Tablelands Folk Festival Presents
Based in North Queensland, Australia, Los Caracoles compose and perform original Latin folk and World music in Spanish, Italian and English.
Original story telling in song and lively Latin strings and percussion – guitars, bass, charango, tres, ukulele, bombo, congas, drum kit and minor percussion – authentic rhythms from many parts of Latin America, and world music – chacareras, cumbias, tonadas, rumbas, guajiras, milongas, tangos, son Cubanos, boleros, tarantellas, waltzes, and romantic ballads – universal themes about social challenges, the environment, politico-socio-economic themes, immigration, love, ordinary heroes and just pure fun. Their audiences dance to all of them!
Yungaburra Hotel Saturday May 26 from 7.30 pm. Don’t forget the verandah jam session from 3 pm.
2018 Tablelands Folk Festival
Amidst 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.
Our 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.