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Saturday, 17 December 2011

Your guide to Woodford Folk Festival

FESTIVAL HIGH NOTES

DECEMBER 27

Skipping Girl Vinegar, The Grande, 11am

Renee Geyer, Concert stage, 3pm

Husky, The Grande, 4pm

Mop and the Dropouts, The Dreaming, 8.30pm. The Dreaming Festival, with drama, spoken word and music, every day of the festival.

DECEMBER 28

Mason Rack Band, Blues Town, 5.30pm

Elixir featuring Katie Noonan, The Grande, 6.30pm

The Eagle and the Worm, Amphitheatre, 7.30pm

Gotye, Amphitheatre, 8.45pm

Busby Marou, The Dreaming, 10.30pm

The Medics, The Dreaming, midnight

DECEMBER 29

Jordie Lane, Bazaar, 11am

Peggy Seeger, Concert, 1pm

Buffy Sainte-Marie, Concert, 2.30pm

Tuba Skinny, Parlour, 6.30pm

Owl Eyes, Amphitheatre, 7.30pm

The Herd, Amphitheatre, 8.30pm

DECEMBER 30

8 Ball Aitken, Blues Town, 5.30pm

Frank Yamma, The Dreaming, 7pm

Jesca Hoop, Amphitheatre, 7.30pm

Xavier Rudd, Amphitheatre, 8.30pm

DECEMBER 31

Colin Hay, The Grande, 12.30pm

Dougie Maclean, The Grande, 9pm

Pugsley Buzzard, Blues Town, 9pm

Dubmarine, The Dreaming, 10pm

JANUARY 1

Scotland and Ireland: Dougie Maclean, Tim Edey and Brendan Power, The Grande, 11.45am

Colin Hay, The Grande, 3.30pm

Tinpan Orange, Concert, 5pm

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WHAT ELSE AT WOODFORD

CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL: In its own precinct with activities 8.30am-5pm daily, like circus, storytelling, music, craft, clowns, dance workshops, painting, cooking.

VARIETY: Funny folk like Tripod, Anthony Ackroyd and Fiona Scott are among a long list of acts.

CIRCUS VAUDEVILLE: Lola the Vamp mixes it up with Rita Fontaine, Flipside Circus, and Hoopla Clique and many other acrobatically inclined performers.

DANCE: From Morris dancing to Zumba, Bhutanese, Nepali and Congolese, expect to be treated to dance styles the world over.

VISUAL ARTS : Pottery, weaving, glass-blowing, life drawing

TALK: The 150 sessions includes topics such as Islam, permaculture, astrology and wombats.

WORLD FOLKLINES: From the Transbalkan Express to Sufi Music Group and the UQ Pipe Band.

THE DREAMING: World indigenous artists from Canadian icon Buffy Sainte-Marie to Frank Yamma and Busby Marou.

For more festival Ticket information, go to http://woodfordfolkfestival.woodfordia.com/index.php?id=79

1 comment:

Raziael said...

Looks like verry nice, but to Far for me.
But All ohter Poeple, I wish a verry nice Time

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