About

New Roots is committed to promoting events that shine a light on up and coming talent in the UK alt-folk and alternative roots 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, St Pancras Old Church in NW1, Paper Dress Vintage in Hackney, and The Sebright Arms in Bethnal Green 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:

 

June 1st to August 31st: Summer By The River at Hay’s Galleria, London Bridge

 

Fri 12 July: Cerian / Bary Locke at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Thurs 18 July: THE NEW ROOTS SESSIONS: Jack Harris / Martha Paton / Louis Brennan at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Fri 19 July: DOUBLE BILL: Moosak Trio / Akimbo at The Harrison. Kings Cross  Tickets and Details

 

Sat 27 July: Alden, Patterson & Dashwood at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Fri 2 Aug Our Man In The Field at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

 

Thurs 15 Aug Josienne Clarke at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Fri 23 Aug: THE NEW ROOTS SESSIONS Samantha Whates/ Adam Beattie/ Fiona Bevan at The Harrison, Kings Cross

Tickets and Detials

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Sat 24 Aug: RW Hedges at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Weds 18 Sept: DOUBLE BILL: Victoria Hume / Balladeste at The Harrison, Kings Cross

 

Thurs 19 Sept: Smith & Brewer at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Fri 20 Sept: Bird In The Belly at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

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Sat 21 Sept: BACK TO THE MACHINE GUN: Louis Brennan / Luke Kennard/ Rachel Long / Gabriel Moreno at The Harrison, Kings Cross Tickets and Details

 

Tues 24 Sept: Gabi Garbutt & The Illuminations / Chris Brambley at The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon Tickets and Details

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Thurs 26 Sept: THE NEW ROOTS BOUTIQUE – 40 Elephant Gang / Jess McAllister / We Are All Fossils at The Betsey Trotwood, Farringdon

 

Tues 8th Oct:  Jack Harris BLUES at The Green Note Basement, Camden Tickets and Details

 

Thurs 17 Oct:  Adam Beattie with support from Dominie Hooper at The Green Note, Camden Tickets and Details

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Mon 21st Oct: Ned Roberts ‘Dream Sweetheart’ Album Launch at The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell Tickets and Details

 

Sun 3 Nov: Mesadorm at The Lexington, Islington Tickets and Details

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