Philly Folk Fest

Philly Folk Fest weekend, and I’m missing a great one! Sigh…

Todd Rundgren live tonight:

Live audio all weekend!

Live stream here:

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Scroll down for schedule. I’ve highlighted some of my recommendations, but I don’t know all these bands, so don’t think because I didn’t recommend it, they’re not worth listening to. I’ve NEVER heard a bad act at the fest:


Saturday Main Stage Concert-The Mavericks, TODD RUNDGREN, In the Pocket, Black Prairie, more Main stage 4:00pm
Ben Vaughn Quintet Main stage 4:00pm
Dennis Hangey Main stage 4:00pm
Gene Shay Main stage 4:00pm
David Francey Main stage 4:30pm
Backstage Sessions hosted by Spuyten Duyvil, featuring Joe Crookston, Manatawny Creek Ramblers, Ellis Paul, Marc Silver and the Stone Throwers, Colin and Matt from Hogmaw, and Brad Hinton Cultural Tent 5:00pm
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys Main stage 5:05pm
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Main stage 5:45pm
The Hula Honeys Main stage 6:35pm
Groovemama Lobby stage 7:00pm
The Life and Music of Paul Butterfield with Gabriel Butterfield & Jimmy Vivino Cultural Tent 7:00pm
The Mavericks Main stage 7:30pm
Levon Helm Documentary Screening: Ain’t In It For My Health Cultural Tent 8:00pm
Black Prairie Main stage 8:50pm
TODD RUNDGREN Main stage 9:45pm
David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket: The Essential Songs of Philadelphia


Sunday Main Stage Concert-David Bromberg, Asleep at the Wheel, Carolina Chocolate Drops, more Main stage 4:00pm
The Great Groove Band Main stage 4:00pm
Piper: Dennis Hangey Main stage 4:00pm
Emcee: Gene Shay Main stage 4:00pm
Backstage Sessions hosted by Spuyten Duyvil, featuring John Francis, Up the Chain, Reverend TJ McGlinchey, Karmic Repair Co., and New Sweden Cultural Tent 4:00pm
Andy Statman Trio Main stage 4:25pm
The Como Mamas Main stage 5:05pm
Carolina Chocolate Drops Main stage 5:40pm
A Closer Look at the Como Mamas Cultural Tent 6:00pm
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Main stage 6:40pm
Documentary Screening: Bayou Maharajah:The Tragic Genius of James Booker Cultural Tent 7:00pm
David Bromberg Quintet Main stage 7:25pm
Asleep at the Wheel Main stage 8:30pm

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