– 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. is managed by Paul Miles, Paul Johnson and Jean Camp and edited by Dai Jeffries.

The Folking team are a dedicated group of people with a passion for music who give their free time to furthering the interests of the folk, acoustic and Americana music movement; we are a growing team of writers & interviewers, reviewing the latest releases from the world of folk, each in own inimitable style…

Fairport Conventions’s Cropredy Festival 2023

You can see the full review, with the latest interviews on this link.

It’s not long to go now, and with a fantastic lineup announced, we’re all excited to be going this year. Just click on the image to the left for the official lineup poster.

If you’ve not booked your tickets, then get them as soon as you can. You can book them online or via telephone on (standard rate) 0344 581 1396 or print off the order form and post it with a cheque to the address on the form.

Here’s our Paul Johnson with a little promo of the festival. The music in the background is from the Shanakee Folk Rock Band. They play a mix of original and traditional music with their own slant. Check them out, they’re brilliant fun.

Pre-Cropredy Interviews

Listen to the great interview by our very own Paul Johnson with Wilson & Wakeman. We can’t wait to see them this year with their pure, simple and sensational music.

You can find out more about them by visiting their website

Paul Johnson talks to Joshua Burnell for our pre Cropredy interviews.
Here our very own Paul Johnson chats to Joshua Burnell about how pleased and excited he is to be playing Cropredy this year, his new album ‘Glass Knight’ that’s being released over the Cropredy weekend and how he and his music can never really be… ‘Pigeon Holed’ or as Paul puts it he is a ‘a moving target!…..

Joshua’s upcoming album – Glass Knight – is released 11.08.23, the same day as his full-band appearance at Fairport’s Cropredy Convention. You can find out more about Joshua by visiting his website,

With so much going on across our social media channels, we thought it might be a useful to have a place dedicated to all the latest feeds so you have them all in one place, so without further ado, here is our brand new…

Folking Social Media Feeds Page.

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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).

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