Festival News

Rob Kronen stands with his guitar on his shoulder, holding the neck with his right hand.  He's a young man with short sandy hair and beard, wearing a black tee and red plaid flannel shirt.

Posted August 9, 2020

Congratulations to Rob Kronen for scoring top honors in our 2020 Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase, livestreamed on August 9. Here's a big round of applause to all five finalists for a very entertaining evening. We're looking forward to hearing more from all of them. Want to enjoy it again, or share it with friends? Watch the archive on YouTube! Read more...

Words: Watch and VOTE!

Posted August 9, 2020

Tune in this evening (August 9) at 7pm for LIVE performances from five new acts, and vote for your favorite! View it here on our website, or on our festival Facebook or YouTube -- read on for links. Read more...

Sara Willard and Peter Winter smile for a candid portait. Both are young people; Peter has reddish hair and a short beard; Sara has long dark straight hair.

Posted August 9, 2020

Peter Winter and Sara Willard are Susquehanna Folk board members, and musicians themselves. They'll chat with each of the finalists after the performances to help you get to know them. Watch their video spot to meet them for a minute... and tune in TONIGHT at 7pm for the LIVE Emerging Artist Showcase! Read more...

Rob Kronen stands with his guitar on his shoulder, holding the neck with his right hand.  He's a young man with short sandy hair and beard, wearing a black tee and red plaid flannel shirt.

Posted August 7, 2020

Meet Rob Kronen, a blues guitarist and singer-songwriter who will be performing in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase on August 9. Read more...

Emily Drinker gazes thoughtfully down and to her left in a glamour shot. She's wearing a bronze sequined sleeveless top, and her gold hair curls artfully over her left shoulder.

Posted August 6, 2020

Meet Emily Drinker, an award-winning singer-songwriter who will be performing in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase on August 9. Read more...

Caroline Keane, holding a concertina, gazes to her right with a big smile. She's wearing a vibrant gold sweater and her dark hair curls over her shoulders.

Posted August 5, 2020

Meet Caroline Keane, an enchanting Irish concertina player who will be performing in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase on August 9. Read more...

The six members of Buffalo Rose, all young people, stand in front of a stone wall. On the left is a mandolin player, on the right is a guitarist.  Two of the others are barefoot in the grass.

Posted August 4, 2020

Meet Buffalo Rose, a rockin' multi-member band that will be performing in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase on August 9. Read more...