Our 30th birthday is turning out to be our favourite celebration yet! Let's take a peak at the adventures of day 3... Michael Franti Woodfordians big and small flocked to the Amphitheatre in anticipation for what many are calling a bucket list performance! Michael Franti performed a powerful set, preaching love and peace within his songs. He was the master of the crowd, … [Read more...] about Day 3 Highlights
We are well and truly into the swing of Woodford 2015! Let's see what happened on Day 2... Music: Courtney Barnett Courtney Barnett ended the night at the Amphi with an energy charged performance that saw festival goers calling for more. Her passion wasn't lost on the throngs of Woodfordians as she thanked the crowd for their attendance and … [Read more...] about Day 2 Highlights
Welcome Ceremony A highlight as always, the Welcome Ceremony did not fail to amaze the thousands of Woodfordians watching on the hill of the Amphi. Onlookers were taken on a stimulating journey that can only be described as a visual feast for the senses. Students from the University Queensland have been working together with Brisbane Times to create a … [Read more...] about Day 1 Highlights
Everybody has a story, especially when it comes to the Woodford Folk Festival. When I think about my own festival experience, it’s hard to pick just one share-worthy story. There are so many. There was that time I picked up a hitchhiker with a rainbow-coloured mohawk in Byron Bay. He was mad about the Festival, but I’d never heard of it before. Then there was the … [Read more...] about People Of Woodford Have Stories to Tell! Share Yours Today!
It’s that time of the year for many and for us and here at the Festival Planning HQ for the Woodford Folk Festival, it’s no different. We’ve had friends call it ‘burnout season’, ‘the last push’, when the year ramps up and becomes so busy it’s almost a blur. Everything seems to be in the business of finishing, acknowledging, cataloguing, then celebrating- which … [Read more...] about Why we read your letters right before our next Festival
Address to The Woodford Organising Group by Woodford Folk Festival Founder and Director Bill Hauritz on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary Programme Launch on 17th October at Woodfordia: Hello Everyone I felt that because it’s our 30th anniversary that it’s appropriate that I might offer some reflection on three decades of our special festival. I’m reading from … [Read more...] about A Reflection on 30 years of the Woodford Folk Festival – Bill Hauritz