The Green Note is Londons leading folk, roots and acoustic venue.
Offering a wide range of music from traditional folk, bluegrass, americana, singer songwriters, Jazz and roots music from around the globe.
See www.greennote.co.uk for their forthcoming bookings




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Folk and Roots presents FolkOnMonday, a night of the best of the folk and roots scene held (normally) on the first and third Mondays of the month in London.

Our next event will be held on Monday 19th January - featuring Alma and Laurel Swift & Ben Moss

Presenting two new London based Folk Acts both containing a wealth of talent and experience, expect Fiddles, Rich Harmonies, Clog Dancing and more...

See www.folkonmonday.co.uk for tickets and full details.


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Folk and Roots provides a monthly guide to whats happening around the Folk, Roots and Acoustic Scene, click on the Calendar above for details.



"Barluath are a diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. The band consists of five young musicians who met whilst studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has a line-up comprising Scots and Gaelic song, fiddle, whistles, guitar, highland and border bagpipes, bouzouki, guitar and piano/keyboards."

Barluath are on tour thoughout the UK from January onwards, see barluath.com for details!


Sheffield based Trio Bright Season have a number of dates in March and April.

Bright Season formed in 2013 bringing together the talents of singer and guitarist Michael J Tinker, fiddle-player Ella Sprung and accordionist Simon Dumpleton. Together they perform traditional and self-penned songs and tunes, displaying their own individual gifts and combining to deliver stunning arrangements and harmonies.

See brightseason.net for tickets and details.



Perthshire fiddler and singer Patsy Reid is one of the most admired musicians in the UK. In the last couple of years the former Breabach fiddle player has performed extensively with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award 2013 winners Kathryn Tickell and Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, The Cecil Sharp Project and Zakir Hussain’s Pulse of the World. She also contributed violin, viola and cello to albums by Donald Shaw, Duncan Chisholm, Bella Hardy, Treacherous Orchestra, Tim Edey and Luke Daniels to name just a few. Now Patsy takes centre stage - accompanied by an equally accomplished band - to bring us tunes and songs from her highly acclaimed new album, The Brightest Path. This, her first solo recording since 2008’s rapturously received Bridging The Gap, features freshly recovered traditional Scottish melodies alongside self-penned and contemporary material that demonstrates Patsy’s ability to virtually sing through her instrument.

Patsy Reid and friends are on tour throughout February.. see www.patsyreid.com for details..


Folk at the Hall, Flintshire, Trelawnyd

'Folk at the Hall is a village hall festival, in North East Wales, in its 4th year. It is a family run event, over a Friday evening and all day Saturday (10 / 11 July). The line up is always our main focus, and is driven by the artists we love, with an emphasis on young artists. We are thrilled that Wolfstone and The Unthanks will be our headliners, but equally excited by every single performer, including new collaborations in the Tweed Project and Leveret.

The 2015 Lineup includes: The Unthanks, Wolfstone, O’Hooley & Tidow, Leveret, The Tweed Project, Andy Cutting,Luke Jackson, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker and more..

See www.therecordjournal.co.uk for full details and tickets.