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Music Festival Chaos
Mar31

Music Festival Chaos

COVID-19 Festival Cancellations Grow Australian Festival Cancellation and Postponement Upheaval Seventy Per Cent of Events Up To Mid-August Pulled or Postponed Sample of Festivals Scrapped Reveal $18.4M Loss and 18,000 jobs Gone Some Events Under Threat for 2021 It feels like an eternity ago. In fact, it was just three weeks back when we were gathered happily at the Port Fairy Folk Festival in the beautiful seaside village of Port...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 44/2020
Mar11

Port Fairy Folk Festival 44/2020

our Port Fairy Fest wrap Startijenn – Photo: LTTL Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 Compelling Gathering, Magical Setting 6 to 9 March Some Changes It’s the second oldest festival in Australia. Forty Four years in 2020. But that doesn’t mean organisers have rested on their laurels. This year a new venue design, renaming stages from perfunctory numbers to apt descriptors – Ocean, River, Island (the latter with a recital feel)...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 4 Pictorial
Mar10

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 4 Pictorial

pictures from day four By Jim Jacob Day four of the 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival (March 9), the final sessions of this year’s event. Here are some images – Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, Ian Sherwood, The Blind Boys of Alabama and The Burning Hell. Stay tuned for our full festival review. Here’s our take on last year’s event. Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi – Photo: LTTL Rhiannon...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 3 Pictorial
Mar09

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 3 Pictorial

pictures from day three By Jim Jacob Day three of the 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival (March 8). Here are some images – International Women’s Day Celebration, Ruth Hazleton and Daisy Wheel, John Smith, Mama Mihirangi & The Mareikura. Stay tuned for our full festival review. Here’s our take on last year’s event. Women Out Loud! Judith Owen – Photo: LTTL Judith Owen – Photo: LTTL Eleanor McEvoy –...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 2 Pictorial
Mar08

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 2 Pictorial

pictures from day two Day two of the 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival (March 7). Here are some images – Patty Griffin, The Maes, Will Kimbrough, William Crighton, The Langan Band, Yolanda Brown, Shane Howard, plus The Sandman & Flacco Tribute Show/Quiz. Stay tuned for our full festival review. Here’s our take on last year’s event. The Maes – Photo: LTTL The Maes – Photo: LTTL The Maes – Photo: LTTL...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 1 Pictorial
Mar07

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 – Day 1 Pictorial

pictures from day one Archie Roach – Photo: LTTL The 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival kicked off last night (March 6). A terrific start with Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert, Band of Brothers and Archie Roach. Here are some images. Stay tuned for our full festival review. Here’s our take on last year’s event. Kieran Kane – Photo: LTTL Rayna Gellert – Photo: LTTL Kieran Kane – Photo: LTTL Rayna Gellert...

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