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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...
Dom Flemons
Dom Flemons is known as “The American Songster” since his repertoire of music covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector and a multi-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert player on the banjo, fife, guitar, harmonica, percussion, quills, and rhythm bones. Read more...
For the past 40 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Their distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleans jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members, and created and driven by bandleader Michael Doucet’s spellbinding fiddle playing and soulful vocals, BeauSoleil is notorious for bringing even the most staid audience to its feet. Read more...
Debbi Kauffman
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...
Roger Hammer holds his guitar
Roger Hammer is a singer-writer who specializes in his brand of "hand-crafted folk rock built on the blues." He's a familiar face at local jams. Read more...


The Small Glories: Cara Luft (with banjo) and JD Edwards (with guitar) stand in the sun.
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.
"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.
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...
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...
Del Rey with her chrome ukulele, wearing a purple ruffled dress
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...
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...


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

Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons
Main Stage Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Pete Seeger: His Life and Music — with Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons
Patio Stage Sunday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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Community Sing with Debbi Kauffmann

Debbi Kauffman
Patio Stage Sunday, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm

Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons
Main Stage Sunday, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Old-Time Jam with Debbi Kauffmann

Debbi Kauffman
Pickin' Place Sunday, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Meet the Masters: Dom Flemons, American Songster

Dom Flemons
Coffeehouse Stage Sunday, 3:25 pm to 3:55 pm

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Main Stage Sunday, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm