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Earlybird Ticket Discounts End Sep 30!


Early bird tickets for the 2017 Cygnet Folk Festival will close this Friday, so if you want the best weekend or day ticket value get yours by 30 September!

Masterclasses

Our masterclasses are selling well; great value at only $50 for four hours tuition with top proponents of their craft, more here.


People's Orchestra

We are also getting a lot of interest for the FREE masterclass to form the People’s Orchestra. More info here.


Youth Blackboard Competition

Don’t forget, if you’re under 25, or know a talented young person who is, sign up for our Youth Blackboard Competition.


Liam Ó'Maonlaí


Just confirmed as coming to Cygnet Folk Festival in January is Liam Ó'Maonlaí!

Liam is a prolific musician whose career has spanned decades from his days with the Hothouse Flowers to his more recent solo work and collaborations with traditional musicians in the act Ré. His more recent work has looked at songs of his childhood from the sean nós Irish tradition. You can hear him on Youtube and here.
 

Acts for 2017

The final list of acts will be up on the website soon. In the meantime you can check a lot of the headlines out on our Facebook pages and previous newsletter.

Red Velvet Lounge

Cygnet's Red Velvet Lounge has reopened and we will be programming it on the Friday and Saturday nights of the Festival.

On the 29th October, the Red Velvet will also host the first of our new Cygnet Folk Festival concert series, this one featuring a new music, magic & comedy collaboration between Mic Conway and Matthew Fagan! In "Steet of Dreams" Mic and Matthew play hilarious and quirky tunes that make jaws drop, toes tap and sides split. Featuring some Captain Matchbox favourites and a swag of Conway songs including "Jug Band Man" which was featured on Spicks and Specks.  Tix $25 here.
Mic Conway and Matthew Fagan
We have an amazing lineup of performers for 2017, but there is also so much you can get involved in during the weekend from masterclasses, workshops, choirs and dancing, so get your tickets and we’ll see you in January for the best weekend of the year!
2017 Artist Preview
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Wallis Bird
Acts have all been selected for 2017 and details will be on the website shortly. In the meantime, you can go to our Facebook page to see recent live clips of some of our performers. It’s an amazing lineup and promises to be a fantastic weekend!
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