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Hawkey’s coming back to Woodford

QUEENSLAND'S Woodford Folk Festival has unveiled a solid line-up of music acts for its annual New Year's event.

The festival, set to run over six days from December 27 to January 1, has announced big name acts including Brisbane singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke on the bill.

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Fan favourite and music superstar John Butler will also be there, as will Aussie roots act The Beautiful Girls, Canadian folk group The East Pointers and artist Timberwolf, who recently supported Gold Coast singer Amy Shark on her national tour.

But it won't just be music stars who will be attracting a crowd.

Scientist and Triple J favourite Dr Karl Kruszelnicki will also be there, as will former Prime Minister Bob Hawke.

John Butler is the lead singer of the band John Butler Trio. Supplied by Jones PR. Please credit photo to Kane Hibberd.
John Butler is the lead singer of the band John Butler Trio. Supplied by Jones PR. Please credit photo to Kane Hibberd. Kane Hibberd

The festival has been running annually since 1994 and with tens of thousands regularly attending, is one of the state's top events.

Woodford Folk Festival has a reputation for showcasing some of the worlds hottest acts, with past performers including Passenger, Courtney Barnett and Michael Franti.

Topics:  bob hawke john butler trio kate miller-heidke woodford folk festival

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