It’s release day for Ben Walker’s new EP

Today sees the release of The Rakes of Adair, a new EP from BBC Folk Award winner Ben Walker. The record takes the listener on a charming trip from England to Ireland and back again with five tunes first set down in the 1700s or earlier. The Rakes of Adair is released both digitally and […]

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Folkroom put on the best folk gigs in London, run by writer and promoter Stephen Rötzsch 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, London and Village, Brighton) 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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Hear the new single from Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn

Folkroom today releases the first glimpse at Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn’s forthcoming collaborative EP, Life and the Land. This first song – Westlin Winds – is available now via our Bandcamp page. When the pair announced a joint project earlier this year little did they know it was the last time they would see […]

Folkroom turns 10 years old!

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the first ever Folkroom gig! Our plans to celebrate, however, have been rather hampered by a certain global pandemic. Still, we’ve got a few little treats lined up for you today as we mark a decade of music! Our founder, Stephen, has written a birthday message, which you can […]

Pin Drop Silence

Nobody really knows what folk music is. Some people – the purists – will tell you that it’s songs that have been passed down orally from generation to generation. There are some folk clubs in the UK that stick so strictly to this idea that they present acts with extensive lists of pre-approved tracks. Lists […]