New Roots

An event for young musicians

This annual event is for young performers of all styles of traditional or contemporary folk, roots or world music, whether you play traditional material or write your own. Categories are under 18 and 18-24. For information about how to enter, click here

There is no one ‘winner’, but it’s a great day, a chance to get your music heard and loads of great prizes are awarded to the most appropriate acts. The prizes in 2016 were performance opportunities at the following festivals and clubs:
 

Festivals

Clubs and concerts

 

Warwick

Waltham Abbey

Herga

Leigh

Folk at the Maltings, St Albans

Chesham

St Albans

Stortfolk

Black Swan, York

Sidmouth

Loughton

Stockton

Village Pump

Lewes

Norwich

Shepley

Redbourn

Watford

Upton-on-Severn

Walthamstow

 

Bromyard

Twickfolk, Twickenham

 

We will be approaching them and others for 2017

To offer a performance opportunity for New Roots 2017, please complete and return this form.

The final of New Roots 2017 will be in April 2017  at Trestle Arts Base , Russet Drive, St Albans AL4 0JQ. There is no charge for admission. The judges will give feedback on performances.  For enquiries, email Alison.Macfarlane@lineone.net or ring 01727 852111. For further details, click here.