The new Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn EP is out now!

Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn have released their long-awaited Life and the Land EP. And we mean long-awaited. Two long years ago, old friends Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn met up for a beer after a gig, and the conversation strayed to the traditional folk songs that celebrate our connection to the earth. As both had been working on solo material for a while, they... Read More

Chris Wood to headline Brighton & Hove Folk Festival

Brighton and Hove Folk Festival poster by Chris Riddell Six time BBC Folk Award winner Chris Wood has been announced as the headliner for Brighton and Hove’s first folk festival. Established local promoters Folkroom have announced their full line-up for the festival, which takes place at The Brunswick in Hove on September 11th 2021. As well as the critically-acclaimed Chris... Read More

Happy Release Day Ringlefinch!

Ringlefinch release their debut album, Tall Tales, on Folkroom Records today. The album is the culmination of years of songwriting, gigging and recording. Produced entirely by the band’s lead singer, Andy Logan, the album is an accomplished and richly textured record that is as daring as it is irrepressibly fun. Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, with Folk... Read More

Brighton & Hove Folk Festival is coming this September

With a heavy heart, we took the decision to shelve Folkroom’s ten-year anniversary celebration and launch of the first full Folkroom festival last Summer. So we’re delighted to confirm that the inaugural Brighton and Hove Folk Festival will finally be going ahead on September 11th 2021! Joined by our patron, renowned illustrator and political cartoonist... Read More

Ringlefinch sign with Folkroom, announce debut album

London seven-piece Ringlefinch have signed with Folkroom Records for the release of their debut album, Tall Tales. The record comes out on CD and digitally on June 25th 2021, and follows their earlier EPs ‘Mass Trespass’ and ‘Gory Stories’. You can hear a sneak peek of what to expect on Folk Radio UK today, as they share a teaser with their readers. It’s... Read More