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.

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all-day John Wort Hannam @ Click through for venues
John Wort Hannam @ Click through for venues
Jul 21
John Wort Hannam @ Click through for venues
John Wort Hannam is a Canadian singer songwriter from Fort Macleod, Alberta. Born in the Channel Islands and raised in Alberta, John earned a degree in Native American Studies and taught on a reserve for five years. Since leaving his teaching post for music in 2002 he’s been nominated for a Juno, three Western Canadian Music Awards, a North American [...]
all-day Priming the Pump @ White Horse Country Park
Priming the Pump @ White Horse Country Park
Jul 21 – Jul 23
Priming the Pump @ White Horse Country Park |  |  |
A brilliant weekend of live music from across the folk spectrum, finishing with a rip-roaring set from the Roving Crows. Three days of interactive music events including sessions tent and a scratch-band contest plus afternoons and evenings full of brilliant acts. Free camping. £40 weekend ticket, £25 day ticket – many concessions available.
7:30 pm Forest Folk and Roots present Pl... @ The College Arms Bar
Forest Folk and Roots present Pl... @ The College Arms Bar
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Forest Folk and Roots present Platform 1 + Joe Bygraves @ The College Arms Bar |  |  |
Will, Josh and Martha are Platform 1. Based in Carmarthenshire the band have been gigging extensively in and around Wales, Gloucestershire and the Bristol area building up an extensive fan-base. Playing smaller venues allows the band to interact and tell the story behind their songs. The band have been playing together for 4 years and define their sound as modern [...]
8:00 pm Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:15 pm
Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
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 [...]
8:00 pm The Salts : Songs from the Sea @ Chapel Arts Centre
The Salts : Songs from the Sea @ Chapel Arts Centre
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Salts : Songs from the Sea @ Chapel Arts Centre |  |  |
The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong

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.

Cambridge and Newport announce historic twinning of two legendary Folk Festivals

Cambridge and Newport announce historic twinning of two legendary Folk Festivals Two of the oldest and most prestigious Folk Festivals in the world will form a partnership that will herald the start of a unique new transatlantic artistic relationship. Cambridge Folk Festival Managing Director Steve Bagnall commented: ‘Cambridge Folk Festival has always tested the boundaries of Folk with its programme […]




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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.

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