Pin Drop Silence

Nobody really knows what folk music is. Some people – the purists – will tell you that it’s songs that have been passed down orally from generation to generation. There are some folk clubs in the UK that stick so strictly to this idea that they present acts with extensive lists of pre-approved tracks. Lists that literally define which songs are (and which songs are not) folk songs. But what can this version of folk music offer 21st century... Read More

International Women’s Day at Folkroom

Some exciting news today: on March 5th, Folkroom will be celebrating and supporting International Women’s Day with a very special gig at The Social in London! We’ve curated one of our finest ever line-ups to bring you four of the very best female acts around, and they’ll all be performing in aid of women’s charities! Buy your tickets now, and guarantee your place in the audience. We think it’s fair to say that there... Read More

Anthologies for Charity

Very shortly, Folkroom will be announcing our newest Anthology LP! With a new album on the way, we’re revisiting the first two Anthology records – and now is a better time than ever. We’re putting both albums up for sale at £5 each, with all the proceeds being donated directly to one of our favourite charities. We’ve been working with the Piers Simon Appeal and their School In A Bag campaign for two years now. The charity,... Read More

Welcoming Sophie Jamieson

Anyone listening to Bob Meyer’s weekly folk show on Radio Wey last Tuesday will have heard our exclusive announcement – it’s time now to share it with the rest of the world! Folkroom Records are announcing singer-songwriter Sophie Jamieson as our newest signing! Those of you paying close attention to our adventures as a record label will be more than aware of Sophie, who provided a show-stopping moment on our recent Anthology Two... Read More

A Folky Christmas with friends!

Alright, alright, we’ve given in. We’re now officially listening to Christmas songs. We try not to – to hold off until at least December 1st each year. But the thing is, we’ve got Christmas on our minds… Get your diaries out, folk – we’ve got something you’re not going to want to miss. Folkroom Records are teaming up with Clerkenwell-based folk night Before The Gold Rush and the terrific Patch and the... Read More

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