Willunga Oval & Recreation Centre

Main Rd Willunga SA

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Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s leading Folk Music event of the year and one of Australia’s most popular Festivals. This year features a ‘strong Celtic flavour’ of Scottish & Irish/Australian Music.

Fleurieu Folk Festival is many different festivals in one, presenting a variety of
Folk Music, Dance, Spoken Word, Culture, Workshops and Kids Activities.
The music genres included are Folk (Folk/Rock, Folk Roots, Acoustic Folk, Indi/Folk, Folk/Pop, Alt/Folk and Contemporary/Folk), Country & Bluegrass, Singer/Songwriters, World Music, Jazz (Gypsy Jazz), and Blues.

Fleurieu Folk Festival – headliners 2019
Felicity Urquhart & Glen Hannah (NSW – Country/Folk),
The Ballpoint Penguins (W.A. – Humour/Folk),
The Royal High Jinx (VIC – World/Folk)
Khristian Mizzi (SA Singer/Songwriter)
SAOIRSE (VIC – Celtic)

FOLK MUSIC

Folk – the tradition continues on…and keeping the diversity of Folk music alive is a number of groups and acts that are dedicated to preserving and promoting Folk Music. Special guests from interstate and local performers presenting traditional & contemporary Folk forms are:

The Humbuckin’ Pickups (VIC – Folk/Roots),
Adrienne Lovelock & Peter Day (Singer/Songwriters),
Anna & Jordon (Indie/Cont.), Bromham (Indie/Folk),
Emily (Singer/Songwriter), Bards Brew (Folk/Rock,
Pete Titchener (Humorous), Paul Gooding (English),
Paul Reynolds & the Easy Club (New Age Folk),
Peter Anderson (VIC)

COUNTRY MUSIC

Country – Headlining the weekend is Felicity Urquhart & husband Glen Hannah. In a career encompassing six studio albums, two EPs, and countless sold-out headlining shows and capacity festival appearances, Felicity Urquhart has netted seven Golden Guitars, an ARIA Award nomination for Best Country Album, four CMAA Australian CM Achiever Awards, and a Centenary Medal for her “service to Australian society through Country Music”. Others Country performers appearing at Fleurieu Folk Festival are: The Round Mountain Girls (NSW), Crooked Road, Don Morrison.

CELTIC MUSIC

Cead Mile Failte – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!!

Welcome to Fleurieu Folk Festival featuring the best of Celtic Music both local and interstate.
Adelaide Scottish Fiddle Club (Scottish)
Bards Brew (Folk Rock)
Brushwood (Irish/Australian)
Firinn (Scottish), Gallowglass (Celtic)
Platform 9 3/4 (Celtic)
SA Celtic Harp Orchestra (Celtic)
SAOIRSE (Irish)
Shona Williams & Phil Lester (Celtic)

BLUES & BLUEGRASS

Allegra Dunning (10 year old from NSW with a dynamic voice)
Suedan (Blues, Roots, Folk)

JAZZ MUSIC

The Grubby Urchins (VIC Jazz & Shanties),
Dustbowl Chic and Step in Time (Gypsy Jazz, Ukulele)

AMERICANA

Paula Standing (Americana)
Ruby Moon (Americana Folk)
Montagne (Contemporary/Folk, UK Folk & Americana).

WORLD MUSIC
Back by popular demand!

The Royal High Jinx (VIC)

SINGER/SONGWRITERS

Khristian Mizzi –
People say that “Khristian Mizzi’s songs take them to a place they’d forgotten in themselves”.
Steve Lennox
Winner of the 2018, Judith Crossley Songwriters Award
Nancy Bates
Is a Barkindji Indigenous Woman and has been under the wings of National treasure Archie Roach doing backing vocals and guitar work for his wonderful songs and albums
Daniel J. Townsend
With Aboriginal and English Convict blood Daniel began writing Poetry and then moved on to Folk Music and dilettante historian and has been singing stories ever since
Junior
Their 3rd record Fibro Majestic is full of characters and tales of backyards and towns of Australia

 

Other genres – Session Experience (ACT – Lead Sessions), Brianna Page (Contemporary/ Pop), Akasha Starr (Acoustic Roots), The Ladybirds (Ukulele), Willunga Ukuleles, Willunga Primary School Students.

Dance – Morris: Adelaide Morris Men, Hedgemonkey Morris, Hot for Joe Border Morris, Lancashire Witches.
Dance – Other: French Louisiana Swamp Music Band (Cajun Dance), Hedgehog (Mediaeval Dance), Telenn Tri (Bush Dance)

 

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Fleurieu Folk Festival Inc: PO Box 52 Seaford SA 5169
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