Events & Gigs

Folk Gigs, Festivals, Tours and Events

A folk gig guide for folk, roots and acoustic music, festivals, folk clubs & tours.

Aug 23 all-day
Blackbeard's Tea Party @ See Listing
12:00 am
Traditional songs and tunes are given a heavy rock edge with earth shattering riffs, playful arrangements and driving dance rhythms. Blackbeard’s Tea Party believe a [...]
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Think Americana, think Roots, think rock and everything in between, brought together in harmony with the beauty of the Weald to create the perfect festival [...]
Tony Woods Project @ Colchester Arts Centre
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tony Woods Project @ Colchester Arts Centre
7:30 pm
Formed in the mid-90s, the Tony Woods Project has recorded four highly acclaimed albums of original, folk/jazz-inspired compositions: High Seas (1997), Lowlands (2004), Wind Shadows [...]
@ Tonbridge Folk Club
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 @ Tonbridge Folk Club
8:00 pm
Broomdasher is a six voice acapella group singing traditional English folk songs. Formed two years ago by singers with a long folk pedigree, they are [...]
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Claire Hastings and Jenn Butterworth in Concert @ York House Centre
8:00 pm
Glasgow based folksinger, songwriter, ukulele player and guitarist Claire Hastings has made a name for herself on the folk scene since winning BBC Young Traditional [...]
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
Folk and Acoustic Night @ The Globe
7:30 pm
The first Thursday of each month is Folk and Acoustic night at the Globe It’s an open mike evening and maybe a jam session. Come [...]
Traditional Song Session @ Prince of Wales Pub
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Traditional Song Session @ Prince of Wales Pub
8:00 pm
A chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Sep 6 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Boo Hewerdine in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
First class performer and highly respected songwriter Boo straddles the entire spectrum of musical styles and genres enjoyed at the Ram Club, through folk, pop, [...]
The Flying Toads in Concert @ Brimfield Village Hall
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Flying Toads in Concert @ Brimfield Village Hall
7:30 pm
The Toads are a four-piece multi-instrumental band playing inventive arrangements of Irish music. Their songs range from well-known lively standards, to moving lyrical ballads. Their [...]
Scandi music session @ Prince of Wales pub
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scandi music session @ Prince of Wales pub
2:00 pm
A chance to meet up and play a few Swedish and other Scandinavian tunes. All musicians welcome – more info and links to tunes via [...]
Moishes Bagel @ Landmark Arts Centre
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances, Moishe’s Bagel combine the energy and passion of world folk [...]
Sep 9 all-day
Sharon Shannon | new live show | UK tour @ See Listings
12:00 am
Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. TOUR DATES – More to be confirmed 7/05/2019    Milton [...]
Sep 12 all-day
Sharon Shannon | new live show | UK tour @ See Listings
12:00 am
Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. TOUR DATES – More to be confirmed 7/05/2019    Milton [...]
Sep 13 all-day
Sharon Shannon | new live show | UK tour @ See Listings
12:00 am
Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. TOUR DATES – More to be confirmed 7/05/2019    Milton [...]
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
For those of you lucky enough to have seen contemporary folk/americana duo ROSWELL performing at Forest Folk and Roots before (supporting Paul McClure in the [...]
Sep 13 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
James Keelaghan & Hugh McMillan in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Instantly unforgettable melodies Music as clear as a mountain stream pours from the stage when this Canadian duo is in full flow. James’s singing voice [...]
Sep 14 all-day
Sharon Shannon | new live show | UK tour @ See Listings
12:00 am
Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. TOUR DATES – More to be confirmed 7/05/2019    Milton [...]
Sep 15 all-day
Sharon Shannon | new live show | UK tour @ See Listings
12:00 am
Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. TOUR DATES – More to be confirmed 7/05/2019    Milton [...]
Traditional Music Session @ Prince of Wales
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Traditional Music Session @ Prince of Wales
8:00 pm
A chance to play and share English, Scottish and Irish folk music and song – all are welcome, to play or to listen.
Sep 20 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Bob Fox in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Magical entertainment from the man with the golden voice Bob is another Ram regular who is always welcome to call in and provide us with [...]
The London Sea Shanty Collective sing songs of the sea and anchorage @ Erith Pier
1:00 pm
Shanties and maritime songs. A celebration of the working sailor life of the River Thames and its docks as part of the Totally Thames festival. [...]
The London Sea Shanty Collective sing songs of the sea and anchorage @ Greenland Dock
7:00 pm
Shanties and maritime songs. A celebration of the working sailor life of the River Thames and its docks as part of the Totally Thames festival. [...]
Sep 27 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Captivating singer and brilliant guitarist An incredibly busy duo who this year performed in New Jersey at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Strawbs – [...]
Folk concert with Tell Tale Tusk @ Burnett's Hill Chapel
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Multi-instrumental female folk quartet specialising in three-part harmonies and imaginative interpretations of folk songs old and new. The venue is a beautiful 200-year-old country chapel [...]
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
Folk and Acoustic Night @ The Globe
7:30 pm
The first Thursday of each month is Folk and Acoustic night at the Globe It’s an open mike evening and maybe a jam session. Come [...]
Traditional Song Session @ Prince of Wales Pub
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Traditional Song Session @ Prince of Wales Pub
8:00 pm
A chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Oct 4 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Dazzling playing with splendid showmanship Kit and Aaron, the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from the band Sheelanagig, draw on many influences to create arrangements [...]
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
COCO AND THE BUTTERFIELDS @ The Beehive
8:00 pm
“Folk-hewn pop, with gliding guitars and a strident vocal”
Oct 11 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Salt House in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Magnificent and gorgeous – from dramatic, to bright and breezy The sound of Salt House ranges from atmospheric, dramatic, evocative and moody to bright and [...]
Oct 18 @ 8:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer in concert at The Ram Club @ Old Cranleighan Club
8:15 pm
Vibrant story-telling plus an irresistible sense of fun Hypnotic melodies and bewitching stories are two of the elements that make this duo such a joy. [...]