The following news posting and subsequent discussion can be found on the Facebook "official" page of the Philadelphia Folksong Society
Saturday Main Stage Concert-The Mavericks, TODD RUNDGREN, In the Pocket, Black Prairie, more
TODD RUNDGREN (featuring Jesse Gress, Kasim Sulton, Prairie Prince, and John Ferenzik)
David Uosikkinen's In the Pocket: The Essential Songs of PhiladelphiaBlack Prairie
Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsSleepy Man Banjo BoysBen Vaughn QuintetDavid FranceyTimes to be announced~bios to be added
So the Philadelphia Folksong Society, producers of the Philadelphia Folk Festival deems this
to be "folk" music.
How does the National Endowment for the Arts define "folk"?
Traditional arts are those art forms that are learned as part of the cultural life of a group of people whose members share a common ethnic heritage, language, religion, occupation, or culturally united geographic region. Folk and traditional arts are shaped by the aesthetics and values of a shared culture and are passed from generation to generation, most often within family and community through observation, conversation and practice.I see. How does the Philadelphia Folksong Society define "folk"?
It does not, but it does provide the following on its "about" page