24–27 August 2023

Farsund Folk Festival illustrasjon

Farsund folk festival

24–27 August 2023

Artists 2023


FARA is a quartet consisting of four of Scotland's most successful folk musicians. The line-up is Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Prices on fiddles and Rory Mathesons on piano. Together they produce energetic and terrific music rooted...

Guro Kvifte Nesheim & Floating Sofa Quartet

Commissioned work: Kystnært From Agder to the Nordics In Kystnært, a star team of traditional musicians from four Nordic countries meet to dive deep into their shared musical traditions, and perform music from the coastal areas in their own, sparkling...

Odd Nordstoga

Original – Foto av Esben Kamstrup
Few are able to describe poetry in everyday life as Odd Nordstoga manages, without it ever becoming clichéd or bloated. He sings about the forest, in autumn. About longing to return to summer! And during the days...

PEOPLE at Backes spring 2023

Through our concert series FOLK at Backes, we want to give you excellent folk music experiences of the highest quality all year round! With Backes Bu as a permanent setting around the concerts, we offer a welcome meeting point with low shoulders, right in the center of Farsund.

PEOPLE at Backes // Geirr Lystrup

17 March 2023 19:30 – 21:00


Buy a gift card for someone you love!

Farsund Folk Festival's gift card is the perfect gift for anyone who loves concerts and good music experiences.

Foto: Anders Lillebo


On Thursday 24 November, Farsund Folk Festival received the award as folk music organizer of the year.
The price is NOK. 20,000 and will be distributed by FolkOrg, an organization for folk music and folk dance.

Travel and accommodation

There are many possibilities for accommodation in Farsund. We have made a small overview of some of the options. Farsund Fjordhotell Our festival hotel has in all years been Farsund Fjordhotell, which is located 15 minutes walk from Farsund center. It's here...

Volunteers - do you want to join the team?

Farsund Folk Festival - we have the world's best volunteers! Farsund Folk takes off from 24 August to 27 August 2023, and we need volunteers for many tasks during the festival. Volunteers are needed for rigging, ticket and t-shirt sales, staffing of the festival office,...