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2022 Susquehanna Folk Festival Poor Man's Gambit

About This Event:

Performing repertoire mainly from Ireland but also from England, Brittany and Scotland, this young trio from the Philadelphia folk scene has already been called “a treasure chest of traditional.”

Poor Man's Gambit

Performing repertoire mainly from Ireland but also from England, Brittany and Scotland, this young trio from the Philadelphia folk scene has already been called “a treasure chest of traditional.”

Corey Purcell is a world-class Irish dancer and a multi-instrumentalist, contributing button accordion, cittern, bodhran and vocals. Dierdre Lockman has been pursuing her passion for Irish music and dance since the age of four, and has competed in step dance at the national level. A guest musician will round out the trio. The band has released three albums and completed two international tours.

Poor Man's Gambit
Poor Man's Gambit

A Folk Festival Event!

Included with admission to our 2022 Susquehanna Folk Festival August 12-14 at the York Expo Center.

Where & When:

Poor Man's Gambit in concert

New Roots Stage on Saturday
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Poor Man's Gambit in concert

New Roots Stage on Saturday
4:20 pm - 5:20 pm

The Art of the Set workshop

New Roots Stage on Saturday
6:50 pm - 7:30 pm

COVID precautions

COVID policy for the festival will be determined in early August. While we all hope that summer brings an end to COVID protocols, SFMS is committed to creating a festival that is as safe as possible for visitors, volunteers and artists. Advance ticket purchasers will be notified of policy updates, and the policy will be posted here.