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Port Fairy Folk Festival

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Friday 9 March 2018 - Monday 12 March 2018

The Port Fairy Folk Festival hits it's 42 year with a huge line-up across the Labour Day long weekend, Friday March 9 to Monday March 12.

Port Fairy Folk Festival is one of Australia’s most iconic events. Celebrating folk music of all cultures, from Celtic to Bluegrass, Tarantella to Gypsy, Bush Ballads to Tibetan Chanting and more. The 42nd Festival will inspire, engage and challenge, with its mix of special events, concerts, forums and workshops. Every year is different in its content but the festival always stays true to the spirit of being a very special community who gather once a year in the village of Port Fairy to be a part of a vibrant and glorious, musical and cultural conversation.

The 2018 line-up includes both local and international artists, including:

Jack Broadbent (UK)
Tex Don & Charlie
Archie Roach
All Our Exes Live In Texas
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Breabach (SCO)
Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb (IRL)
The Topp Twins (NZ)
The Teskey Brothers
YolanDa Brown (UK)
Steve Poltz (US)
Harry Manx (CAN)
Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse
Faith I Branko (SER/UK)
The Mexicans
Sophie Koh & Her Lady Choir
The Ahern Brothers
Mental As Anything
Rebecca Barnard
Declan O’Rourke (IRL)
Alan Kelly Gang (IRL)
The Brothers Comatose (USA)
John Spillane (IRL)
Pauline Scanlon (IRL)
Chris While & Julie Matthews (UK)
Troy Cassar-Daley
Gordie Mackeeman & His Rhythm Boys (CAN)
Nano Stern (Chile)
The Band Who Knew Too Much
Ben Waters Band with Derek Nash (UK)
Black Sorrows
Blair Dunlop (UK)
Davidson Brothers
Frank Burkitt Band (NZ)
Lily & King
Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band (USA)

For the full line-up, more information and tickets head to the Port Fairy Folk Festival website here.

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