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 Ďwinnerí, but itís a great day, a chance to get your music heard and loads of great opportunities are awarded to the most appropriate acts. In 2018, these were performance opportunities at the following festivals and clubs:
 

Festivals

Clubs and concerts

 

Warwick

Waltham Abbey

Watford

Leigh

Folk at the Maltings, St Albans

Chesham

St Albans

Twickfolk, Twickenham

Walthamstow

Sidmouth

Loughton

Stockton

Bromyard

Lewes

Norwich

Upton-on-Severn

Redbourn

Broadstairs

 

 

 

We will be approaching them and others for 2019

To offer a performance opportunity for New Roots 2019, please complete and return this form.

The final of New Roots 2019 will be on Sunday April 7 2019  at Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans AL4 0JQ. There is no charge for admission. The judges, who will include John Dipper, Valmai Goodyear and Andy Stafford, will give feedback on performances.  For enquiries, email Alison.Macfarlane@lineone.net or ring 01727 852111. For further details, click here.