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


Fri, April 26 - John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon Harrisburg

This multi-instrumental, multi-talented master folkie brings us together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger's birth. Join hearts and sing! Concert Fri, April 26 at Market Square Church. MORE

Fri, May 3 - "Give Local York" Jam

"Give Local York" Jam York

Join old-time band Late For Supper as we celebrate "Give Local York" 2019: a fun and inspiring way to support local nonprofits. Donate online anytime on May 3, to benefit the Susquehanna Folk Festival! And come on out to the free Jam Session Fri, May 3 at York Central Market. MORE

Sat, May 11 - The Small Glories

The Small Glories Harrisburg

Folk powerhouse pairing of Cara Luft and JD Edwards: a dynamic Americana duo planted on the Canadian Prairies. Concert Sat, May 11 at Fort Hunter. MORE

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

July 26-28 - Susquehanna Folk Festival

Susquehanna Folk Festival Lewisberry

Susquehanna Folk Festival 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

Fri, September 20 - Genticorum

Genticorum Lancaster

This Québécois ‘power trio’ weaves precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Concert Fri, September 20 at the Ware Center. MORE


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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»

NEW Festival Website, Now Online

We are amping it up! 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. Start planning your festival weekend! MORE

Applications Now Open

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


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