Welcome to the Illawarra Folk Club
This site contains information about the Illawarra Folk Club Inc established in 1980, the Illawarra Folk Festival, Folk by the Sea a new 3 day Folk Festival in September and local performers and events around the Illawarra region in New South Wales, Australia. The Illawarra region is situated approximately 100 kilometres south of Sydney on the New South Wales coast with Wollongong as the major centre. It also includes the Shellharbour and Kiama areas.
Illawarra Folk Club concert details are below. Concerts are generally held first Fridays and third Saturdays of the month. The Illawarra Folk Club is a non-profit incorporated association comprising local musicians, dancers, poets, storytellers and culturally minded folk! Join the Illawarra Folk Club to receive discounted concert entry, regular emails and newsletter and to support. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Early Bird tickets (and camping sites) are now available for $125. CLICK HERE TO BUY ONLINE or call 1300 887 034
Here's a preview of the 180 international, national and local artists coming to ourPearl Party! Check the full list
INTERNATIONAL GUESTS: Afenginn (Denmark), Anna Ludlow Band (Canada), Bettina Schelker (Switz) Black Market Tune (Scot/Austria), David Francey (Canada), Debasis Chakroborty & Kriti Ensemble (India) The East Pointers (Canada), George Mann (USA), Kristina Olsen (USA), Melisande – Electrotrad (Canada), Reg Meuross (UK), Tim Edey Trio (UK)
NATIONAL GUESTS: Eric Bogle, Ted Egan, Folkaphonic Youth Orchestra (premiere), Allez-Gator, Bernard Carney, The Borderers, The Bottlers, Chloe & Jason Roweth, Claude Hay, Cloudstreet, Dave De Hugard, David Beniuk, Enda Kenny Band , Fred Smith, Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse, The Go Set, John Broomhall, Jordan C. Thomas, Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club, Michael Fix, The Morrisons, Neil Adam & Judy Turner, Nick Rheinberger, Sparrow-Folk, The Mae Trio, Pat Drummond, Terry Serio’s Half Truths, Vardos and many more
Here's a sample of the fun from the 2014 Illawarra Folk Festival.
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