Skip links


Folk February Returns in 2024 

Cozy up for an evening of camaraderie, cocktails, and live folk and Americana music at Sweetwater! Your $25 ticket will grant you access to the venue, as well as hors d’oeuvres straight from our kitchen served up by renowned Chef Alvarez.

Doors open at 6:30 PM

Enjoy music from 7:30 PM – 9 PM

Seating is available on a first come first serve basis. All ages, must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. Free parking is available in Sweetwater’s parking lot off Bank Street, as well as on-street parking on Bank and Broad.

The Turpentiners

February 9th SOLD OUT

Formed in the fall of 2007, The Turpentiners are a five-piece acoustic group from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The group plays a mix of traditional American music ranging from gut-bucket blues to good-time country and rural swing. The repertoire is a soulful blend of American music from a wide range of eras and sources compiled with the philosophy that a good song—like good food—always proves itself relevant. The Turpentiners have played and been featured performers throughout Western Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic US, including Fallingwater, Johnstown’s Folk and Flood Festival, Carnegie Music Hall (Pittsburgh), Calliope’s Schenley Park Music Series, Tree Pittsburgh’s Arbor Aid, and numerous other private and select venues. Learn more about The Turpentiners by clicking here.

Buffalo Rose

February 16th SOLD OUT No tickets will be sold at the door.

Buffalo Rose is a charismatic six-piece modern folk/Americana band from Pittsburgh, PA. They take the singer-songwriter tradition to a new level by crafting original songs which are emotive, meticulously arranged, and inspired by a world of idiosyncratic influences that never let a dull or predictable moment creep in. Learn more about Buffalo Rose by clicking here.

Byron Nash

February 23rd

Guitarist, musician, songwriter, and producer Byron Nash electrifies audiences with elevated rock n’ roll that’s unapologetically unique and steadfast in Nash’s impeccable ability to improvise based on sound alone. Nash takes audiences on a musical journey, bending genres at an intersection where powerful soul meets rock intensity. Learn more about Byron Nash by clicking here.

Folk February

Sweetwater Center for the Arts is pleased to announce our Folk February concert series! This series focuses on folk and Americana music, as we bring the community together in Sweetwater’s community room for an evening of live music.