The Illawarra Folk Festival at Bulli is going to be fantastic this year. Kicking off on Thursday the 14th of January and running through until Sunday the 17th.
The Festival originated at Jamberoo in 1985, now it’s one of the largest festivals in Australia and run entirely by volunteers.
Don’t miss out on approximately 170 performers that will be playing over the four days. Performers, volunteers and audiences alike continue to return to the festival to experience and participate in the diversity of music and performances, and enjoy the intimate, vibrant, community atmosphere the festival has become renowned for.
The annual Illawarra Folk Festival is four exciting summer days of folk, world, roots, bluegrass, gypsy and Celtic music, as well as poetry, comedy and dance.
It commences Thursday with a Charity Concert and concludes on Sunday evening with a huge finale with the Festival Choir, Orchestra and special guests.
As well as performances by some of the best national and international traditional acts, the program features a two-day intensive folk school, workshops, sessions, dancing, the Youth Folk Traditions awards, instrument makers, spoken word events, the famous Mediterranean Lunch and Tripe Dinner, and beautiful international cuisine and craft stalls.