The 2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival ran Aug 17-19 at the Old Pool Farm in Montgomery County near Schwenksville, Pa. It was produced by the Mt. Airy-based Philadelphia Folksong Society. NewsWorks again sent photographer Howard Pitkow to cover the event. Here are the photos from this year’s event.
The slide show above is the photographer’s hand-picked favorite photos from this year’s Folk Festival.
Photo archive by day
The video below shows Little Feat performing its version of The Weight as a tribute to Levon Helm. He was the drummer, singer and co-founder of The Band, who died in April 2012 at the age of 71.