The Philadelphia Folk Festival is a three-day festival of folk music that has been held annually near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania in the vicinity of Philadelphia by the non-profit Philadelphia Folksong Society since 1962. The Philadelphia Folksong Society is dedicated to preserving the past, promoting the present and securing the future of folk music and related forms of expression through education, presentation and participation. Thus, the event hosts contemporary and traditional artists in genres including World/Fusion, Celtic, Singer/Songwriter, Folk Rock, Country, Klezmer, and Dance.
- A.A. Bondy
- Amelia Curran
- Annie & The Beekeepers
- Beats Walkin'
- Blame Sally
- Bonnie "Prince" Billy & the Cairo GangButch Ross
- Chris Smither & the Motivators
- Erin McKeown
- Gandalph Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
- Give and Take
- Giving Tree Band
- Groove Band
- Iain Matthews
- Jeff Tweedy
- Justin Rutledge
- Lee Harvey Osmond
- Marc Silver & the Stonethrowers
- Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther
- Mike Cross
- Natalia Zukerman
- Nudie & The Turks
- Richard Thompson
- Shannon Whitworth
- Spinning Leaves
- Susan Werner with Trina Hamlin and Natalia Zukerman
- Sweetback Sisters
- Taj Mahal
- Treasa LeVasseur
- Trina Hamlin
- Vienna Teng
Festival News and Rumors
Insane Clown Posse Announce Otherworldly 2023 Edition of Gathering of the Juggalos
The festival promises such such attractions as "ICP's Alien Probe Adventure"
Bryan Kress May 22, 2023
Hopscotch 2023: Pavement, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast Top Lineup
Alvvays, Digable Planets, Soccer Mommy, and more will also hit the Raleigh fest this September.
Abby Jones May 19, 2023
Live Nation Offering $99 All-In Festival Tickets During Festival Weekend
Governors Ball Roots Picnic, Sound on Sound, and more are participating in the discount.
Carys Anderson May 17, 2023
The National's Homecoming 2023 Lineup Led by Patti Smith, Pavement, & The Walkmen
Weyes Blood, Snail Mail, and Bartees Strange will also play the Cincinnati festival.
Eddie Fu May 17, 2023
Riot Fest's Killer 2023 Lineup Led by Foo Fighters, The Cure & The Postal Service
Queens of the Stone Age, Death Cab For Cutie, ICP, The Mars Volta, and Turnstile are also visiting Chicago this September.
Carys Anderson May 16, 2023
Guns N' Roses, Billie Eilish, and P!NK to Headline Music Midtown's 2023 Lineup
P!NK, The 1975, Flume, Incubus, and Tove Lo are also set to play the Atlanta festival.
Scoop Harrison May 16, 2023