UK folk and Americana music website folking.com

cropped-folking_com-new-2016-site-logo.jpgWelcome to folking.com

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…


THE NEW OFFICIAL FOLKING FACEBOOK GROUP…

Click this link to view or join the group. A summary of the latest posts can be found in the feed below…

18 hours ago

Peter Turner

Thank you Dai. ATB 😎 ... See MoreSee Less

24 hours ago

Stevie Simpson

The Narrowboat Sessions
With a modern take on an ancient genre. Stevie-One Bloke, One Mandolin came aboard and just wowwed us with his wonderful songs. Whilst we do really know that his first song 'The Bosun' was really written about life at sea we're not sure if it wasn't also a prediction about our trip down the Thames this year! 😉
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The Narrowboat Sessions

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Thanks Dai. CHEERS !!

1 day ago

Darren Beech

A very special moment captured at Weyfest early yesterday evening in the pouring rain of probably my favourite story-telling singer-songwriter of all time. The National Treasure that is Ralph McTell youtu.be/BqEL1W-gPAc

If you missed the interview that Paul Johnson and I did with Ralph at Cropredy in 2016 its still available here at: folking.com/ralph-mctell-2016-cropredy-interview/Ralph McTell is probably my favourite story telling songwriter and I have always been fascinated as to how he manages to get underneath the skin of a song an...
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2 days ago

Catrin Morris

Hello Folking!

There's this folk weekender happening on the 1st September in Carmarthenshire, full on folk! Residential weekend of expert tuition and workshops, this year kicked off with an intimate gig and session with Calan. Drop in workshops are also open to the public. Accommodation and food are all included in the price and campervans' are also very welcome!

trac.wales/our-work/taking-part/the-big-experiment/
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Hello Folking! 

Theres this folk weekender happening on the 1st September in Carmarthenshire, full on folk! Residential weekend of expert tuition and workshops, this year kicked off with an intimate gig and session with Calan. Drop in workshops are also open to the public. Accommodation and food are all included in the price and campervans are also very welcome! 

https://trac.wales/our-work/taking-part/the-big-experiment/

3 days ago

John Hinchcliffe

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4 days ago

Darren Beech

The multi-talented singer-songwitter and producer Keith James. Whether Keith is turning his hand to touring the songs or poems of Nick Drake, Leonard Cohen or Lorca or recording and performing his own material, you can always be assued of a spell binding and capitativing performance like this one from Poet in New York, Federico Garcia Lorca. Recorded and edited by Jake Whittaker - youtu.be/IH4jXEnqVXo
Tour Details: folking.com/keith-james-tours-the-songs-of-nick-drake/
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4 days ago

Nigel John Bailey

Thanks for accepting me into this group. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

Darren Beech

fingers crossed!We have been at the airport since 5am, and the flight is now 4 hours delayed... But we are still smiling because... ITS OUR FIRST SHOW WITH MIRANDA LAMBERT TONIGHT!!!Now can someone from The wizarding world lift the fog over Amsterdam please! @mirandalambert #highwayvagabondtour ... See MoreSee Less

fingers crossed!
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