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The 41st Port Fairy Folk Festival

Port Fairy is geoing strong thearing up for its 41st Folk Festival.  Four decades on and still g 2017 festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. From its humble beginnings in img_00461977 to the present day around 8000+ artists have appeared at the festival.

With over 20 international acts and numerous Australian ones, 18 venues, 200 shows and 4 days of amazing music acts that will make the town buzz from the word go.   There will be market stalls, buskers and food from all corners of the globe and free events on the fringe.

Here is just a small sample of the many acts that will be performing at the 2017 Port Fairy Folk Festival;

Buckman Coe - Canada

Folk Uke -  USA

Afenginn - Denmark

Dori Freeman - USA

Hollie Smith - NZ

Martha Tilston - UK

Eddi Reader - Scotland

Mundy - Ireland

Roo Panes - UK

Seamus Begley Trio - Ireland

Bazzookas - Netherlands

Graeme James - New Zealand

Kutcha Edwards Trio

Karma County

The Young Folk - Ireland

Warsaw Village Band - Poland


Vika & Linda

The Waifs

Paul Kelly 7 Charlie Owen

Mel Parsons - New Zealand


For more information on every aspect of the festival, including a link to online ticket purchasing, and accommodation options go to the folk festival's website at .  You can also follow the festival on facebook, twitter and myspace just look for the social network icon on the festival homepage.

Closer to the time there will be an iphone app which is available free via itunes which will assist you in scheduling events you want to see, will include a map of venues, artist overviews and much more.

If you have any other questions about the town, accommodation options, places to eat or would just like general information on Port Fairy then please ring or email the Port Fairy and Region Visitor Information Centre on (03) 5568 2682. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Getting Here


If coming from Melbourne by train/V-line coach you get the train or coach (depending on day) from Southern Cross to Warrnambool then the v-line coach through to Port Fairy.  For more information on the V-line service phone 1800 800 007 or book on-line via their website at



If you need further information please contact the Port Fairy & Region Visitor Information Centre on  (03) 5568 2682 or by email on


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