Illawarra Folk Festival
16 January @ 8:00 am – 19 January @ 12:00 am
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. Set in the spectacular northern Illawarra Escarpment in Bulli Showground, the festival has 11 onsite venues and is a family friendly village with action from early morning to late night. With superb music from 150 international, national and local artists performing in over 320 concerts there’s also a colourful array of international food stalls, craft stalls and the festival bar. The festival commences Thursday with a Charity Concert and concludes on Sunday evening with a huge finale with the Festival Choir, Orchestra and special guests. In 2019, the Illawarra Folk Festival celebrated 35 years of presenting of live music in the Illawarra region. In 2020, Illawarra will feauture Siobhan Miller, Elephant Sessions and Brighde Chaimbeul.
Photo by Kim Rudner