Susquehanna Folk Festival
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Thanks for a wonderful summer!
We look forward to seeing you next summer for the 2022 Susquehanna Folk Festival. Until then, check out our YouTube channel: many of our virtual events from the festival are available there.
Festival events included:
Sun, August 29 - Colebrook Road
POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY! Central Pennsylvania's own Colebrook Road bridges the divide between traditional and progressive, creating new enthusiasts for bluegrass while expanding the definition of the genre for established fans. LIVE IN PERSON! Free outdoor concert on Sunday, August 29 MORE
Wed, August 11 - Bringing it Home: Beautiful Gestures
A classical Indian dancer, an African American quilter, and an artist of hooked rugs: what do they have in common? Three local women featured in our Folk Artists Gallery chat about women's art and the many ways we make meaning with our hands. Virtual conversation on Wednesday, August 11. MORE
Wed, July 14 - Liars Contest
Get your tickets now for the Susquehanna Folk Festival's 2021 Liars Contest! We've just announced the finalists who will tell their best short, funny, family-friendly falsehood, and our panel of judges who will pick three winners. Emcee Andy Offutt Irwin will also tell a whopper or two. Livestream contest on Wednesday evening, July 14. MORE
Wed, June 23 - Bringing it Home: The Power of Song
Three local artists chat about the powerful role that songs play in our lives. Singing can affirm our beliefs, soothe a restless child, heal a wounded heart, unite a community, and move people to dance with joy. Virtual conversation on Wednesday, June 23. MORE
Sun, June 6 - Old-Time Music Workshop Series
This series of workshops is for novice fiddle and banjo players, adults and teens. Seasoned teacher Janie Rothfield will teach you tunes, show you tricks, and share the fun of playing old-time music. Give it a try! Four Sunday evenings in June. MORE
till June 14 - Enter our 2021 Liars Contest
Love telling tall tales and shaggy dog stories? Enter the Susquehanna Folk Festival's 2021 Liars Contest! Anyone who can tell a short, funny, family-friendly story is invited to apply. Cash prizes! Deadline is June 14. Full details here... MORE