By Julie Miller

Buffy Sainte-Marie | Photo by Cameron Pollack |

This morning brings the initial line-up of the 55th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, happening August 18-21 at Old Pool Farm in Schwensville, PA. Among the two-dozen names are LA outfit Los Lobos and folk musician Buffy Saint-Marie, both of whom added to their deep catalogs with new albums last year.

Also on the bill are a solid selection of newer acts like Brooklyn’s The Lone Bellow and Massachusetts indie/folk band Darlingside.

Helen Leicht will present her annual and much-loved Philly Local Showcase, while David Dye hosts a Campers Only event …read more