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, 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!

Click HERE  for New Roots Radio.

COMING UP AT NEW ROOTS:

Tues 24 AprilJuke Joint Revival at The Crown, Battersea, Free Entry

 

 

 

Thurs 26 April: O’Hooley & Tidow at The Old Queens Head,  Islington  Tickets and Details

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Sat 4 May:  The New Roots Sessions: Ned Roberts / Martha Paton / James Riley at The Harrison, Tickets and Details

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Sat 12 May: Tom Mansi & The Icebreakers at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Thurs 17 May: MG Boulter / Lucy Kitt at  The Green Note, Camden  Tickets and Details

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Sat 19 May: Josienne Clarke / Tobias Ben Jacob / Louis Brennan at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Weds 23 May: Findlay Brown plus special guests WELFARE at  The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Thurs 24 May: Genevieve Dawson (full band) at The Old Queens Head,  Islington Tickets and Details

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Friday 25th May:  InMiriam (Ellie Rose Rusbridge) / Magic Lantern at The Harrison,, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Sat 2 June:  Bird In The Belly / Hands of The Heron at The Harrison, Kings Cross

 

Fri 8 June:  Gem Andrews at The Harrison, Kings Cross

 

Weds 20 June:  Osp Eldjarn & Suphie Ramsey at The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell

 

Thurs 21 June:  Whiskey Moon Face / Leonie Evans  at  The Green Note, Camden

 

Fri 22 June:  Mishaped Pearls – ALBUM LAUNCH  at The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell

 

Sat 23 June: THE LONGEST DAY FESTIVAL at The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell

 

Sat 30 June:  A Hatful of Rain at The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell

 

Thurs 12 July:  Benedict Benjamin at Paper Dress Vintage

Thurs 19 July:  I See Hawks In LA at The Green Note, Camden

 

Thurs 26 July: Rob Corcoran & The Necessary Evils at The Old Queens Head, Angel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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