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

Your March Gigs at Folkroom

We know what you’re thinking – is it spring yet? No. No it isn’t. It isn’t now, and it never will be. It’ll just continue to be winter until, one day in June, you’ll go out for a Sunday stroll and realise you needn’t have brought your coat. But you did, and now you’re all sweaty and gross walking the Hackney Marshes. It might not be spring yet, but it is March – and we have three terrific Folkroom... Read More

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