ABOUT | The Folk Roots List

Folk Music News, Events and Links

Logo for Folk Roots List | folk music news and gigs website Folk Roots List is an offshoot of EntsWeb. It is a place where all the folk music news 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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Add Gigs and Events to the What’s On Guide 

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.

Lomond Folk Club @ Corries Restaurant
Aug 20 all-day

All musicians,singers and visitors welcome to our acoustic session

Bedworth Folk Club (Festival Fund Raiser) @ Bedworth Rugby Club
Aug 22 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm


The Club meets every 2nd wednesday of the month (8:30pm start) at The Old Black Bank pub – Coventry Road Bedworth, and also holds a second night most months on the 4th wednesday (also 8:30pm start) at Bedworth Rugby Club to raise funds for Bedworth Folk Festival.
The club is quite unique in that there is no admission charge despite the fact that there are top rate guests at almost every meeting (we just pass the jug around so you can give as much or as little as you wish a minimum of the price of a pint (around about £3 is suggested) – our aim is always for everyone, guests, audience and floor singers alike to have a really good time.
Floor singers are always welcome but we get very busy so we recommend a call or email to reserve a spot, on the night it is very much first come first served – if there is space available.



Adding Your News Releases to Folk Roots List

We love to hear your latest news. You can either add folk music news directly to the news section or send in your press/news releases for consideration.

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 press releases and folk music news to the Newsdesk but be aware that the high volume of email sent means your news release is less likely to be used than if you add it directly to the website yourself.

If you are unsure how to go about writing and using a press release, check out How to write a good press release.

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Add a FREE listing to EntsWeb

Your folk music news and dates can be added to Folk Roots List while your band, festival, club, act, service, etc. can be listed on EntsWeb.

Your free EntsWeb listing  will be linked to from this website.

EntsWeb has been around since 1997 and has built a comprehensive list of not only folk music, dance and folk festivals but also all branches of entertainment, music, event management companies and services. If, for instance, you are a folk festival organiser, you will find suppliers of portable toilets, temporary trackway, marquees, staging and more on the site.

If you are in a band or a morris side, or you are a singer/songwriter, an agent, a guitar maker, a festival organiser or anything to do with folk and roots music, claim a free listing on EntsWeb.

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