Folk by the Sea is an intimate folk festival style event featuring the sounds of folk, world, roots, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy music over 3 days in the picturesque seaside town of Kiama, famous for its blowhole.
The event is a combination of ticket only entry (Friday and Saturday) featuring 50 artists from overseas and around Australia in 70 concerts at Kiama Showground and a free day of local folk artists on the Sunday in Hindmarsh Park and other locations around Kiama.
There will be 7 venues at/near Kiama Showground for the Friday and Saturday events. Camping is available at the showground as well as other quality accommodation in and around Kiama.
Kiama is about a 2 hour drive from Sydney on the South Coast of New South Wales.
This festival is presented by the Illawarra Folk Club,who present regular folk music concerts, and the world famous Illawarra Folk Festival.