Logo: Susquehanna Folk Music Society
Central Pennsylvania's grass-roots voice for folk music and dance!

Upcoming Events

icon: handson tag = Join in, play, move, make, learn, try something new!
icon: bring tag = Bring your instrument or voice
icon: family tag = Great for young folks
icon: masked tag = Mask mandatory

August 12-14 - Susquehanna Folk Festival

A family-friendly festival packed with music, dancing, workshops, jamming, storytelling, crafts, and much more.

Live Music

Multiple stages featuring nationally-known acts, up-and-coming roots performers and local treasures.

Dance Hall

Swing, Contra, Bal Folk, and International dance, plus demos of Puerto Rican and classical Indian dance.

Something for Everyone

Lots of variety, indoors and outdoors, kids' activities, food trucks, jams...

Buy Tickets Today!

Or, get FREE admission by volunteering. See you IN PERSON August 12‑14
at the York Expo Center in York, PA. MORE

Sat, August 13 - Emerging Artist Showcase

Emerging Artist Showcase York
Up-and-coming roots musicians are in the spotlight in our annual Emerging Artist Showcase, one of the highlights of our summer festival and always a fun event.

This year's finalists are:
Nick Andrew Staver
Colin Cutler
AC Sapphire
High Tea
Spectator Bird


Come to the Susquehanna Folk Festival to watch all of them strut their stuff. The winner will perform at the Main Stage that evening! Performances on Saturday, August 13. MORE

Sun, August 14 - Liars Contest

Liars Contest York
We are pleased to announce this year's storytelling finalists. Come to the Susquehanna Folk Festival and see who's the most convincing liar of the bunch!

This year's liars are:
Walt Belcher
Ryan Roe
Dennis Boyne
Gary Buchanan
Janel Behm
David Smith
Steve Seitz


Performances on Sunday, August 14. MORE

Wed, August 17 - RiverFolk: Cas Ceol

RiverFolk: Cas Ceol RiverFolk: Cas Ceol Harrisburg
One Wednesday a month, join us for a unique summer concert series! Enjoy live acoustic music by local performers during a relaxing sunset cruise on the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat. On August 17, Irish trio Cas Ceol is our featured band. Board the riverboat at City Island Dock, Harrisburg. MORE

Sun, October 9 - October Jam & Song Swap

October Jam & Song Swap Harrisburg
Our first regular jam of the season. Our jam sessions are enjoyable afternoons of hands-on, homemade music. Everyone is welcome: instrumentalists and singers, musicians and listeners, all ages and levels, all acoustic folk styles. It's friendly and free. Sunday afternoon, October 9 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, November 13 - November Jam & Song Swap

November Jam & Song Swap Harrisburg
Honor our veterans this month! Our jam sessions are enjoyable afternoons of hands-on, homemade music. Everyone is welcome: instrumentalists and singers, musicians and listeners, all ages and levels, all acoustic folk styles. It's friendly and free. Sunday afternoon, November 13 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE