– 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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21 hours ago

Darren Beech

Mike Davies an encyclopaedia of Alternative Folk, Country and Roots announces his latest show on Brum Radio. ... See MoreSee Less

23 hours ago

David Sampson

Brian Phillips is guest at The Wurzel Bush Folk Club www<dot>wurzelbush<dot>co<dot>uk on Tuesday 20th February Venue Bulls Head, Coventry Road, Brinklow. CV23 0NE 3 miles from M6 Junc 2 15 minute walk from Oxford Canal. Free camping in the pubs car park for motor homes
We start at 8-30pm Residents Dave Sampson & Eric Preece Floorsingers are welcome. Free Admission We don't sell tickets or charge admission. Instead, we hold a collection in a ladies chamber pot the contents of which becomes our guest's fee. They hope you will appreciate their performance and will fill the potty with bank notes. See the video of Brian Phillips at the Hinckley ACT last Friday night.
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1 day ago

Stephen James

Thank you for accepting me into the group. ... 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).