Hands-On Folk Events

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for workshops, jam-with-the-band events, and other events that bring music off the stage and into your hands.

Focus on...   All   ::   Jams   ::   Coffeehouse   ::   Lectures   ::   Music Workshops  

Workshop space is limited! Get tickets at least one week before the workshop. Get advance tickets thru Brown Paper Tickets.

Go to Event Page for Folk Music 101 Workshop

Sat, March 11 Folk Music 101 + Folk Instrument Petting Zoo

Low Lily leads a fun, interactive and up-close exploration of where folk music comes from. Try out a few folk instruments for yourself. For all ages!

Go to Event Page for March Jam Session

Sun, March 12 March Jam Session

Wear, play and sing your best Irish at our March jam.

Go to Event Page for Hula Dance Workshop

Sat, April 1 Hula Dance Workshop

Moanalani Beamer will teach basic hula movements including hand motions which are used to tell a story. Find out about the close relationship between hula dance and nature.

Go to Event Page for April Jam Session

Sun, April 2 April Jam Session

NOTE DATE!   Pre-tax-day blues: bring your favorite blues song to our April jam.

Go to Event Page for Spring Coffee House

Sat, April 22 Spring Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for Family Stories into Songs Workshop

Sat, May 13 Workshop: Family Stories into Songs

Robert Bobby Duo and Friction Farm show how your family stories and history can inspire lyrics for a song. Bring a story to share! Appropriate for ages 10 to adult.

Go to Event Page for May Jam Session

Sun, May 14 May Jam Session

Happy Mother's Day: bring one of your Mom's favorite tunes to our May jam.

More to come!

More To Come!

Watch this space for more workshops to be announced.

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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