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

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

Announcing: Anthology Three!

Folkroom is ecstatic to announce the release of our long-awaited compilation album, Anthology Three! The Anthology series has been a vital part of Folkroom’s output since we debuted as a label with ‘Anthology One’ way back in 2011. Our new record is out now on digital and, for the first time, available on CD from February 2nd. As ever, this Anthology record is a snapshot of the artists working in and around our little label. Folkroom... Read More

It’s The Vinyl Countdown!

Good news everybody! (And it’s not just that we promise never to use that pun again…) London based folk bands Keston Cobblers’ Club and The Lost Cavalry will be putting out their joint debut vinyl release on June 5th. The We Will Heel Your Soles/Stars Are Ripe 7 inch will be split between the two bands, with each showcasing a brand new and previously unreleased track. Available exclusively on limited edition coloured vinyl, the... Read More

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