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Festival of Small Halls Summer Tour
21 January 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+11$25
The Festival of Small Halls Summer Tour brings the best of folk and contemporary acoustic artists on tour to towns like Longford following their performance at two of the country?s largest festivals. Artists feature Liz Stringer form Australia and The East Pointers from Canada.
The Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at two of our country?s largest festivals, and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia. It is produced by the Woodford Folk Festival in partnership with many other wonderful Australian festivals, regional partners and great lovers and supporters of folk and contemporary acoustic music. It?s an opportunity for music-lovers from welcoming communities to invite artists from Home and Abroad into their towns, and a way of exploring this vast country in the spirit of hospitality and great fun.
The artist line-up for Small Halls will always be at least one Australian artist and one International touring artist, who play music of exceptional quality and heart. They?ve been chosen for the tour not only because of their beautiful songs and tunes, but because they have the ability to really connect with the people they play for, whether through storytelling, the ability to tell a good joke (or a truly terrible one), a wonderful warmth and a real interest in visiting places a little off the beaten track. Each night of the tour is hosted by volunteers from the local community, so it?s also a chance for a town to show off their warmest welcome and most enthusiastic audiences.
From our farmlands to the flood lands, the rainforests to the outback, Festival of Small Halls audiences can expect a beautiful night of original music, as well as a chance to catch up with their families and friends during a supper break, where cake and tea are served. It?s an all ages event and all are welcome.