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9th Annual Haverford Music Festival Set for Saturday, Sept. 7

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The 9th Annual Haverford Music Festival (HMF), presented by ACME Markets, takes place on Saturday, September 7th. A WXPN Welcomes event, HMF features live music from over 30 national, regional and local performers. This family-oriented festival will run from noon to 9:30 p.m. on four stages near the intersection of Eagle and Darby Roads in Havertown. Area businesses and food vendors will fill booths along Darby Road and Hathaway Lane. There will also be two beer gardens, a moon bounce and playground for the kids, and much more fun. Admission is free; voluntary donations will be accepted at the gates.

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Announcing Our 2019 Headliners!

Larry and Teresa

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams Photo by Mark Seliger

Headlining the 9th Annual HMF will be roots-rock duo Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, who’ve played with Bob Dylan and Levon Helm, among many others, and won rave reviews for their own albums and full-band concerts; Teddy Thompson, son of British musicians Richard & Linda Thompson and long-recognized as a distinctive and distinguished singer/songwriter in his own right; and Villanova University alumnus Ryan Montbleau and his band, playing a soulful mix of rock, folk, R&B, Americana, and funk. Preceding The Ryan Montbleau Band will be singer-songwriter Amy Rigby. Rigby first surfaced during the 1980s as a member of the New York City-based cowpunk outfit The Last Roundup, and later the girl group the Shams. She made her solo debut in 1996 with Diary of a Mod Housewife, a record widely acclaimed for its vivid portraits of life as a single mother and its smart assimilation of pop, country, and folk sounds. Since then, Amy has made several more critically acclaimed records, including three with her husband, British singer-songwriter Wreckless Eric (who will accompany her on bass), and 2018’s brilliant The Old Guys.

Originated by the 501c3 non-profit Haverford Township Civic Council, the Haverford Music Festival is a fundraiser to support Haverford Township community programs and projects. To date, more than $100,000 has been distributed among several worthy organizations that enrich Haverford Township, such as Hav-a-Rain Garden, Haverford Township Farmers Market Association, Haverford Historical Society and Heritage Festival Committee, Haverford High School Parent Teacher Student Association, Haverford Township Free Library Kelly Music for Life, Haverford Partnership for Economic Development and Haverford Township Adult School

 

Performer applications for the 2019 Haverford Music Festival are now closed.
Thanks to all the artists who applied. Due to the large response, we only can contact selected artists.

John P. White, Liza Chen Photography

“Had a wonderful time…This [Haverford Music Festival]
is staffed by people who are in it for the right reasons. A breath of fresh air.”

— John Paul White
2018 Festival Headliner


2019 Sponsors:

 

Presenting Sponsor

 
ACME

Diamond Sponsors

iradiophilly
WXPN
Town Tap

Emerald Sponsors

Main Line Health
PC Foods
Land Rover
Unique Indoor Comfort

Ruby Sponsors

Nolan Painting
Montes Rollin Kitchen
YMCAHaverford Area YMCA
Stretch
the pizza cruiser
Hannums Harley Davidson
Peterson Insurance
Porche Specialist
Zip and Bounce
Green Mountain Energy
PECO
Sticks to Go

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor and Booth

Philly Word ArtAction Karate Main Line
Green StarPower Home Remodeling
Inspire EnergyBath Fitter
Kitchen SaverHome Spire
Certa ProBria & Latella
Renewal by AndersenMustache Pretzels
Burke's InnYoung Living - Brittany
Leaf FilterFive Star Home Foods
NRGPella
Fresh Fruit CupGame Beast
Haverford Democratic PartyFranklin Mint Credit Union
Haverford Republician PartyHouse Cup Coffee
Jiffy LubeJT'S Apparel
LuLaRue - Rachael ShortLasik Vision Inst.
McGoldrick's PlumbingMr. Softee
Secret SauceShot Tec
Usborne Books - Kathy HuguesUltimate Wellness
VidaCow and the Curd
Nick's Roast BeefBilly Padula

Bronze Sponsors

Donation



 
Our Mission
“The Haverford Music Festival is a family music festival that strengthens the cultural identity of Haverford Township, serves as the primary fundraiser for the Haverford Township Civic Council, and provides funding for projects that enhance the quality of life in Haverford Township.”