Music in the Orchard

2017 Concert Series

Enjoy a picnic in the Herr House orchard with Lancaster’s best new lineup of regional artists. Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy each concert.  Food will be available for purchase from OCB bakery and Java Junction.

Please note that Music in the Orchard will be held rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will move to the implement shed. In the case of severe weather, a decision to cancel would be made by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Adults: $8
Children under 12: Free
No pets please.

No advance tickets required. For more information, call (717) 464-4438 or e-mail

Saturday, June 10, 6:00 pm

The group Seasons will return to the Herr House. The five Lee siblings seek to pay homage to the rich tradition of Celtic and American folk music while also treating it as a living, breathing entity. Matt Miskie will open.

Saturday, June 24, 6:00 pm

Vulcans bring back their setting of pure and honest folk music through three-part harmony over shifting instrumental configurations. Alex Brubaker will open.

Saturday, July 8, 6:00 pm

Joy Ike, born to Nigerian immigrants, gives homage to her African upbringing with percussive piano-playing and soaring vocals. Terry Strongheart, noted Native American muscian, will open.

Saturday, July 22, 6:00 pm

Sopa Sol, featuring Daryl Snider and Frances Crowhill Miller, will fill the orchard with their organic blend of modern and traditional music.

Saturday, August 5, 6:00 pm

Central Pa. soul/funk band Smokehouse 4 brings their signature stripped down sound to the Herr House. Drawing on the rich history of traditional New Orleans blues and neo-New Orleans southern-fried funk, they deliver powerhouse jams and gritty, tight grooves that are sure to please.