2ND Street Festival today announced they will again partner with the Philadelphia Folksong Society (PFS), the nonprofit parent of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, for the 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties on August 5th. With the help of the PFS and the increased support of area businesses and sponsors, festival attendance nearly doubled last year to over 16,000. The festival will expand even beyond last year’s footprint, but will again offer art and craft vendors, kids programs, on-street beer gardens, and four stages of roots, hip-hop, indie folk and rock, reggae, world music, DJs, and more. The initial lineup announced for August 5th includes: Man Man, The Great Unknown, The Spinning Leaves, Blayer Pointdujour, The Rockers Galore, Auctioneer, Chris Kasper, The Kalob Griffin Band, The Doublewides, KC Jones, Norman Taylor, Mikey Jr., DJ Matt Beck.
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