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.
Workshop space is limited! Get tickets at least one week before the workshop. Get advance tickets thru Brown Paper Tickets.
Sat, June 30 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Spend a day on the National Mall in Washington, DC, sampling diverse, authentic, living traditions from around the globe. This year the festival highlights cultural heritage enterprises in Africa, Armenia and Catalonia.
July 28-29 Susquehanna Folk Festival
Music, dancing, storytelling, crafts, food and more! Rain or shine, at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry. Performers include David Bromberg ~ the Claire Lynch band ~ The Quebe Sisters ~ Liz Carroll & Trian ~ Rory Block ~ David Holt & Josh Goforth ~ Pete's Posse ~ Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell ~ Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble ~ the Give and Take Jugglers ~ and more being added.
Wed, August 1 Soundwaves: Indian Summer Jars
A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands. The series continues with Indian Summer Jars.
Wed, August 22 Soundwaves: Seasons
A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands. The series continues with neo-Celtic band Seasons.
Wed, September 5 Soundwaves: The Chestnuts
A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands. The series wraps up with country, folk, bues and rock from The Chestnuts.
Watch for news of our upcoming Season to be announced in August.