Sat, March 13 - We Banjo 3
"It’s as if the Punch Brothers, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and the Chieftains all got together for a battle of the bands but decided to pool their resources instead." Irish-Bluegrass-Americana powerhouse band We Banjo 3 comes together onstage for the first time in a year (wow, remember stages?) for a full-length concert LIVE from Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday, March 13 at *5pm* MORE
Sun, March 14 - Winter Coffee House
Join us for a FREE afternoon coffeehouse emceed by our own Joe Cooney. First up, we are very pleased to welcome, all the way from Arizona, Roman Barten-Sherman! He is a fantastic young blues player whom we expect will be a big name in blues music in the near future. Next is the acoustic duo of Sara Speed and Damien Fanella, The Redacted Unplugged, playing acoustic rock, country and pop covers. And we'll finish with the silver-voiced singer and guitarist Matt Miskie. FREE livestream coffeehouse concert on Sunday afternoon, March 14. MORE
Sat, March 27 - Väsen-Duo
For the last 30 years, Mikael Marin and Olov Johansson played together in Väsen. Now as a duo they're continuing to create a new musical vision, firmly rooted in the folk traditions of their native Sweden but unmistakeably fresh and modern. Their music is playful and intense, full of humor, and they have an almost telepathic rapport onstage. Virtual concert and Q&A on Saturday, March 27. MORE
Sat, April 3 - Tom Paxton and the DonJuans - MEMBERS FREE!
Ani DiFranco says, “Tom Paxton embodies the spirit of folk music in the most beautiful sense.” Tom is beloved by three generations of folkies, and the writer of many classic folksongs. This concert is open to the public but SFMS Members get in FREE. If you're not yet a member, we invite you to join! Live-streamed concert on Saturday, April 3. MORE
Sat, April 10 - Lui Collins
"One of New England's clearest and most distinctive folk voices," singer-songwriter Lui Collins will perform a very special livestream that captures the intimacy of a house concert. It can be viewed in HD, immersive 360°, or even Virtual Reality! Musae and River Spirit Music partner with us to bring you this "virtual concert experience" on Saturday, April 10. MORE
Sun, May 16 - Spring Coffee House
Join us for a FREE evening coffeehouse emceed by our own Joe Cooney. First up is the Noah Fowler, playing Americana-tinged originals. Next is balladeer Matt Wenger, playing songs from the old-time and classic-folk traditions. And finally, we welcome award-winning songwriter Annette Wasilik. FREE livestream coffeehouse concert on Sunday evening, May 16. MORE
SFMS Folk Arts Center
Our Folk Artist Gallery showcases the diversity of traditional arts in our region, with in-depth artist profiles, based on fieldwork by our professional folklorist.
The SFMS Folk Arts Center is a regional hub for traditional artists, information, projects, and arts events. Find it under our COMMUNITY tab.
Susquehanna Folk is one of a statewide network of folk arts partners supported by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. The Folk Arts Center is also supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. EXPLORE THE FOLK ARTS CENTER
Those who play and present music for a living are in difficult straits right now, along with restaurant staff, service workers, and so many others. If you are in a position to do so, please support your community in whatever ways you can.
If you play an instrument, you might consider reaching out to any musician you admire and asking about lessons via video-call. Many of them suddenly have more time and less income than usual! Ask your local music store owner if you can buy a gift certificate. See if the pub down the street is offering carry-out. Support an arts nonprofit whose work you believe in (like SFMS! among others).
Pull together with your community and do what you can. Together we'll get through this.