Folkstock Records – Compilation album ‘Downtown’ out now, + London Folk & Roots Festival

Today (Nov 1st) sees the release of ‘Downtown’, a stunningly beautiful compilation album featuring some of the top UK folk artists on the up right now. Released by the small but perfectly formed Folkstock Records, you can get it now via their webpage if you like what you hear above.

However, if you do like what you hear above and you live in the London area, we have good news. You can get a free copy of ‘Downtown’ if you grab a ticket to one of their Emerging Artist Showcases at the London Folk and Roots Festival.

Their ‘Alt Country’ showcase at The Islington on 4th November is headlined by Cambridge band Fred’s House and features Marina Florance from Norfolk, Kaity Rae from London and another Cambrige act, Ben Smith.

Kelly Oliver is headlining the all female ‘Folk’ evening on 11th November at The Islington. Joining her are Minnie Birch from Hemel Hempstead, Daria Kulesh from Kings Langley and Zoe Wren from London, currently studying music at Cambridge University. All the acts have impressive stories to tell and songs to sing and are worthy of a national platform.

Send proof of purchase for your ticket, and you can get a copy of ‘Downtown’ free – details at