Philadelphia Folk Festival 2012

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Philadelphia Folk Festival 2012 Festival Logo WHERE:Upper Salford Township, PA
WHEN:August 17-19, 2012
TICKETS: $145 3-Day Pass
WEBSITE: Official Website


The Philadelphia Folk Festival began in 1962 and is the largest and longest-running Festival of its kind in the country. The event is unique in that it is presented by a non-profit arts education organization, the Philadelphia Folksong Society, and is operated with the help of 2,500 dedicated volunteers. Since its inception, the Philadelphia Folk Festival has been the primary fund raising event for the Philadelphia Folksong Society. Founded as a 501(c) 3 non-profit, educational organization in 1957, PFS provides programs of presentation, education, and participation.


  • Little Feat
  • John Hiatt and the Combo
  • Steve Earle and The Dukes
  • Lucinda Williams
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Wanda Jackson
  • The Secret Sisters
  • City & Colour
  • Voices of the Wetlands
  • The Holmes Brothers
  • Strand of Oaks
  • The Wooden Sky
  • Mary Gauthier
  • Mike Cross
  • Comas
  • Paul Thorn
  • Tracy Grammer
  • Red Clay Ramblers
  • Debo Band
  • Arborea
  • Chris Bathgate
  • Brother Sun (feat. Pat Wictor, Joe Jencks and Greg Greenway)
  • Lori McKenna
  • Mark Erelli
  • Roosevelt Dime
  • Pokey LaFarge
  • The GypsySteve Earle Hombres
  • Chris Kasper
  • Griz
  • Spuyten Duyvil
  • Zach Stock
  • The Great Groove Band
  • More TBA