– UK folk and Americana music website

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The site was established in 1999 and has become one of the UK’s much loved on-line folk music resources.

The folking team is a small, dedicated group of people with a passion for music and a commitment to furthering the interests of the folk, acoustic and Americana music movement; with a growing team of writers & interviewers, reviewing the latest releases from the world of folk, each with their own inimitable style…

Before we launch our “latest news”, here is a gem from the Folking Video Archive (that needs no introduction), which is guaranteed to get you in the mood…

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15 hours ago

Darren Beech

Just uploaded this gem from the folking video Archive - John Tams and Barry Coope form the fantastic Gosport and Fareham Easter Festival (sadly no more) preforming the fab "Lay Me Low" from 2007. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did revisiting it. One of my favourites. John Tams and Barry Coope playing the Gosport and Fareham Easter Festival back in 2007. Recorded by Darren Beech. ... See MoreSee Less

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Photo Gallery – Interested in seeing photos of your favourite band or artist? Our photo archive dates back to 2000 and now has a search facility. Why not type in the name of your favourite artist or band and then watch a slide-show of it (latest photos below).