2016-2017 Concert Series
SFMS Concert Series: Something for everyone!

Something for everyone! Choose York Folk... Celtic... or All Concerts. There's also Hands-On Folk!

Click on pictures or links to see individual Event Pages.

Go to Event Page for Yorkfest

Sat-Sun, Aug 27-28 Yorkfest

Stop by our information tent to say hello and pick up info about our 2016-2017 season!

Go to Event Page for Jaerv

Tue, September 6 Jaerv

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

Go to Event Page for Fort Hunter Day

Sun, September 18 Fort Hunter Day

SFMS provides folk entertainment as part of the annual Fort Hunter Day festivities.

Go to Event Page for Volunteer Picnic

Sun, September 25 Volunteer Picnic

We're kicking off our new season and celebrating our volunteers (new and returning!) with a potluck family picnic and open mic.

Go to Event Page for Robin & Linda Williams

Thu, September 29 Robin & Linda Williams

Revered music masters performing a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country.

Go to Event Page for Susan Werner

Fri, October 7 Susan Werner

Songs that effortlessly slide between folk, jazz, and pop, all delivered with sassy wit and Midwestern charm.

Go to Event Page for Ruthie Foster

Sun, October 16 Ruthie Foster

Texas-based singer and songwriter with a stunning command of styles from gospel and blues to jazz, folk and soul.

Go to Event Page for The Bumper Jacksons

Sun, October 23 The Bumper Jacksons

This DC-based band folds jazz, early blues, old-time music and country swing into an exhilarating repertoire of modern American roots music.

Go to Event Page for A Double Bill!

Thu, November 3 A Double Bill!

A mesmerizing collaboration: Appalachian music and stories, sung in close harmony and illustrated like you wouldn't believe.

Go to Event Page for A Double Bill!

...and The Murphy Beds

Traditional and original folksongs with tight harmonies, deft instrumental arrangements and no clichés.

Go to Event Page for Fall Coffee House

Also consider this event from our Coffeehouse Series:

Sat, November 5 Fall Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for Cassie & Maggie MacDonald

Sun, November 13 Cassie & Maggie MacDonald

These two sisters from Nova Scotia bring a breath of fresh air to Celtic trad with their original tunes and arrangements.

Go to Event Page for Pete's Posse

Tue, November 22 Pete's Posse

Twin fiddles in tight, wild harmony over high-powered guitar and pounding footwork with mandolin, clawhammer banjo, jawharp and rocking keyboards.

Go to Event Page for Riley Baugus & Dirk Powell

Sat, December 3 Riley Baugus & Dirk Powell

Two reknowned masters of old-time music, together on our stage... and our dance floor!

Go to Event Page for Pride of New York

Sun, January 15 Pride of New York

A killer ceili band: Joanie Madden on flute and whistle, Brian Conway on fiddle, Billy McComiskey on button accordian and Brendan Dolan on piano.

Go to Event Page for Charm City Junction

Thu, January 19 Charm City Junction

From Old-Time to Irish to Bluegrass, Baltimore-based Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners wondering where they'll go next.

Go to Event Page for Winter Coffee House

Also consider this event from our Coffeehouse Series:

Sat, February 4 Winter Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for John McCutcheon

Sat, February 11 John McCutcheon

Equal parts Pete Seeger and Mr. Rogers, Will Rogers and Bruce Springsteen... "folk music's Rustic Renaissance Man".

Go to Event Page for Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell

Sat, February 18 Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell

These four extraordinary folk musicians from south-central PA are back again as a quartet, delving into the banjo's role in vintage jazz and swing.

Go to Event Page for The Western Flyers

Fri, February 24 The Western Flyers

Champion swing fiddler Katie Glassman steps it out with the toe-tapping rhythm section of Joey McKenzie and Gavin Kelso. Folks will be dancing in the aisles.

Go to Event Page for Low Lily

Sat, March 11 Low Lily

"[Low Lily has] an incredible knack for putting a little pop twist on a traditional folk/Americana sound... it's a blend that works beautifully." —PopMatters

Go to Event Page for The Outside Track

Sun, March 26 The Outside Track

A pan-Celtic group that performs Scots, Irish and Cape Breton songs and stepdance.

Go to Event Page for Keola Beamer & Jeff Peterson, with Moanalani Beamer

Sat, April 1 Keola Beamer & Jeff Peterson, with Moanalani Beamer

An evening with the reigning master of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, his protégé, and his wife, who is a dance master and musician.

Go to Event Page for Del Rey

Thu, April 6 Del Rey

American blues, jazz and ragtime: "A very nice unlikely blend of things, accessible, slightly nostalgic, but fresh and thoughtful."

Go to Event Page for Spring Coffee House

Also consider this event from our Coffeehouse Series:

Sat, April 22 Spring Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for Two Husband-and-Wife Duos

Sat, May 13 Two Husband-and-Wife Duos

A perfect blend of folk, singer-songwriter, Americana and blues. Robert Bobby has been a staple of the Central PA music scene for years.

Go to Event Page for Two Husband-and-Wife Duos

...and Friction Farm

Coming from South Carolina with original songs of everyday life, local heroes and humorous observations. Gorgeous harmony singing too!

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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