The Woodford Folk Festival is almost beyond words. A festival fantasy land that will fill all of your senses. From it’s humble beginnings in 1987, known then as the Maleny Folk Festival, this yearly event has grown into one of the largest ‘folk’ festivals in the world.
Set in the picturesque countryside of Woodford and offering six days and nights of concerts, dances, workshops, circus acts, forums, street theatre, writers’ panels, film festival, comedy sessions, acoustic jams, social dialogue and debate, an entire children’s festival, art and craft workshops, late night cabarets and special events including a spectacular fire event.
A total of 23 different venues will host 580 separate acts and 1600 events over the week.
With this amazingly diverse array of entertainment, every one of the expected 120,000 people attending will be in for a truely unique festival experience.
Todays (29 Dec 2008) performers include Kate Miller-Heidke, That 1 Guy, Backsliders, The Gin Club, The Herd, Bob Evans, The Black Seeds, Marshall & The Fro… – just naming a few..
The festival runs until January 1st 2009 and being only an hour drive from Brisbane, it is an experience not to miss.
Woodford Folk Festival
That Striped Sunlight Sound has a fantastic article and photos on the 2008/2009 Woodford Folk festival.