Port Fairy Folk Festival

Archie Roach

Interview: Archie Roach on his Kitchen Table Yarns and his foundation stage at the Port Fairy Folk Festival

August 12, 2021

Archie Roach is a national treasure who has led an extraordinary life. As a two-year-old, he was forcibly removed from his family, as part of the “Stolen Generation”. This dislocation was to have a profound effect on Archie and his siblings, as he battled alcoholism and struggled to find his identity. He was able to […]

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The 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival announces first round of artists for March 2022

March 4, 2021

After taking this year off, The 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival is set for 2022, and the first round of artists has just been announced. Celebrating in the music-loving coastal village in Victoria from 11th-14th March, a mix of home-grown talent and folk stars from around the world will be on show. Audiences can expect […]

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The 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival cancels March 2021 event; moves to 2022

August 14, 2020

In rather sobering news this morning, the iconic Port Fairy Folk Festival – one of Australia’s longest running events – has postponed their March 2021 event, citing the uncertainty around the pandemic as the (unsurprising) reason for the decision. The iconic festival has been celebrating Worlds, Roots and Folk Music now for 45 years but […]

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Port Fairy Folk Festival announces 2019 line up, celebrates 50th anniversary of Woodstock

September 14, 2018

Victorian seaside town Port Fairy will welcome will welcome the 43rd Port Fairy Folk Festival to its shores in March. Boasting an unmissable lineup of folk artists from around the world, Port Fairy will include a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock festival. This homage to the mother of all […]

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