Woodford Folk Festival
27 Dec, 2012    -    01 Jan, 2020
Festival Type: Folk
Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford Folk Festival is a musical and entertainment extravaganza which occurs during the last week ... ...
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Location: Woodrow RoadBeerwah,   Queensland
Website: woodfordfolkfestival.com
Woodford Folk Festival is a musical and entertainment extravaganza which occurs during the last week of every year in a magnificently pastoral location in the foothills of the lower Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.

It is organised & run by the Queensland Folk Federation, based in Woodford, Qld., a largely volunteer run organisation, headed up by Bill Hauritz & Amanda Jakes. These people and a dedicated core of folkies have taken the festival from it's humble beginnings at Maleny on March 13, 1987, to unimaginable heights. Today's festival at Woodford is a hugely successful musical & multi-cultural event on a grand scale.




Performers at recent festivals have included:

2004/2005: Missy Higgins, The Cat Empire, Doch, Xavier Rudd, The Beautiful Girls, The Waifs, Bomba, Kate Miller-Heidke, The Boat People, Rebecca Wright, Resin Dogs, Butterfingers, Afro Dizzi Act, Jeff Lang Band, Hot Rubber Glove, Pty Ltd, Kooii, Ash Grunwald, and Kafka.

2005/2006: The Cat Empire, Pete Murray, Doch, Bomba, Kate Miller-Heidke, Jodi Martin, Wild Marmalade, Tribalicious, Tommee and the Neighbourhood, That 1 Guy, Sophie Koh, Circle of Rhythm, Rob Longstaff Band, Mia Dyson, LABJACD, Kafka, Jambezi, Genticorum, Blue King Brown, Afro Dizzi Act, and Ash Grunwald.

2006/2007: The John Butler Trio, Xavier Rudd, Youth Group, Lior, Angus and Julia Stone, The Herd, The Beautiful Girls, Blue King Brown, Resin Dogs, Tim Freedman, Jeff Lang, The Bird, The Audreys, Ash Grunwald, Kate Miller-Heidke, Jodi Martin, LABJACD, Kooii, Kafka, Leo, That 1 Guy, Hamell on Trial, Waiting For Guinness Umbilical Brothers, The Black Market Rhythm Co. and Tripod. Bobby Flynn also made an uncredited and unexpected appearance and performed.

2007/2008: The Cat Empire, Angus and Julia Stone, The Waifs, Sarah Blasko, Jackson Jackson, Blue King Brown, Archie Roach, James Morrison, Mia Dyson, Tinpan Orange, The Toothfaeries, Blue Grassy Knoll, Ernie Dingo, Mojo Webb & Band, Women In Docs, The NEO, Worldfly, Babylon Circus, The Black Market Rhythm Co., The Quills and many more.

How to get there: public transport (bus, train) and car Go 'green' to the festival this year and try cycling, catching a train, or a bus.
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