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 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 "Give Local York" Folk Music Jam

Fri, May 4 "Give Local York" Folk Music Jam

Join old-time band Late For Supper as we celebrate the first-ever "Give Local York" event. Donations support the inaugural Susquehanna Folk Festival!

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 Soundwaves: Ladies in the Parlor

Wed, May 23 Soundwaves: Ladies in the Parlor

A series of folk music concerts on the Pride of the Susquehanna, featuring local bands. We kick off the series in May with Ladies in the Parlor.

Go to Event Page for Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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.

More to come!

More To Come!

Watch this space for more workshops to be announced.

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.

Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Indian Summer Jars

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.

Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Seasons

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.

Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: The Chestnuts

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.

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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