Tablelands Folk Festival Presents

January Sessions featuring Cairns based trio Running with Blue is happening on Saturday January 27. It’s a long weekend so come on up/down to Yungaburra for a few days and nights.

Jan sessions 2018After years of festival chalk- boards and backyard jams, Running With Blue are bringing their sensory soundscape to the main stage. The eclectic world music 3 piece features the inner workings of Matty Blue’s ambidextrous multi-instrumentalism, the jazzwank fusion improvisations of Matty Sax and Partyboy Percussion.

Running With Blue bring a show that will resonate for some time to come.

Tablelands Folk Festival Yungaburra Sessions

Yungaburra Hotel, Saturday January 27

Verandah Jam Session from 3 pm

Running with Blue on the main Stage from 7.30 pm

2018 Tablelands Folk Festival

award - MC of the yearAmidst the serenity of the rainforest, mountains and crater lakes, the heritage village of Yungaburra comes alive on the 4th weekend of October each year, with this vibrant, creative festival. Celebrating music, friendship, and cultural understanding, Tablelands Folk Festival is an outstanding community event, completely run by volunteers for over 35 years.

Visitors to Tablelands Folk Festival are impressed to find such quality talent, live and original, across so many genres including Traditional and Contemporary Folk and World Music, Blues, Jazz, Gypsy Jazz & Swing, Flamenco, Reggae, Country and Rock. Internationally renowned acts perform alongside emerging local talents in a variety of venues throughout the Village.

From the big stage to the more intimate and casual, visitors are sure to find music to lift their spirits, freshen their mind and get their toes tapping.

volunteersOur 3-day event includes Concerts, Workshops, Comedy, Buskers, Poet’s Breakfast, Health & Wellness Fair, Market Stalls, Songwriter Competition, Children’s Festival & Parade, & the famous Pub Verandah non-stop Traditional Folk Sessions.

Mark your calendar for 26-28 October 2018 and bring your family and friends for a weekend of music and joy.