The Cygnet Folk Festival – Benji and the Saltwater Sound System [Tasmania]
The Cygnet Folk Festival - Benji and the Saltwater Sound System [Tasmania]

Event Information


Sunday January 14, 2024
7:30 PM


Festival Green, Cygnet Folk Festival
Cygnet Folk Festival
Cygnet, TAS 7112

Auslan Interpreter/s

Michelle Czyzowicz & Ben Richardson

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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The Cygnet Folk Festival is one of Australia’s most iconic folk music festivals. Very highly regarded by musicians and festival-goers from all over Australia and overseas, competition to come to Cygnet is at an all time high amongst performers, and last year we had a record number of applications! The Festival is a showcase of eclectic music genres featuring both local and international talent, dance, poetry, masterclasses, film, kids’ entertainment, food, wine, art and local handicrafts all set in the breathtaking scenery of Tasmania’s Huon Valley.

Benji and the SSS fuse pacific flavours with jazz, reggae, world folk and African roots to create hypnotic soundscapes underpinned by painfully catchy melodies. Add to this the beautifully poignant lyrics that Ben has become known for, and you can’t help but expect something special from this line-up.



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