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Woodford Folk Festival 2011/2012 Line-up

Written by John Ritchie on 22nd October, 2011

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The Woodford Folk Festival 2011/2012 programme was launched tonight at Woodfordia (the festival site) in a ceremony for 250 enthusiastic organisers.

Last year Woodford suffered a blow when the Queensland floods caused a number of potential ticket buyers to boycott the festival due to road blockages and the possibility that the festival would be called off.

Speaking at the event, Festival Director Bill Hauritz said:

While it’s been a challenging year emerging from the floods, there have been some tremendous outcomes, among them, Woodfordia (the festival site) is in better shape than it’s ever been. This year our loyal patrons will be rewarded with the strongest cultural event to date and many positive changes.

While the world seems to be in a bad news cycle, the programme reflects a positive way forward and a celebration of humanity. It’s only with positive affirmations that our festival, communities and nation can move forward.

Woodford’s programme this year features The Dreaming Festival. Together, the event features 400 acts performing on 20 stages over the six days and nights.

Woodford Folk Festival 2011/2012 line-up

Gotye
De Pedro
Cloud Control
Xavier Rudd
Tinpan Orange
Eagle and the Worm
Husky
Owl Eyes
The Herd
Jesca Hoop (USA)
Andy Bull
Daily Meds
Dubmarine
Jordie Lane
The Red Eyes
Graveyard Train
Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro
Sticky Fingers
Band of Frequencies
Benjalu
OKA
23BLAKwax (USA/AUS)
24Buffy Sainte-Marie
Busby Marou
Hanggai
The Bakery
The Ninth Chapter
Charlie Mayfair
Tuba Skinny (USA)
The Medics
Crooked Still (USA)
Daniel Champagne
Danny Widdicombe
Die Roten Punkte
Skipping Girl Vinegar
Faux Pas
Frank Yamma
Swamp Thing (NZ)
Gambirra
Watussi
Hiatus Koiyote
Hugo and Treats
Jack Carty
Jamie MacDowell & Tom Thum
The Sunshine Brothers
Jess Beck
John Flanagan and The Begin Agains
Lola the Vamp, Rita Fontaine, Flavella L’Amour,
Lucy Wise and The B’Gollies
Sol Nation
Sue Ray
Dougie Maclean (SCOT)
Tim Edey & Brendan Power (IRE/NZ)
Tripod
More Fiddles Than Frocks
Andrea Soler
Amelia Curran (CAN)
David Myles (CAN)
DJ Mike Ford
Elixir (feat. Katie Noonan)
Dachambo (JAP)
Monsieur Camembert
Kira Puru & The Bruise
My Friend The Chocolate Cake
Roesy
Sherman Downey & The Silver Lining
The Transylvaniacs
Brothers Grim
Charlie A’Court (CAN)
Genevieve Chadwick
Joe Robinson
Pugsley Buzzard
Invisible Friend
The Old Spice Boys
The Re-Mains
Benny Walker

Woodford Folk Festival 2011/2012 – 27th December – the 1st January
Saving The World, One Party At A Time
www.woodfordfolkfestival.com/

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