The East Pointers

Energetic trio from Canada's Prince Edward Island, that blurs the lines between traditional and popular music. Concert Thu, April 19 at Fort Hunter. »MORE»

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»


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

"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! Jam Session Fri, May 4 at York's Central Market. »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»


Stay Awhile in York

SFMS and the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau invite you to come to the TONY TRISCHKA & BRUCE MOLSKY concert on Friday, March 23rd and encourage you to "stay awhile" and visit some of the area's other attractions. Consider "steaming into history" in a beautiful 1860s steam train, touring the Harley Davidson plant, checking out Central Market, or relaxing at the magnificent Serenity Spa at Heritage Hills! There is plenty to do in beautiful York County. For more ideas visit »MORE»

Mark your Calendar for our Folk Festival

SFMS is very excited to announce that we have received funds from the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau to help produce a folk festival! The festival will be held at Roundtop Mountain Resort (Ski Roundtop) in Lewisberry on July 28 and 29, 2018. Bookmark the festival website! »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»

A Shout-Out to our Coffeehouse Performers

Here's a shout-out to our 2016-17 Coffee House performers: a complete list of bands and individuals, with links to their websites. If you enjoyed them — or if you're looking for some great new music — check out their websites, go out to their gigs, buy their CDs. Support local folk music! »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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Each photo is a link to that artist’s Event Page.

Go to Event Page for The East Pointers Go to Event Page for Martin Carthy & John Doyle Go to Event Page for Curtains: The Musical Go to Event Page for Fara Go to Event Page for "Give Local York" Folk Music Jam 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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