Folk By The Sea, 22-24 September 2017.
Here is an intimate folk festival style event featuring the sounds of folk, world, roots, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy music to be held over 3 days in the picturesque seaside town of Kiama, famous for its blowhole.
Online applications are now open for interested artists. Artists should read through the information page before applying.
Unlike the Illawarra Folk Festival, Folk By The Sea is a smaller, more intimate featuring 6 venues, 50 acts, 120 concerts.
Performance fees are low to modest and cover expenses essentially so please do not go past this point if you have expectation of a large fee.
The festival is presented by volunteers the Illawarra Folk Club, a non-profit incorporated association. Many of these volunteers are performers themselves and are providing their effort to promote, share and enjoy folk music.