The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) Conference is the place for everything festivals and events. Over 250 delegates, both professionals and volunteers, will be gathering to discuss the hot topics affecting our industry today. This year’s dates are 10-12 November 2017 at Ettington Chase Conference Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon. See www.festivalorganisers.org for full details and to book. Steve Heap, General Secretary of […]Read more
Welcome to the Folk Roots List
Folk Roots List is an offshoot of EntsWeb. It is a place where all the folk music and dance, roots, acoustic, Americana and world music information and news is pulled together.
This page gives you an idea of what you will find here on the Folk Roots List website. It also shows how to get your news published and how you can add your gigs, tours and festival dates to the events diary.
Folk Gigs & Events | Publicise Your Folk Festivals, Concert Dates, Gigs & Tours
Add your folk, roots, acoustic and world music gigs, concerts, tours, folk club and folk festival dates directly to the What's On diary and gig guide.
This is a free service to help you publicise your events & gigs. For single events, just click the green "+Post Your Event" button found at the top of the listings on the Events & Gigs page. Then fill out and submit the form. This is the simplest way to add a single event and does not require you to log in.
If you have a tour or multiple events to add, you can login and use the dashboard setting which allows you to reuse photos and store venue details for re-use. Please note, all events are checked before going live and for security reasons, login is disabled every night between midnight and 6 am.
all-day FolkEast @ Glemham Hall
FolkEast @ Glemham Hall
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day
In its sixth year, FolkEast will be packing a punch with an eclectic line up of folk and world music acts including BBC award-winning headliners Jon Boden (ex Bellowhead frontman) and Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys and recently announced Sunday headliner, the dynamic Dhol Foundation. 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees Nancy Kerr, Kris Drever and Dorset duo [...]
all-day Les Barker @ See list
Les Barker @ See list
Aug 19 all-day
Les Barker writes strange poems and comes originally from Manchester, but he’s now Welsh. He was an accountant before he became a professional idiot. A well known style icon Les always cuts a dash in the world of fashion where he is much respected as a leading exponent of the cardigan. July 2017 Sat 22. Music on the Marr [...]
8:00 pm Phil Beer in Concert @ St John's Church
Phil Beer in Concert @ St John's Church
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phil is the multi instumental half of the west countries award winning duo, Show of Hands, described as a true craftsman, a master musician and consummate performer. with a professional career of over 36 years, Phil has a great deal of material to draw on for his solo appearances. All are songs and music of memory and significance sung in [...]
8:00 pm Phil Beer in Concert at Stockfes... @ St John's Church
Phil Beer in Concert at Stockfes... @ St John's Church
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
Phil is the multi instrumental half of the west countries award winning duo, Show of Hands, described as a true craftsman, a master musician and consummate performer. with a professional career of over 36 years, Phil has a great deal of material to draw on for his solo appearances. All are songs and music of memory and significance sung in [...]
Add Your News & Press Releases
We love to hear your latest news. You can either add news directly to the website or send in your press/news releases for inclusion in the news section.
Releases and photos, relating to tours, albums, folk festivals and other news can be directly added to the news section, along with audio and video. Just log in and add your news as a new post. This the surest way to get it published on the website. Please note that all post are checked before going live and for security reasons, login is disabled every night between midnight and 6am.
Alternatively you can send your releases to the Newsdesk
If you are unsure how to go about writing and using a press release, check out How to write a good press release.
Below is an example of how a news item will appear on the Latest News page.
Get a Free listing on EntsWeb
Free Listing on EntsWeb
If you are in a ceilidh band or in a morris side or you are a folk singer, a singer/songwriter, an agent, a guitar maker, a festival organiser or anything to do with folk, acoustic, Americana or roots music, claim a free listing and multimedia page on EntsWeb.
This will allow you to showcase your talent, wares and services to a wider audience and to get some free publicity through the Folk Roots List.