Artist Application PFFF 2025 -

Port Fairy Folk Festival Application 2025

Thanks for taking the time to apply to play at Port Fairy Folk Festival. We will make sure we listen to every submission we get, but considering the huge number of acts that apply we will not be able to get back to everyone and apologise if you do not hear from us.

Please fill in the following details with care and good luck from the Port Fairy Folk Festival team!

Artist / Act Name *
Contact Type *
Select who is making this application on behalf of the act.
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Contact Phone Number *
Country *
In which country is the Act/Artist based?
Performance Type *
Genre *
Please Select your Act's Primary Genre
Secondary Genre
Please select your Act's secondary genre
Have you performed at PFFF Before? *
Please advise if your act has performed at Port Fairy Folk Festival in previous years 
Does this artist share performers with another artist applying for the 2025 festival? If so, which artist/s?
Are any of the Act Members Under 18? *
Available for Concerts *
Available for Workshops/Masterclasses *
Available For Themed Concerts & Collaborations *
Website *
Instagram handle
Facebook handle
Best Audio Link
Please provide best link to listen to song / audio by your Act (e.g. Spotify, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Apple Music)
Best Video Link
Please provide best link to view video by your Act (e.g Youtube, Vimeo, social media upload, fileshare link)
Press Photo *
Add another (Max 3)
Tech specs *
Please provide stage plot and input list in one document.
Please supply 200 word bio for website *
Please supply 70 word bio for print *
Dates Available 2025 *
Note that we give preference to Artists who are available for two or more dates across the festival weekend.
7th March8th March9th March10th March
Fee for 2 Performances ($AU) *
Please quote your expected fee in $AU, excluding GST.
Fee for 3 Performances ($AU)
Please quote your expected fee in $AU, excluding GST.
Fee for 4 Performances ($AU)
Please quote your expected fee in $AU, excluding GST.
Willing to negotiate fee? *
Tax Status for payment *
I am an Australian artist with an ABN (Australian Business Number), which I will supply below.I am an international based artist. By ticking this box I acknowledge that I am required to obtain a
ABN (Australian Business Number)
GST Registered
Please indicate if you are/are not registered for Australian Goods & Services Tax
Performers happy to camp *
The Port Fairy Folk Festival takes place in a small regional Village in South West Victoria. Accommodation options are very limited in the area. The majority of accommodation that we can provide is camping and or homestay/billet, and a very limited selection of motel or house options. Accommodation will be discussed with you if your application is successful in going to the shortlisting process. NB: if you choose camping, you will need to be able to supply your own camping gear, including tent.
Performers happy to glamp? *
Glamping tents are located next to the festival site. All bedding and towels are provided, as well as a communal area to charge your devices.
Performers happy to billet (shared / homestay accommodation) *
Performers are happy to stay in Warrnambool (approx. 20km from festival site) *
There are many accommodation options available in Warrnambool which is a 25 minute drive from the Festival Site. There are free cars / buses available to be booked to transport you from your accommodation to the festival.
Estimated number of people in tour party *
Please enter total number of persons included in performance / touring party
Performers will have public liability insurance over performance period *
Any other notes you would like to let us know?
Agreement *

AVAILABILITY: We book acts on the basis that they are available for shows over the entire Festival period. Exceptions are only at the discretion of the Program Director and are to be discussed prior to submitting an application. Please note for childrens and street performers the expectation is up to six performances across the Festival weekend.

PUBLIC LIABILITY: To play Port Fairy or any other Australian festival it is mandatory to have insurance that covers each act member. We will require a copy of your PLI Certificate of Currency no later than 28 days prior to your first performance at the event.

TAX & WORKCOVER: The artist agrees to arrange and comply with their own tax and work cover obligations. International acts must cover Health Insurance, Visas, Tax & PL Insurance.

APRA: All Artists are to supply set lists to APRA at completion of performances so they may be supplied to APRA/AMCOS for royalty distribution.

MERCHANDISE: The festival merchandise commission is 20%. Side of stage sales and signings will run in accord with PFFF policy.

QUOTES: Quoted Fee must be in $AU excluding GST. Please include all travel costs, per diems and meals in your quoted fee.

RIDERS & GUEST PASSES: The Festival is not in a position to provide meals and/or hospitality riders or complimentary guest passes.

  • I have read the online guidelines and understand the terms and policies. I am the responsible contact person authorised to represent the act and will advise on any changes to details outlined in this application.
  • I acknowledge that there are no hospitality riders or complimentary ticket allocations.
  • I will advise of any lineup conflicts that may arise with other acts applying for the festival.
  • I have read and understand the Application Guidelines.
I have read and agree to PFFF's terms and conditions