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National Folk Festival 2017

From high-end entertainment to the expression of folk-life through grassroots and community activities, the multifaceted National Folk Festival is the ultimate celebration of all things folk. The program is designed to inspire, enliven and entertain. From traditional and contemporary grooves to the quirky and the endearing it features all the key elements that make people want to come from everywhere to be part of it.

The vibrant festival site is populated with themed bars, food and market stalls, circus performers and roving musicians and the multi-disciplinary program is broad and innovative boasting an A-list of performers from Australia and the world.

The quality and variety of the National Folk Festival’s world-class program ensures entertainment to suit every age and taste. Over 450 individual concerts showcase musical styles and genres as diverse as acoustic, bluegrass, roots, blues, Celtic, country, world and gypsy are showcased alongside contemporary folk cultures, the best of vintage Oz-folk and older traditions.

Happening over Easter weekend in Exhibition Park. Find out more about the program and offerings here.

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