Port Fairy Folk Festival adds more acts to its stellar lineup

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Port Fairy Folk Festival adds more acts to its stellar lineup


Port Fairy Folk Festival have announced even more artists for its March long weekend event, which will see tens of thousands of music lovers descend upon the stunning coastal village of Port Fairy in South West Victoria.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the ultimate musical celebration as Port Fairy Folk Festival reveals additional artists set to grace the coastal haven of Port Fairy in South West Victoria over the March long weekend (8-11 March 2024).

In an exciting addition to the already vibrant lineup, Icelandic singer-songwriter Svavar Knútur will enchant audiences with traditional and contemporary folk tunes as part of the Small Halls tour, sharing the stage with local folk sensations The Maes.

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Continuing its tradition of championing Australian talent, the festival will showcase the exceptional sounds of Isabel Rumble, Oceanique, Opelousas, The Pleasures, Queen of Hearts mariachi band, and local South West Victorian stars Billy Barker, GK of Find Your Voice Choir, and Doctor & The Apologies.

Fresh from clinching Music Victoria’s Best Regional Festival Award for the second consecutive year, the festival welcomes back beloved acts such as 19-Twenty, Brian Nankervis, Charles Jenkins, Hussy Hicks, and The Maes. Attendees can also expect a medley of roving entertainment and activities suitable for music enthusiasts of all ages.

To add a global flair, local artists Gamelan DanAnda, Jarabi Band, and Lian Husi Timor will grace the Port Fairy stages, contributing to a diverse program of uplifting songs, rhythms, and cultural experiences.

These artists join previously announced acts the legendary Graham Nash, Cam Cole, The Songbird, Gaby Moreno, Quote The Raven, Norway’s Gangar, Scotland’s Gnoss, Teho, Daoiri Farrell, Lorraine Nash, Alice Skye, Sarah Blasko,  Sons of the East, Kate Miller-Heidke, Fanny Lumsden, Queenie, and The Little Stevies, among many others.

Port Fairy Folk Festival’s Program Director, Justin Rudge, expressed his enthusiasm for what promises to be an unforgettable celebration of songs and stories by the seaside.

“Port Fairy is a destination for lovers of music and culture, that sees musicians from across the globe come together to share their music with our loyal audience over the March long weekend. The 2024 event is our 47th festival and features Australian debuts, emerging artists, and international stars covering folk traditions and contemporary culture in music. If you haven’t purchased a ticket yet to the biggest festival by the mighty Southern Ocean, now is your time!” said Justin.

Beyond the music, the 2024 Port Fairy Folk Festival will offer family-friendly entertainment, bustling markets, tempting food stalls, and the much-loved village program.

The celebrated seaside destination of Port Fairy will come alive to the sounds of the Port Fairy Folk Festival from 8-11 March 2024. Tickets available now at portfairyfolkfestival.com