St Albans Folk Music organises pub sessions, workshops linked to concerts and an annual 'New roots' competition for young musicians. It is a part of the 'Folk at the Festival' Committee which organises the St Albans Folk Festival.
New Roots 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 for New Roots 2016 is January 31. For further details, click here.
Regular Wednesday sessions are now at 8.30pm at the White Swan in
Thanks to everyone who contributed to St Albans Folk Festival 2015 by singing, playing or dancing. We have now started to think about a new format for 2016 and set a date. Please watch this space for further developments.
October 2, 8.00pm ‘Voice of
a New Nation: the voice of
Friday October 30, 8.00pm John Kirkpatrick plus New Roots finalists Tim’s Band.
Saturday October 31, 10.00am Workshop with John Kirkpatrick. ‘Modes in English folk music’ for players of any instrument but using scales that are compatible with G/D melodeons.
Friday December 4, 8.00pm Life and Times in what is probably Barry and Graham’s last performance in St Albans as a duo plus, New Roots 2015 finalists, The Rachel Hamer Band
Tickets Concerts £10, Student concessions £8. Under 16 £6 Workshop £20, Under 25 £10
Online at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo
By phone : 0844 870 0887
In person at: St Albans Tourist & Information Centre, Town Hall,
or pay on the door
St Michael's Street folk evening will possibly be on Wednesday July 6 2016 but we are scrutinising Euro 2016 football schedules. Watch this space for further news. Dancing in
Links to other regular events in
Tel 01727 852111