Fleurieu Folk Festival announces 2021 headliners | Time
South Australia’s “biggest and friendliest folk music festival” returns to Willunga in October, with a number of high-profile acts slated to serenade attendees for three days.
Now in his 15e year, the Fleurieu Folk Festival has organized a celebration of the diversity of music and culture in Willunga since 2007.
2021 will be no different, with over 50 local and international artists delighting crowds at 11 venues over the weekend of October 15-17.
Bettors can expect an eclectic range of music including Celtic, American, traditional folk, blues, roots, bluegrass, country and acoustic.
With workshops, sessions, dancers, blackboard concerts, musical theater, poetry, spoken word and children’s entertainment, as well as local food, wine and market stalls; there will be something for everyone.
Although COVID-19 restrictions prevent international artists from making regular appearances at the festival, some of Australia’s top talent is locked up to perform throughout the weekend.
Headline of the Fleurieu Folk 2021 festival:
When Pete Denahy talks about his own show, he says, “It’s not rocket science; I’m not the best singer, violinist, or guitarist in the world, but as far as I know, no one else does my show. “Which is true; there is no other show like it. It mixes up violin tunes, original bluegrass-style songs, and crazy comedy to provide audiences with an escape from reality that most. between them find it useful.
Emma Dean is a flawed, romantic and passionate human being who enjoys writing theatrical pop songs about love and the human spirit. With an impressive touring history and collaborations to envy, Emma has performed at the Off-Broadway Cabaret, the Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, and even the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.
Beard Toby | Western Australia
Toby from Western Australia is more than the average singer-songwriter. She powers every live performance with her own lyrical talent and a fierce, dynamic voice, with audiences reveling in the true honesty of her writing and performance. Her compelling voice and the way she captures her audience can’t be explained, but just needs to be heard and seen. His live performance is truly a treat.
Le Haut Jinx Royal | Victoria
Dance. Virtuosity. Euphoria. The spellbinding contemporary world music group from Melbourne, The Royal High Jinx, have burst onto Australian festival stages with originality, virtuosity and theatricality. Their songs and tunes are inspired by European traditions, peppered with Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Balkan & Swing grooves with a dash of Folk. Sing and dance to the sound of Australia’s most colorful high-energy band!
Totally greedy | Victoria
Formed in 1998, the Australian group Totally Gourdgeous is made up of four extremely diverse singers / songwriters / musicians united under the gourd. Indeed, playing instruments made from these woody cucurbits brings their music together to create a folk funk philosophy to feed your wildest pumpkin cravings. Word game pathos. Sincere hilarity. Messages of love, brotherhood and environmental mental health.
Siobhn Owen | South australia
Welsh-born Australian Siobhan is a Celtic / classical singer and harpist with a unique vocal style – mixing her ethereal soprano voice with heart-wrenching Celtic accents. Performing at an early age at festivals and concerts across Australia, Siobhan is quickly gaining recognition on the international stage. Heartbreaking traditional Celtic ballads intertwined with original contemporary Celtic songs … all woven together by Siobhn’s exquisite and emotional voice.