"John's sound is so compelling, complete, symmetrical and soulful with just his voice, guitar and harmonica, it is at first impossible to imagine improving it... He's a great force of nature. John sounds like a big train coming. He chops them all down." Tom Waits
Considered one of the world's premier acoustic blues artists, John Hammond has been nominated for Grammy awards several times and in 2011 was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. Over a career spanning more than half a century, John Hammond has performed or recorded with Jimi Hendrix (discovered while playing in John's band), Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Duane Allman, Mike Bloomfield, JJ Cale, Tom Waits, The Band, John Lee Hooker, Dr. John and many more.
The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS), based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a nonprofit education and arts organization dedicated to the advancement, promotion and preservation of traditional, contemporary and international folk music and folk culture. SFMS presents a full calendar of concerts, dances, workshops and educational programs.
Visit www.sfmsfolk.org to see our entire calendar of events and learn about the many benefits of membership, including admission discounts on most events.
SFMS is supported by our members and many generous organizations, including the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Cultural Enrichment Fund.
This event is cosponsored by the Blues Society of Central Pennsylvania.
Off-street parking in the lot behind the Brewery. Join us downstairs for dinner and conversation after the concert!
Appalachian Brewing Company
50 N. Cameron St
Harrisburg, PA 17101