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Upcoming Events

Philadelphia Folksong Society

Heartwood Music Festival

Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Folksong Society and Awbury Arboretum are proud to present the first-ever:

May Monthly Meeting: Rounds SING with John Krumm

Philadelphia, PA
One of the oldest and greatest traditions of the Philadelphia Folksong Society is our SINGS, participatory and not performance-based singing gatherings that encourage all to join! Our SING leader will be John Krumm, who ha... read more

40th Annual PFS Spring Thing!

Canadensis, PA
The Philadelphia Folksong Society's SPRING THING is a magical get-away weekend filled with song, dance, crafts, and fun. Join us in celebrating our 40th Anniversary this year!
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Past Events

April Monthly Concert: Tempest

April Monthly Concert: Tempest

Ardmore, PA
-Only valid, voting-level members are permitted to register member tickets. -Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis, so please register as soon as possible to secure your spot. -If you register and find you are unable to attend, please inform PFS within 72 hours of the event. S...
Friday, April 24 2015 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

Andrea Nardello PFS House Concert

Andrea Nardello PFS House Concert

Paoli, PA
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Andrea Nardello was sidelined by writer’s block for two years before a simple love song she wrote for her girlfriend heralded a new era of emboldened self-identity and reinvigorated creativity.  This surge of positivity and assuredness is reflected in the songs on her...
Saturday, April 18 2015 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

March Monthly Meeting: Philadelphia Folk Found Footage Festival

March Monthly Meeting: Philadelphia Folk Found Footage Festival

Philadelphia, PA
Over the last 53 years, many people have passed through the main gate of the Philadelphia Folksong Society's Philadelphia Folk Festival and it’s time to showcase all the good times you’ve had! We’ve asked Festers - from veterans to virgins and ticketbuyers to volunteers - to submit their home foo...
Saturday, March 21 2015 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

The Whiskeyhickon Boys PFS House Concert

The Whiskeyhickon Boys PFS House Concert

Jenkintown, PA
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 ente...
Saturday, March 7 2015 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

February Monthly Concert w/ Elaine Hoffman Watts & Susan Watts

February Monthly Concert w/ Elaine Hoffman Watts & Susan Watts

Philadelphia, PA
Join us on Saturday, February 28 for a night of wonderful klezmer music with Elaine Hoffman Watts & Susan Watts and the Fabulous Shpielkes. Klezmer music - essentially Jewish folk music from Eastern Europe - has been enjoying a revival since the 1970s, in part because of the popularity of the Fab...
Saturday, February 28 2015 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

January Monthly Meeting: Contra w/ Run of the Mill String Band

January Monthly Meeting: Contra w/ Run of the Mill String Band

Philadelphia, PA
On January 29, we are partnering with Philadelphia Area Traditional Music and Dance (PATMAD) for a Thursday Night Contra Dance with PFS! Performing that evening will be Run of the Mill String Band (Palmer Loux, fiddle; Greg Loux – Guitar; Paul Sidlick – banjo, mandolin, Tom Schaffer – bass), with...
Thursday, January 29 2015 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

No Good Sister PFS House Concert

No Good Sister PFS House Concert

Philadelphia, PA
No Good Sister is a female vocal trio out of Philadelphia, PA. In the Fall of 2012, a mom, a teacher, and a waitress, decided to turn their mutual admiration for each other’s music, writing and voices into a musical project that would both showcase them as individuals, but especially highlight t...
Saturday, January 24 2015 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

December Monthly Concert: Honky Tonk Holly-Dei

December Monthly Concert: Honky Tonk Holly-Dei

Philadelphia, PA
Git Yer Boots On for A Nashville Christmas Special!The Philadelphia Folksong Society is helping to present “A Honky-Tonk Holly-Dei” with: No Good Sister, Black Horse Motel, and A Fistful of Sugar and featuring Carolyne Thorne, The Hummingbyrds, Hannah Taylor, Emmett Drueding, and Swedeland. With ...
Saturday, December 13 2014 6:00 PM 11:00 PM

November Monthly Concert: Hot Rize, Del McCoury & David Grisman

November Monthly Concert: Hot Rize, Del McCoury & David Grisman

Glenside, PA
-Only valid, voting-level members are permitted to register member tickets. -Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis, so please register as soon as possible to secure your spot. -If you register and find you are unable to attend, please inform PFS within 72 hours of the event. A...
Thursday, November 13 2014 7:30 PM 11:00 PM

Spuyten Duyvil & Tin Bird Choir

Spuyten Duyvil & Tin Bird Choir

Ardmore, PA
Current voting-class members are invited to join us at 12:00pm on October 19 at the Ardmore Music Hall for the Annual Board of Directors Election.  At the March 19, 2014 BoD meeting, the Board resolved to maintain the existing 11-member Board, leaving 3 available seats for this year’s election.  ...
Sunday, October 19 2014 12:00 PM 3:30 PM

Philadelphia Folksong Society

Mailing Address

7113 Emlen St. Philadelphia, PA 19119
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