Ben Walker announces new album ‘Echo’

Following last year’s critically acclaimed EP, Ben Walker has today announced his debut solo album Echo, to be released on July 5th via Folkroom Records. Ben was recently hailed as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now’ by Total Guitar magazine. After six critically acclaimed albums and a BBC Folk Award as a duo with Josienne Clarke he has built a reputation among his peers for fusing tradition and innovation... Read More

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

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

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

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

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