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Presenting fine traditional arts in Central Pennsylvania since 1985

Upcoming Concerts

Fri, December 15 - An Irish Christmas with John Doyle & Mick McAuley

An Irish Christmas with John Doyle & Mick McAuley York
An evening of stunning traditional Irish, British Isles, and original holiday music that will transport you to the quiet, small villages of rural Ireland through the songs, tunes, and stories most familiar to these two world-class artists. An open Irish session at 6 pm kicks off the evening. Friday, December 15 at UUCY. MORE

Sat, January 6 - WXPN Welcomes Black Opry Revue

WXPN Welcomes Black Opry Revue WXPN Welcomes Black Opry Revue Lancaster
Featuring Sug Daniels and King Jester! Come out to discover, support and enjoy two up-and-coming Black musicians who are making magic in the roots music space.
Sug Daniels is a charismatic singer-songwriter and story teller whose work combines elements of folk, R&B, and soul, creating music that’s colorful, personal, tender and hopeful.
King Jester is a multi-talented artist following in the footsteps of many jazz and blues greats, transitioning from studio/touring musician to band leader. Concert on Saturday, January 6 at Zoetropolis. MORE

Fri, February 3 - Winter Coffee House

Winter Coffee House Harrisburg
Susquehanna Folk Coffeehouses are intimate evenings showcasing Central Pennsylvania's fine amateur acoustic musicians, who play a wide variety of material for an attentive, music-loving audience. Interested in performing? Apply now! FREE Coffeehouse concert on Saturday, February 3 at Fort Hunter Barn, Harrisburg. MORE

Fri, February 9 - Trischka, Molsky & Daves

Trischka, Molsky & Daves Trischka, Molsky & Daves Lancaster
A powerhouse trio encompassing old-time and bluegrass. Tony Trischka is called “the great banjo liberationist” by NPR. Bruce Molsky is one of the most revered “multi-hyphenated career” ambassadors for America’s old-time mountain music. Guitarist and singer Michael Daves’ unorthodox roots music has made him a leading light of the New York City bluegrass scene. Originally scheduled in August 2023, their concert is now slated for Friday, February 9 at Zoetropolis. MORE

Tue, February 27 - Lúnasa with Daoirí Farrell

Lúnasa with Daoirí Farrell Lúnasa with Daoirí Farrell New Cumberland
Dubbed “the new gods of Irish music” and “the hottest Irish acoustic band on the planet”: Lúnasa’s unique sound and complex arrangements have reshaped the boundaries of traditional music and energized audiences the world over. They’re joined by singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell, called “the most important singer to come out of Ireland in recent years” by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music.

It’s been almost 20 years since Lúnasa have played for SFMS, and we’re thrilled to have them on our calendar this spring! Get tickets early for this fantastic concert on Tuesday, February 27 at West Shore Theatre. MORE

Tue, March 26 - Lena Jonsson Trio

Lena Jonsson Trio Harrisburg
One of Scandinavia’s most visionary musicians: “...an exciting mix of contemporary and traditional fiddle, American old-time and Swedish dance music, folk rock and rockabilly funk... fine fiddling from both sides of the Atlantic.” Lena Jonsson balances a deep knowledge of traditional Swedish folk music with innovative artistic sensibilities, sparkling joy and rock-star charisma. Concert on Tuesday, March 26 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, April 21 - Caña Dulce y Caña Brava

Caña Dulce y Caña Brava New Cumberland
Caña Dulce y Caña Brava are exceptional performers of son jarocho, a Mexican tradition that combines music, dance and poetry. The group brings a feminine perspective to this historically male-dominated tradition. Evening performance and afternoon workshop on zapateado percussive dance on Sunday, April 21 at West Shore Theatre. MORE

Thu, April 25 - Genticorum

Genticorum York
This trio radiates the joyous energy of Québécois traditional music, with spectacular instrumental work, gorgeous vocal harmonies and exhilerating foot percussion. This will be their third SFMS show, and they have always delighted our audiences. Don't miss this concert! Thursday, April 25 at UUCY. MORE