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Folk College

Folk College

A fun & friendly weekend of playing & hearing folk music, with workshops, concerts, jams, a contradance, and coaching sessions. Folk College, held May 26 - 28 at Juniata College in central PA is folk musicians of all levels, from absolute beginner to professional level.

Visit us online ( for all the details, which include lots of workshops, 3 concerts, 2 coaching sessions, plus jamming, singing, and dancing.

Featured musician faculty: Host band Simple Gifts, Pittsburgh-based folk/Americana group Buffalo Rose, country blues duo Piedmont Blūz, new old-fashioned duo Resonant Rogues, Celtic duo Rakish, Asia meets Appalachia group Appalasia, and more. Check out the full list at

Musicians of all instruments and levels are welcome, and there are also choices for non-musicians who want to listen, learn, and experiment with folk music. Each evening features a faculty concert followed by faculty-led jam sessions. Saturday after the concert, we hold a contradance with an open band.

You'll also have an opportunity to be coached by a professional musician in a band setting and to perform in the student concert. Professional development will be offered for school teachers, including Act 48 credit for Pennsylvania teachers.

Juniata College (official)
03:00 PM - 01:30 PM, every day through May 28, 2023.

Event Supported By

Huntingdon County Arts Council
(814) 643-6220
Juniata College (official)
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon , Pennsylvania 16652