Musical Highlights in August

This is the final weekend of Musikfest in Bethlehem, which over the course of ten days, August 1 – 10, has staged over 300 performances on 14 stages (11 stages are free, requiring no ticket).

Next weekend, August 15 – 17, 2014, is the 53rd Philadelphia Folk Festival . The festival schedule is now online. Single day and all fest tickets are for sale at the gate or you can buy your tickets in advance for a discounted price. This event is held in Schwenksville at the Old Poole Farm (right by the Perkiomen Trail).

 The Red Hill Band plays at the Pennsburg UCC Peach Festival, 8th and Main Street, Pennsburg, starting at 5 p.m., on Saturday, August 16, 2014. And while you are there, for a low, low price you can have dinner and/or peaches and ice cream. The usually have a wonderful bake sale with delicious looking, and tasting, homemade goodies. The concert is free, outside on the lawn (bring blankets or lawn chairs).

Celtic Crossroads finishes off the Green Lane Park Summer Concert Series  on Saturday, August 23, 2014, with a free concert at the lovely Amphitheater near the playground and tennis courts. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the evening, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Head over to the bandstand at New Goshenhoppen Park, 3rd Street, East Greenville, to hear Piano in the Park, from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., featuring Grace Notes Piano students, followed by the The Allentown Band between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m on Saturday, August 30, 2014.


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One Response to Musical Highlights in August

  1. Susan Royer says:

    You have been busy! Have a great trip!


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