Festival News

Bil Lepp

Posted May 17, 2019

Love telling tall tales and shaggy dog stories? Enter the Liars Contest at the second annual Susquehanna Folk Festival! Read on to learn how to apply. Read more...

The Small Glories: Cara Luft (with banjo) and JD Edwards (with guitar) stand in the sun.

Posted April 30, 2019

SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. May 2019 features a concert by The Small Glories, our monthly jam session, AND a day to celebrate and support local nonprofits (including SFMS). Read more...

Barb Schmid and Todd Clewell, members of "Late for Supper", play fiddles outdoors.

Posted April 16, 2019

"Give Local York" is a 24-hour giving spree to benefit York County nonprofits. To celebrate the day, we invite one and all to a FREE folk music jam that offers a sneak peek of this summer's Susquehanna Folk Festival. Come to play, sing or listen! Read more...

John McCutcheon stands with his banjo in front of a rustic wall.

Posted March 22, 2019

SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. April 2019 features concerts by Del Rey (free to members!) and John McCutcheon, our spring Coffee House, and our April jam session. Read more...

logo: Clarion Hotel

Posted March 18, 2019

The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in New Cumberland will be our HOST HOTEL! Less than ten miles from the site, and with a super rate of $89 + tax for each night, it's the best deal in the area. Read more...

Janet Bixler

Posted February 26, 2019

SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. March 2019 features concerts by Bon Débarras, Zoë Conway & John McIntyre, and The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers; our March jam session (bring your best Irish!), the storytelling workshop we announced last month, and a 10-mile run/walk that supports the arts and SFMS. Read more...

Del Rey with her chrome ukulele, wearing a purple ruffled dress

Posted February 22, 2019

American blues, jazz and ragtime performer Del Rey is coming to Harrisburg, and the concert will be FREE to Susquehanna Folk Music Society members! Not a member yet? Here's a good reason to join. Read more...