Philadelphia Folk Festival Performer Application
56th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival - August 17-20, 2017
19 Performers Were Selected From Applications in 2017!
Celebrating it's 56th year, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, produced by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, is North America's oldest continuously run outdoor music festival... and we'd LOVE for you to join us! In addition to presenting some of the biggest names of Folk, the Festival prides itself on showcasing incredible talent to its 35,000 attendees - from emerging artists to seasoned stage veterans across all eight stages of the Festival.
Performers are juried with regard to their quality of performance and versatility. Artists may be accepted for their ability to play a main stage show, lead an innovative workshop, showcase on an intimate side stage, or any combination of these.
PLEASE NOTE: There is an application fee based on when you apply. All application fees are in support of the Philadelphia Folksong Society, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to to preserving the past, promoting the present, and securing the future of folk music and related forms of expression through education, presentation, and participation.
$5: 12/25/16 through 1/15/17
$10: 1/16/17 through 2/14/17
$15: 2/15/17 through 3/31/17
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If You are Selected
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