Illawarra Folk Club Inc.

established 1980

PO Box 5289
Wollongong
NSW, 2500

email

Secretary
Graeme Morrison

Concert and Festival Enquiries: tel/fax: 1300 887 034

President
Concert Bookings
Russell Hannah

 

Welcome to the
Illawarra Folk Club

This site contains information about the Illawarra Folk Club Inc established in 1980, the Illawarra Folk FestivalFolk by the Sea 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.

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

Next Concert

International Folk
Baka Beyond (UK/Africa)

7:30pm - 10:30pm Sat Apr 18th
City Diggers Wollongong - 50Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia map

After 20 years of mixing African and Celtic music in equal measures Baka Beyond has become one of the finest danceable bands around, creating the sound of the global village.Not just a touring band, Baka Beyond have a unique relationship with their inspiration – the Baka Pygmies of Cameroon – sending royalties to help their development projects, and even touring with Baka musicians.

The current touring unit are bringing the Spirit of the Forest to festivals around the world. Martin Cradick (guitar), Su Hart (vocals) and Clyde Kramer (drums) have all spent time living and playing music with the Baka Pygmies in their rainforest home. Ayodele Scott (percussion) brings the rhythms and colour of his native Sierra Leone into the mix.

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Support will be Come Gather Round People - Songs of Peace and Protest with The Claire Roberts Ensemble.

Mystery act at 7:30pm. Doors open 7pm.

Members $15 / Non-members $20

 

 

News

Illawarra Folk Concerts & Events   MORE DETAILS

There is an amazing array of talent coming to Wollongong over the next few months!

Illawarra Folk Club concerts are generally held 1st Fridays and 3rd Saturdays of each month except for December at CITY DIGGERS WOLLONGONG and in general start at 7.30pm with a mystery act, then a support act and then the main act.

 
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