Port Fairy Folk Festival founder Jamie McKew receives Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Award

Kyra Gillespie
By Kyra Gillespie
Updated March 6 2020 - 4:44am, first published March 2 2020 - 11:00pm
Award: Port Fairy Folk Festival founder Dr Jamie McKew.

More than four decades ago, a young music lover convinced a group of mates to help him host a festival on the back of a truck in the seaside town of Port Fairy.

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Kyra Gillespie

Kyra Gillespie

Journalist

Multi-platform journalist and digital / social producer for Australian Community Media, covering all the latest news across south-west Victoria. Got a news tip? Get in touch: kyra.gillespie@austcommunitymedia.com.au | 0475 951 618