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

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

Gig News: A Night at the Museum and THEN! That’s What We Called Christmas

The year is slowly drawing to a close, and before we start taking stock of what a terrific year it’s been, Folkroom has time for a few more special nights out! With that in mind, we’d like to announce two very different gigs happening across the south of the UK in November and December. First up, on November 18th we have our very first event in a new series, Night at the Museum. We’re teaming up with Brighton promoters The Welcome... Read More

COMING SOON: ‘Too Dark for Country EP’ – Anjana Vasan

Folkroom is very proud to announce our first new release in three years – Anjana Vasan’s ‘Too Dark for Country EP’. The record, a debut for singer-songwriter Anjana, is released digitally and on a limited edition CD on October 6th, ahead of an October 7th launch gig at The Slaughtered Lamb. It’s been a while since Folkroom has released a new record via our label, and we want that to speak volumes about just how fantastic... Read More

THEN! That’s What We Called Music 44

April 21st sees the return of our ever popular Now compilation album covers gig series (yeah, this is a thing now). This time round we’re exploring the music of Now 44 – a record ripe with absolute pop classics from the final days of the last millennium. Look, this is the biggest selling Now album of all-time, so you know you’re in for a night of iconic music. We have the dawn of Britney. Spice Girls gone solo. An Oscar-winning... Read More

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