From: fRoots [ads_at_frootsmag_dot_com]

Sent: 12 September 2017 17:00

Subject: fRoots November (WOMEX & EFExpo ) issue - final late copy deadline


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Issue 413 of the indispensable folk, roots and world music magazine.


?  FINAL LATE COPY DEADLINE - this Friday, 15th September


? If you didn't already do so, secure space now by emailing Gina Jennings: ads_at_frootsmag_dot_com






? PUBLISHED 19th October. Reaches subscribers from around 10th October.


? COVER FEATURE - Jon Boden, frontman with the biggest UK folk act of the 21st Century, Bellowhead, now out solo.





? fRoots is proudly European and has been involved since 1994 in the annual WOMEX conferences, trade fairs and showcases for international folk, roots music and beyond. We received the WOMEX Award for Professional Excellence in 2010, the only magazine ever to get this accolade.

? This issue, as always, will be in all 2500 delegate bags at this year's WOMEX in Katowice, Poland.

? Further copies will be in all the delegate bags for the UK's two influential conferences and showcase trade fairs - English Folk Expo held alongside Manchester Folk Festival in October, and November's AFO (Association Of Festival Organisers) event.




? Promote Autumn/ Winter tours and CD releases in the lead-up to Album Of The Year polls.


? Festivals! Promote your early bird deals for next year.


FREE INCLUSION IN DIGITAL EDITIONS. All print adverts are carried in identical form in our digital editions at no extra cost, with free web links.


? All rates, copy dates and tech specs are on our web site at:





For more fRoots info, read on . . .





? They consume! Like all hard core music fans, fRoots readers are still buying dozens of CDs a year.

? They respond! 95% of fRoots readers buy CDs and 72% go to live events as a result of reading about them in fRoots.

? They're everywhere! Most do their main buying online, and 40% are outside the UK. If you're an overseas label, you don't need a UK distributor.


Quality print magazines are enjoying a rennaissance, the preferred tangible way to read, enjoy, assimilate and store in-depth writing, photography and information. Digital remains a useful addition but not a replacement for our serious music addicts.

? Whilst on-line advertisers are increasingly up against Ad blockers and fears of fraud, nobody can invent an Ad blocker for print advertising!


? With less and less mainstream media coverage for this music, fRoots remains the essential grass roots independent folk, roots and world music guide - more than ever the main focal point, filter and buzz creator in our community. You'll invariably read about it first in fRoots.
fRoots is hugely more comprehensive than any other magazine in its field, always carrying more in-depth feature content, news, trusted reviews and original commissioned photography than its nearest competitor!

? Our maximum readership cross-over with any other music publication is only 29%. With fRoots you reach the long-term committed folk, roots and world music audience and opinion-formers that no other magazine gets to.


? Not only do you gain all the obvious benefits of print advertising, your much appreciated support helps ensure the continuing existence of this major resource for our community. With less and less mainstream media coverage for this music, fRoots remains the essential grass roots independent folk, roots and world music guide.


? All fRoots print magazine subscribers also have free access to the digital editions.

? We have desktop, laptop, iOS and Android tablet and mobile phone versions.

? Access a sample desktop digital edition free of charge.






? We list information on November events in the news section of this issue, space permitting.

? News deadline: Friday 15th September.

? Send your full press release to reviews_at_frootsmag_dot_com

? Send hi-res colour JPEGs of artists to copy_at_frootsmag_dot_com


Gina Jennings, Advertising Manager
fRoots Magazine

Local Music From Out There . . .

All rates, copy dates and tech specs are on our web site at:

Readership statistics are at:

email:         ads_at_frootsmag_dot_com
realmail:     fRoots Magazine, PO Box 3072, Bristol, BS8 9GF, UK
tel:              (Int +44) (0)117 317 9020

The first and foremost folk, roots and world music monthly
magazine is now in its 39th year of unbroken publication.

WOMEX Award for Professional Excellence


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