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 much opportunity and representation as men – hell, it’s even in our manifesto. But we’d never actually done the maths before.... Read More

The Folkroom Manifesto

Folkroom Records has always seen itself as something more than just a label, or a fortnightly gig. We want to move beyond being the sort of community that lives just to serve itself – we know we can be better than that and we believe that folk, as a genre, should be also. Read More  Read More