2017-2018

Hands-On Folk Events

Click on pictures or names to see individual Event Pages.

See our Hands-On Folk Calendar... »
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 December Open Mic

Sat, December 2 December 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 December Jam Session

Sun, December 10 December Jam Session

Our annual holiday jam, with festive goodies and seasonal tunes. Open to everyone.

Go to Event Page for January Open Mic

Sat, January 6 January 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 January Jam Session

Sun, January 14 January Jam Session

Happy New Year! Start it off with a friendly afternoon of hands-on music. Everyone is welcome.

Go to Event Page for February Open Mic

Sat, February 3 February 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 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.

Go to Event Page for February Jam Session

Sun, February 11 February Jam Session

Bring your favorite honey, along with your instrument, voice, or listening ears, to our Valentine's Day jam.

Go to Event Page for Winter Coffee House

Sat, February 17 Winter Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for March Open Mic

Sat, March 3 March 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 March Jam Session

Sun, March 11 March Jam Session

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

Go to Event Page for April Open Mic

Sat, April 7 April 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 April Jam Session

Sun, April 8 April Jam Session

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

Go to Event Page for Spring Coffee House

Sat, April 14 Spring Coffee House

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers.

Go to Event Page for Martin Carthy & John Doyle

Sat, April 28 Martin Carthy & John Doyle

A powerhouse pairing of two musicians who have shaped the face of traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic.

Go to Event Page for May Open Mic

Sat, May 5 May 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 May Jam Session

Sun, May 13 May Jam Session

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

Go to Event Page for June Open Mic

Sat, June 2 June Open Mic

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

More to come!

More To Come!

Watch this space for more workshops to be announced.

Go to Event Page for July Open Mic

Sat, July 7 July Open Mic

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

Go to website for Susquehanna Folk Festival

July 28-29 Susquehanna Folk Festival

Music, dancing, storytelling, crafts, food and more! Rain or shine, at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry.

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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