Carlos Benjamin http://wdiy.org en Philly Folk Fest http://wdiy.org/post/philly-folk-fest <p>The 52<sup>nd</sup> Philadelphia Folk Festival kicked off on Thursday night and ran through Sunday evening.&nbsp; Perhaps because of superstition and a desire for nice weather, the sign for main stage noted "2012 + 1." &nbsp;With the exception of a brief light rain Sunday afternoon, the August days were remarkable with highs in the low 80's and cool nights complemented by warm campfires in the campground.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:15:14 +0000 Carlos Benjamin 26099 at http://wdiy.org Philly Folk Fest Photos: The Third Annual PA Blues Festival http://wdiy.org/post/photos-third-annual-pa-blues-festival <p>The PA Blues Festival began its third year at Blue Mountain Ski resort on Friday night with a Lehigh Valley PA Blues Showcase featuring a line-up of local favorites presented by WDIY.&nbsp; The festival featured national acts Saturday and Sunday at an outdoor stage and under cover in the tent stage.&nbsp; The tent provided shelter from the hot sun on Saturday.&nbsp; With some early morning rain and an 80% chance of rain, Sunday appeared to be a washout, but the gospel start on Sunday by Alexis P. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:14:06 +0000 Carlos Benjamin 24408 at http://wdiy.org Photos: The Third Annual PA Blues Festival