Gold Coast Music Awards “Music Event of the Year” finalist, Gold Coast Folk Fest, is on again in 2015 at Country Paradise Parklands Nerang 19-20 September. The festival features over 30 local, regional and national bands playing acoustic roots, folk, blues and bluegrass plus workshops, jam sessions, buskers, markets and food stalls.
Headlining the 2015 festival is the popular Perch Creek Jug Band, following on from their successful Canadian tour, plus popular local band The Lamplights.
The Program also includes Women in Docs, Ewan Mackenzie, Owl Valley Bluegrass, Out of Abingdon, the Pitts Family Circus, Mat Brooker and RedCrow, Quatro, Felicity Lawless, Black Rabbit George, Kiara jack plus many more. The full program is available here.
The laid back rural setting caters for all-weather conditions with 3 stages playing continuous music over the weekend. Entry to the markets is free and on-line tickets to the main events are just $22. Book on line before September to save 25% and be in the draw to win a new Maton guitar.
Folk Fest is hosted by Coast Acoustics and proudly sponsored by the City of Gold Coast, Tourism and Events Queensland, Guitar World Nerang and Maton Guitars. See www.goldcoastfolkfestival.com.au for all the details.