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Dearest Home

Dearest Home

Folk / Civil War Era Music / Appalachian Gettysburg, PA  US
Ribbon 50% of sales go to the charity Heifer International.
The Nightingale
The Nightingale
Farewell, Sweet Mary
Farewell, Sweet Mary
The Battle Cry of Freedom, 1864 edition--recorded live
The Battle Cry of Freedom, 1864 edition--recorded live
"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
Father, Dear Father
Father, Dear Father

Videos

Common Ground on Seminary Ridge

Shows

  • 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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  • Sun

    Jul 26

    Edinburgh, MLN, UK | 8:30pm

    Wee Folk Club at the Royal Oak, Edinburgh, Scotland--Dearest Home presents Appalachian Music for the opening set.

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  • Sat

    Dec 5

    Gettysburg, PA, US | 1:30pm

    Authentic Civil War era music and dance

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Comments

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  • Elaine Peacock (Artist)
    Elaine Peacock
    Awesome!! So enjoyed listening! Beautiful voices .... Nightingale....Love your music! Blessings!
  • DJ Antonio (Artist)
    DJ Antonio
    Your music sounds great i can picture all your music played on all the radio stations in Spain. Turning up the volume!!!
  • CHIMERA (Artist)
    CHIMERA
    On Easter day I wish you much love and great music further .
  • DAVORIN GRABOVAC (Artist)
    DAVORIN GRABOVAC
    Awesome stuff!!!
  • Chuck and Patty (Artist)
    Chuck and Patty
    Don't hear enough of this type of music. Like going back in time and hearing the best of an Era.
  • Jody Vanesky & Groove Time! (Artist)
    Jody Vanesky & Groove Time!
    Love the historic songs! Very enjoyable.

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: 2nd South Carolina String Band, atwater~donnelly, Carolina Chocolate Drops

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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Status

Twitter_icon_for_status: Dearest Home has a show on 06/30/2015 at 06:30 PM @ Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg, PA http://t.co/UHomLBvzDY #concert

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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  • Song Plays +5 2,579
  • Video Plays 97
  • Total Fans +9 1,886
  • ReverbNation Fans 844
  • Facebook Likes +1 411
  • Twitter Followers +8 392
  • YouTube Subscribers 20
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