Folk Roots List

Cambridge Folk Festival sells out for 23rd year running

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Cambridge Live, organisers of the Cambridge Folk Festival, have confirmed that the 2016 event has now completely sold out, continuing a 23 year tradition. Now in its 52nd year, the Cambridge Folk Festival remains one of the most enduring and popular folk festivals in the world, bringing an eclectic mix of outstanding artists from around the world to Cambridge. Each […]


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Seth Lakeman to release new album ‘Ballads of The Broken Few’

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‘BALLADS OF THE BROKEN FEW’ September 16th 2016 on Cooking Vinyl Seth Lakeman’s eighth studio album is a stunning combination of his dynamic songwriting and playing, the genius of legendary producer Ethan Johns and the sublime harmony vocals of emerging young female trio Wildwood Kin. Between them they have conjured up an epic, soulful album of compelling songs that are stripped back to their […]


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The Young’uns and Aldeburgh Young Musicians celebrate Suffolk singer Bob Hart

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FOLKEAST’S BBC AWARD-WINNING PATRONS THE YOUNG’UNS & ALDEBURGH YOUNG MUSICIANS TO UNVEIL UNIQUE SHOW CELEBRATING SUFFOLK SINGER BOB HART The culmination of a collaboration between FolkEast, its multi award-winning patrons The Young’uns and Aldeburgh Young Musicians promises to be one of the highlights of Suffolk’s 2016 FolkEast festival.   Performing on the main stage on the opening night (Friday, August […]


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The BIG Towersey Competition – prize worth nearly £1,000

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Fancy a chance of getting your hands on a Towersey prize worth nearly £1,000? Then head over to their Facebook page where you’ll find more details of how to get your hands on the jaw-dropping goodies. The eventual winner will walk away with Full Weekend tickets for two adults, a souvenir programme, an evening meal from The Wandering Kitchen (who specialise in […]


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Adastra & Regent Music agencies merge into Strada Music

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Working under the new name of Strada Music LLP, the two agencies are now working together representing some of the most established names in the Folk, Roots, World, Jazz & Americana genres – including The Unthanks, Peatbog Faeries, Colin Hay & Barbara Dickson to name but a few. Alongside Partners Chris Wade and Phil Simpson, live agents Graham Smout, Polly […]


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Welsh Music Prize winner Georgia Ruth returns with new album Fossil Scale

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Welsh singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Georgia Ruth has announced a new album Fossil Scale, due for release on October 7, 2016 via Navigator Records. The record is the follow up to 2013’s Welsh Music Prize winning Week Of Pines – a feat Georgia never contemplated she’d achieve for her critically acclaimed, bilingual debut album. The record prompted The  Guardian to tip […]


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