Martin Carthy & John Doyle

A powerhouse pairing of two musicians who have shaped the face of traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic. Also a free ballad singing workshop and potluck dinner. Workshop, Potluck & Concert Sat, April 28 at Fort Hunter. »MORE»

Curtains: The Musical

Mystery and hilarity combine when the leading lady of a new musical dies onstage on opening night. A special performance to benefit SFMS Tue, May 1 at Oyster Mill Playhouse in Camp Hill. »MORE»

"Give Local York" Folk Music Jam

Join old-time band Late For Supper as we celebrate the first-ever "Give Local York" event: a fun and inspiring way to support the life-changing work of local nonprofits. Donate online anytime on May 4, to support the inaugural Susquehanna Folk Festival! And come on out to the Jam Session Fri, May 4 at York's Central Market. »MORE»


Four young Scottish musicians, with a fiery fiddle sound strongly rooted in their Orkney upbringing. Concert Sat, May 12 at UUCY. »MORE»

Soundwaves: Ladies in the Parlor

SFMS is partnering with the Harrisburg Area Riverboat Society to present "Soundwaves," a series of folk music concerts on board the Pride of the Susquehanna. Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise along with some terrific local bands! We kick off the series with old-time string band LADIES IN THE PARLOR on Wed, May 23 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. »MORE»

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Spend a day on the National Mall in Washington, DC. sampling diverse, authentic, living traditions from around the globe. Music, dance, handicrafts, and much more! Get your tickets now, and hop on our bus bright and early Sat, June 30 at the Camp Hill Radisson. »MORE»


Folk Festival Lineup Announced!

Tickets are now available for this summer's inaugural Susquehanna Folk Festival! 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. The festival will be held at Roundtop Mountain Resort (Ski Roundtop) in Lewisberry on July 28 and 29, and is made possible in part by funding from the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Visit the festival website! »MORE»

Stay Awhile in York

SFMS and the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau invite you to come to the FARA concert on Saturday, May 12th and encourage you to "stay awhile" and visit some of the area's other attractions. Consider taking in a York Revolutions game, touring the Harley Davidson plant, checking out Central Market, or hiking on the magnificent York County Rail Trail! There is plenty to do in beautiful York County. For more ideas visit »MORE»

Help Make It Happen

Did you ever wonder who decides which performers will come to our stage? Who greets the musicians, helps them sell their music? Who provides the tasty treats for our refreshment tables? It's all volunteers — and we invite you join us. Folk is a vibrant living tradition — be a part of it! »MORE»

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Funding Acknowledgments

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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.

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Go to Event Page for Martin Carthy & John Doyle Go to Event Page for Curtains: The Musical Go to Event Page for "Give Local York" Folk Music Jam Go to Event Page for Fara Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Ladies in the Parlor Go to Event Page for Smithsonian Folklife Festival Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Indian Summer Jars Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: Seasons Go to Event Page for Soundwaves: The Chestnuts

MANY THANKS... all these folks who make our events possible.

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