Folkroom and Gender

Phew. Look at that title. Heavy stuff, right out of the gate. But here’s the thing: a couple of years ago a friend of ours asked about what the gender split was like amongst acts playing Folkroom gigs. Immediately, we were curious too. We wanted to create an environment where women are given just as […]

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Folkroom put on the best folk gigs in London, run by writer and promoter Stephen Thomas, and award-winning musician Ben Walker. Through intimate, curated evenings and occasional record releases, Folkroom is proud to introduce our audience to incredible folk, country, Americana, blues and acoustic-led music from around the world.


The Folkroom Fortnightlies

Folkroom's free fortnightly gigs (at The Harrison, Kings Cross) are our chance to show you what we’re listening to and loving. It's always free, so come share a cider or three.

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Night at the Museum

Gig News: A Night at the Museum and THEN! That’s What We Called Christmas

The year is slowly drawing to a close, and before we start taking stock of what a terrific year it’s been, Folkroom has time for a few more special nights out! With that in mind, we’d like to announce two very different gigs happening across the south of the UK in November and December. First […]

Out october 06

Happy release day Anjana Vasan!

Anjana Vasan’s debut EP, ‘Too Dark for Country’, is out today on Folkroom Records! The record, our first release in three years, captures one of the most unique voices in folk music today. We think you’ll love it. You can find ‘Too Dark for Country’ in all the usual places, including our Bandcamp page. It’s […]

Now 50

THEN! That’s What We Called Music 50

London’s original Now compilation covers night returns once again with our biggest, silliest, most triumphant gig yet! If you’ve missed our previous nights, here’s the rub: we are going to try and cover as much of the classic album Now 50 as we possibly can in one evening! You can get your tickets here now. […]