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


Sun, March 1 - Jaerv

Jaerv Lancaster

Extroverted, heartfelt and vigorous folk music from an award-winning Swedish quintet. 5-voice harmonies, energetic dance tunes and free improvisations, rooted in a broad range of musical traditions. Afternoon presentation at Martin Library, and Concert Sun, March 1 at the Ware Center. 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

Fri, April 17 - An Old-Time Double Bill!

An Old-Time Double Bill! An Old-Time Double Bill! Harrisburg

An entertaining evening of roots music from four young musicians who are already masters of Old-Time traditions. Asheville, NC duo "Golden Shoals" (formerly 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

Pete's Posse Free to Members!

Whether you're a dancer, singer or listener, Pete's Posse will show you what happiness sounds like on May 8 and 9, with a contra dance, an a cappella singing workshop and a stage concert. Nonmembers would pay $46 for the whole weekend. Current and brand-new SFMS members get in FREE. This is an amazing deal.

Pete's Posse

This promotion is made possible by a generous contribution from our longtime Membership Coordinators, Bruce & Joan Kolka.

Danú Tickets Available

Get 'em while they last: discounted tickets to see the outstanding Irish band Danú at the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on March 16 at 7:30. Sadly, this is the last-ever concert in the Live at Rose Lehrman series. Tickets are $26.50, 10% off the regular price of $29. To get yours, email concerts@sfmsfolk.org


Calling Young Musicians!

The 2020 Susquehanna Folk Festival (July 24-26 in Lewisberry) will feature a festival youth band program or "Kids' Academy", coordinated by traditional musician Jane Rothfield. Young players ages 6-16 will get together at the festival, learn several folk music pieces by ear, and then perform them on the main stage. Any instruments and ability levels are welcome. For information, please email sarasmile307@gmail.com or peterwinter38@gmail.com