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Susquehanna Folk Festival Bringing It Home Series a Folk Arts Center project

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Saturday

Bringing It Home: Pedro Antonetty and BombaRiquenos: 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Saturday

Bringing It Home: Pedro Antonetty and BombaRiquenos
Sat 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Traditional Puerto Rican music with a dance demonstration.

Bringing It Home: “It Reminds Me of Home”: 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Saturday

Bringing It Home: “It Reminds Me of Home”
Sat 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
In this “story session,” Nelsy Acosta (from Colombia) and Betty Itunga (from Keyna) discuss food, cooking, and cultural heritage.

Bringing It Home: Seamus Carmichael & Friends: 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Saturday

Bringing It Home: Seamus Carmichael & Friends
Sat 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Seamus brings together several of our local Irish musicians for a lively sampling of traditional tunes and songs.

Bringing It Home: Batida: 7:30 pm to 8:15 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Saturday

Bringing It Home: Batida
Sat 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Mônica Teles and Chelsea Caroline perform an eclectic mix of Brazilian and American songs.

Sunday

Bringing It Home: Spiritual Messengers in concert: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Main Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Spiritual Messengers
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Stage
Not your typical gospel group! Collaboratively-written originals with flavors of R&B and Soul, and even reggae beats and pop sounds.

Bringing It Home: Keeping It Real: 11:00 am to 11:45 am at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Keeping It Real
Sun 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Coffeehouse Stage
Panelists for this “story session” are Aron Rook (muralist), Susan Leviton (Jewish cultural practitioner), and Julie Smith (hooked rug artist.)

Bringing It Home: Classical Indian Dance with Rachita Nambiar: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Classical Indian Dance with Rachita Nambiar
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Experience the spellbinding intricacy of Bharatanatyam dance, the centuries-old tradition that tells stories through gestures and movement.

Bringing It Home: Passing It On: 1:00 pm to 1:35 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Passing It On
Sun 1:00 pm - 1:35 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
In this “story session” we'll hear from Folk Artists Gallery participants Rachita Nambiar and her daughter (classical Indian dance) and Rev. Moses Jackson and his son Anthony (Black gospel music).

Bringing It Home: International Dancing with Sviraj: 2:15 pm to 5:15 pm at the Dance Hall on Sunday

Bringing It Home: International Dancing with Sviraj
Sun 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Dance Hall
This band is a longtime favorite in the Eastern European immigrant community of Steelton (south of Harrisburg, PA), where folks are passionate about dancing and music. We bet you can't sit still when Sviraj plays!

And more!

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Watch for more festival performers and events to be announced.

The “Bringing it Home” series is a project of our Susquehanna Folk Arts Center which is created in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Meet more amazing artists from Central PA in our Folk Artists Gallery.