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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...
Coracree
Philadelphia based Coracree plays roots music from the heart, melding a mixture of Celtic, Old Time, European and original music with an old and contemporary sound. Their performances include lively fiddle tunes, soulful traditional ballads and an occasional clog dance. 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...
Indian Summer Jars
Indian Summer Jars is a vibrant alternative folk band that features dynamic vocals, gorgeous vocal harmonies, upbeat earthy rhythms and uplifting songwriting. We're thrilled to welcome this favorite local band back to the festival. Their music will stir your soul! Read more...
Cumberland Honey
Hailing from the heart of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Virginia Masland and Steph Landis bring sweet harmonies with folk influences, soul and a taste of bluegrass. Their original songs weave stories of life, love and a call to social action. Read more...
The Small Glories
Named by Folk Alliance International as 2019 Artist of the Year, roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft (The Wailin' Jennys ) & JD Edwards — a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian prairies. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these veteran singer-songwriters have a way of making time disappear, rooms shrink, and audiences feel as they are right there on the stage with the band. Read more...
Kevin Neidig
Rarely do you get in one musician the virtuosity of singer, instrumentalist and songwriter. Kevin brings all three. On guitar or a host of other stringed instruments, his arrangements are intricate and bold; his playing is agile and effortless. His singing is powerful, emotive, and ranges across many genres. He's also an impressive songwriter, with unique perspectives (both lyrically and musically) and ingenious arrangements. Read more...
Angela Autumn stands outdoors, looking a little wary and holding her left elbow with her right hand. She looks younger than her age of 24.
EMERGING ARTIST: Angela Autumn grew up in western Pennsylvania, but recently relocated to Nashville to follow her dreams. A country, bluegrass and folk artist who has been performing since age 12, she has been inspired by a recent resurgence of true folk musicians in her generation. She is passionate about bringing traditional music to the general public. 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...
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...

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...
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...
Angela Autumn stands outdoors, looking a little wary and holding her left elbow with her right hand. She looks younger than her age of 24.
Meet Angela Autumn, a Nashville singer-songwriter who 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...
David Bromberg, photographed in profile, grinning, against a stone building wall.
We're excited to announce our performers (at least, those confirmed so far) and preliminary plans for our 2020 Susquehanna Folk Festival. The incomparable DAVID BROMBERG headlines the festival, along with legendary Blues artists, terrific new progressive folk bands, a Swing Dance Intensive, and much more still to be announced! Read more...

Events

Cumberland Honey in concert

Cumberland Honey
Patio Stage Friday, 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm

The Small Glories in concert

The Small Glories
Main Stage Saturday, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Indian Summer Jars in concert

Indian Summer Jars
Patio Stage Saturday, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Coracree in concert

Coracree
Main Stage Saturday, 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Women in Song: featuring Cara Luft of the Small Glories and Sarah Beth of Indian Summer Jars, with Kira Schlechter moderating

Cara Luft
Patio Stage Saturday, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

A Workshop Honoring the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

Songwriters will discuss themselves, their work, the unique role of women in music, and what this critical historical milestone means to them. Each artist will present a song representative of their perspective. Moderated by freelance music journalist Kira Schlechter.

Hands-On Icons:

Kevin Neidig in concert

Kevin Neidig
Patio Stage Saturday, 7:20 pm to 8:20 pm

The Small Glories in concert

The Small Glories
Main Stage Saturday, 9:40 pm to 10:40 pm

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

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