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Now in our 22nd year, Folk Roots List has been online since 1999, offering free help to folk musicians and folk event organisers. The website has four distinct areas or folk music zones. Folk News, Folk Gigs, The Learning Zone and the Directory of folk music artists, roots musicians, agents and venues.

Ninebarrow's 2nd Book of Musical Walks


Ninebarrow follow up the release of their acclaimed fourth album A Pocket Full of Acorns, with another new creation – their second book.

Pint-Sized - Towersey Festival

Towersey Bill

An exciting event for an uncertain time! A small but perfectly formed Towersey Festival

Joshua Burnell - new single


Shelagh’s Song. Recorded by a guitar, keys and percussion-playing Burnell at home during lockdown

Suzanne Noble & George Webster Dirty Blues

Suzanne Noble

Date: Thurs 8th July

Venue: Green Note
Address: 106 Parkway, London NW1 7AN

Cornwall Folk Festival

Cornwall Folk Festivall

Date: 27th to 30th Aug

Venue: Town Hall
Address: Wadebridge

Dartington Music

Dartington Music

Dartington Music Summer School & Festival returns with an exciting folk offering 24th July – 21st August 2021, Dartington Hall, Devon

New Release from Honey and The Bear

Honey and The Bear

Journey Through The Roke: Released April 23, 2021. Songs of Suffolk…and survival

Lindisfarne - Live dates


Acoustic rock music legends Lindisfarne have announced a series of live performance dates for 2021.

Join the Hudson Club!


Hudson Records launches brand new subscription music platform

Steve Hewitt

Steve Hewitt

Steve Hewitt Returns With 'Dreaming Again'

Don Perera

Don Perera

Date: 3rd July 2021

Venue: York House Centre
Address: London Road, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ

An Audience without Jake Thackray

Fake Thackray

Date: 16th July 2021

Venue: York House Centre
Address: London Road, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ

Sam Brookes new release and tour

Sam Brookes

‘You Can Discover’ is the first track to be taken from Bristol singer-songwriter Sam Brookes’ forthcoming EP of acoustic covers set for release Autumn 2021.

Will Finn and Rosie Calvert

Will and Rosie

Date: 20th May 2021

Venue: Bournemouth Folk Club
Address: St Ambrose Church, Westcliff Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 8BE


The Folk Roots List, news section. Containing news updates from the world of folk music, Americana, acoustic, roots and world music.


What's on listings of folk gigs, dances, acoustic and americana shows, folk festivals, tours and live folk music concerts.


A collection of useful and informative articles and tutorials for musicians, promoters and event organisers.


Lists of folk music artists, agents, & venues. A new FRL zone being developed & refined as profiles are added.