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Folk Radio UK is a specialist Folk and Roots Music website which offers a large targeted audience for potential advertisers in the field of Folk and Roots music.

Both the consistent high quality and regularity of our content have helped establish Folk Radio UK as the leading UK based Folk and Roots Music website. This is reflected in the large number of visitors to our website as well as our social media following which is the largest in the UK for Folk and Roots based website – With Over 31.8k followers on Facebook and Twitter, 14.4k followers on Soundcloud and 42k followers on Tune In.

Our position in the Folk music scene is widely recognised by the media. Some high profile examples include:

Featured in The Independent (22 August 2015): How “online stations are now transforming Britain’s radio sector with their specialist knowledge and unique choice of location…deep in the sticks of Somerset, Folk Radio UK has built a devoted following that includes Tom Robinson and Bob Harris.”

Featured on BBC 6 Music (April 2015): Interviewed by Tom Robinson on Now Playing @6Music about Folk Music and its popularity today.

Made it to finals of MG Alba Scots Music Awards (2014) in media category – in recognition for presenting Scottish traditional music well.


Partnered with Bob Harris (2014)Under The Apple Tree sessions, a live session series run by Bob Harris aimed at showcasing the best musical talent in a unique location.

Media Sponsor for 9Bach UK Tour – to promote new album TINICIAN which won ‘Best Album’ at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards.

Launch the first Folk Music Partner Channel on leading music streaming service Deezer (2012) accessed by 12 million monthly active users.

Featured in The Guardian (2011) Recommended in G2 supplement in an article on Folk Music and the BBC Folk Music Awards.

“There’s so much stuff on the site that is brilliant and the seamless flow of music keeps me listening.” Mike Harding

We provide a friendly service so whatever your needs we can help, just ask for an advertising pack today or drop me a line.

Contact me for a Pack:

You can contact me here alex@folkradio.co.uk. I’m more than happy to answer any questions or to work with you on more specific needs.

All the best


Alex Gallacher
Founder and Editor-in-chief