About

New Roots is committed to promoting events that shine a light on up and coming talent in the UK alt-folk scene. It’s committed to providing artists with an environment that is sympathetic to what they do, giving musicians the respect they and their music deserves. For this reason we ask for no talking and no use of mobile phones during performances to ensure the music gets the attention it warrants. We put bills together that we think work as a whole, so the night can be experienced as a show in it’s own right, from start to finish. We work with venues that share our attitude- The Green Note in NW1, The Harrison in WC1,  No.14 Bacon Street, off Brick Lane, E1, The Slaughtered Lamb in Farringdon EC1The Old Queens Head in Islington, N1, and our own very special venue, The Winemakers, a beautiful candle-lit stone arch in the vaults of the Holborn viaduct. Our music policy comes from the kitchen table, the roots of public performance- intimate, acoustic based, high quality musicianship with as little interference between performer and listener as possible. 

NEW ROOTS RADIO

We now have our own New Roots Radio Show, featuring the best in what we consider roots music. It’s a very broad church, from cutting edge UK and US alt-folk, to country blues, Irish & Scottish trad to African desert rock, punk-folk to chamber-folk, rhythm & blues to jazz. Dive in!

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COMING UP AT NEW ROOTS

 

Sat 3rd June: Sean Hayes with support from Adam Beattie At The Lexington Tickets and Details

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Sean Hayes Portrait 4

Thurs 8th June: Raevennan Husbandes/ Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer/ Ferris & Sylvester at The Green Note, Camden, Tickets and Details

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Green Note 8th June Portrait

Sun 15th June: Moss Clarkson/ Hannah Lurati at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets & Details

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Moss Clarkson 15 June

Sun 22 June: John Langan & Alastair Caplin/ Dominie Hooper at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Langan & Caplin 2

Thurs 25th June: Robin Elliott/ Jack Harris at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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robin elliott 3 portrait

Sun 25th June: Sailing Stones/ Daniel Ferguson at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Sun 2 July: Minimal Klezmer at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Minimal Klezmer 2 July Portrait 1

 

Tues 11th July: Alden, Patterson & Dashwood/ The Georgia Shackleton Trio at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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APD 1 July Green Note 3

Thurs 20 July: Ranagri/ Steve Dagleish at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Ranagri 20 July 2

 

Weds 2 August: Josienne Clarke & Samantha Whates at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Whates & Clarke 2 Aug

 

Sat 5th August: Bernhard Schimpelsberger/ Flux at The Winemakers, Farringdon

 

Sat 12th August: Tobias Ben Jacob & Lukas Drinkwater/ The Alice Phelps Band at The Winemakers, Farringdon Tickets and Details

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jacob phelps 12 aug 1

 

Thurs 17th August: Dai & The Ramblers/ Ady Johnson at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Dai & The Ramblers 17 Aug 3 72

 

Thurs 7th Sept: Shama Rahman Album Launch at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

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Fri 8th Sept: The Holloway Jug Band at The Harrison, Kings Cross

 

Fr 15th Sept: Ferris & Sylvester at The Harrison, Kings Cross 

 

Sat 16th Sept: The Bara Bara Band Album Launch at The Harrison, Kings Cross

 

Tues 19th Sept: Ned Roberts Single Launch at The Green Note, Camden

 

Thurs 21st Sept: Lukas & Drinkwater/ Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets at The Green Note, Camden

 

Weds 27 Sept: Lords of Thyme/ Chris Brambley at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

 

Thurs 28th Sept: Mishaped Pearls at The Old Queens Head, Islington

 

Sat 7th Oct: Martha Hill at The Harrison. Kings Cross

 

Thurs 12th Oct: MG Boulter/ Genevieve Dawson at The Green Note, Camden

 

Sat 14th Oct: Dai & The Ramblers Album Launch at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

 

Thurs 26th Oct: Adam Beattie & The Consultants at The Old Queens Head, Islington

 

Sat 4th Nov: Burning Wheel Album Launch at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

 

Fri 10th Nov: Long Way Home Label Launch at The HArrison, Kings Cross

 

Fri 17th Nov: The Rough Island Band at Stoke Newington Old Church

 

Weds 22 Nov: Ellie Rusbridge at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

 

Sat 9th Dec: Gem Andrews Album Launch with support from  Dan Ferguson at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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