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Fall 2018 Events

Wed, August 1 - Soundwaves: Indian Summer Jars

Soundwaves: Indian Summer Jars Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with music by the vibrant local alternative folk band INDIAN SUMMER JARS. Wed, August 1 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Wed, August 22 - Soundwaves: Seasons

Soundwaves: Seasons Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with music by local neo-Celtic band SEASONS. Wed, August 22 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26 - Yorkfest

Yorkfest York

Yorkfest weekend features a variety of fine arts and entertainment for the whole family. Stop by our information tent to say hello and pick up info about our 2018-2019 season! Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26 at downtown York. MORE

Wed, September 5 - Soundwaves: The Chestnuts

Soundwaves: The Chestnuts Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with country, folk, blues and rock from local band THE CHESTNUTS. Wed, September 5 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Sun, September 16 - Fort Hunter Day

Fort Hunter Day Harrisburg

SFMS provides folk entertainment as part of the annual Fort Hunter Day festivities. Join in for a morning jam session & song swap with our own Fred Heagy, followed by coffeehouse performers after noon. Sun, September 16 at Fort Hunter Park. MORE

Thu, September 20 - Corn Potato String Band

Corn Potato String Band Harrisburg

Lively American Roots music, with driving twin fiddles and harmonious singing, from hoedowns and country rags to ballads and Southern gospel. Concert Thu, September 20 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, September 23 - Volunteer Picnic

Volunteer Picnic Harrisburg

We're kicking off our new season and celebrating our volunteers (new and returning!) with a potluck picnic, jamming, and live music by Olds Sleeper. Sun, September 23 at Fort Hunter. RSVP REQUESTED by 9/18. MORE

Sun, September 30 - Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis Julie Fowlis Harrisburg

A multi-award winning Gaelic singer from the Outer Hebrides, whose "crystalline" and "intoxicating" vocals have enchanted audiences around the world. Come early for a pre-concert with local Celtic new-folk band Seasons! Doors open at 6:15. Concert Sun, September 30 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Fri, October 12 - Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman Lancaster

A virtuoso partnership of "the doyenne of Irish harpers" and "one of the UK's most staggering and influential acoustic guitarists". Concert Fri, October 12 at Ware Center. MORE

Sun, October 14 - October Jam Session

October Jam Session Harrisburg

Our first regular jam of the season. All musicians, singers and listeners welcome! Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, October 14 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sat, October 27 - Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas York

A dynamic musical partnership that returns the cello to its historical role at the rhythmic heart of Scottish dance music. Concert Sat, October 27 at UUCY. MORE