Sydney Folk Festival – Major Artist Announcement

Joining previously announced We Mavericks on the SydFolkFest21 program is an exciting mix of artists demonstrating the rich diversity of folk. They include: all women powerhouse the Miriam Lieberman Trio; outstanding, emerging young singer-songwriter Felicity Dowd; acclaimed Australian folk duo Penny Davies & Roger Ilott; veteran Sydney five-piece collaboration Baggage and Stuff; the eclectic Raduga Trio; American-infused country folk duo Corn Nut Creek;  NSW North Coast duo Saije, Sydney Scottish favourites Kejafi; and, FolkFedNSW’s Junior Folk Artist 2020 Freya Peterson.



Pictured L-R Corn Nut Creek, Penny Davies & Roger Ilott, Saije and Baggage and Stuff.

For further information visit the Event Link below.



For all the information regarding our 2021 Awards and to apply click on the above image. The studio component of these Awards is sponsored by Blue Mountain Sound.

Upcoming Events

Sydney Folk Festival

We are super excited to launch our Early Bird Tickets for SydFolkFest21. Please keep in mind that ticket numbers will be limited to comply with COVID Safe regulation so book early to avoid disappointment.

Click on the above image to access ticket information.

Sydney Folk Festival is the Folk Federation of NSW’s flagship event.

Stay connected – Like our Facebook page or subscribe to our e-News via the website.

About the Folk Federation

Founded in 1970, the Folk Federation of NSW facilitates statewide development of the folk arts, dance and in particular folk music of all genres and ethnic diversity. Through affiliated folk clubs, festivals, interstate bodies and our membership we link those interested in presenting folk to the widest possible audience. Our main revenue is derived from membership. By joining you are helping us to support folk music and the related arts in NSW and beyond.

Make sure you’re Folk Fed: Join us!


DONATE NOW and Make a difference


You can support the Folk Music and Related Arts Sector by making a donation to the Folk Federation through our tax deductible public fund. Help us to make a difference by contributing to the promotion, preservation and development of the folk arts in NSW.


Committee – 2020/21

Executive :

  • Pam Merrigan (President)
  • Margaret Walters (Vice President)
  • Pam Davis (Secretary)
  • Dallas Baxter (Treasurer)

Committee Members :

Alex Bishop

Andy Busuttil

Terry Clinton

Russell Neal

Craig Sinclair

Christine Wheeler