Wednesday 4 December 2019

BMC @ Illawarra Folk Festival, 16-19 January @ Bulli showground

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from the Festival organisers, Sunday 5th January

I have been getting a number of enquiries from artists about the status of the festival and the fires in NSW so I thought it might be best to send a general message to you all.
The festival is definitely on - we are still spending many hours finalising arrangements, after many hundreds of (volunteer) hours to get it to this point.
The festival is situated in Bulli, a suburb of Wollongong, about 100km south of Sydney. As of 9.30am (Sydney time), the fires are over 60km away from Bulli.
You are welcome to view the RFS website:
   Please also check this website to keep up to date on the roads into Wollongong.

All the best

David De Santi tel: 0409 57 1788

Artistic Director, 35th Illawarra Folk Festival - 16 to 19 January 2020  
Perisher Peak Festival - 5 to 8 June 2020 
FOLK by the SEA - 25-27 September 2020
Sapling sessions - A daily session for the young (about 8-16years). Bring your own instrument or learn percussion. Expert tutors from the Bush Music Club. Music available - all levels catered for.

Maggie assisting new Saplings

Friday 17 Jan  -  Tivoli on Track - 10.45 - 11.45

Saturday 18 Jan  -  Piazza Marquee - 10.00 - 11.00

Sunday 19 Jan  -  The Shed - 9.00 - 10.00


Concert Party members enjoy performing and sharing their songs and tunes and dances. Audience participation is welcomed and encouraged.

Thursday 9.15 to 10.15pm     Tunes session, Show Pavilion

Friday noon to 1pm     Singing session, Tivoli on Track

Saturday 10.30 to 11.15am     Bush Songs, The Conservatory (formerly Miners Camp)

Sunday - 11.15am to 12.15pm     Tunes session, Grandstand Bar

Sunday - 4.15 to 5.15pm     Family Bush Dance, Tivoli on Track

Photos from 2019 Illawarra Folk Festival, © Sandra Nixon 
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