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

Hands-On Folk Calendar

Sun, October 2 - Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night Open Mic Night New Cumberland
We are so thrilled to collaborate with The West Shore Theatre to bring you Central PA’s newest monthly Open Mic Night, hosted by some of our favorite area musicians and Susquehanna Folk friends. This month, your host is the dynamic Eryn Spangler.
We can’t wait to see you take center stage in one of the most beautiful venues in the area. FREE Open Mic Night on Sunday, October 2 at the West Shore Theatre in New Cumberland. MORE

Sun, October 9 - October Jam & Song Swap

October Jam & Song Swap Harrisburg
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 9 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, October 23 - Fall Coffee House

Fall Coffee House Fall Coffee House Harrisburg
Our Coffeehouse is back at Fort Hunter with some terrific music from local and regional acoustic musicians. This month includes Maria Wilson, Katie Damiano, Mary-Grace Autumn Lee, Eryn Spangler, and a once-in-a-blue-moon chance to hear a hammered dulcimer at a SFMS coffeehouse. It'll be a treat! FREE Coffeehouse concert on Sunday, October 23 at Fort Hunter Barn, Harrisburg. MORE

Sun, November 6 - John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon Harrisburg
John McCutcheon is one of our country’s most honored and loved folk musicians: a multi-instrumental master, a powerful songwriter and singer. Join us for a workshop and concert on Sun, Nov 6 at Market Square Church. MORE

Sun, November 13 - November Jam & Song Swap

November Jam & Song Swap Harrisburg
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 13 at Fort Hunter Barn. MORE

Sun, December 4 - December Open Mic Night

December Open Mic Night December Open Mic Night New Cumberland
Our new Open Mic Night is here again, this time with host Joe Cooney. We are thrilled to be partnering with the West Shore Theatre, one of the loveliest venues in the area. Come enjoy a musical adventure, either as a listener or as a performer! FREE Open Mic Night on Sunday, December 4 at the West Shore Theatre in New Cumberland.

Spring 2023 - Coffeehouses to Come

Watch for Winter & Spring 2023 Coffeehouses to be announced soon.

Sun, March 26 - Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman Harrisburg
This astonishing and adventurous pair of master musicians serves up traditional Irish music, hot jazz, bluegrass and baroque, coupled with striking new compositions and Chris’s delightfully subversive wit. Celtic Harp workshop and concert on Sun, March 26 at Fort Hunter. MORE

2022-2023 - More to Come

There's more great folk on the way! Watch for more concerts and other traditional arts events to be announced soon.