Philadelphia Folk Festival has shared its initial artist lineup for the 60th-anniversary event happening on Aug. 18 through 21 at Old Pool Farm, right outside of Philadelphia. Following two years of digital festivals, North America’s oldest continuously run outdoor festival returns with an unforgettable in-person musical experience for attendees. 

The multi-day celebration will include headlining musical acts, Michael Franti & Spearhead and The War and Treaty. Additionally, the Punch Brothers are set to revive their revered musical ensemble American Acoustic. The performance will feature Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz.

Those attending the Philadelphia Folk Festival can also anticipate sets performed by Arrested Development, Hiss Golden Messenger, Aoife O’Donovan, Talisk, Dustbowl Revival, Bettye Lavette, Tom Rush, Dom Flemons and many more talented musicians. 

General admission and “Friend of the Festival” VIP weekend passes are on sale now.

Single-day passes, camping, RV, tent and virtual streaming tickets are also available via

See the complete artist lineup below.