This weekend sees Stephanie heading off to the Port Fairy Folk Festival. Liz, who would sooner eat her own eyeballs than listen to folk music, is going to stay home and spend some quality time with her cat.
(The cat also hates folk music. And, for some reason, Radiohead.)
Now, regardless about your feelings towards the music, it can’t be denied that folk festivals attract a certain … demographic.
Bless their peace-loving hearts, but the only thing worse than a hippie is an upper-middle-class suburban hippie wannabe. Think the Morgendorffers. Think Homer Simpson’s mother, although she was actually pretty great and who wouldn’t leave Grandpa Simpson? Yes, all of our examples are cartoons, but that doesn’t change the fact that any folk festival is going to contain at least some of the following: