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Summer Hill Folk Festival
11am-late, Saturday 4th March 2017

By Catherine Paix
Posted Friday, January 20, 2017

A day of folk and acoustic popular music in the historic Summer Hill Church

Eleven bands, market stalls, food and Irish dancing!


11.30am - Whoa Mule!
12.00pm - Queen Porter Stomp*
12.30pm - Bonniesongs
1.00pm - Fresh Off The Boat*
1.30pm - Timothy James Bowen
2.00pm - Richard Ashby Duo*
2.30pm - Giffen
2.30pm - Irish Dance Workshop^
3.30pm - Summer Hill Community Choir sing Simon & Garfunkel
4.15pm - Vocal Workshop with Giffen
5.00pm - Squeezebox Trio
6.00pm - Brian Campeau Solo
6.30pm - Irish Ceili Dance^
7.00pm - Chaika
8.00pm - Burrows

* Outside: Henson St Stage
^ Church Hall

Free Entry - All concerts and workshops are free to attend. Please arrive 5 or 10 minutes before the concert to secure a seat. The Henson St Stage (12-3pm) is outside and we recommend bringing picnic rugs or camping chairs.

There are no pre-bookings or reservations.

Alcohol & Smoke Free Event - This festival is an all ages alcohol and smoke free event. Children must be supervised by appropriate guardians. Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be available. The Summer Hill Village is also a three minute walk away and has a great range of restaurants and bars. Find out more.

About the festival - The Summer Hill Folk Festival is a free community event funded by the Inner West Council and proudly hosted by Summer Hill Church. Find out more.

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Summer Hill Folk Festival
From the borderlands of Sydney's inner west, Whoa Mule brings you exuberant triple fiddles and mournful 4-part Appalachian vocal harmonies. Members' diverse experiences in bands such as Catgut, Golden Whistler, Tango Oz and the Gypsy Hot Club meld together in a fierce ball of musical energy.