Folkroom’s 2016: A Musical Round-Up!

It’s the middle of December, and as we drag ourselves towards the end of a historical, horrendous year, we at Folkroom find ourselves desperate to focus on some of the better things that happened in 2016. In that spirit, we’ve gathered together a playlist featuring all of the artists in our little scene to have released something (and put it on Spotify) this year. You can listen to it here! We’ve omitted a couple of Christmas releases... Read More

Farewell Josienne and Ben!

Look at them, strolling off to pastures new… It feels as though we’ve posted this picture a dozen times in news pieces over the past two years, but this may well be the last: we’re terrifically excited to announce that Rough Trade records have signed our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker! The duo, who are co-founders of Folkroom Records and who put out an EP, an album and a vinyl-edition of their Navigator Records debut in... Read More

Folkroom’s Fifth Anniversary Special

This September marks 5 years of Folkroom, and we’re going to be celebrating in style with an ambitious birthday bonanza! Amidst a month of exciting events, the Folkroom Fifth Anniversary Special will see a wealth of Folkroom acts, former labelmates, frequent collaborators and occasional troublemakers taking to the stage for the must-see gig of the year! What’s more, there’ll be a special twist to the evening: everyone performing... Read More

More Home Farm Acts Announced!

Today marks the beginning of our one-month countdown to Home Farm Festival 10, and we’re getting more and more excited. In fact, to celebrate, let’s announce the rest of our line-up for the Folkroom Stage! The big line-up news today is that Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker will be making their debut Home Farm performance for us on Saturday 6th June! Fresh off the back of their Best Duo win at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Ben and Josienne... 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

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