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Auckland Folk Festival 2018

Fri Jan 26th, 2018

Doors open
All Ages
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Featuring: The East Pointers (CAN), Nadia Reid, Esther Swift (UK) , Huw Williams (UK), Klezmer Rebs, T-Bone Trio, Reverie, The Bollands

Press release:

The Auckland Folk Festival celebrates its 45th anniversary in January with an entertaining and inspiringly diverse line-up of local and international artists. New Zealandís biggest annual folk music gathering will take place again at the Kumeu Showgrounds, over Auckland Anniversary Weekend, January 26-29, 2018.

Featured in the first line up announcement:

The East Pointers (CAN)
Nadia Reid
Esther Swift (UK)
Huw Williams (UK)
Klezmer Rebs
T-Bone Trio
The Bollands

The family-friendly festival showcases folk musicians from around New Zealand and the world to entertain guests of all ages. Festival goers can enjoy a full weekend of concerts, dances and educational workshops, all within the boundaries of the Kumeu Showgrounds, situated just a short drive northwest of Auckland city.

With a new breed of NZ folk artists enjoying international attention the festival has also been evolving in recent years, drawing in a younger generation of fans who appreciate those authentic modern songwriters, as well as more traditional folk and dance.
The Auckland Folk Festival provides opportunities for the artists and attendees alike to share their own music and celebrations with like-minded people from all cultures.

Sustainability is at the forefront of festival organisersí decisions with recycling stations and a no-rubbish policy. Set in a spacious rural environ, the festival supports local businesses by using their services where possible. All tickets include camping.

acoustic/solo, country/folk

Sat 27th January
Kumeu Showgrounds, Auckland
Sun 28th January
Kumeu Showgrounds, Auckland
Mon 29th January
Kumeu Showgrounds, Auckland


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