Endless Summer - 2021 Susquehanna Folk Festival
The Susquehanna Folk Festival is coming to YOU this summer! And instead of one weekend, it's all summer long — a whole new kind of music festival. We're planning for a mix of innovative virtual programming and safely-distanced in-person events, enjoying silver linings and making lemonade. It's gonna be great! A few events have been announced — many more to come! MORE
Fri, June 18 - Zoom Basics Workshop
Get comfortable with Zoom in this short, easy (and free!) workshop. We'll have fun trying out backgrounds, breakout rooms, audio settings, and other frequently used components. The best way to learn is to play! Zoom Basics Workshop on Friday afternoon, June 18. MORE
Wed, June 23 - Bringing it Home: The Power of Song
Three local artists chat about the powerful role that songs play in our lives. Singing can affirm our beliefs, soothe a restless child, heal a wounded heart, unite a community, and move people to dance with joy. Virtual conversation on Wednesday, June 23. MORE
Thu, June 24 - Le Vent du Nord
Loudly, proudly Québécois, these five friends blow us away every time they come to our stage. We're absolutely thrilled to have them as a headline act for our 2021 festival. Celebrate Fête Nationale du Québec (Québec National Day) with a virtual concert on Thursday, June 24. MORE
Wed, June 30 - Cups & Crankies: Homegrown Family Fun
Games and crafts with ordinary paper cups, moving panoramas (crankies), original and traditional songs about our animal friends, dancing, and plenty of silliness. A FREE interactive workshop for all ages on Wednesday afternoon, June 30. MORE
Wed, July 14 - Andy’s Wild Amphibian Show
Andy's Wild Amphibian Show features many things including tadpoles, ridiculous parental questions, a five-gallon pickle jar, and a cat named Bootsie! The hilarious Andy Offutt Irwin is the creator of this FREE all-ages program on Wednesday afternoon, July 14. MORE
Enter our Liars Contest!
Love tall tales and shaggy dog stories? You'll love our Liars Contest! Anyone who can tell a short, funny, family-friendly story is invited to apply to be a contestant in the live-streamed competition on July 14 and earn cash prizes. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 14!
The hilarious Andy Offutt Irwin emcees this year's contest, and he'll be telling a few whoppers while the contest judges are making their decision.
A Folk Festival Event!
This event is part of the Endless Summer 2021 Susquehanna Folk Festival, coming to YOU this year with events all summer long.
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.