BU produces showcases of UK and international talent across multiple nights in the private showcasing part of the North American conference. We also host a conference stand and networking events. In 2021 we produced a virtual showcase live from Real World Studios and in 2022 BU is set to bring new UK artists to the Kansas City event in May.
BU have produced a new online showcase called Looking For A New England as part of Folk Alliance’s Folk Unlocked event. Filmed at Real World Studios the showcases features exclusive live performances by John Smith, Misty Rivers, Cardboard Fox and Lauren Housley, introduced by BBC Radio’s Mark Radcliffe.
The streamed showcase is aimed at industry professionals and spearheads a roster of over a dozen more streamed UK and international acts at Folk Unlocked brought together by British Underground and curation partners Sounds Just Fine, Green Note, The Live Room and film-makers Northern Cowboys.
Find out more information about the event here.
FOLK MUSIC SPECIAL