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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6:00 pm Jinney Ring Folk Festival Openin... @ Jinney Ring Craft Centre
Jinney Ring Folk Festival Openin... @ Jinney Ring Craft Centre
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jinney Ring Folk Festival Opening Night @ Jinney Ring Craft Centre
Opening Night of the Jinney Ring Folk Festival The bar opens at 6pm – Real Ale and Cider available especially for the festival Steve Turner plays in the Beer Tent from 8pm. Followed by Open Mic Session for those who would like to join in. Entry £5.00 on the door or included in Festival Full Weekend Ticket. Dogs welcome. No [...]
7:30 pm Ceilidh at the Redoubt Fort with... @ The Redoubt Fort
Ceilidh at the Redoubt Fort with... @ The Redoubt Fort
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Harwich Festival Ceilidh in conjunction with Harwich Town Brewing Company. The Festival Dance Strand starts off with an evening Ceilidh at The Redoubt Fort. Music from The Hosepipe Band and guidance from their experienced caller will get you dancing in this most wonderful of locations. Dancing starts at 8pm and goes on to 11pm. While you are taking your [...]
7:30 pm Forest Folk and Roots present Pa... @ The College Arms Bar
Forest Folk and Roots present Pa... @ The College Arms Bar
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Forest Folk and Roots present Paul Handyside + Amy Mason @ The College Arms Bar |  |  |
Paul Handyside was singer songwriter with eighties indie darlings Hurrah! who had releases on Kitchenware and Arista Records. During the nineties he toured and recorded extensively with friend and Kitchenware label mate Martin Stephenson and in 2001 went on to form alt-country group Bronze releasing two albums The Statue in the Stone and A Common Prayer Paul released his debut [...]
8:00 pm Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Singers Night @ Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Jun 23 @ 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 [...]
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all-day Emily Maguire @ See the list
Emily Maguire @ See the list
Jun 24 all-day
Emily Maguire @ See the list
Emily Maguire  releases her first album in more than three years – A Bit Of Blue. She will be showcasing ‘A Bit Of Blue’ on several dates this spring. Gig List – 2017 Fri 24 February         St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Road, London  ALBUM LAUNCH Fri 3 March                Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey Sat 18 March [...]

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.

Blazing Beverley Folk Festival 2017

This year’s Beverley Folk Festival was blessed with blazing sunshine that was matched by the blistering talent on display. The temperature really soared over the weekend offering the perfect environment for relaxing with a cold beer and listening to some superb music. It’s been a few years since I last visited the Beverley Folk Festival. This year, with the event’s […]




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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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