New Roots 2014 an event for young musicians. If you are under 25 and play folk, roots or traditional music, we would like to hear from you. The closing date is January 31 2014. The finals of New Roots will be at Trestle Arts Base, St Albans in April 2014. For further details, click here .
Regular weekly sessions at the White Lion, Sopwell Lane on Wednesdays. are suspended. Until further notice. Wednesday sessions are now at 8.30pm at the White Swan in Dagnall Street.
Thank you to everyone who took part in St Albans Folk Festival 2013. We hope that you all enjoyed yourselves an would appreciate comments and offers to help with next year. We have booked St Albans Town Hall for Saturday June 21 2014. The festival will be on June 21 and 22 but we do not know yet which day will be nthe Day of Dance.
Folk at the
Maltings Arts Theatre, The Maltings, St Albans AL1 3HL
Friday December 6
, GBH, Linda Fryd
This will be a benefit concert, with proceeds going towards a statue by local sculptor Frank Casey to commemorate Spanish Civil War veteran, Tom Watters.
Friday January 3 New Year concert
Friday January 31 The Devine Family plus New Roots finalist, Matt Tighe
Friday March 7 Pete Coe plus New Roots finalists Broken Boat
Friday April 4 Tappalachian and band, details tba
Friday May 9 Katrina Gilmore and Jamie Roberts
Friday June 6
Songs collected in Chiswell Green
from Emily Joiner and the Page family
Tickets £10, Student concessions £8.
Workshops £15, under 25 £5
Online at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo
By phone : 0844 870 0887
in person at: St Albans Tourist & Information Centre, Town Hall, Market Place
or pay on the door
St Michael's Street folk evening
St Michael's Street folk evening will be on on Wednesday July 2 2014. Dancing in St Michael's Street and music in its three pubs.
Links to other regular events in St Albans
Contact Alison Macfarlane
Tel 01727 852111
40 Warwick Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4DL