Folkroom turns 10 years old!

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the first ever Folkroom gig! Our plans to celebrate, however, have been rather hampered by a certain global pandemic. Still, we’ve got a few little treats lined up for you today as we mark a decade of music! Our founder, Stephen, has written a birthday message, which you can find here.Some of our favourite acts have recorded one-off covers of songs by others in the Folkroom circle – check out... Read More

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