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

Fall 2021 Events

Thu, September 9 - Spiritual Messengers Live Session

Spiritual Messengers Live Session Online

Join Harrisburg gospel ensemble Spiritual Messengers Warriors for God in their rehearsal space for music and conversation with moderator Amy Skillman. This live event is presented in partnership with the American Folklore Society as part of their “Hear from Harrisburg“ series. Virtual event on Thursday, September 9 at 7pm. MORE

Sun, September 19 - Fort Hunter Day

Fort Hunter Day Harrisburg

SFMS provides folk entertainment as part of the annual Fort Hunter Day festivities. Enjoy family-friendly activities and historical demonstrations, food, crafts, and more. Sun, September 19 at Fort Hunter Park. MORE

Sat, September 25 - Strings on Wings at Celebrate Wildwood

Strings on Wings at Celebrate Wildwood Harrisburg

York County old-time duo Strings on Wings (Todd Clewell & Barb Schmid) provides music at Celebrate Wildwood, a fun nature-themed afternoon at Harrisburg's Wildwood Park. All kinds of family events run 11am - 4pm, with music starting at 1:30. Live music and family fun on Saturday, September 25. MORE

Sun, September 26 - Emerging Artist Showcase

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:
Tanner Bingaman
Mitchel Evan
Noah Fowler
Stable Shakers
Emma June

Tune into the livestream to watch all of them perform and vote for your favorite. Original acoustic music from outstanding new artists — what a wonderful way to wrap up our Endless Summer 2021 Susquehanna Folk Festival. Virtual Showcase on Sunday, September 26 MORE

Fri, October 8 - Hit Rewind: Bruce Molsky & Tony Trischka

Hit Rewind: Bruce Molsky & Tony Trischka Online

Good news for folks who missed our in-person concert with Bruce Molsky & Tony Trischka on Aug 29 — or who loved it and want to share it with distant friends. We recorded it! Grab a ticket, “Hit Rewind,” and watch the concert as a YouTube Premiere starting on Friday, October 8 MORE

Fri, October 15 - Mile Twelve

Mile Twelve Carlisle

Though rooted in traditional bluegrass, Mile Twelve surveys a broader musical landscape. We're partnering with Bluegrass@Dickinson to bring you five of the most promising young musicians in bluegrass. Details coming soon; $5 tickets available now! IN-PERSON concert in Carlisle on Friday, October 15. MORE

Sun, November 7 - Caroline Keane & Tom Delaney

Caroline Keane & Tom Delaney Online

After Caroline and Tom's set of Irish traditional tunes in our 2020 Emerging Artist Showcase, our judges all declared they were moving to Dingle. This duo's youthful exuberance and their joy in playing together is irresistible. The show includes both a professionally filmed concert and a virtual visit to their home in Dingle. The beauty and vibrant culture of rural Ireland enlivens their virtual concert premiering on Sunday, November 7. MORE