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Performers

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Central Pennsylvania is home to many fine musicians and four of the best—Kevin Neidig, Henry Koretzky, Ken Gehret, and Bruce Campbell—will be appearing together at the Susquehanna Folk Festival. Read more...
The seven members of Bluestone stand, smiling, wearing blue shirts and black vests.
Veteran local band Bluestone has been on the scene for the last 25 years, and the boys have played with some of the best in the business. Firmly grounded in traditional, hard-driving Bluegrass, the band's repertoire also incorporates gospel, country, blues, swing and folk influences. Read more...
Debbi Kauffmann
Debbi Kauffmann is a gifted and powerful singer with a deep appreciation for both Appalachian and Irish music traditions. Her long musical history includes performing with Bluegrass, Irish and Old-Time bands as well as with Henry Koretzky in the duo Rootbound. Read more...

News

Jane Rothfield clicks her heels while playing fiddle
Our 2020 festival will feature a youth festival band, or "Kids' Academy", coordinated by traditional musician Jane Rothfield. Kids 6-16 will learn several traditional tunes by ear and then perform them on the main stage! All instruments and ability levels are welcome. Come to our info session on October 11, or email for more information. Read more...
Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. This fall we'll enjoy concerts by Jane Rothfield & Allan Carr, Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius, Hubby Jenkins and Peter Mulvey. Our World Music & Dance Series is also hosting a Bulgarian Folk Dance workshop with Iliana Bozhanova & Todor Yankov. Read more...
Tom Cook and Tater Schultzy pose for a pic. Both are wearing white cowboy hats. Tom wears a red bandanna around his neck and holds his mandolin; Tater wears a red tie and holds his banjo..
We spoke with local veteran musician Tom Cook about the "moxie" of old-time bluegrass music, and how jamming preserves the tradition and builds a sense of community. Read more...
Barb Schmid and Todd Clewell, members of "Late for Supper", play fiddles outdoors.
"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...
Janet Bixler
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...
Zita Angelo
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. February 2019 features concerts by Tracy Grammer and Charm City Junction; our Winter Coffee House; our monthly jam... and a special sneak preview of one of our Festival dance workshops, in which Zita Angelo teaches waltzes and couple dances. Enjoy sweetie season! Read more...
Contradance at the 2018 festival: several couples swing under a ceiling draped with wide fabric ribbons
The festival kicks off on FRIDAY this year, with a Contra Dance Ball featuring music by the Faux Paws, and a Concert with local favorites Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell, plus some tall tales from storyteller Bil Lepp. Read more...
Jeff Little and Wayne Henderson play a tune in a living room
Jeff Little spent years backing up the great Doc Watson. Wayne Henderson, a fine picker of his own, built the actual guitars that Doc (and countless other legends) played. Now Wayne and Jeff are together to perform some of the best Appalachian-old time-flatpickin'-barrelhouse music. The Susquehanna Folk Concert Series is bringing them to York PA on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30pm. Read more...

Events

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell in concert, with storyteller Bil Lepp opening

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Patio Stage Friday, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Bluegrass Jam with Tom Cook

Tom Cook playing his mandolin
Pickin' Place Sunday, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm

Bluestone

The seven members of Bluestone stand, smiling, wearing blue shirts and black vests.
Coffeehouse Stage Sunday, 1:50 pm to 3:05 pm
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