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Australian Folk Music Awards

Australian Folk Music Awards

6:00pm, Wed 26 October, 2022
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The AFMAs - The Australian Folk Music Awards

The AFMAs are a project of Folk Alliance Australia established to recognize and celebrate the musical and cultural talent, vibrancy, diversity and community nature of the Australian Folk Music sector. Folk Alliance Australia (FAA) is a not-for-profit incorporated membership organization with over 500 members nationally. The awards were developed from a previous FAA Youth Artist of the Year award held each year at the National Folk Festival. Previous winners uncovered new exciting new talent such as Oh Pep, The Maes, Kuarna Cronin, and in 2021 Charm of Finches and Khristian Mizzi both of whom are appearing as guests on the night. 

The AFMA’s will be presented on WEDNESDAY 26th OCTOBER 2022  7.30pm EST at the Brunswick Ballroom Melbourne as a Live Concert & Awards Night and also as a free live streamed event.

The Awards Event will feature, Indigenous Welcome, Live Music performances, Awards Finalists and Winners Presentations, guest interstate artists and will be hosted by leading Folk-Roots artists. The AFMA’s will be a lead-in event to the Maldon Folk Festival (Vic)

The Victorian Dining and Entertainment Program is back and is available at the Brunswick Ballroom. Receive 25% cash back when you spend $40 or more – click here for additional information.


Brunswick Ballroom will be operating under the current Victorian State Government guidelines as we continue to live with this pandemic. 

The venue will be taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure patron safety, including:
 - Hand sanitiser dispensers
 - Signage and social distancing markers throughout the venue
 - Regular sanitising of the venue and full clean between sittings

The Brunswick Ballroom also strives to improve our practices when it comes to sustainability and to reduce our carbon footprint. We don’t sell or provide plastic water bottles.

Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, State Approved ‘Proof of Age’ card or Passport. 


The kitchen will be serving The Ballroom Menu for this show.

You can view the delicious offerings available by clicking here.

The Brunswick Ballroom is Accessible.
The Brunswick Ballroom has made significant improvements to accessibility by installing an 
Acorn Chairlift. (Model: New Acorn Indoor 180 Curved Stairlift.)

To find out more about the venue, FAQs can be viewed by clicking here.

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