Open your mind and ears to the wonder of folk and join fellow music lovers at the 2020 Auckland Folk Festival. The annual event is New Zealand's largest folk festival with a lineup of magic jam sessions, dance workshops and sing-alongs, plus plenty of tasty treats and interactive activities for families to enjoy.
The 2020 lineup features some of the best traditional and contemporary folk musicians from all over the globe, including legendary American bluegrass musician Tim O'Brien, Quebecois five-piece folk band Rosier and lively Celtic band Keeva. The classic blackboard concert will also be returning, providing a stage for anyone who wishes to share their voice and musical passion with the community.
The Auckland Folk Festival wouldn't be complete without its infamous food and craft village, offering a range of ethnic food and homewares, including musical instruments and traditional clothing. Families and groups are encouraged to grab a camping spot for the weekend, this is the perfect way to fully immerse yourself in the festival. Dress up, bring your dancing shoes and embrace the magic of folk music.