In news just announced yesterday, Fri 29 Jan (via Facebook) the National Folk Festival is set to stage a new, re-imagined, COVID safe, 2021 event in Queanbeyan over the Easter weekend replacing its traditional 5-day Festival format at Exhibition Park in Canberra.
Called “Good Folk” it is described as a “folk experience in Queanbeyan”, Canberra’s near neighbour just over the boarder in NSW. The Queanbeyan version will be a a scaled-down 2-day event with 22 concerts.
Tim Overall, Mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang Region said, Delighted to announce “Good Folk”, formerly the National Folk Festival, has chosen Queanbeyan to hold its new invigorated 2021 event.
Currently nothing on the NFF website yet but their Facebook page advises tickets will go on sale Wed 3 Feb so check again then.
Artists confirmed include: Fanny Lumsden; Kristabelle & The Southern Jubilee Ringers; Den Hanrahan & The Rum Runners; The New Graces; and 19 – Twenty.