Port Fairy Folk Festival unveils massive full lineup of artists and events

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Port Fairy Folk Festival unveils massive full lineup of artists and events

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The Port Fairy Folk Festival is only one month away and we're counting down the days.

The anticipation for the Port Fairy Folk Festival is reaching its peak as the final lineup for the March long weekend extravaganza has been revealed. With just one month left until the event kicks off, excitement is palpable among music lovers and festival-goers alike.

Scheduled for the 8 to 11 of March, 2024, the Port Fairy Folk Festival is set to welcome over 90 artists across six stages on the Festival Arena, with many more performances scattered throughout the charming village of Port Fairy.

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This beloved seaside event is expected to draw in more than 20,000 visitors over the long weekend, continuing its tradition of captivating audiences for close to five decades.

Program Director Justin Rudge expressed his enthusiasm for this year’s festival, promising a lineup that caters to a diverse audience. “We celebrate our wonderful multi-generational audience and in our 47th year we are bringing the best in music and culture from all over the world to beautiful Port Fairy,” said Justin.

Highlighting the lineup are two legendary artists, Graham Nash and Judy Collins, who will grace the stage with their timeless songs and captivating stories, reflecting on the roots of folk music.

Additionally, the festival will feature a plethora of local, emerging, and established musicians, each promising thought-provoking performances and delightful experiences.

The festival’s program promises a rich tapestry of musical genres and cultural influences, ensuring awe-inspiring experiences and memorable performances for attendees. From special events like The Sunday Singout and Women Out Loud, to showcases such as The Guitarists Show and the Future Folk music series, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Beyond the music, festival-goers can immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Port Fairy, exploring market stalls, sampling delicious offerings from local bars and eateries, and soaking in the picturesque surroundings of the seaside village.

As the countdown to the Port Fairy Folk Festival begins, anticipation is high for a weekend filled with extraordinary music, cultural exchange, and community spirit. With its eclectic lineup and picturesque setting, this year’s festival is poised to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend.

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