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Tablelands Folk Festival 2013

Tablelands Folk Festival is held in Yungaburra 65 minutes from Cairns on the Atherton Tablelands. Yungaburra is on the Gillies Highway and is 10 minutes from Atherton, the closest regional centre.

Celebrating music, friendship and cultural understanding, the Tablelands Folk Festival is the longest running folk festival in Queensland. Held annually in Yungaburra heritage village, surrounded by rainforest and crater lakes, it features family entertainment on five stages.

Presenting over 75 Concerts, 15 Workshops, Comedy, Traditional Bush Dance, Blues Showcase, Poet's Brekky, Wellbeing Fair, Market Stalls, Local Youth Bands showcase, free Children's Festival and Parade, and the famous Pub Verandah non-stop Jam Sessions. Music such as; Australian Folk, Country Folk, Celtic, Irish, Bluegrass, Jazz, Latin, Gypsy Swing, Flamenco, Reggae, and World Music. We have a selection of Australia's best independent musicians.

Totally run by volunteers, the Tablelands Folk Festival community exudes a warm, safe and harmonious environment. Plenty of Camping available, and you can earn your ticket by volunteering, please see the web site for details.


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Date: 24-28 October 2013

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