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

Harrisburg Area Events

Sun, October 27 - Bulgarian Dance Workshop

Bulgarian Dance Workshop Harrisburg

Dance master Iliana Bozhanova and accordionist Todor Yankov return for an afternoon of Bulgarian music and dance. Workshop Sun, October 27 at The Movement Center. MORE

Sat, November 9 - Fall Coffee House

Fall Coffee House Harrisburg

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers, in an intimate, smoke- and alcohol-free setting. Free coffeehouse concert Sat, November 9 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, November 10 - November Jam Session

November Jam Session Harrisburg

Honor our veterans at our November jam session / song swap. All ages and levels are welcome. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, November 10 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, November 17 - Hubby Jenkins

Hubby Jenkins Harrisburg

A talented multi-instrumentalist following the thread of African American history that weaves itself through country blues, ragtime, fiddle and banjo, and traditional jazz. Concert Sun, November 17 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sat, November 23 - Peter Mulvey

Peter Mulvey Harrisburg

Veteran singer and songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, whose material spans rock & roll, folk, Jazz, spoken word, and Americana. Concert Sat, November 23 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, December 22 - December Jam Session

December Jam Session Harrisburg

NOTE DATE!   Our annual holiday jam, with festive goodies and seasonal tunes. Open to everyone. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, December 22 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, January 5 - January Jam Session

January Jam Session Harrisburg

NOTE DATE!   Happy New Year! Start it off with a friendly afternoon of hands-on music. Everyone is welcome. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, January 5 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, February 9 - February Jam Session

February Jam Session Harrisburg

Bring your favorite honey, along with your instrument, voice, or listening ears, to our Valentine's Day jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, February 9 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, February 9 - Missy Raines Trio

Missy Raines Trio Harrisburg

Celebrated bluegrass bassist Missy Raines comes into her own as a vocalist and a songwriter with a new album and a new trio. Concert Sun, February 9 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Thu, February 20 - Altan

Altan Harrisburg

One of Ireland's foremost traditional groups, showcasing the Irish-language songs and dynamic twin-fiddling style of their native Donegal. Concert Thu, February 20 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Sat, February 8 - Winter Coffee House

Winter Coffee House Harrisburg

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers, in an intimate, smoke- and alcohol-free setting. Free coffeehouse concert Sat, February 8 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, March 8 - March Jam Session

March Jam Session Harrisburg

Wear, play and sing your best Irish at our March jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, March 8 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sat, March 14 - Canal Street String Band

Canal Street String Band Harrisburg

With three voices, fifty-five strings and a pair of cow bones, this trio puts a brand-new shine on some seriously fun old American music. In this show, they'll explore the folk and blues roots that inspired The Grateful Dead. Concert Sat, March 14 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, March 22 - Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Harrisburg

Three fiddlers from Norway, Sweden and the Shetland Islands create an invigorating amalgam of their native traditions. Concert Sun, March 22 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sun, April 5 - Bill and the Belles

Bill and the Belles Harrisburg

With a spirited sound that falls somewhere between old-time country and vaudeville, this Tennessee trio puts a modern and innovative spin on vintage roots music. Concert Sun, April 5 at Appalachian Brewing Company. MORE

Fri, April 17 - Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement

Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement Hoot and Holler with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement Harrisburg

An entertaining evening of roots music from four young musicians who are already masters of Old-Time traditions. Asheville, NC duo "Hoot and Holler" joins forces with Brad Kolodner and Alex Lacquement of Baltimore's "Charm City Junction". Concert Fri, April 17 at Fort Hunter. MORE

Sat, April 18 - Spring Coffee House

Spring Coffee House Harrisburg

Live acoustic music from local and regional performers, in an intimate, smoke- and alcohol-free setting. Free coffeehouse concert Sat, April 18 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, April 19 - April Jam Session

April Jam Session Harrisburg

NOTE DATE!   Tax season blues: bring your favorite blues song to our April jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, April 19 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Fri, May 8 - Contra Dance with Pete's Posse

Contra Dance with Pete's Posse Mechanicsburg

"If you ever wondered what happiness sounds like you should come listen to Pete's Posse play a contra dance or better yet: DANCE to them," enthuses Vermont dance caller Mary Wesley. Beginners contra workshop and contra dance Fri, May 8 MORE

Sat, May 9 - Pete's Posse Workshop & Concert

Pete's Posse Workshop & Concert Harrisburg

Twin fiddles in tight, wild harmony over high-powered guitar and pounding footwork with mandolin, clawhammer banjo, jawharp and rocking keyboards adding their voices to the mix. A cappella singing workshop and concert Sat, May 9 MORE

Sun, May 10 - May Jam Session

May Jam Session Harrisburg

Happy Mother's Day: bring one of your Mom's favorite tunes to our May jam. Everyone is welcome, and it's free. Sun, May 10 at at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

July 24-26 - Susquehanna Folk Festival 2020

Susquehanna Folk Festival 2020 Lewisberry

A family-friendly weekend jam-packed with music, dancing, workshops, jamming, storytelling, crafts, food and much more. July 24-26 at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry. MORE