You can attend the Philadelphia Folk Festival one day at a time, or join us for the entire weekend! You decide. Gates open at 10:00 AM and the fun continues through midnight on Friday and Saturday, and until 9:30 PM on Sunday night! Workshops, showcases and concerts, craft demonstrations, chil...
Thu, Aug 14 2014 10:00 AM — Sun, Aug 17 2014 10:00 PM
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 material is based around his extensive collection of 19th century banjo and...
Sunday, June 22 2014 7:00 PM — 9:30 PM
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Fri, May 23 2014 2:00 PM — Mon, May 26 2014 10:00 AM
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 weekend of its kind. Where else can you can build your own Wash Tub Bass - p...
Fri, May 23 2014 6:00 PM — Mon, May 26 2014 10:00 AM
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 witty sense of humor and it is evident with his impressive song lyrics. H...
Sunday, May 11 2014 5:00 PM — 9:00 PM
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 home, the band has forged a sound they’ve come to call Steamboat Soul. Aft...
Sunday, April 27 2014 7:00 PM — 9:30 PM
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
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
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
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