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Resource for Musicians

Venue & Gig Listings

Folk & Honey

‘London’s No.1 Folk Music Listings’. Lists gigs, artist profiles, events, venues and promoters.

Lemon Rock

A platform that allows you to advertise for gigs, advertise your upcoming gigs.


Apply for gig opportunities directly to venues and promoters. Contains paid and unpaid opportunities.


Folk Clubs

Folk London list

A list of UK folk club events.

Patterned Ground

A night for poets, spoken word artists and musicians held at Housmans Radical Bookshop in Kings Cross.


The Nest Collective

Holds a variety of events in London for folk, world and traditional folk artists.


Open Mic Nights

Old Street Records - Old Street

Lantern Society @ The Betsey Trotwood - Farringdon

Virtually Acoustic @ The Library - Angel, Islington

The Spice of Life - Tottenham Ct Rd

Babel Art House - Hackney


LGBT Events

Queer & Unsigned

A quarterly-ish intimate event at She Soho with music and poetry from queer womxn artists.

L Fest

‘The UK's Award Winning Lesbian Music, Arts & Comedy Festival’.

El Gee Bee Tee Queue (Brighton)

An eclectic night at The Brunswick in Brighton which celebrates LGBTQ+ arts.

Bar Wotever @ Vauxhall Tavern

A long-standing weekly eclectic evening for queer performers.

Blue Monday (on hiatus)

A monthly live music night for lesbian and bisexual womxn, held at The Boogaloo in Highgate.


Womxn in Music


Live Acoustic Women's Music in Walthamstow.

LOUD Women

“For all those who support putting women on stage, and turning up the volume.”

Get In Her Ears

Radio show and event organisers who promote women and non-binary musicians.


“An inclusive celebration of women in music.” Held annually in Oxford.

Decolonise Fest

A festival that gives a platform to diaspora punx.



Upset the Rhythm Variety of genres

Two for Joy Acoustic, folk, world, trad

Substance Variety of genres

Folk & Roots Festival An annual community folk festival held since 2009. They also put on shows throughout the year.

London Folk & Roots A multi-venue festival showcasing emerging and established folk artists.

Pull up the Roots Independent promoters of traditional and contemporary folk, roots & other global music forms.

Hotvox Indie, alternative, folk, rock (require you to bring 10+ people).


Facebook Groups and Pages

Bands, Promoters, Gigs UK (page)

London musicians network (group)

Bands, Promoters, Gigs UK Paid (group)

UK Gigs, Bands, Music & Promoters (group)

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