Leading Welsh band Allan Yn Y Fan is proud to announce a set of three premiere appearances which include one on home ground in Wales whilst also adding a new country to the list of European dates undertaken by the band since they commenced international touring in 2003. First up on Thursday 14th September is the band’s appearance for the […]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.
5:00 pm York’s Little Festival of Live M... @ Music Marquee
York’s Little Festival of Live M... @ Music Marquee
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
Recently awarded with the title of York’s Outstanding New Festival of the Year, York’s Little Festival of Live Music is back and is bigger and better than ever before! This year’s 28 hour music festival will showcase the work of many musicians and bands from York and beyond, including various folk musicians! This year’s music festival will feature renowned performer [...]
8:00 pm Lucy Ward @ Reeth Memorial Hall
Lucy Ward @ Reeth Memorial Hall
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Award winning young singer songwriter Lucy Ward from Derby returns to Swaledale on Friday, September 22 for her third visit to Reeth Memorial Hall. As well as singing, Lucy accompanies herself on guitar, ukulele and concertina, performing a mixture of traditional songs and her own work.
8:00 pm Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:15 pm
It’s Singer’s Night at Rhyl Folk and Acoustic Club every Friday at 8.00pm in the The Corbett Sports Stadium Lounge at Rhyl Football Club which boasts comfortable seating, a stage with a PA system, a licensed bar and a large safe car park. All styles of music are catered for from Folk to Blues to Country, and all abilities too! On our singer’s [...]
8:15 pm Mick Ryan & Paul Downes in concert @ Old Cranleighan Club
Mick Ryan & Paul Downes in concert @ Old Cranleighan Club
Sep 22 @ 8:15 pm
This pair shifts effortlessly between moods Mick’s wry observations on modern life and Paul’s incisive asides make for an evening full of hilarity and engaging songs. Mick has a powerful, resonant voice and Paul is a splendid guitarist and singer and together they effortlessly shift between moods – one minute light-hearted and whimsical, the next deeply personal and moving, the [...]
all-day Blackbeard’s Tea Party @ On Tour
Blackbeard’s Tea Party @ On Tour
Sep 23 all-day
Blackbeard’s Tea Party combine fiddle, melodeon and voice with the interlocking grooves of two hand percussionists, a distorted electric guitar, and funk-inflected bass patterns. Though their music often takes traditional tunes and songs as the starting point, it’s clear that Blackbeard’s Tea Party is not for folk purists. June 2017 Wed 14. The Greystones Greystones Rd, Sheffield, Sth Yorks S11 [...]
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.
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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.