Music in the Orchard


2018 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.  The 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum is a smoke-free environment. Please do not bring alcohol or pets; service animals are permitted.

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 9, 6 pm

Joy Ike, born to Nigerian immigrants, gives homage to her African upbringing with percussive piano-playing and soaring vocals. Alex Brubaker will open with his brilliantly innovative guitar playing to kick off the 2018 Music in the Orchard series.

Saturday, June 23, 6 pm

Vinegar Creek Constituency, longtime concert-series favorites, will bring their distinct flavor of bluegrass tunes to the orchard at the Herr House.

Saturday, July 7, 6 pm

Rizzetta’s Tones make their Music in the Orchard debut with a blend of Celtic and folk sounds from an innovative array of instruments.

Saturday, July 21, 6 pm

Central Pennsylvania soul/funk band Smokehouse 4 brings their signature stripped-down sound to the Herr House orchard. Drawing on gritty New Orleans-style sounds, they will follow opening singer/songwriter Terry Strongheart.

Saturday, August 4, 6 pm

The series will end with a performance by Cricket Tell the Weather bring their thoughtful bluegrass sound with tight harmonies to the Herr House orchard for their first performance at the concert series.