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

Folkroom’s Blue Christmas with Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

This festive season Folkroom presents a very special gig at the Courtyard Theatre in London, with BBC Folk Award winners Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker and John Spiers, and upcoming singer-songwriter Jack Harris. TicketsĀ are onsale here now. Christmas is a time of light, of giving, of love – and we reckon there might just be a few too many gigs this December celebrating the garish tinsel-draped side of the season. London’s friendliest... Read More

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