Central Pennsylvania's grass-roots voice
for folk music and dance!
August 11, 12 & 13, 2023
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 Lancaster, Harrisburg and Hershey for live music, workshops and more.
Our second annual Harvest Dinner! Susquehanna Folk teams up with Beshore Hill Farm and the New Cumberland Collective to present an autumn evening with delicious local foods and a concert with Kevin Neidig, Henry Koretzky & Aaron Blouin! RSVP BY OCT 4 for this outdoor dinner and concert on
Saturday, October 14 at Beshore Hill Farm in New Cumberland.
NOTE DATE! 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 15 at Fort Hunter Barn.
‘If snow could sing, it would sing like Julie Fowlis...’ This multi-award-winning artist, firmly grounded in Scotland’s language and wild landscapes, has charmed audiences across the globe and even in space.
Susquehanna Folk Coffeehouses are intimate evenings showcasing Central Pennsylvania's fine amateur acoustic musicians, who play a wide variety of material for an attentive, music-loving audience. Interested in playing? Apply now! FREE Coffeehouse concert on
Saturday, November 4 at Fort Hunter Barn, Harrisburg.
This Canadian duo challenges the borders between people, places, and traditions, while encouraging freedom of expression and community through music. Their dark, fiery, folk-without-borders sound is a rich synthesis of influences they’ve absorbed during nine years of near-constant transatlantic touring.
Tue, Nov 7 at Fort Hunter.
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 12 at Fort Hunter Barn.
Our annual wrap-up-the-calendar jam, featuring both regular and seasonal music. 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, December 10 at Fort Hunter Barn.
An evening of stunning traditional Irish, British Isles, and original holiday music that will transport
you to the quiet, small villages of rural Ireland through the songs, tunes, and stories
most familiar to these two world-class artists.
Friday, December 15 at UUCY.
A powerhouse trio encompassing old-time and bluegrass. Tony Trischka is called “the great banjo liberationist” by NPR. Bruce Molsky is one of the most revered “multi-hyphenated career” ambassadors for America’s old-time mountain music. Guitarist and singer Michael Daves’ unorthodox roots music has made him a leading light of the New York bluegrass scene. Originally scheduled to appear August 2023, they are now slated for
Friday, February 9 at Zoetropolis.
Join our Open Mic community at one of the most beautiful venues in the area, for an evening of live music and entertainment from fine local folkies. Come with your friends to enjoy the performances or maybe even take center stage yourself!
Sunday, February 4 at West Shore Theatre.
One of Scandinavia’s most visionary musicians: ”...an exciting mix of contemporary and traditional fiddle, American old-time and Swedish dance music, folk rock and rockabilly funk... fine fiddling from both sides of the Atlantic.” Lena Jonsson balances a deep knowledge of traditional Swedish folk music with innovative artistic sensibilities, sparkling joy and rock-star charisma.
Tuesday, March 26 at Fort Hunter.
Susquehanna Folk Music Society
185-326 Newberry Commons, Etters, PA 17319(717) 745-6577