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Performers

Hawktail
Progressive original folk from a surprisingly cosmopolitan string band featuring fiddler Brittany Haas, bassist Paul Kowert, guitarist Jordan Tice, and mandolinist Dominick Leslie. Read more...
The members of The Quixote Project (4 men) pose in front of a field of corn.
Winners of the Susquehanna Folk Festival 2019 Emerging Artists Showcase, The Quixote Project are a roots-music outfit that pulls from traditional genres to blur the lines of modern music. 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.
EMERGING ARTIST: Listening to Buffalo Rose is like driving on the open road with the windows down, letting the breezes of various musical styles wash over you. With mandolin, guitar, dobro, upright bass, and ethereal vocal harmonies, there's a singular beauty in every Buffalo Rose song. 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.
EMERGING ARTIST: Caroline Keane grew up in Limerick, Ireland, she was surrounded by musical richness, which has become the cornerstone of her uniquely vibrant, passionate and emotive style of concertina playing. And yes, she still lives in Ireland, and will be performing in our showcase from there! 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.
EMERGING ARTIST: Emily Drinker is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Philadelphia, PA. She blends folk, soul, and pop with a ukulele, backing band, and soulful three-part harmonies through live looping. 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.
EMERGING ARTIST: Rob Kronen is a singer-songwriter and guitarist currently based in Central Pennsylvania. He has a passion for incorporating folk melodies into innovative sonic landscapes, as well as learning and teaching the techniques of hill country blues and Delta-style slide guitar. Read more...

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.
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...
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.
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.
Meet Emily Drinker, an award-winning singer-songwriter 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.
Meet Buffalo Rose, a rockin' multi-member band that will be performing in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase on August 9. Read more...
A vintage microphone with "SFMS" in a marquee over the top where radio call letters would be.
Our judges have selected five finalists to participate in our Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase to be live-streamed August 9. Ukulele and live-loop harmonies... Irish concertina... a Nashville singer-songwriter... Delta blues guitar... a 6-piece band rocking originals and covers... Read on to find out who they are! Read more...

Events

The Quixote Project in concert

The members of The Quixote Project (4 men) pose in front of a field of corn.
Main Stage Sunday, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Hawktail in concert

Hawktail
Main Stage Sunday, 12:20 pm to 1:40 pm

Guitar Summit: Alan Carr from Coracree, Happy Traum, Hawktail's Jordan Tice, and Jeff Selby of The Quixote Project, with Kevin Neidig moderating

Close-up of a hand on a guitar fretboard, fingering a C chord
Patio Stage Sunday, 1:20 pm to 2:30 pm

The panelists will discuss and demonstrate their own personal approach to the guitar. Questions will be encouraged on things such as gear, tunings, technique and other guitar-centric topics.

Hands-On Icons:

Fiddle Workshop with Brittany Haas of Hawktail

Brittany Haas
Heritage Center Sunday, 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm

The Quixote Project in concert

The members of The Quixote Project (4 men) pose in front of a field of corn.
Patio Stage Sunday, 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm

Mandolin Workshop with Dominick Leslie of Hawktail

Dominick Leslie
Pickin' Place Sunday, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Bass Workshop: "On the Bottom" with Paul Kowert of Hawktail

Paul Kowert
Pickin' Place Sunday, 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Hawktail in concert

Hawktail
Main Stage Sunday, 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm