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Children’s folk music dreamed up for festival

Little Ripples is children’s folk music dreamed up in the midst of family life in coastal Northland, New Zealand. As parents and teachers Little Ripples felt a call to create music that speaks to the unique experiences of children growing up in Aotearoa and to connect with the hearts of the people raising them. Their [...]

Kids yearly favourite

Cara and Gavin have became firm favourites of the kids at past festivals and this year will be no exception as bring their unique  entertainment style and flavour to the kids area.

All Rhubarb, no crumble and the kids love it

"For the past 25 years Peter and I, travelling as the duo Rhubarb, have told stories and sung songs to children and adults around the world," explains Mary Kippenberger. "We have met astonishing children, librarians, teachers, judges, Bishops, lawyers, foster parents, doctors – the list goes on." It has been a privilege and a whole [...]

Geraldine sends award-winning vocalist north

Foxtrots A.K.A. Zoe Scott is an award-winning vocalist hailing from the small Southern town of Geraldine, New Zealand. Not much past 20 years and Foxtrots has already been awarded many national and international awards including the Overall Junior winner of the New Zealand Gold Guitar awards and Overall winner of Australia’s Coca Cola Battle of [...]

Ferreting out a good tune, then playing it

Recognised by many as the consummate trad performers Celtic Ferret's Ian Bartlett and Jean Reid have been ferreting out tunes and bringing them to us with skill musicianship polish and flair, and this time they are deservedly official guests.

The complete guest list 2020

Double Grammy winner Tim O’Brien to headline festival Tim O'Brien and Jan Fabricius Bracing ethos of Montreal-based band Rosier One of the great Irish singers to boost 2020 festival line up Andy Irvine Rich musical [...]

Auckland Folk Festival 2020 full line up poster

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Auckland Folk Festival 2020 poster

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