Ben Walker announces new album ‘Echo’

Following last year’s critically acclaimed EP, Ben Walker has today announced his debut solo album Echo, to be released on July 5th via Folkroom Records. Ben was recently hailed as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now’ by Total Guitar magazine. After six critically acclaimed albums and a BBC Folk Award as a duo with Josienne Clarke he has built a reputation among his peers for fusing tradition and innovation... Read More

Toy Museum Folk Club’s 2019 Spring Season Announced!

As we bring a thrilling sell-out first season of the Toy Museum Folk Club to an end this week, we’re excited to launch our 2019 season with a line-up announcement! It’s been a wonderful inaugural year for Folkroom’s folk club, which is housed in the spectacular and yet intimate Brighton Toy & Model Museum. We’ve seen stunning sets from some of Britain’s rising folk stars, a couple of unexpected collaborations and... Read More

A new release from Ben Walker

Renowned acoustic guitarist Ben Walker today releases his debut solo record, The Fox on the Downs EP, on Folkroom Records. Regular followers of ours will recognise Ben as one half of Folk Award-winning duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, who released two records on Folkroom before being signed by Rough Trade in 2016. The new EP is available both digitally and on CD from Folkroom’s store. The Fox on the Downs EP radiates with a fireside warmth,... Read More

Home Farm Festival 2018

This is, to be fair, not remotely representative of this year’s line-up. We are proud to announce the line-up for the Folkroom Stage at this year’s Home Farm Festival! We’ve been working with Home Farm for six years now, helping them raise money for their wonderful work sending school equipment to children in disaster-stricken and impoverished regions across the world. It’s a terrific charity and a noble cause, so as ever we’ve... Read More

Folkroom’s 2017: A Musical Round-Up!

December being December, our Twitter timeline is filled with Best of 2017 lists – websites doing their best to serve the past year’s music up to us in easily digestible listicles. And hey, that’s great. In fact, one of the reasons we don’t tend to do a round-up of our favourite albums for the year is that we rely so heavily on these lists to introduce us to the great records we missed! We just can’t keep up with all... Read More

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