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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...
Jeremy Kittel, Josh Pinkham and John Doyle
Kittel & Co. inhabits the space between classical and acoustic roots, Celtic and bluegrass aesthetics, folk and jazz sensibilities. The trio includes the amazing award winning fiddler Jeremy Kittel; mandolin phenom Josh Pinkham; and for this festival only, John Doyle: an Irish born musician who is considered to be one of the world’s best acoustic guitarists. Read more...
The Stringrays with their instruments: individual photos of Rodney Miller, Owen Morrison and Stuart Kenney.
The Stringrays is an inimitable trio of musicians with a shared interest in exploring great fiddle tunes. Their playing is fueled by a love of the living tradition of New England fiddle music and its cousins. Expect dynamic, lyrical improvisation and fresh, dance-inspired interplay. The band features fiddler Rodney Miller with Owen Morrison on guitar and Stuart Kenney on bass and banjo. Read more...
The seven members of Bluestone stand, smiling, wearing blue shirts and black vests.
Veteran local band Bluestone has been on the scene for the last 25 years, and the boys have played with some of the best in the business. Firmly grounded in traditional, hard-driving Bluegrass, the band's repertoire also incorporates gospel, country, blues, swing and folk influences. Read more...

News

The four members of Altan stand inside the ruins of an ancient stone church, with a tall arched doorway behind them.
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. This winter we'll enjoy concerts by Twisted Pine (from our 2018 festival!), new songs from Missy Raines Trio, and Irish music from Altan and HighTime. Read more...
Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. This fall we'll enjoy concerts by Jane Rothfield & Allan Carr, Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius, Hubby Jenkins and Peter Mulvey. Our World Music & Dance Series is also hosting a Bulgarian Folk Dance workshop with Iliana Bozhanova & Todor Yankov. Read more...
Justin Angelo Band
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. June 2019 features a concert by DuoDuo, our first "Soundwaves" concert of the summer featuring Indian Summer Jars, and a "Perry Live" house concert with Justin Angelo Band. July features our second Soundwaves with Emmanuel Nsingani. 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...
John McCutcheon stands with his banjo in front of a rustic wall.
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. April 2019 features concerts by Del Rey (free to members!) and John McCutcheon, our spring Coffee House, and our April jam session. 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...
Del Rey with her chrome ukulele, wearing a purple ruffled dress
American blues, jazz and ragtime performer Del Rey is coming to Harrisburg, and the concert will be FREE to Susquehanna Folk Music Society members! Not a member yet? Here's a good reason to join. 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

Intro to Ukulele Workshop with Kevin Neidig (ages 8 and up)

Kevin Neidig playing ukulele
Patio Stage Saturday, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

String wizard Kevin Neidig is bringing a carload of ukuleles and you're invited to try 'em out!  Learn a few simple fingerings, enough to play some tunes and get started with this super-packable, versatile little instrument.

Late Night Festival Club: blues music and dance with the Festival Band featuring Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell and a short dance set by The Ladybirds

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Patio Stage Saturday, 10:00 pm to midnight
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Guitar Workshop with John Doyle

John Doyle, holding his guitar and gazing off to the right
Patio Stage Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Kittel & Co. featuring John Doyle

Jeremy Kittel, Josh Pinkham and John Doyle
Main Stage Sunday, 12:40 pm to 1:40 pm

String Wizards, Part 1: Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Patio Stage Sunday, 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm

See some fantastic performers up close and personal! They'll talk about what it’s like playing together in a band, how their instruments complement each other, their musical influences, and a bit about each musician’s background. Expect lots of great music too!

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String Wizards, Part 2: Kittel & Co. featuring John Doyle

Jeremy Kittel, Josh Pinkham and John Doyle
Patio Stage Sunday, 2:15 pm to 2:45 pm

See some fantastic performers up close and personal! They'll talk about what it’s like playing together in a band, how their instruments complement each other, their musical influences, and a bit about each musician’s background. Expect lots of great music too!

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Kittel & Co. featuring John Doyle

Jeremy Kittel, Josh Pinkham and John Doyle
Main Stage Sunday, 4:40 pm to 5:40 pm