A Punter’s Perspective
Random observations on the wide, weird world of folk from the side of the stage
#30 Overheard at Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival 2011
First published in Trad and Now magazine, November 2011
There’s something deeply satisfying about dragging yourself out of a festival precinct in the early hours of a Monday morning, feeling tired, happy, slightly unsteady on one’s legs, buzzing with a head full of pleasant memories, and with the CDs spilling out of the glove-box.
So it was in October as Kangaroo Valley put the lid back on a very fine vintage….. well, it’s not so much a matured taste, but more a cheeky, young and slightly adventurous drop.
At the risk of repeating this column from 12 months ago, KVFF just keeps getting better and better.