Folk Roots List

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.

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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 Hungrytown @ On Tour | See list
Hungrytown @ On Tour | See list
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Hungrytown @ On Tour | See list
After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson – otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown – have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting. “Their music mixes the snow of their home in Vermont and the dew on the grass of a cool summer morning in [...]
all-day Les Barker @ See list
Les Barker @ See list
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Les Barker @ See list
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. March 2017  Sat 25. The Dolphin Hotel  Fore St, [...]
all-day Sarah McQuaid @ See list
Sarah McQuaid @ See list
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Sarah McQuaid @ See list
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Sarah McQuaid is hard at work writing songs for her new album, to be produced by folk icon Michael Chapman – but she still finds time to perform at festivals and other venues in the UK and abroad. See details of dates below. TOUR DATES: Sunday 9 April 2017 Ards International Guitar Festival — The Queen’s Hall, 18 West [...]
all-day The Unthanks @ On Tour
The Unthanks @ On Tour
Apr 30 all-day
The Unthanks @ On Tour
A tour of Molly Drake’s work, re-imagined by The Unthanks, will be accompanied by the release of Diversions Vol 4. – The Unthanks Perform The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake. April 2017 18  NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME New Vic Theatre 19  MANCHESTER RNCM Theatre 20  WREXHAM William Aston Hall 21  KENDAL Brewery Arts Centre 22  EDINBURGH Queens Hall 23  BERWICK Maltings Theatre 26  [...]
all-day Track Dogs @ See list
Track Dogs @ See list
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Track Dogs @ See list
Track Dogs are a Madrid-based acoustic-folk band with members from Ireland, England and the USA. These particular dogs started life in the autumn of 2006 as The Garrett Wall Band. The line-up from the start was simple but effective; guitar, bass, trumpet and cajón. They wanted a clean sound that would work as easily in someone’s living room as it [...]

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.

Lisa Hannigan

Cambridge Folk Festival announces new names including Lisa Hannigan and Martin Simpson

Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to reveal exciting new additions to this year’s bill, including Lisa Hannigan and Martin Simpson. They join a line-up that brings together up and coming artists and established folk legends in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall. First capturing attention through her work with Damien Rice, Mercury Award nominated Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan’s subsequent solo […]

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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.

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