Folk by the Sea 2016

From 23-25 September 2016 the beautiful NSW South Coast town of Kiama will host the 4th Folk by the Sea Festival. You’ll be joining 50 acts from all over Australia with over 100 artists. 2016 ARTISTS ANNOUNCED The 2016 artist list announced has been announced. There are 32 acts for the ticketed Friday/Saturday program fromContinue reading “Folk by the Sea 2016”

March of the Celts – 6 concerts!

The Rambling Boys (Ire) plus The Humphreys 7.30pm Friday 4 March CITY DIGGERS WOLLONGONG MAP Members $20 | Non-members $25 The Rambling Boys are a group of amazing musicians with successful individual careers who have been members of various Irish traditional groups. They have recorded and toured with Sinead O’Connor, The Corrs, Shane McGowan, SharonContinue reading “March of the Celts – 6 concerts!”

Illawarra Folk Festival News

Want to know who is playing at the 31st Illawarra Folk Festival? CLICK HERE 31st Illawarra Folk Festival tickets are on on sale now. Early Bird Season Passes are $135 and finish 18 December. Camping can only be purchased with a Season Pass. CLICK HERE TO BUY Calling all song and tune writers – yourContinue reading “Illawarra Folk Festival News”

While Women Wait | US Debut

Congratulations Imogen! Imogen Clark’s, While Women Wait, has been distributed across U.S. radio and had its debut last week!!! Thanks so much to Cathy Dee and the folks at 95.9 WATD FM Radio Massachusetts for their support and for the very kind words. The co-writer John Walsh made this video to capture the special occasion!Continue reading “While Women Wait | US Debut”

Folk Singer/Songwriter of the Year | Joe Mungovan

Congratulations Joe Mungovan for winning Folk Singer/Songwriter Of The Year for his song Face in the Crowd at the Songsalive! Australia awards last night. Thank you to everyone that made last night happen, especially Songsalive Australia! Joe It is exciting to continue to see our local talent celebrated and acknowledged.  

Folktastic Opportunities for Young Musicians!

If you’re a young musician, there are six opportunities available to get involved in the Illawarra Folk Festival in 2015! The first is to perform in one of the Youth Concerts at the festival. Applications for this have been extended to 30 September, so hurry! You can win some great prizes in the Youth TraditionContinue reading “Folktastic Opportunities for Young Musicians!”

Folktastic Opportunities for Young Musicians

If you’re a young musician, there are six opportunities available to get involved in the Illawarra Folk Festival in 2015! As well as the Youth Concert and Youth Tradition Awards performances, applications are also open for positions in the inaugural Folkaphonic Youth Orchestra. Musicians are also invited to apply for one of 20 full scholarshipsContinue reading “Folktastic Opportunities for Young Musicians”

Youth Folk School Scholarship

Youth artists (age 9 to 25) have a number of chances to be involved in the 2014 Illawarra Folk Festival, but be quick to apply! Folk School Scholarship There are only a few Youth scholarships (18 years and under) left to participate in the 2014 Illawarra Folk Festival Folk School to be held 16/17 January.Continue reading “Youth Folk School Scholarship”

Young People and the Illawarra Folk Festival

  Youth artists (age 9 to 25) have a number of opportunities to be involved in the 2014 Illawarra Folk Festival, but be quick to apply! YOUTH ARTIST A chance to play a set on the Friday on Saturday of the festival. Online applications extended to 5 September 2013. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS YOUTHContinue reading “Young People and the Illawarra Folk Festival”

Folk by the Sea

SOUVENIR PROGRAM RELEASED! The full 20 page Souvenir Program is now available to read online. CLICK HERE TO VIEW It includes: Welcome messages Festival Help Guide Festival Features event descriptions Hitchhikers Guide to a Folk Festival Program Grids Artist Biographies and performance times Venue Maps Singalong choruses Hard copies will be available from the KiamaContinue reading “Folk by the Sea”