RISING APPALACHIA with special guests 
The Mae Trio from Melbourne 
Thursday, July 28 8pm • Biltmore Cabaret  
“The ultimate folk fix; blending fiery soul with lively banjo and fiddle riffs, while throwing in a contemporary twist”
Effortless harmonies and a joyous global beat from sisters Leah and Chloe Smith.  BUY TICKETS


Royal Wood 
"beautiful melodies, heartfelt emotions and solid songwriting and vocals that leave listeners mesmerized"
Friday, September 16 8pm • Fox Cabaret


A huge shout-out to everyone who made this the best weekend of our summer: 
 To the gifted artists and your incredible music – thank you.
Thanks to all who came to see the show – you brought the magic.
To our funders and donors and our tireless team of volunteers – it's all possible because of you.

Below are some of the stunning images captured by our supremely talented photo committee.
And next year... VFMF 40!

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Young Artists Program
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