Folkroom’s 2016: A Musical Round-Up!

It’s the middle of December, and as we drag ourselves towards the end of a historical, horrendous year, we at Folkroom find ourselves desperate to focus on some of the better things that happened in 2016. In that spirit, we’ve gathered together a playlist featuring all of the artists in our little scene to have released something (and put it on Spotify) this year. You can listen to it here! We’ve omitted a couple of Christmas releases... Read More

Josienne and Ben: Best Duo!

Ahead of any official photos, here’s one by the lovely Tim Chipping! The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards have been, for some time now, very close to our hearts. Every year they celebrate some of the nation’s finest folk, old and new. It’s an absolute honour, and a real treat to see one of Folkroom’s acts amongst those celebrated at this year’s awards. Tonight (April 22nd), our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were awarded... Read More

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker nominated for two Folk Awards

It’s a very cheerful morning at Folkroom Towers, with the announcement that our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards! Last year’s Folkroom-released ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’ has been nominated for the Best Album category, where it faces tough competition from The Rails, Nancy Kerr, Martin & Eliza Carthy and 9Bach. The award will be voted for by members of the... Read More