Resource for Musicians
Venue & Gig Listings
‘London’s No.1 Folk Music Listings’. Lists gigs, artist profiles, events, venues and promoters.
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.
A list of UK folk club events.
A night for poets, spoken word artists and musicians held at Housmans Radical Bookshop in Kings Cross.
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
A quarterly-ish intimate event at She Soho with music and poetry from queer womxn artists.
‘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.
A long-standing weekly eclectic evening for queer performers.
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.
“For all those who support putting women on stage, and turning up the volume.”
Radio show and event organisers who promote women and non-binary musicians.
“An inclusive celebration of women in music.” Held annually in Oxford.
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)