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Dearest Home

Dearest Home

Folk / Civil War Era Music / American Traditional/Appalachian Gettysburg, PA  US
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"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
Dearest Home on WITF FM
Dearest Home on WITF FM

Videos

Common Ground on Seminary Ridge

Shows

  • Fri

    Apr 10

    Lancaster, PA, US | 7:30pm

    Dearest Home performs authentic Civil War Era music--soaring solos, rich harmonies, fiddle, minstrel banjo, guitar, pennywhistle, concertina, piano and dulcimer--presented in period costume. Concert to commemorate the end of the US Civil War. More details TBA. Directions to St. Edward's Episcopal Church at www.google.com/maps/place/2453+Harrisburg+Pike,+Lancaster,+PA+17601/@40.07472,-76.36942,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c62156aa97bfc9:0xc7d3d7e2753794b7?hl=en

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  • Sun

    Jun 28

    Gettysburg, PA, US | 6:00pm

    Commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg! Dearest Home performs authentic Civil War Era music--soaring solos, tight harmonies, fiddle, minstrel banjo, guitar, pennywhistle, concertina, piano and dulcimer--presented in period costume.

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  • Tue

    Jun 30

    Gettysburg, PA, US | 6:30pm

    Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg: Dearest Home performs authentic Civil War Era music--soaring solos, tight harmonies, fiddle, minstrel banjo, guitar, pennyswhistle, concertina, piano and dulcimer--presented in period costume, while enjoying Hauser Estate Winery's cider, wine snacks and unbeatable view!

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  • Sat

    Jul 4

    Biglerville, PA, US | 1:00pm

    Celebrate Independence Day with authentic Civil War Era music--soaring solos, tight harmonies, fiddle, minstrel banjo, guitar, pennyswhistle, concertina, piano and dulcimer--presented in period costume, while enjoying Hauser Estate Winery's cider, wine snacks and unbeatable view! 1-4:00pm

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  • Fri

    Jul 24

    Warwick, UK | 9:00am

    Dearest Home will play at the 2015 Warwick Folk Festival in Warwick, England. Show details will be announced as they become available. Please stay tuned!

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Comments

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  • breath of woods (Artist)
    breath of woods
    Your work is a pleasure listening to; beautiful and gentle timeless expressions. Voices are simply incredible... Best wishes
  • Southernman (Artist)
    Southernman
    Love The Sweet Style !!...Great For a Film Soundtrack or meditation !!..Relaxing Flow !!..Love It !!..!>>>Markcameron<<<
  • LeonB. (Artist)
    LeonB.
    Historical music hast this special attack on my mind because we hear it to less...i love it. Best wishes,Leon.
  • Tassos Sotirakis (Artist)
    Tassos Sotirakis
    Just WOW!!!! It's like i stepped in a differrent era! Wonderfull, unique sound! Great work!
  • Ricky Ray Band (Artist)
    Ricky Ray Band
    Coming by to support. All the best to you and your music
  • Darke $cide aKa "Badd InFluinz" (Artist)
    Darke $cide aKa "Badd...
    Absolutely Wonderful!! I'm Totally Impressesd With Your Musical Renditions Blessed By Your Unique Style!! Thanks 4 Syoppin By My Profile & Leaving That Awesome Comment!!

Photos

  • Dearest Home at home, 2013
  • Dearest Home, 2013, serious

Members

Beth Folkemer

Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocals

Chuck Krepley

Multi-Instrumentalist

Stephen Folkemer

Multi-Instrumentalist

Margaret Folkemer

Multi-Instrumentalist

Chris Barnabei

Bass

About

Sounds Like: Jean Ritchie, 2nd South Carolina String Band, atwater~donnelly, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Cormorant's Fancy

Label: Independent

Bio: Dearest Home
Authenticity and Originality in Perfect Harmony
“If ‘home is where the heart is,’ then the singers and musicians who together make up Dearest Home have clearly poured their hearts into their new self-titled album. Deeply steeped in the traditional music of Pennsylvania, my own home s...See Full Bio

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Press

Recent Blogs

Dearest Home's Album Press Release
Oct 31, 2013

Dearest Home’s Album Recreates Civil War Era Music and Traditional PA Songs from... [more]

Members of Dearest Home, Part II
Feb 2, 2013

Stephen Folkemer, who admits his all-time favorite birthday present is his Hayde... [more]

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Q: I bought 2 of your CDs in Gettysburg last weekend, would like to get one more. How can I go about that? barbaraneel45@gmail.com

A: Hi Barbara, We're glad you are enjoying the CDs! You can purchase more by emailing us directly at info@dearesthome.com, or by going to CDBaby or Amazon.com. There are buttons on the left side of this page, and links near the bottom right of the text on or main website welcome page. Thanks again!

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Fri Oct 10 2014

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