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Performers

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Central Pennsylvania is home to many fine musicians and four of the best—Kevin Neidig, Henry Koretzky, Ken Gehret, and Bruce Campbell—will be appearing together at the Susquehanna Folk Festival. Read more...
Karl Senseman and Terry Bachmann
Terry Bachmann and Karl Senseman have both individually and collectively been calling contra dances and community/barn dances for over a decade. Read more...
Janine Smith
Janine Smith is a traditional dance caller from the Washington, DC area with a humorous (OK, sometimes goofy) and infectious passion for music and dance. Read more...
Dom Flemons
Dom Flemons is known as “The American Songster” since his repertoire of music covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector and a multi-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert player on the banjo, fife, guitar, harmonica, percussion, quills, and rhythm bones. Read more...
The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
With instrumentation that includes saxophone, banjo, fiddles, mandolin, foot percussion, guitar, and voices, the Faux Paws pack a vast amount of music and heart into a small package. Their elastic, infectious, genre-transcending arrangements bring influences of rock and pop to their eclectic traditional music base. Read more...
Debbi Kauffmann
Debbi Kauffmann is a gifted and powerful singer with a deep appreciation for both Appalachian and Irish music traditions. Her long musical history includes performing with Bluegrass, Irish and Old-Time bands as well as with Henry Koretzky in the duo Rootbound. Read more...

News

The Small Glories: Cara Luft (with banjo) and JD Edwards (with guitar) stand in the sun.
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. May 2019 features a concert by The Small Glories, our monthly jam session, AND a day to celebrate and support local nonprofits (including SFMS). Read more...
Barb Schmid and Todd Clewell, members of "Late for Supper", play fiddles outdoors.
"Give Local York" is a 24-hour giving spree to benefit York County nonprofits. To celebrate the day, we invite one and all to a FREE folk music jam that offers a sneak peek of this summer's Susquehanna Folk Festival. Come to play, sing or listen! Read more...
Janet Bixler
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. March 2019 features concerts by Bon Débarras, Zoë Conway & John McIntyre, and The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers; our March jam session (bring your best Irish!), the storytelling workshop we announced last month, and a 10-mile run/walk that supports the arts and SFMS. Read more...
Zita Angelo
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. February 2019 features concerts by Tracy Grammer and Charm City Junction; our Winter Coffee House; our monthly jam... and a special sneak preview of one of our Festival dance workshops, in which Zita Angelo teaches waltzes and couple dances. Enjoy sweetie season! Read more...
Contradance at the 2018 festival: several couples swing under a ceiling draped with wide fabric ribbons
The festival kicks off on FRIDAY this year, with a Contra Dance Ball featuring music by the Faux Paws, and a Concert with local favorites Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell, plus some tall tales from storyteller Bil Lepp. Read more...
Bil Lepp
It's a brand new 2019, and we are looking forward to our second Susquehanna Folk Festival! We're announcing our first few performers today, with many more to come. The festival runs three days this year, and includes our first Liars Contest emceed by champion hogwasher Bil Lepp. Concerts, dancing, workshops, jamming, tons of family activities, and more. Read more...
Jeff Little and Wayne Henderson play a tune in a living room
Jeff Little spent years backing up the great Doc Watson. Wayne Henderson, a fine picker of his own, built the actual guitars that Doc (and countless other legends) played. Now Wayne and Jeff are together to perform some of the best Appalachian-old time-flatpickin'-barrelhouse music. The Susquehanna Folk Concert Series is bringing them to York PA on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30pm. Read more...

Events

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell in concert, with storyteller Bil Lepp opening

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Patio Stage Friday, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Contra Dance Ball with The Faux Paws and calling by Will Mentor

The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
Dance Hall Friday, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
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The Faux Paws

The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
Main Stage Saturday, 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Contra Dance Workshop with Janine Smith

Janine Smith
Dance Hall Saturday, 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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Contra Dance with The Faux Paws and Janine Smith calling

The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
Dance Hall Saturday, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Fiddle Traditions: Western Swing — with Elana James of Hot Club of Cowtown

Elana James
Patio Stage Saturday, 3:15 pm to 3:55 pm

The fiddle takes center stage in many, many folk music styles. In our Fiddle Traditions showcase, a variety of fiddlers talk about their particular genre and style. Your moderator is local superfiddler Ken Gehret.

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Fiddle Traditions: New England — with Rodney Miller of The Stringrays

Rodney Miller, grinning and holding his fiddle ready to play
Patio Stage Saturday, 4:35 pm to 5:15 pm

The fiddle takes center stage in many, many folk music styles. In our Fiddle Traditions showcase, a variety of fiddlers talk about their particular genre and style.  Your moderator is local superfiddler Ken Gehret.

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Contra Dance with The Stringrays (featuring Rodney Miller) and calling by Will Mentor

The Stringrays with their instruments: individual photos of Rodney Miller, Owen Morrison and Stuart Kenney.
Dance Hall Saturday, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons
Main Stage Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons
Main Stage Sunday, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Old-Time Jam with Debbi Kauffmann

Debbi Kauffmann
Pickin' Place Sunday, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Meet the Masters: Dom Flemons, American Songster

Dom Flemons
Coffeehouse Stage Sunday, 3:25 pm to 3:55 pm

As a member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and through his GRAMMY-nominated CD Black Cowboys, Dom Flemons has worked tirelessly to explore the role that black musicians play in the story of American folk music.

“Meet the Masters” are a series of artist interviews in front of a live audience. The interviews are conducted by our festival intern David Misal, an American Studies doctoral student at Penn State, Harrisburg. The ‘Meet the Masters’ program is intended to give audiences the opportunity to learn about the lives and music of celebrated folk masters.