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Johnstown Folkfest

This annual three-day festival celebrates diverse musical traditions, including blues, Cajun, rock, gospel, Celtic, country, zydeco, jazz, swing, salsa, polka, and more. Also included are a variety of children's programs and over 60 ethnic food booths. Held for ten years, the highly-acclaimed festival draws over 100,000 people each year.

Originally submitted by: John P. Murtha, Representative (12th District).



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