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Summer 2023 Calendar

Sun, July 30 - Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh Mt Gretna
Sona Jobarteh shapes the rich cultural heritage of western Africa into a captivating, modern music enjoyed by audiences around the world. SFMS is pleased to be partnering with Gretna Music in presenting this pioneering musical icon and humanitarian activist. Sunday, July 30 at the Mount Gretna Playhouse. MORE

August 11-13 - Susquehanna Folk WEEKEND

Susquehanna Folk WEEKEND Lancaster, Harrisburg and Hershey
While our full festival is taking a year off, we are still packing that second weekend of August with world-class performers and hands-on fun! Join us in Harrisburg, Lancaster and Hershey for live music, workshops and more. MORE

Fri, August 11 in LANCASTER - Trischka, Molsky & Daves POSTPONED

Trischka, Molsky & Daves POSTPONED Lancaster
We’re sad to announce that, due to a case of COVID-19 in the band, we must reschedule this show originally scheduled for Friday, August 11 at Zoetropolis in Lancaster. MORE

Sat, August 12 in HARRISBURG - Community Sing with Windborne

Community Sing with Windborne Harrisburg
Come sing with us! Experienced and engaging workshop leaders, Windborne's singers start at the beginning and take participants further than they expect. Saturday afternoon, August 12 at the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg. MORE

Sat, August 12 in HARRISBURG - CONCERT with Windborne

CONCERT with Windborne Harrisburg
“The most exciting vocal group in a generation”: Windborne combines bold and innovative harmonies, styles from around the world, and a vocal blend that comes from longtime friendship and lots of practice. They also carry on the alliance of folk music and social activism, breathing new life into songs of change from the past that still ring true in modern times. Saturday, August 12 at the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg. MORE

Sun, August 13 in HERSHEY - “Fiddle Camp” with Fraser & Haas

“Fiddle Camp” with Fraser & Haas Hershey (Hummelstown)
Spend an afternoon "Finding Your Voice" with these two incomparable musicians, learning how to speak on your instrument using vernacular language and dialects. While they focus on regional styles from Scotland, the message can be applied to all cultures and people. Sunday afternoon, August 13 at The Englewood in Hershey / Hummelstown. MORE

Sun, August 13 in HERSHEY - Celtic Session

Celtic Session Hershey (Hummelstown)
Bring your instrument (or your listening ears) and come make some music! We'll be focusing on tunes from Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton, and elsewhere in the Celtic lands. Sunday, August 13 at The Englewood in Hershey / Hummelstown. MORE

Sun, August 13 in HERSHEY - CONCERT with Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

CONCERT with Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Hershey (Hummelstown)
This brilliant duo blends profound understanding of Scottish traditional music with cutting-edge string exploration, intimate chamber music with ecstatic dance energy, and place the cello at the rhythmic heart of it all. Alasdair Fraser has been called "the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling", and one could say that’s no less true for cellist Natalie Haas. Sunday, August 13 at The Englewood in Hershey / Hummelstown. MORE

Wed, August 23 - August Open Mic CANCELED

Sadly, due to a last-minute scheduling conflict, we are forced to cancel our August Open Mic Night and make some changes to our ongoing Open Mic schedule. MORE