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

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Sun, June 2 - DuoDuo

DuoDuo Harrisburg

Two duos join forces: percussive dancer Nic Gareiss, harpist Maeve Gilchrist, cellist Natalie Haas and Québécois guitarist Yann Falquet. Concert Sun, June 2 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Wed, June 12 - 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, June 12 at City Island dock, Harrisburg. MORE

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. Fri, July 26 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

FESTIVAL NEWS

logo: Susquehanna Folk Festival

THREE Days of Fun! July 26-28, 2019

Join us at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry for a full family weekend of music, dancing, workshops, jamming, gorgeous handmade items, and more. The festival kicks off on Friday, July 26 with a concert and contra dance ball. MORE

Start Planning your Festival Weekend!

Our 2019 festival lineup includes Cajun icon Michael Doucet with BeauSoleil... Irish supergroups Cherish the Ladies and Pride of New York... American Songster Dom Flemons... jazzy Western Swing with Hot Club of Cowtown... string wizards Kittel & Co. joined by guitarist John Doyle... New England contra bands The Faux Paws and The Stringrays (featuring fiddler Rodney Miller)... kid-wowing Spiral Q puppet theater and The Give and Take Jugglers... not to mention a host of regionally-known artists and family-friendly activities. MORE

Applications Now Open

Festival organizers are now accepting applications for our first Liars Contest, for Artisan Marketplace vendors, and for festival volunteers. MORE

WHAT’S NEW?

Wow, That's Different!

Our website just got a major design update, with a mobile-friendly layout, streamlined event listings, and lots of other improvements. If we left something out, or if something could be better, please let us know! ...TELL US

Tales of a Musical Life

Explore a fascinating collection of stories collected from older York County residents who have a long-time involvement with music. SFMS is indebted to students of Penn State York who conducted the interviews in 2017-18, and to the York County Community Foundation's Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging. Check out this oral history project... MORE