Folk Roots List

The Unthanks – “How Wild The Wind Blows” and tour news

The Unthanks announce an extensive tour and “Diversions Vol. 4: The Unthanks – How Wild The Wind Blows” Performing the songs and poems of Molly Drake A wistful mother in the 1950s makes some simple home recordings in her family sitting room. Little could she have known that decades later, her son would become one of the most poetic and influential songwriters ever, or that more than sixty […]


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First names announced for Cambridge FF Jake Bugg (Acoustic), Oysterband, Lau, Hayseed Dixie, Jon Boden

Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to reveal the first artists for next year’s bill including one of Britain’s most exciting talents Jake Bugg, who the Festival have invited to return to headline Sunday night with an acoustic set. Jake’s progress from performing in 2012 at the Festival’s smallest stage, The Den, to headlining Stage 1 is a feat matched only […]


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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2017 Festival celebrates host band’s Golden Anniversary; line-up announced; ‘early bird’ tickets on sale for Christmas

Cropredy line-up announced Fairport Convention announces acts booked so far to appear at Fairport’s Cropredy Convention music festival in 2017. The line-up is not yet finalised and late additions will be announced in January. The three-day event takes place on Thursday 10, Friday 11 and Saturday 12 August 2017. The festival will celebrate Fairport Convention’s Golden Anniversary with performances by […]


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Brighton folk-duo, Hickory Signals share the video for their single, ‘Noise Of The Waters’

Brighton folk-duo, Hickory Signals are pleased to share the video for their current single, ‘Noise Of The Waters’ Inspired by the sea-inspired James Joyce poem of the same name, ‘Noise Of The Waters’ is the second EP from Brighton folk duo, Hickory Signals. Made up of multi-instrumentalists Laura Ward and Adam Ronchetti, the pair combine strong vocal melodies with vibrant guitar, […]


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