St Albans Folk Music

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. New Roots 2015 took place on Sunday April 12 and the closing date for 2016 is January 31. For further details, click here .

Regular Wednesday sessions are now at 8.30pm at the White Swan in Dagnall Street.

The monthly Run of the Mill singaround has been relaunched as a session, from Tuesday January 6. All welcome at the King Harry , King Harry Lane from 8.30pm on first Tuesdays of the month.

St Albans Folk Festival, June 27 and 28
On June 27 during the day, there will be a Day of Dance from 10am to 5pm in the City Centre, a free Day of Music in the Old Town Hall and sessions in the White Swan, Dagnall Street,.For further details, click here
The guests at our festival concert on June 27 at 7.30pm in the Old Town Hall will be the fabulous Brass Monkey, with support from Hartwell, Floyd and Hines singing Bob Hines' song from the Watford Folk Club song writing competition and New Roots finalists The Barber Sisters. Tickets can be booked at, from St Albans Tourist Information Centre 01727 864511 or on the door. This will be one of a very small number of opportunities to hear Brass Monkey in its last year as a band, so don't miss it.

On Sunday June 28 there will be a singaround in the White Swan, Dagnall Street from 2-5pm and a session from 6pm in the Hare and Hounds, Sopwell Lane

Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre,
The Maltings, St Albans AL1 3HL

Friday June 5, 8.00pm              Run of the Mill, Moses and the Ref and New Roots 2015 finalist Molly Evans

Friday July 10, 8.00pm              Leveret - Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob Harbron - plus Saul Bailey and Said the Maiden

Tickets £10, Student concessions £8. Under 16 £6       except July 10 when tickets are £12, student concessions £10, under 16 £6
To book:
Online at:
By phone : 0844 870 0887
in person at: St Albans Tourist & Information Centre, Town Hall, Market Place, Tel 01727 864511
or pay on the door

St Michael's Street folk evening
St Michael's Street folk evening will be on on Wednesday July 1 2015. Dancing in St Michael's Street and music in its two pubs.

to other regular events in St Albans

Contact Alison Macfarlane            Tel 01727 852111
              40 Warwick Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4DL