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It’s almost November & with Christmas & New Year fast approaching the 2017 Cygnet Folk Festival will also be soon upon us!!

With record breaking ticket sales, the Festival WILL sell out. Don't miss out, get your tickets now!


Stallholder Applications Now Open!

We are celebrating the flavours of the Festival with Filipino specialties, gourmet pies, organic coconut parfaits, Asian fusion cuisine, Californian/Mex fish tacos, smoothies, organic Barista coffee, Turkish kebabs & gozleme & more.  Apply here for a food or general stall in St James’ College quadrangle, the Willie Smith's Paddock precinct or the Piazza opposite Town Hall. 

Artist Lineup

The artist lineup for the 2017 Festival has been finalised - watch this space for the schedule online by 1st November.  In the meantime you can check a lot of the headliners out on our Facebook pages & previous newsletter.
 
We’ve given you lots of sneak peeks into the programme for 2017, but this is one worth waiting for!! Irish music Legend & inspiration to the generations that have followed him, Andy Irvine (Planxty, Patrick Street) & mandolin maestro Luke Plumb (Shooglenifty) have teamed up to tour together for the first time. These concerts will showcase two masters of their craft.


The Festival Needs You!

Want to “earn” a weekend ticket to the Festival…. volunteer!!! For twelve volunteer hours you get a ticket to two & a half days of music, dance, poetry & other great events.

Perhaps just as importantly, you become part of the fabulous team that make this event possible, get to mingle with other wonderful, generous people & earn the undying appreciation of …well everyone at the Festival!!! Apply here.

Become A Billet Host

If you’re a Cygnet local, we are still needing billets for some of our wonderful performers. Billet hosts are offered a free weekend ticket to the Festival & get the chance to meet some truly wonderful musicians who come to this wonderful part of the world each January.

Those of you that do host artists are truly appreciated!! Each year we get great feedback from performers about the generosity of hosts & the beauty of Cygnet and surrounds! If you are in walking distance to Cygnet central, or within 20 minute's drive, we want to hear from you! More here.


Masterclasses

Our masterclasses are selling well; great value at only $50 for four hour's 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.


Mic Conway & Matthew Fagan @ RVL

Don't forget - this Sat 29th October, the Red Velvet Lounge will host the first of our new Cygnet Folk Festival concert series, this one featuring a new music, magic & comedy collaboration between Mic Conway & Matthew Fagan. Tix $25 here.

Win Tickets to the Folk Festival!

The biennial Cygnet Halloween Fest is on THIS Friday 5pm - 9pm at Cygnet Primary School 21 Louisa St. Dress ghoulish glam, sit undercover & enjoy some gourmet cheese platters, BBQ or curry with a refreshing glass of wine, beer or cider & listen to great music from the Huon Valley Swing Band, the harmonious tones of The Clementines (below), & captivating originals & favourites from local Kellie Watkins, plus some surprise guests. There will be all the usual delights of a country school fair, with baked goodies, books & games, lucky dips, bouncy castles, pony rides, & fancy dress ‘fashion parade’ with prizes including a family weekend pass to the Cygnet Folk Festival. All proceeds go to Cygnet Primary School student programs. Entry FREE.
Cygnet Folk Festival has an amazing lineup of performers for 2017, but there is also so much you can get involved in during the weekend from masterclasses & workshops, to choirs & dancing, so get your tickets & we’ll see you in January for the best weekend of the year!


 
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