FOR THE FINEST ACOUSTIC ROOTS EVENTS IN THE EAST MIDLANDS
FOLK / BLUES / AMERICANA / WORLD / CONTEMPORARY / TRADITIONAL
Set up in 2005 by roots musician Kevin Buxton, KONTRA ROOTS is dedicated to promoting the very best roots and acoustic music in the Northamptonshire area and beyond. It founded and organizes the legendary KONTRA ROOTS CLUB and promotes acoustic roots concerts and events at numerous other music venues in the area, organizing everything from house concerts to Arts Centre and festival events. Full details of forthcoming events are listed on the relevant pages, but for an at-a-glance overview of the current season go to our page.
REGULAR EVENTS & VENUES
KONTRA ROOTS PROMOTIONS
OUR NEXT EVENT
20 March - Ward & Parker, Rooftop Arts Centre - CANCELLED
KONTRA HALL OF FAME
Just a few of the great acts who have appeared on Kontra stages over the years.
DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, AND FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT ADVICE, ALL KONTRA EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE SHALL BE RE-ASSESSING THE SITUATION AGAIN IN DUE COURSE AND ANTICIPATE RESUMING NORMAL ACTIVITY EITHER LATER THIS YEAR OR EARLY IN 2021.
IN THE MEANTIME WE SHALL BE DOING OUR BEST TO PROMOTE ONLINE ACOUSTIC ROOTS EVENTS AS WELL AS SHOWING RETROSPECTIVE VIDEOS OF KONTRA ACTS, PAST AND PRESENT, ON OUR FACEBOOK KONTRA GIGS GROUP PAGE AT: