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UK Folk and Traditional Music News and Media

Bright Young Folk

Online magazine covering the folk music scene of the British Isles, with news, gig listings, reviews, links, and artist profiles.

Folk and Roots

Online guide to folk and acoustic music around the UK, with information on events, festivals, workshops, venues, reviews and artists.

Folk Radio UK

An independent internet radio station with channels playing a wide selection of folk music including traditional, Celtic, roots, indie and alternative. Also offers a forum, ticket sales, and news.


Offers a monthly folk music podcast featuring folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots-based music.

For Folks Sake

On online magazine covering the folk scene in the UK, with features, reviews, news, venue listing, and artist profiles.


Contemporary and traditional folk, roots, and world music magazine; includes details of current and past issues, subscriptions, charts, reviews, and festival listing.


Covers country, folk, bluegrass and roots music; includes details of the current issue, and archive of reviews and features, and subscription details.

The Mike Harding Folk Show

An hour plus show of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music, every Sunday 5pm, then streaming 24/7. MHFolkshow

Musical Traditions

An internet magazine covering traditional and folk music, with news, features, discographies, events, session listing, and a directory of links.

R2 - Rock'n Reel

Online edition of a magazine covering roots, folk rock, blues, and an eclectic range of other styles; includes news, reviews, subscription details, and information about current and past issues.

Spiral Earth

An online news channel covering the UK Folk and Roots music scene; with news, video, reviews, commentary and festival listing.

UK Folk Music

A news and information portal covering folk music throughout the UK, with artist profiles, club and concert listings, festivals, links, and information about BBC Radio Derby's Folkwaves programme.

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