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December 15, 2018

Philadelphia Folk Festival is next week

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo- Delaware valley News.com Scenes from a past festival

By Alex Lloyd Gross

It’s always the third weekend in August.  That’s approaching fast. The Philadelphia Folk Festival. For those that have never gone to this, it’s an event to see. There are vendors that sell anything from food to crafts. Then, there is music. This year ( 2017)  the headliners include: The Weight Band, Samantha Fish and Graham Nash. This runs the entire weekend. Tickets are  available now. You can purchase them online at the above link or you can purchase them at the door.

Fresh off an Ocean City show, legend Graham Nash will headline Saturday night.  The Weight Band recently played the Sellersville Theater in April. Both those performers will play on Saturday, which is the biggest  day there.  As far as foods, just about everything from hamburgers to foods from other countries are usually there. When you look at the craft booths,  you can find anything imaginable.

There are dozens of performers  and some of them do meet and greets which are free. You will have to check on sight.to determine schedules.



Alex Lloyd Gross
Alex Lloyd Gross has the reputation for aggressive news coverage. With over 40 years experience including working at The News Gleaner, and had his work published in books and magazines that span the entire globe. With a strong background in emergency service related topics, he can bring forth a perspective that others cannot.
A contributor to Starfile Photo Agency for 20 years, Alex has been given access to and has photographed luminaries of both stage and screen.
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