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Central Pennsylvania's grass-roots voice for folk music and dance!

Harrisburg Area Events

Sat, June 22 - Perry Live: Justin Angelo Band

Perry Live: Justin Angelo Band Newport

Local folk/blues band Justin Angelo Band is the second in a new series of house concerts in Newport, jointly presented by PCCA and SFMS. Sat, June 22 at Landis House. MORE

Wed, July 10 - Soundwaves: Emmanuel Nsingani

Soundwaves: Emmanuel Nsingani Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with music by African jazz/fusion musician Emmanuel Nsingani. Wed, July 10 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

July 26-28 - Susquehanna Folk Festival

Susquehanna Folk Festival Lewisberry

A family-friendly weekend jam-packed with music, dancing, workshops, jamming, storytelling, crafts, food and much more. July 26-28 at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry. MORE

Wed, August 14 - Soundwaves: Justin Angelo Band

Soundwaves: Justin Angelo Band Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with music by local folk/blues collective Justin Angelo Band. Wed, August 14 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Wed, September 11 - Soundwaves: Rue de la Pompe with guest Kevin Neidig

Soundwaves: Rue de la Pompe with guest Kevin Neidig Harrisburg

Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on board the riverboat Pride of the Susquehanna, with music by local "hot club jazz" outfit Rue de la Pompe with guest Kevin Neidig. Wed, September 11 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Sun, September 15 - 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 15 at Fort Hunter Park. MORE

Thu, September 26 - Old Blind Dogs

Old Blind Dogs Harrisburg

"A Scots neo-traditional super group, with a bracingly modern musical attack." (Montreal Gazette) Concert Thu, September 26 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, October 13 - 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 13 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, November 10 - November Jam Session

November Jam Session Harrisburg

Honor our veterans at our November jam session / song swap. All ages and levels are welcome. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, November 10 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sat, November 23 - Peter Mulvey

Peter Mulvey Harrisburg

Veteran singer and songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, whose material spans rock and roll, folk, Jazz, spoken word, and Americana. Concert Sat, November 23 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, December 8 - December Jam Session

December Jam Session Harrisburg

Our annual holiday jam, with festive goodies and seasonal tunes. Open to everyone. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, December 8 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, January 12 - January Jam Session

January Jam Session Harrisburg

Happy New Year! Start it off with a friendly afternoon of hands-on music. Everyone is welcome. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, January 12 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, February 9 - February Jam Session

February Jam Session Harrisburg

Bring your favorite honey, along with your instrument, voice, or listening ears, to our Valentine's Day jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, February 9 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, March 8 - March Jam Session

March Jam Session Harrisburg

Wear, play and sing your best Irish at our March jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, March 8 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sat, March 14 - Canal Street String Band

Canal Street String Band Harrisburg

With three voices, fifty-five strings and a pair of cow bones, this trio puts a brand-new shine on some seriously fun old American music. In this show, they'll explore the folk and blues roots that inspired The Grateful Dead. Concert Sat, March 14 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, March 22 - Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Harrisburg

Three fiddlers from Norway, Sweden and the Shetland Islands create an invigorating amalgam of their native traditions. Concert Sun, March 22 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, April 5 - Bill and the Belles

Bill and the Belles Harrisburg

With a spirited sound that falls somewhere between old-time country and vaudeville, this Tennessee trio puts a modern and innovative spin on vintage roots music. Concert Sun, April 5 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Sun, April 12 - April Jam Session

April Jam Session Harrisburg

Tax season blues: bring your favorite blues song to our April jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, April 12 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Fri, April 17 - Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement

Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement Harrisburg

An entertaining evening of roots music from four young musicians who are already masters of Old-Time traditions. Asheville, NC duo "Hoot and Holler" joins forces with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement of Baltimore's "Charm City Junction". Concert Fri, April 17 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, May 10 - May Jam Session

May Jam Session Harrisburg

Happy Mother's Day: bring one of your Mom's favorite tunes to our May jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, May 10 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

July 24-26 - Susquehanna Folk Festival 2020

Susquehanna Folk Festival 2020 Lewisberry

A family-friendly weekend jam-packed with music, dancing, workshops, jamming, storytelling, crafts, food and much more. July 24-26 at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry. MORE