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Folkadelphia releases second volume of studio sessions compilation

A free compilation of 17 in-studio performances.

Song Premiere: Mitch Esparza – “Bolero Falaz”

From his new album, El Desencantamiento De MarĂ­a Sabina, due out tomorrow via Folkadelphia.

Check out the first Folkadelphia Sessions compilation via SPIN

Featuring Sara Watkins, Laura Stevenson, & many more.

Attend a live in-studio concert hosted by Folkadelphia at WXPN

Featuring Jocie Adams (of The Low Anthem) and The Bailey Hounds.

Who’s playing this weekend? (January 4-6)

((TACO)), Sun Airway, Hospitality, & more.

Who’s playing tonight? (Wednesday, September 5)

Brooklyn indie-folk band The Loom are in town tonight, headlining a show presented by Folkadelphia at Studio 34 in West Philly. These guys and girls have tested the boundaries of chamber folk with their debut album Teeth, approaching it with an intensity rarely found—an intensity that surely translates well in a live setting. You can […]

Featured Track: The Loom – “A Song of Faint Praise”

The Loom are a band from Brooklyn that released a fantastic debut LP, Teeth, late last year. The 10-track album offers a unique chamber-folk sound built with a wide variety of instruments, including banjos, ukeleles, horns, and mandolins. “A Song of Faint Praise,” the fourth track on the album, begins as a quiet folk tune […]

Lineup announced for August’s Tuesday Tune-Out series, curated by Folkadelphia’s Fred Knittel

You may recall the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA) announcing a new weekly concert and film series called “Tuesday Tune-Out” a couple of months ago. June was the first month of the series, having been curated by RockAPhilly.com. This month’s installment, curated by Herb Shellenberger, continues next week with a performance by Tom Guycot […]

Download: Saintseneca – “Acid Rain”

Saintseneca is a folk band from Columbus, Ohio. “Acid Rain” is one-half of their latest LP, Last, which was released almost a year ago. They’ll be playing a show in Philly next month for Folkadelphia. Stream and download the song below, via bandcamp. Next Philly show: Wednesday, July 11th @ Historic St. George’s United Methodist […]

Folkadelphia presents Honey Watts and Johnny Miles this Saturday in West Philly

Just wanted to let y’all know about a really cool, intimate folk show that Folkadelphia (a radio show on XPN2) is presenting this Saturday night. Honey Watts and Johnny Miles will be performing with support Rayvon Browne at Studio 34 (4522 Baltimore Ave). Honey Watts is the duo of Liz Fullerton and Carl Cheeseman, performing […]

Third and Final Folkadelphia Concert this Sunday!

With two extremely fun and successful installments in the bank, the Folkadelphia Concert Series will come to a close this Sunday afternoon. The final installment will feature a performances by Meg Baird and Arborea. The final Q&A will be moderated by the voice of XPN’s The Folk Show, Gene Shay. Arborea will be the first […]

Review: Folkadelphia Concert Series, Part 2 (+ video)

Yesterday afternoon marked the second installment of the Folkadelphia Concert Series at Johnny Brenda’s. The first was two weeks earlier and featured sets by Hezekiah Jones and The Spinning Leaves. Yesterday’s show featured two sets by Lewis and Clarke, with a Q&A session in between moderated by Levi Landis of the Philadelphia Folksong Society. The […]

Shows of the Week (February 21 – February 27)

Wednesday – Galactic with special guests @ The Trocadero – $24 If you’re in the mood for some NOLA funk (how could you not be?), you can catch a heavy dose of it on Wednesday night at The Trocadero. Galactic is one of the best in the funk business and puts on an amazingly fun […]

Shows of the Week (February 14-20)

Thursday – Hezekiah Jones, Up the Chain and Joe D’Amico, with Chris Bathgate @ World Cafe Live – $17-$22 Thursday night at World Cafe Live will see three different Philly bands celebrate new album releases, beginning with Joe D’Amico’s Asleep in My Shoes. He will be followed by Up the Chain, who will release Up […]

Review: Folkadelphia Concert Series, Part 1 (+ videos)

The fantastic Y-Rock on XPN show Folkadelphia, which airs every Tuesday from 6-8 PM, kicked off it’s first ever Folkadelphia Concert Series yesterday afternoon at Johnny Brenda’s. The show, put on by Folkadelphia’s mastermind Fred Knittel with help from the Philadelphia Folksong Society and WXPN, featured two great folk bands from Philly, Hezekiah Jones and […]

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