Port Fairy Folk Festival

Music, Music festivals
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Photograph: David Harris
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Photograph: David Harris

Time Out says

Head to the coast for a Victoria's biggest folk festival

Port Fairy Folk Festival is back for its 44th year, with the seaside town turning into a world music wonderland over the Labor Day long weekend. Thousands of music lovers make the pilgrimage every year to enjoy traditional and contemporary music from all over the world. 

Trekking down to the picturesque port are C.W. StonekingChitraDan Sultan, Amistatthe Blind Boys of Alabama Bob JensenEmily WurramaraGrace PetrieHarry Shearerthe Jellyman's DaughterRhiannon Giddensthe Langan BandRuby GillSibusile Xaba and Ian Sherwood

Festivalgoers will also get the chance to hear from the powerful Archie Roach who will be performing as part of the Songs and Stories concert series. Led by award-winning singer Gina Williams, the concert series showcases Indigenous artists from around the world, including Hubert Francis and Mihirangi Fleming

Kids under 13 receive free entry to the festival and there is dedicated children's entertainment from the Teeny Tiny Stevies and YolanDa Brown's Music Train

General tickets to the Port Fairy Folk Festival are available now. For the full line-up, visit the festival website.


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