Concert: David Francey, Danielle Miraglia

March Monthly Concert: David Francey, Danielle Miraglia

Ardmore, PA
David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star). Born in Ayrshire, Scotland to parents who were factory workers, he moved to Canada when he was twelve. For decades, he worked across...
Sunday, March 16 2014 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

Meghan Cary House Concert

Meghan Cary House Concert

Elkins Park, PA
"Can the world stand one more story-telling troubadour? If the artist in Question is Meghan Cary, the answer is a resounding yes." ---Billboard Magazine Meghan Cary with Analog Gypsies is a 2 to 5 piece band playing original tunes ranging from lean-in-and-listen ballads to get-up-and-shake-your-b...
Saturday, February 22 2014 7:30 PM 10:00 PM

February Monthly Concert: Mountain Minstrelsy of Pennsylvania

February Monthly Concert: Mountain Minstrelsy of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
It all started with an obscure book, Mountain Minstrelsy of Pennsylvania, published nearly a century ago as a collection of song lyrics gathered in the mountains of Pennsylvania by Henry Shoemaker, a folklorist and "song catcher." The book eventually found its way into the hands of David Bielanko...
Sunday, February 16 2014 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

January Monthly Concert: Alexis P. Suter and Kim & Reggie Harris

January Monthly Concert: Alexis P. Suter and Kim & Reggie Harris

Ardmore, PA
Consummate musicians and storytellers, Kim and Reggie Harris combine a strong folk and Gospel music legacy. Born and raised in Philadelphia, a city rich in cultural and musical heritage, Kim and Reggie’s early exposure to the diversity of musical styles and genres was nurtured in the schools and ...
Sunday, January 26 2014 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

Group Singing Workshop with Renowned Songleader Mike Miller

Group Singing Workshop with Renowned Songleader Mike Miller

Philadelphia, PA
We are going to have an old fashioned sing-along on Sunday, the 20th of January and it will be a doozy. Long time Festival Campfire leader Mike Miller will have us sounding like the Mormoan Tabernacle Choir as he recreates those wonderful harmonies and blends that we remember from his popular Spr...
Sunday, January 19 2014 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

December Monthly Concert: The Felice Brothers, The Districts

December Monthly Concert: The Felice Brothers, The Districts

Philadelphia, PA
The Felice Brothers The Felice Brothers are timeless. You may find them among the old tin sorrows of the dust bowl, behind the bolted door of a speakeasy, or taking center stage in their own tall tale. They are the sons of a carpenter and the Catskill mountains, good time buddies, buskers, dreame...
Saturday, December 28 2013 9:00 PM 11:30 PM

December Monthly Concert: Donna The Buffalo, Rugby Road

December Monthly Concert: Donna The Buffalo, Rugby Road

Philadelphia, PA
Donna The Buffalo Donna the Buffalo's feel-good, groove-oriented, danceable and often socially conscious music all began over twenty years ago with roots in old time fiddle music that evolved into a soulful electric Americana mix infused with elements of cajun/ zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and cou...
Friday, December 20 2013 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

December Monthly Concert: Erin McKeown's Anti-Holiday Spectacular

December Monthly Concert: Erin McKeown's Anti-Holiday Spectacular

Philadelphia, PA
Erin McKeown Erin’s compelling and energy packed stage show teamed with her seemingly effortless ability to bridge genres has garnered her international acclaim.She regularly collaborates and performs with her peers Andrew Bird, Anais Mitchell, Ben Sollee, Carrie Rodriguez, Mike Doughty, Amos Lee...
Wednesday, December 4 2013 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

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