2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival Photo Gallery

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

 

2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival – Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 – The campers arrive

 

 

2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival – Friday, Aug 17, 2012  – The music begins

 

 

2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival – Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 – Music in the sun

 

 

2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival – Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 – The big finish

 

 

2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival – Monday, Aug 20, 2012 – The clean-up

 

 

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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. 

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