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 a joy to be working with Ringlefinch to release their... Read More

Out now: A Christmas Anthology for You!

Christmas is here at last, and Folkroom Records are sharing a very special treat with folk fans this year. ‘A Christmas Anthology For You’ is a seasonal collection of songs from Folkroom’s community of musicians, and is available now as a digital exclusive via Bandcamp. A Christmas Anthology For You celebrates the community around Folkroom, bringing together tracks by independent and unsigned artists who frequent our fortnightly gigs... Read More

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 announces stay-at-home Pillow Fort Folk Festival on Saturday June 6th, featuring Sam Lee and live drawing from Chris Riddell.

Folkroom is today announcing the Pillow Fort Folk Festival – an afternoon of live music taking place on June 6th. As the prospect of meeting friends at a gig again soon seems far away, Pillow Fort Folk Festival will bring musicians and fans closer together for a magical day streamed absolutely live from some of the folk scene’s finest musicians’ own pillow forts, all accompanied by renowned author and artist Chris Riddell’s exquisite... Read More

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