Logo: Susquehanna Folk Music Society
Presenting fine traditional arts in Central Pennsylvania since 1985

Susquehanna Folk Festival

logo: Susquehanna Folk Festival

The Susquehanna Folk Festival returns on the second weekend of August with world-class performers and hands-on fun. Join us at the Appell Center in downtown York, PA for a full weekend of live music, dancing, jams, and family activities.

Concert artists include Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Hot Club of Cowtown, Hubby Jenkins, Larry & Joe, and The Klezmatics, as well as local artists. Dance highlights include the Contra Rebels with Bob Nicholson, the Dead Sea Squirrels with Janine Smith, and swing dancing with Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Five.

A montage grid of performers and highlights at the 2024 Susquehanna Folk Festival.
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3 Days of Live Music
World-Class Headliners
and Regional Favorites
Bobbi Carmitchell will be performing at the Festival
The Dead Sea Squirrels are playing for our Saturday Night contradance
Brazilian Vibes (with Pedro Antonetty) will be performing at the Festival
Folk Artists Bringing It Home
Brazilian Vibes (with Mônica Teles) will be performing at the Festival
Swing Dancing
Contra Dancing
A row of cigar-box guitars
Jams Sessions
A woman plays a ukulele
Shane Speal participated in last year's Archive Challenge
Archive Challenge
Larry & Joe will be participating in this year's Archive Challenge
Emerging Artist Showcase: Erin Lunsford is one of our finalists
Emerging Artist Showcase
Emerging Artist Showcase: Dann Pell is one of our finalists
Two toddlers try out some instruments
Engaging family fun
Children in our Family Parade
A member of Cumberland Honey plays mandolin at our 2022 festival