Australia’s biggest fire ceremony is at Woodford

Anna Dreyer and Haley Smith Woodfordia is a place of many traditions, rituals and customs with its closing fire event one of the biggest ceremonies in Australia. Woodford Folk Festival Fire Event Director Alex Podger. Photo: Meg … [Read more...]

Electric Fields debuts Eurovision song on NYE

ANNA DREYER At midnight on New Year’s Eve, Electric Fields took to the stage at the Woodford Folk Festival and performed their song "2000 and Whatever" for the first time.   In February this year the modern electric soul … [Read more...]

REVIEW – Dan Sultan’s triumphant performance at Woodford Folk Festival

Dan Sultan made a victorious return to the stage at this year’s 2018 Woodford Folk Festival. Dan Sultan plays to a captive audience at the 2018 Woodford Folk Festival. Photo by Dylan Crawford. Fresh from a long break the acclaimed Australian … [Read more...]

Orion the Trojan Sea Unicorn of Woodford Folk Festival

by Anna Dreyer With a starring role in this year’s welcoming ceremony as the whimsical centrepiece of the official festival program and posters, the Trojan Sea Unicorn is arguably the most identifiable star of this year’s Woodford Folk … [Read more...]

Woodford allows folk music to continue but with a modern direction

by Anna Dreyer Folk music continues to change and evolve in modern times, says Old Man Luedecke. Photo by Meg Williams-Dell Canadian singer songwriter Old Man Luedecker has once again graced the Woodford Folk Festival with his unique blend of … [Read more...]