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Welcome to the VFMC

Victoria’s Oldest Folklore Club

Our goals are:
  • to preserve, research and popularise our Australian Folklore Heritage of traditional songs, music, poetry, prose and dance.
  • to encourage the creation of contemporary songs, music, poetry, prose and dance in the traditional style.
  • to maintain forums where singers, musicians reciters, dancers and interested organisations may exchange information, receive help and guidance for the understanding and promotion of Australian Folklore.

Upcoming Special Events

Next Ball

Woolshed Ball Friday September 28th

Billabong Band
Music and information for performers.

Regular Activities

Sessions

Join our round-robin playing session.

photo of a session

Every Tuesday evening, except the second Tuesday of the month which is reserved for the Concert.

Check dates in January.

Next Concert
 Tue 9th Oct 2018
Me 'n Me Mates

Great entertainment for the whole family from this funny and engaging SA bush band who combine traditional and contemporary songs with engaging poems and storytelling.

East Ringwood Community Hall, Knaith Road Park, Knaith Road, East Ringwood, Vic


Melway ref. 50B8

Map

Light supper provided


Flier

Poster

Next Dance
Woolshed Ball
 Fri 28th Sep 2018

St. Paul's Church Hall, Corner of Church and Margaret Strees, Canterbury

Melway ref. 46E12

BYO Mug and plate for supper to share Tea and Coffee provided


The Billabong Band

The Billabong Band is the Victorian Folk Music Club's own performance group and is probably the longest established band in Australia playing traditional music for Bush / Colonial dances and for concerts. The line-up is variable and depends on which musicians are available at the time.

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