Welcome to FolkLaw! Music
that will get your feet tapping and your mind thinking! Inspired
by 10 years on the road in Europe and North America, FolkLaw's songs
represent a real commentary on life, with earthy lyrics and vocals
accompanied by Celtic fiddle and
distinctive vocal harmonies. fRoots mag say it's like "Show of Hands with a new wave ethic", while FolkWorld have said it sounds like an "acoustic New Model Army!". Sounds interesting?! Check it out...!
The Brand New album "Smokey Joe" is OUT NOW!!!
"Smokey Joe" has been 6 months in the making
and features the full FolkLaw line-up
of Nick, Bryn, Gaz, and Martin. Mixed by Lyndon Webb, mastered by Daz Smith,
and released on Fiddle of 8 Records,
this is without doubt the bands best album to date.
Lighter in touch than Tales That They Tell and with a real passion for life in the lyrics, it's feel-good album from start to finish, and we love it.
On the music pages, you can download samples of the FolkLaw songs, and
on the videos page we've got the animated flick of the new FolkLaw single
"The Tales That They Tell" along with a couple of videos of FolkLaw in concert!
Here are some of our favorites!
"Whirling jigs and lyrics that bite!" - fRoots
"Stylish passionate folk rock" - - 'Rock-n-Reel' R2
"Acrobatic Fiddling!" - Lymm Festival
"music with brains, balls and heart!" - FolkCast
"One of the most exciting acts to grace
the stage" - Banbury Folk Festival
Blistering musicianship! - Severn FM
"folk intemporel" - - Forces Parallèles (France)
"Superbly laid folk" - Liverpool Sound and Vision
"eingängigen Riffs und sofort mitsingbaren Refrains!" - Celtic-Rock.de (Germany)
"a touch of magic" - Bright Young Folk
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Check out the concerts page for details of forthcoming FolkLaw gigs.
You'll find FolkLaw at various events from intimate candlelit folk clubs to the
bright lights of the festival stage. Highlights to date have included main stages of The Great British Folk Festival, Swanage Folk Festival, Monmouth Festival and Lechlade Festival, playing to crowds in excess of 1,000, as well as support slots alongside household names of folk such as Seth Lakeman, Ade Edmondson, Hayseed Dixie and The Wurzels.
FolkLaw have played over 300 gigs over recent years but the sound is still fresh and vibrant, and without doubt the band's favorite times are on the stage.
Booking & Contact
The FolkLaw lads love nothing better than new places to play and new crowds to
entertain! If you are are interested in making a booking or know a place we should be playing then please let us know.
The best way to contact FolkLaw is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.