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, The Slaughtered Lamb in Farringdon EC1 and The Old Queens Head in Islington are some of our regular favourites, and you’ll find one off shows elsewhere around central London as well. 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:
Thurs 16 Nov: Paul Mosley feat Jack Harris & Raevennan Husbandes/ Robin Elliott at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details
Thurs 16 Nov: Steve Dagleish ‘Angel to Ancient’ at The Old Queens Head, Islington Tickets and Details
Sat 18th Nov: The Rough Island Band at Stoke Newington Old Church Tickets and Details
Weds 22 Nov: Ellie Rusbridge/ Ed Dowie at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon Tickets and Details
Thurs 23 Nov: Jack Cheshire/ Robert Chaney at The Old Queens Head, Islington Tickets and Details
Sun 26 Nov: Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer / Tobias Ben Jacob (solo) at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Thurs 30 Nov: Leonie Evans/ Gabrielle Papillon at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Sat 9th Dec: Gem Andrews Album Launch with support from Dan Ferguson at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon
Sat 16th Dec: Whiskey Moonface at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Weds 10 Jan: Dai &n The Ramblers at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Fri 12 Jan: MG Boulter/ Liemba at The Harrison, Kings Cross
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Weds 17 Jan: Picapica at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon
Thurs 18 Jan: Alden Patterson & Dashwood/ Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer at The Green Note, Camden
Sat 20 Jan: Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Weds 24 Jan: TURYA at The Old Queens Head, Islington
Thurs 25 Jan: Michele Stodart/ Ned Roberts at The Old Queens Head, Islington
Fri 26 Jan: The Holloway Jug Band at The Harrison, Kings Cross
Sat 27 Jan: Genevieve Dawson (full band show) at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon