The Philadelphia Folksong Society is thrilled to team up with The Bluegrass Situation to present our very first “GREAT GRASS WEEKEND,” featuring an exciting lineup of three bluegrass acts over one weekend in December. The Great Grass Weekend begins with Molsky's Mountain Drifters, on Thursday, Dec 5, at 8pm; Hank, Pattie & the Current, take the stage Saturday, Dec 7, at 8pm; and on Sunday, Dec 8, catch Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio show, which begins at 7:30pm. PFS and BGS are offering hard to resist pricing for all three shows.
The three bluegrass acts PFS and BGS are presenting are top notch. The first show, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters, a Grammy-nominated trio, consisting of Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones); Allison de Groot, one of Canada's top clawhammer banjo players; and Boston-based Stash Wyslouch, one of bluegrass’ great young genre-bending pioneers. On Saturday night, bluegrass ambassadors Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw are backed by an all-star band comprised of North Carolina musicians Jonah Freedman on bass and vocals, Billie Feather on guitar, and Robert Thornhill on mandolin and vocals - together they are Hank, Pattie & The Current. The third act, Sunday evening, is a trio of musicians who have vibrant solo careers, as well as multifaceted musical collaborations under their belts, Joe K. Walsh, Grant Gordy, and Danny Barnes are the Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio.
Join us for these three incredible bluegrass concerts honoring the genre's past, celebrating its present, and embracing its future with the Philadelphia Folksong Society and the Bluegrass Situation. Attend all three concerts or pick two for our first-ever GREAT GRASS WEEKEND! A ticket, for PFS members, to all three shows is only $25.00, and for PFS not-yet-members $30.00, pricing details are below. Tickets are available for purchase here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfs-and-the-bluegrass-situation-present-great-grass-weekend-tickets-83330081517:
PFS Great Grass Weekend Member* Ticket $25.00
PFS Great Grass Pick 2 Member Ticket $20.00
Great Grass Weekend Not-Yet-Member Ticket $30.00
PFS Great Grass Pick 2 Not-Yet-Member Ticket $25.00
PFS Great Grass Weekend Youth Ticket (12 & under) $10.00
The Philadelphia Folksong Society continues to present world class folk artists at our PFS Venue in Roxborough, PA. This beautiful PFS space is a hub for all things Folk in Philadelphia, and the GREAT GRASS WEEKEND series showcases these performers at our intimate venue. Our PFS staff scours the globe to bring the very finest in folk music, not just to the annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, but offering fabulous music year ‘round, in our home, located at 6156 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128.
Our shows are open to all ages and our venue is accessible to all.
PFS Presents: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
Thursday, December 5, 2019, doors 7:30pm, music at 8pm. An Individual show ticket is $10 for Members *While Supplies Last* | $12 Not-Yet-Members | $15 at the door OR purchase a GREAT GRASS WEEKEND pass for all 3, or pick two shows, all pricing and ticket options for advance purchase here →https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfs-and-the-bluegrass-situation-present-great-grass-weekend-tickets-83330081517
PFS Presents: Hank, Pattie & The Current
Saturday, December 7, 2019. Doors open at 7:30pm, music begins at 8pm. Tickets are $10 for Members *While Supplies Last* | $12 Not-Yet-Members | $15 at the door OR purchase a GREAT GRASS WEEKEND pass for all 3, or pick two shows, all pricing and ticket options for advance purchase here → https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfs-and-the-bluegrass-situation-present-great-grass-weekend-tickets-83330081517
PFS PRESENTS: Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio
Sunday, December 8, 2019, doors open at 7:00pm, music starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are $12 for Members *While Supplies Last* | $15 Not-Yet-Members | $18 at the doors OR purchase a GREAT GRASS WEEKEND pass for all 3, or pick two shows, all pricing and ticket options for advance purchase here → https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfs-and-the-bluegrass-situation-present-great-grass-weekend-tickets-83330081517