A day of folk and acoustic popular music in the historic Summer Hill Church.


2018 festival announced! Saturday 10th March 2018Join the festival mailing list here →

Musicians and bands can submit expressions of interest for future festivals here →

Thanks to the many patrons who help us celebrate the 2017 Summer Hill Folk Festival! Special thanks to the featured eleven bands, marketers, food vendors and Irish dancers!



The Summer Hill Folk Festival 2017 was a free community event funded by the Inner West Council and proudly hosted by Summer Hill Church. Find out more here:

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11:30am - Whoa Mule!

12:00pm - Queen Porter Stomp*

12:30pm - Bonniesongs

1:00pm - Fresh Off The Boat*

1:30pm - Timothy James Bowen

2:30pm - Irish Dance Workshop^

2:00pm - Richard Ashby Duo*

2:30pm - Giffen

3:30pm - Summer Hill Community Choir sing Simon and Garfunkel

4:15pm - Vocal Workshop with Giffen

5:00pm - Squeezebox Trio

6:00pm - Brian Campeau Solo

6:30pm - Irish Ceili Dance^

7:00pm - Chaika

8:00pm - Burrows

   * Henson St Stage        ^ Church Hall


free entry

All concerts and workshops are free to attend. Please arrive five or 10 minutes before the concert to secure a seat. In fine weather the Henson St Stage will be situated outside so please bring your picnic rugs or camping chairs.

There are no pre-bookings or reservations.






alcohol & smoke free event

This festival is an all ages alcohol and smoke free event. Children must be supervised by appropriate guardians.

Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be available at the festival. The Summer Hill Village is also a three minute walk away and has a great range of restaurants and bars.

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