New Year’s Eve at Woodford Folk Festival

2800+ artists across 22 stages is what’s in store at the Woodford Folk Festival, but let’s explore what’s happening in the lead up to the clock ticking into a new decade. Here’s a full list of Woodford Folk Festival New Year’s Eve events that tick over into 1 January 2020!

New Year’s Connection with Dance and Mantra

Yogis and breath workers love celebrating the new year together. Connect to yourself and your new friends through dance and mantra within musical celebration generated by Chris Lane.

Time: 11:00 pm – 12:30 am

Stage: Blue Lotus

The Holy Rollercoasters

Inspired by the masters of rhythm and blues, the ecstasy and tragedy of love and the beauty and gothicism of the Bible, you shall snap your fingers and wiggle your hips. And ye shall be healed.

Time: 10:40 pm – 12:10 am

Stage: Bluestown

Pipping in the Scottish New Year

The bagpipes are an ancient cultural link to Scotland, long associated with clans, gatherings and dancing. On New Year’s Eve, Noosa & Districts Pipe Band, a group of champion Scottish highland pipers and drummers first formed in the mid-1980s, will play very formal and traditional Scottish tunes.

Time: 11:55 pm – 12:15 am

Stage: Folklorica Outdoor Stage

Elton John Singalong

In the great New Year’s Eve singalong tradition, we give to you – Elton John. What better way to roll in the new year than serenading your partner with Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, dancing to I’m Still Standing or singing the house down with Crocodile Rock? Host Angela Kitzelman is the Director of Neurum Creek Music Festival and the Founder and former Director of Palm Creek Festival. You may know Angela from shows such as Countdown to Midnight, the 80s Singalong, and the popular Abba Singalong.

Time: 11:00 pm – 1:00 am

Stage: Halycon

Pagan New Year Dance-Up

Ancient morris traditions are linked to a magical world when English midsummer ritual revelling celebrates the turning of the year with dance and glee, and you are invited to participate

Time: 10:45 pm – 12:05 am

Stage: Dancehall

The Blueskillet Rovers

Transporting you to the early days of blues and jazz with their foot stomping, thigh slapping, smile- inducing, good old fashioned happy music, The Rovers play skiffle or jug band style instruments.

Time: 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

Stage: Bob’s Bar

Boban Markovic Orkestar

Born 6 May 1964, on the day of Saint George, the most important Gypsy festival day of the year in Vladi?in Han (South Serbia), Boban Markovics hometown is a town of 10,000 inhabitants, most of whom are of Roma Gypsy heritage and share a rich musical tradition.

Time: 10:40 pm – 12:10 am

Stage: Lunar

L-Fresh the Lion

Western Sydney artist L-FRESH The LION has become renowned for his powerful presence, inspiring live shows and thought-provoking lyricism. He is inspired by hip-hop music from the mid- 90s and early-2000s, and a deep love for his own cultural roots which trace back to the Sikhs from Punjab, India.

Time: 11:30 pm – 12:20 am

Stage: Grande

Fat Picnic

A soul-ska explosion that preaches punchy horn lines and banging reggae beats, culminating in an energetic and infectious live show, Fat Picnic’s music ranges across dub, funk, soul and ska.

Time: 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

Stage: Parlour


Scotland is a country steeped in romantic and bloody history, but firmly marching into the future. Enjoy a Scottish ceremonial entry to the new year with piper Brighde Chaimbeul, award-winning singer Siobhan Miller, and boundary-pushing neo-trad outfit, Elephant Sessions, along with special guests to keep things hopping, and you guessing. This is also the first official event of the Year of Scotland in Australia 2020, celebrating Scottish music, culture, food and drink in Australia.

Time: 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Stage: Amphi & Hilltop

Explore the lists of artists here or download the festival grid guide here

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Booking Notes

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Tuesday 31st December 10:00pm
Sunday 1st December 1:00am


Woodfordia, Woodrow Road, Woodford QLD, Australia


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