places to browse if you have a few spare minutes.....


things for listening to

the acoustic stage simply excellent 24 hour acoustic music with a v. broad remit. If you like the stuff we put on live at AcoustiCity, you'll love

Radio Britfolk Internet radio with the songs tunes and stories, ancient and modern, from all the
British islands, 24 hours a day.


information & things to protect the hearing of music lovers

RNID don't lose the music campaign


performers who've played at AcoustiCity

check out the links on the main AcoustiCity page


misc other performers

Stormcock excellent (unofficial) Roy & Nick Harper site

Clive Gregson outstanding singer songwriter & friend of AcoustiCity.

Nick Drake


things to read

NetRhythms spend a few hours browsing (& serious money building your list of albums to purchase)

Maverick Magazine excellent independent roots music magazine with a leaning towards things Americana & Country.

Gigs In Colchester a superb new gig listing site with all the live music that's happening in the area. BOOKMARK this NOW!

BBC Folk Site a great jumping off point for acoustic music of all kinds.

Essex Folk News comprehensive resource for folk events in Essex & East London.

Rock'n'Reel the alternative roots music magazine now a great online resource

Virtually Acoustic brilliant gig/venue/artist guides for everything that's ... well ... 'virtually acoustic' rather cool music site with MP3 downloads

Folkworld staggeringly comprehensive site in English & German



Colchester Arts Centre home to the Colchester Folk Club

Headgate Theatre home to the AcoustiCity music club.

Stortfolk Bishops Stortford Folk Club's website with lots of info and links to other sites

Black Cat Music Club a great venue for new acoustic music in Norwich

Peppery Promotions fantastic world music gigs in the Ipswich area

Alter States Americana, etc. gigs around the Chelmsford area

What's Cookin' Americana & alt. Country gigs in Leytonstone - possibly the funkiest atmosphere in the country.

Acoustic @ The Cramphorn Theatre fab new acoustic gig run by those lovely people at Nettle Records.


things for spending on

Fish Records excellent acoustic/singer-songwriter CD shop - download complete MP3 songs to sample.

EFN Sale & Wanted buy & sell folkie stuff at the Essex Folk News site.



worthy causes

Liberty erstwhile defenders of civil liberties & human rights

Medicins sans Frontieres disaster aid organisation, non politically or religiously aligned & seemingly always the last to leave a disaster area when the going gets tough.