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Philadelphia Folk Festival Returns, Both In-Person and Online

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Jonathan Wilson
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WHYY
Margo Price performs with her band at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 2019.

The Philadelphia Folk Festival returns to the Old Poole Farm in Montgomery County, with ticketed concerts running from Friday through Sunday. The festival had been entirely digital for two years -- due to the pandemic.

WHYY's Peter Crimmins reports the festival is keeping one-foot in the dirt and the other online.

(Original air-date: 8/18/22)

WHYY’s arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins first became interested in radio in the fourth grade, when he smuggled a contraband crystal-diode radio into the Boy Scout summer camp. Subsequent radio projects were more successful.