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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...
Alyssa Arter
One of this swing dance teacher's favorite quotes is a Japanese proverb: "We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance!" Read more...
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Hot Club of Cowtown
Country music that swings? Jazz with a twang? This Austin-based trio walks the line between the Gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt's Quintette du Hot Club de France and the western swing of Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys. Read more...
The dancers of The Ladybirds strike a flirty Rockettes-like pose, blowing kisses, in front of a rusty battleship.
The Ladybirds are Central PA’s premier solo jazz and blues dance performance troupe from The Victrola Dance Hall. They specialize in routines highlighting the 1920s-1950s utilizing Flapper, WWII, and Rockabilly inspirations. They'll be doing a short dance set during the Late Night Festival Club. Read more...
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News

Alyssa Arter
If you have the swing down in your soul, but are struggling to get it from there to your feet, you have the opportunity of a lifetime at the 2019 Susquehanna Folk Festival. On Saturday at 12:30, Alyssa Arter, a swing dance instructor and co-owner of Victrola Dance Hall, in York, PA, will be offering workshops in Swing Dance and Cajun Dance, as well as performing with the Ladybirds during the Late Night Festival Club on Saturday. 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...
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...
Bil Lepp
It's a brand new 2019, and we are looking forward to our second Susquehanna Folk Festival! We're announcing our first few performers today, with many more to come. The festival runs three days this year, and includes our first Liars Contest emceed by champion hogwasher Bil Lepp. Concerts, dancing, workshops, jamming, tons of family activities, and more. 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

Swing Dance workshop with Alyssa Arter and Hot Club of Cowtown

Alyssa Arter
Dance Hall Saturday, 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
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Fiddle Traditions: Western Swing — with Elana James of Hot Club of Cowtown

Elana James
Patio Stage Saturday, 3:15 pm to 3:55 pm

The fiddle takes center stage in many, many folk music styles. In our Fiddle Traditions showcase, a variety of fiddlers talk about their particular genre and style. Your moderator is local superfiddler Ken Gehret.

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Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Main Stage Saturday, 6:20 pm to 8:10 pm

Late Night Festival Club: blues music and dance with the Festival Band featuring Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell and a short dance set by The Ladybirds

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Patio Stage Saturday, 10:00 pm to midnight
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Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Main Stage Sunday, 11:20 am to 12:20 pm

String Wizards, Part 1: Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Patio Stage Sunday, 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm

See some fantastic performers up close and personal! They'll talk about what it’s like playing together in a band, how their instruments complement each other, their musical influences, and a bit about each musician’s background. Expect lots of great music too!

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Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Main Stage Sunday, 3:20 pm to 4:20 pm