1FC68A61 BD89 4579 B3FD AA2C1EB78FA1 4 5005 cDear friends of the Cygnet Folk Festival
Well, what a ride we’ve all been on so far this year!! As you know, we’ve sadly cancelled the 2021 festival as a weekend event. However, 2022 is our 40th anniversary so we are looking forward to a HUGE celebration!!!

 “The History Project” acknowledges all the workers, performers and lovers of the festival from the last 40 years. You can upload photos, text or a short audio recollection of festivals past and we’d love to hear from you!!

This project is supported by a Rapid Response Grant from the Huon Valley Council.

Also, if you have any old video from past events, you can either upload them to YouTube and email us the link, or perhaps add them to a USB memory stick and mail it to: 29 Macfarlane Street, South Hobart Tasmania 7004. If you have old super 8 or other film footage, please contact us.

Here’s to longevity!!!
In the meantime stay safe and we can’t wait to join you all again for great music, stories and community!

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International Acts

AmistatBelle MinersBrighde Chaimbeul Carlo Aonzo TrioCatherine MacLellanElephant SessionsFaustusJenny MitchellMo KenneyNicholas Edward WilliamsRory McLeodSiobhan Miller Steve TurnerTeatro MatitaThe Brother BrothersThe Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

Interstate Acts

Alice SpittleAmareloAndy NelsonAnita GeorgeAsa BroomhallBallpoint PenguinsBlack Orchid StringbandCat & ClintCharm of FinchesDangerous Song and BukhuDeline BriscoeEast of West Emily WurramuraFìrinnGina Williams and Guy Ghouse Helen MountfortHello Tut Tut Irish Joe LynchJack CartyJacqui MalinsJude Iddison & Philip GriffinKutcha EdwardsLaura HillMarcia HowardMatilda O'BrienMelbourne Georgian ChoirMendoza Tango QuartetMonique ClareMZAZANigel WearneOriel GlennenRob SnarskiSaijeShellie MorrisSkyglassSue RayThe Homelands TourThe Little SteviesThe MaesThe Stetson FamilyTilly BebeTwa CroniesWhoa MuleWilliam AlexanderWoody's World / Woody's Ukulele SchoolXAVIAZinnia Blue

Tasmanian Acts

Acoustic Session SingersAnne Toner and the WinedotssBarefoot NellieBob BrownBushmans Bootlace Bushdance BandClover HitchDadLoveDavid "Oddsocks" WanlessDavid Beniuk & The Devil's OwnDewayne EverettsmithEco Printing Workshop by the Forest FolkElectric MinstrelsFestival Choir DirectorFighting with GhostsFiona HenwoodGeorgina RichmondGreg Wells and The Blackwater Band Hobart Songwriters CircleHui & the MuseHuon Heritage Fiddle EnsembleIain MacLeodJim Jarvis and Alan MeadowsJohn HickeyJounceJust FlareMelissa PollardMick FlanaganMoonlight AviatorsMr Beep and Miss EllieMusical Instrument Makers' DisplayNaomi EdwardsNew Holland Honey EatersNourish Womens Choir OliviaPaul Gerard and Pete HayPhil Smith & the LightsRobyn and John Folk DuoRunaway BellesRustica RomaniaSarah "Twinkletoes" LewisSilverwoodSimon AstleyTales of ReenchantmentTanninTeri Young and the RestlessThe Black Swans of TrespassThe Grassroots Union Choir of TasmaniaThe Rolling WavesThe Tassie Devils OwnTheater of the Roaming TreesThomas MitchellTilly BebeTrouversWild Willie the flamin' PianoWords United with Joy Elizabeth and Yvonne GluyasXenos


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Port Cygnet Cannery LogoFestival Gold Sponsor


Situated 50 minutes drive south of Hobart in the historic port town of Cygnet, Tasmania, Port Cygnet Cannery is the home of Cannery Kitchen and Bar and Sailor Seeks Horse winery and cellar door. The building was formerly an apple canning factory and is now evolving into a hub of food, beverage and agricultural businesses.