The 2021 Illawarra Folk Festival will be held from 14 to 17 January.
Artist applications are now open and will be closing 30 April 2020.
We are, of course, hoping that the Covid 19 pandemic will be in control by then and that we can proceed.
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Click on the image below or here to view the full 72 page 2020 colour Souvenir Program to get a sense of the last festival.
36th Illawarra Folk Festival gets green light
MEDIA RELEASE – 5 MARCH 2020
The annual Illawarra Folk Festival in 2021 will celebrate 36 years when it is staged at Bulli Showground next January.
2021 FESTIVAL ARTIST APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN and WILL CLOSE 30 APRIL 2020
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 350 concerts there’s also a colourful array of international food stalls, craft stalls and the festival bar.
You can also camp onsite or stay in top quality accommodation nearby. There is plenty of onsite carparking and Bulli train station is a short walk away. Catch the Green Music Train for an environmentally sound way to get to the festival.
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 2021, the Illawarra Folk Festival will celebrate 36 years of presenting of live music in the Illawarra region.