Please Note: Next Sydney Folk Festival
will be held in 2025
A Huge Thank You to All Who Joined Our 2023
Celebration of Folk Music, Culture and Community
Sydney Folk Festival is an urban Winter festival based in Sydney’s Surry Hills bringing together a diverse range of artists representing folk in its broadest sense.
Check out the Photo Gallery for some SFF23 moments.
Find Your Folk with Chaika, just one of our brilliant SydFolkFest23 acts.
SYDNEY FOLK FESTIVAL – The Line-up
THE BUSHWACKERS STIFF GINS CHAIKA THE WEEPING WILLOWS JAGA BAND
WE MAVERICKS THE PAPER COLLAR PICKERS THE BOTTLERS SUPER RATS
PIRRITU THE BUTTONS DAVE JOHNSON THE HUMBUCKIN’ PICKUPS SCROGGIN
RILEY LEE AND CLIONA MOLINS THE GOOD BEHAVIOURS RADUGA TRIO KEJAFI
CHLOE AND JASON ROWETH MEREMBA FORTY DEGREES SOUTH EMMA FOOTE
RORY ELLIS AND CHRISTIAN MARSH SEAN COOPER THE FALLEN ROBINS
FELICITY DOWD JOHN DENGATE TRIBUTE SARAH HUMPHREYS TONY EARDLEY
ECHO DEER SONG BROTHER THE BUSH MUSIC CLUB SHORT DENTED POTTS
SIONNACH RUA’S GREAT IRISH SONG BOOK
We’re looking forward to August when SydFolkFest23 comes to town.
SFF23 reserves the right to add, withdraw and/or substitute artists or change scheduled program times as circumstances deem necessary.
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Get Your Folk On!
Join us for SydFolkFest23. There’s no better way to find your folk. Whether you like it a little bit trady, a little bit revival or spiced up with modern grooves and catchy hooks you’ll discover the rich diversity of folk. Get your folk on this August when Sydney Folk Festival comes to town.
A little bit ragtime with a comedic twist in the lyrics from The Paper Collar Pickers
Emerging Young Artists
Our young performers are the future of folk and SydFolkFest23 will offer many opportunities for young folk to get involved. We look forward to welcoming these young folk artists in 2023. We’ll be hosting FolkFedNSW’s Young Folk Artists of the Year in a special Youth Concert.
An early version of self-penned “Blue Skies” from folk, alt-country artist Felicity Dowd