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 Ange Hardy @ Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre
Ange Hardy @ Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre
Mar 26 all-day
Celebrated by The Telegraph as “one of Britain’s top folk musicians” for her 5* 2014 album ‘The Lament of The Black Sheep’, Ange hardy has grabbed the attention of the traditional folk music world (a feat which saw her nominated at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and winning the FATEA Tradition Award) by writing new material and embracing [...]
8:00 pm Rackhouse Pilfer @ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Rackhouse Pilfer @ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm
Rackhouse Pilfer @ Ropetackle Arts Centre |  |  |
“The 6-piece Pilfers aren’t short of energy, they can play up a storm!” ~ Irish Times Rackhouse Pilfer are a fiery new band who have received rave reviews for their exciting blend of Irish Americana roots music. Enthralling crowds throughout Ireland, Europe and America, they were special guests for Imelda May at Irish folk festival Sligo Live where they were [...]
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all-day Lomond Folk Club @ Corries Restaurant
Lomond Folk Club @ Corries Restaurant
Mar 27 all-day
All musicians,singers and visitors welcome to our acoustic session
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8:00 pm Maddy Prior @ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Maddy Prior @ Ropetackle Arts Centre
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Maddy Prior @ Ropetackle Arts Centre |  |  |
A true legend of British music, Maddy Prior has built her career on exploring a range of musical avenues, most notably folk music. Har latest album ‘3 For Joy’ is no exception, a further exploration of the tradition that she loves. Together with new musical partners Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and young accordion player Hannah James, Maddy returns to perform [...]
8:30 pm The Anvil Jam Session @ The Anvil Arms
The Anvil Jam Session @ The Anvil Arms
Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Anvil Jam Session @ The Anvil Arms
The Anvil Jam Session. Every Tuesday All acoustic musicians and friends welcome.

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.

Fiddle & Cello duo An Dhá

Celtic Connections Competition Winner “An Dhá” to play Brighton Fringe

Winner of the Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Competition, Fiddle & Cello duo An Dhá, are bringing their unique blend of Celtic music and Jazz to the Brighton Fringe. Recently described as ‘very impressive’ by BBC Radio Scotland’s Bruce MacGregor, An Dhá are taking the Folk world by storm. After winning the London Fiddle Convention Competition in 2016 they did not […]




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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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