Now! That’s What I Call Folkroom 34

Folkroom is proud to announce what is, quite possibly, the stupidest idea we’ve yet had. On September 24th we will be putting on a very special gig, Now! That’s What I Call Folkroom 34, in which our artists will strive to cover as many songs from the classic album ‘Now! That’s What I Call Music 34′ as we can fit into one night. If it helps, we’re not sure why we’re doing this either (but you can get your... 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

In Which We Put On A Disney Gig, Because Why Not?

This February, for one night only, Folkroom’s Rotating Orchestra will be presenting an evening of Disney and Pixar songs at Old Street’s Trapeze Bar. Tickets are available now for what promises to be a magical night!Over the last 78 years the Disney studio has made its way into the hearts of every generation. Children watching Frozen today have parents who were raised on The Little Mermaid and grandparents who adored The Jungle Book!On February... Read More

Josienne and Ben Reviewed!

  The reviews are coming in for ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’, the new album from Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker! Few things excite us more than hearing what people think about our new releases, and the responses to this album have made us very happy indeed! The Guardian summed up Josienne and Ben’s appeal with a succinct ‘bleak but impressive’, describing the album as ‘elegant’. Folk Radio offered... Read More

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