Susquehanna Folk 2017-2018 Season...

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Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: 3 Dollar Suit

Wed, August 2 Soundwaves: 3 Dollar Suit

A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands.

Go to Event Page for August Open Mic

Sat, August 5 August Open Mic

Short acoustic sets from a variety of local artists. Come to listen, or arrive early to sign up to perform!

Go to Event Page for Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards

Sun, August 20 Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards

Bold, elegant folk music — sophisticated and grooving — equal parts string band, string quartet, female a cappella group and indie band.

Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Camela Widad

Wed, August 23 Soundwaves: Camela Widad

A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands.

Go to Event Page for Jaerv

Fri, September 1 Jaerv

Extroverted, heartfelt and vigorous folk music from an award-winning Swedish quintet.

Go to Event Page for September Open Mic

Sat, September 2 September Open Mic

Go to Event Page for Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Thu, September 21 Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Three fiddlers from Scandinavia and Shetland: exploring and expanding fiddle traditions from the top of the world.

Go to Event Page for Ten Strings and a Goat Skin

Sun, September 24 Ten Strings and a Goat Skin

A trad/folk/fusion trio from Prince Edward Island who play Irish, Acadian, French and original creations infused with modern and world rhythms.

Go to Event Page for Corn Potato String Band

Sun, October 15 Corn Potato String Band

Lively American Roots music, with driving twin fiddles and harmonious singing, from hoedowns and country rags to ballads and Southern gospel.

Go to Event Page for The Kennedys

Sat, November 4 The Kennedys

Folk duo Pete and Maura Kennedy are recognized for their harmonies and instrumental prowess, blending elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop.

Go to Event Page for Bill Staines

Sat, November 11 Bill Staines

Legendary folk songwriter, in the story-weaving tradition of Woody Guthrie.

Go to Event Page for Le Vent du Nord

Sun, November 19 Le Vent du Nord

A refreshing northern wind — traditional French-Canadian music from Québec, played with a distinctive finesse and irrepressible energy.

Go to Event Page for April Verch & Joe Newberry

Thu, December 7 April Verch & Joe Newberry

Canadian fiddler April Verch and old-time legend Joe Newberry join together to celebrate traditional music and its connection to the community.

Go to Event Page for Kristyn Harris & Hailey Sandoz

Sat, February 10 Kristyn Harris & Hailey Sandoz

Representing the newest generation of Texas musicians, this duo serves up Western Swing and Cowboy with a seasoning of jazz, country folk and Celtic.

See you next season!

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Funding Acknowledgments

logos: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Cultural Alliance of York County, Cultural Enrichment Fund

The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) is supported by our members and many generous organizations.

Funding is provided by the Cultural Enrichment Fund and by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, administered locally by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

logo: National Endowment for the Arts logo: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts logo: CUltural Alliance of York County logo: CUltural Enrichment Fund