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Philadelphia Folk Festival still singing at 53

By David W. Wannop For 21st Century Media |

Be in the know for 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival

From Aug. 15-17, the 53rd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will feature dozens of performers on seven stages. ...

By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com |

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