• Royalty free Folk music

    • Smile Is The Key by APmuse

      Looking for an inspiring track that can put your viewers in a great mood? Check out this uplifting acoustic track with a sunny mood featuring ukulele, piano, fun percussion, whistle sound, and joyful glockenspiel! It's also perfect for advertising, children's videos, family travel vlogs, or any project in need of a positive and motivational background.

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      Upbeat Acoustic Happiness by Tunelight

      Happy, upbeat fresh, and fun acoustic folk track with a little bit of a Mumford & Sons or Avicii style. Use for any inspirational videos, corporate and business productions, advertisements, Youtube videos, and more. Features acoustic guitars, bass, claps, percussion.

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      Hidden Fields by SnowMusicStudio

      Grab this track to set the mood for your romantic video project. Sweet, rustic acoustic folk music is an excellent background for slideshows, low-key love stories, sentimental commercials and more. This sweet, heartfelt track is perfect for Indie films, inspirational shorts, or projects centered around artistic self-expression.

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      Be Grateful by DPmusic

      This is warm, tender and beautiful acoustic folk music with acoustic guitar, piano, glockenspiel and electric bass leading. This sincere and lovely royalty free music can perfectly fit for wedding videos, love stories, romantic and emotional videos, inspiring and encouraging videos, sweet and touching moments, slide-shows, family and friend videos or more.

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      Her Lifestyle by TreiaMusic

      This happy, cheerful, and joyful acoustic ukulele track is for those who need a confident and inspirational musical background. Friends meeting for the first time, family reunion after a long time apart, co-workers doing a new work project, neighbors seeing each other again after long vacations. The tune is extremely positive and fun to listen to. Use it well!

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      Make You Smile by RGMusic

      Happy, lighthearted, uplifting, and upbeat acoustic indie folk track, with a beautiful, catchy melody, full of joy, love, and positive mood, fresh, light and sweet feel, easy-going and hopeful atmosphere, flyaway and bouncy rhythm, featuring ukulele, acoustic guitar, solo nylon guitar, hand claps, atmospheric pads, and upbeat drums! Perfect royalty-free music for summer videos, tv advertising music, happy YouTube vlogs, kids activity, sale commercials, cartoon animation, and other media projects.

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      Best Friend by DPmusic

      This one is an uplifting royalty-free country-folk track with a happy mood and friendly sound. Nice background for family and friends videos, success stories, people talk videos, travel stories, inspiring moments, summer stories, encouraging speeches, and many more.

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      Set Yourself Free by AG Music

      Cool surf-pop indie folk music with a laid back chill vibe of the '50s or '60s and a little strike of melancholy. Ideal emotive background music for ocean scenes, California coast, surfing, or a beach feel. Similar to 'Big Little Lies' soundtrack.

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      Waiting For A Hope by ihsandincer

      A beautiful and positive acoustic track featuring electric guitar, bass, drums, piano, strings, and percussion. This song will make you feel uplifted and happy from the beginning. Use it as backdrop music to your corporate project or as a soundtrack for your vlog or slideshow to make it sound more emotional.

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      Country Air by Owen Mulcahy

      Starting with a bright crispy acoustic guitar riff and building up with a full country folk band arrangement featuring piano and accordion This track has a positive uplifting feel expressing joy and happiness of spending the day with family out in the country air.

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      Lake Flowers by ihsandincer

      Mellow and hopeful acoustic folk track, with a cosy and heartwarming ambience. You can use this background music for your cooking videos, before and after house flips, happy B-Day celebration with family and beloved one, social media content, and more

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      Family Day by DPmusic

      This is beautiful and positive acoustic folk music with warm, sunny and uplifting atmosphere. Main instruments are acoustic guitar, piano, bass, drums, strings, and bells. This light and optimistic track can perfectly fit for any kind of media projects.

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      Go Organic by Soundroll

      Uplifting and upbeat indie folk featuring acoustic guitars, human calps, male background vocals. The music is suitable in food visuals, emotional promo, corporate advertising and commercial.

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      We Will Be Happy by ihsandincer

      A carefree, positive, friendly, and catchy acoustic/folk track featuring acoustic guitars, drums, claps, glockenspiel, bells, bass and percussion. Perfect choice for websites, tutorials, explainers, slideshows, kids videos, animal videos, tutorials, explainers, vlogs, corporate presentations and much more

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      Happy Moments In Life by Music Box

      Happy and upbeat acoustic indie folk music cue with a cheerful easy-going feel for a promotional marketing video, vlog, documentary, advertisement, and commercial business use.

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      Friendship Last Forever by AudioPanda

      Inspiring acoustic track with a bright and positive feel, based on a sweet glockenspiel tune, softly accompanied by ukulele, claps, piano, pizzicato strings, and drums. The track is looped seamlessly and will perfectly fit into your video projects, creating an uplifting and joyful atmosphere.

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      Morning Coffee In The Park by Diva Production Music

      Inspirational and uplifting music track featuring warm acoustic guitars and piano in the style of Americana, acoustic folk, and new country. The beautiful melodies will evoke feelings of happiness and joy.

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      You Make My Day by DreamSounding

      This mellow acoustic indie folk music will take you on a journey filled with romantic emotion and feelings that are unforgettable. A perfect choice for any media project needing a sincere vibe and feeling of freedom and happiness. Perfect for advertisements, travel vlogs, Instagram feeds, or videos showing the beauty of life and its precious moments.

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      Heartwarming Story by DPmusic

      This is beautiful and emotional acoustic folk music with warm, heartfelt and sensitive mood. This atmospheric royalty free track can be perfect as background for wedding stories, sweet and lovely moments, family and friends videos, inspiring and sentimental projects, romantic and love story videos or more.

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      Light Life by GreenBird

      This is a very soft, gentle, and soothing acoustic track featuring guitars, piano, and subtle pad. Perfect for any kind of video project showing family life, home video, and stories about nature, children, and animals. This background music brings you into a world of lightness and warmth.

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      True Colors by Alex Borg

      True Colors is a folk acoustic guitar track with a warm sound perfect for any type of projects. Suitable for travel videos, advertising background, commercial videos, film opener, Youtube, movie intro music, tv show, business videos, viral marketing, interview background, tourism videos, world vision or any other media projects.

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      Life Is Great by Berool

      A catchy acoustic indie folk music with a feel-good sound. Featuring ukulele, acoustic guitar, piano, xylophone, glockenspiel, and claps. This uplifting composition instills a feeling of being lucky, winning, dreams coming true, and general positivity. Great for advertising campaigns, travel & tourism videos, TV commercial, YouTube channel promotion, and social media campaigns.

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      Those Wonderful Days by DPmusic

      This is very beautiful acoustic folk music with live warm electric and acoustic guitar, piano, strings, bells, light drum kit. Joyful and romantic atmosphere together with sunny and spring mood. Peaceful and inspiring music will be perfect background audio for your videos.

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      Life Is Wonderful by TreiaMusic

      This is a peaceful rustic acoustic track simple but full of southern elegance. Composed with acoustic and electric guitars, this music conveys the feeling of home. It reminds us of those great memories with our family and friends. Perfect for travel, nature, and media applications needing that laid-back, and heartfelt sound.

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      A Stroll In The Park by ihsandincer

      Mellow and hopeful acoustic folk track, with a cosy and heartwarming ambience. Choose this background music for cooking recipes videos, before and after house flips, happy B-Day celebration with family and beloved one, social media content, and more. Enjoy the life with MelodyLoops :)

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      Still Have Faith by DreamSounding

      Upbeat and relaxing folk track featuring airy electric and acoustic guitars, bass, and drums, best for ads, travel vlogs, TV shows, Instagram or teen videos.

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      Midsummer Magic by Nazar Rybak

      Peaceful acoustic folk music track made with the help of mandolin, piano, synth pad etc. Suitable for uplifting and inspiring projects, including presentations in rustic style, YouTube videos, tutorials, slideshows, lifestyle and travel, health retreat, real estate music, startup videos, app promos and more.

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      Ukulele Vibes by ABCstudio

      Grab some feelings of optimistic emotions with relaxed summer ukulele guitar track. 4 versions included.

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      Green Fields by Azovmusic

      Calm and gentle acoustic folk background music played with guitar and piano. Perfect for romantic love stories and wedding videos, call hold music, travel photo slideshow, children video, positive advertising montage, and creative video projects, needing a rustic vibe.

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      Taking Inspiration by KD Music

      Upbeat and mellow, with country folk elements featuring heartfelt acoustic guitar, ukulele and bells melody to create a satisfied and laidback mood.

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      Sunshine Folk by Azovmusic

      Upbeat and colourful Indie folk music featuring piano, a catchy acoustic guitar, and rhythmic claps background. Perfect for any rustic commercial production. Ideal for eco-friendly brand advertising, morning motivation video content, family YouTube vlogs, and other inspired projects.

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      Colorful Italy by APmuse

      Bright, catchy and joyful Italian music theme with happy nylon guitars, accordions, mandolin and jazzy percussion. Could be a nice background music for any Italian video, a TV show or for an advertisement.

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      Enjoy With Me by Audioflame

      Good mood track for children commercials, kids branding, cartoons and family YouTube videos. This folk track gives you carefree feeling and inspired to sunny and high-spirited emotions. It’s perfect background music with uplifting, inspirational and motivational spirit.

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      We Can Go Anywhere by AG Music

      Celebrating good times with family and friends, of hitting the open road on a beautiful day or maybe the joy at the end of a long journey, or a simple romantic walk on the beach? This folksy-sounding track features some nice guitar picking and upbeat. The great backing track for videos, commercials, or films.

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      Yes Its Happy by SnowMusicStudio

      Happy, positive and upbeat folk music with acoustic guitar, ukulele, bells, claps, finger snaps, tambourine, bass. Perfect for funny and happy videos, tv advertising, marketing, advertisements, business and travel videos, presentations and many your videos and projects!

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      Natural Breeze by ABCstudio

      Inspiring acoustic folk-pop with an exciting and lovely feeling of freedom. 4 versions included.

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      Favorite Moments by GreenBird

      Favorite Moments - the inspirational acoustic track is featuring with folk guitar, piano, and warm pad. Have inspiring, happy, and positive moods. Suitable for tutorials, presentations, nature, family, and beautiful video projects.

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      Acoustic Secrets by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is a soft acoustic indie folk music. Great for ambient and atmospheric background, calm and relaxing mood, island sunny beach, restaurant and coffee shops, family photo slideshows and more.

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      Share Your Joy by APmuse

      This acoustic music track is very positive, fun and light. This track is great for any kind of project, video, or presentation that needs an emotionally uplifting and happy motivational background. Features ukulele, whistle, acoustic guitar, claps, bass, bells, and others to provide a cheerful feel and uplift the mood.

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      A Little Folksy Jam by Joel Hunger

      This composition is very folksy and mellow, but with a driving feel, like just jamming in a major key around a campfire.

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      Dont Be Sad by Berool

      A joyous, energetic indie folk track with lilting beats and uplifting harmonic melodies that soar above a steady rhythm of acoustic guitar, muted guitar, and percussion. Lighthearted, positive, and happy. Great for corporate projects and media needing an upbeat indie folk background.

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      Happiest Kids by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Happy Kids is a children's upbeat track with sunny happy vibes. Ukulele, acoustic guitar and piano, sweet girl singing, claps and tambourine – it`s perfect for ads with children, family vlogs, travel videos, kids games, Easter and many other positive media projects.

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      Traveler by Alex Borg

      “Traveler” is a folk acoustic guitar track with a warm sound perfect for any type of projects. Suitable for travel videos, advertising background music, commercial videos, film opener, Youtube, movie intro, tv show, business videos, viral marketing, interview background, tourism videos, world vision or any other media projects.

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      Good Mood Ukulele by Yoav Alyagon

      Bright and happy folk ukulele tune. Perfect for children's events, family advertisements, happy commercials, kids' footage, cooking shows, and any sort of positive media that requires cheerful and joyful background music. 4 versions included.

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      Dreamy Moods by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Light acoustic theme with incredible heart warming female singing. Acoustic guitar, bells, slide electric guitar makes fairy, peaceful atmosphere. Will be great for travel and lifestyle vlogs, family oriented commercials, romantic wedding videos, ads with children, corporate presentations and many more.

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      Travelling With Friends by ihsandincer

      A carefree, positive, friendly, and catchy acoustic/folk track featuring acoustic guitars, ukulele, claps, glockenspiel, bells, bass and percussion. Perfect choice for websites, tutorials, explainers, music for slideshows, kids videos, animal videos, tutorials, explainers, vlogs, corporate presentations and much more

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      Good Things Await by GreenBird

      Good Things Await - an acoustic track featuring folk guitar, piano, and warm pad. Have inspiring, happy, and warm moods. Suitable for tutorials, presentations, nature, family, and beautiful video projects.

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      Sweet Homecoming by APmuse

      Light, uplifting, and inspiring acoustic background track with a sense of success achievement and reaching new heights. Featuring strings, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, and harp. This easy listening music will help you to create a beautiful and motivational atmosphere in any video project with its relaxing, soft, and peaceful mood. This track will be great for any kind of marketing video, youtube channel, podcast, or vlog.

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      A Beautiful Life by AG Music

      Celebrating good times with family and friends, of hitting the open road on a beautiful day or maybe The joy at the end of a long journey, or a simple romantic walk on the beach. This folksy sounding track features 3 nice guitars/ukulele in a upbeat fingerpicked style Upbeat and simple. Great backing track for videos, commercials, or film.

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      Time Spent With You by DPmusic

      This is beautiful and emotional acoustic folk music with nice guitar, piano, strings, electric bass, and bells. Perfect background music for weddings, love stories, gentle moments, nature views, friends and family videos, heartfelt storytelling, nostalgic and a bit dramatic videos, and many more.

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      Today is a Good Day by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Positive and peaceful music with bells, ukulele, acoustic guitar, piano, violin and a lot of percussion. Will be great for any kind of cheerful media projects, family oriented ads, travel blog background, explainers and many more.

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      Travel In Autumn by ihsandincer

      Emotional and hopeful acoustic indie folk track with a taste for adventures. This soulful composition, very optimistic and straightforward, includes an acoustic guitar and handclaps. Best for your YouTube vlogs, colorful slideshow music, bright travel video, commercial production, countryside journey, autumn road trips, or as the soundtrack for The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac.

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      Ventures Of Life by DreamSounding

      Acoustic track with Latin and folk elements with organic guitar sounds and nice drums. A good fit for documentaries, nature and love stories, romantic footage and weddings.

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      The Hawaiian Dream by Infraction

      This is a pleased, optimistic track with ukulele, piano, bells, whistling, and claps. I used live instruments in this track to make it sounds more real and natural. It will suit well for any kids' videos, children's entertainment shows, travel vlogs, advertising, unboxing videos, and Youtube channels.

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      Upbeat Fun Summer by Yoav Alyagon

      Happy and optimistic pop-folk track with ukulele, hand clapping, piano, acoustic guitar and drums. Great for advertising background, promotions, happy time with family and friends, sunny skies, perfect day, feelgood moments, etc.

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      Today Is The Day by DimmyPlus

      A bright and bouncy, energetic folk-rock track with an upbeat youth feel. Featuring bells, whistles, guitars, drums, and claps. Best for any feel-good commercial or branding video, positive vlogs, travel videos, kids' content, or summer footage.

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      On The Sunshine by Azovmusic

      This positive and joyful acoustic track with the sound of a new adventure and success. This piece evokes feelings of a simpler time, a country lane or an open road. It encourages you to leave your cares and inhibitions behind and make you feel free. Great for advertising, promos, young active content, and traveling.

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      The Happy Life by Ryan Ancona

      Happy indie acoustic pop folk song. Fun and cheerful acoustic guitar with a driving bass drum beat and hand clapping. Joyful and upbeat positive instrumental and catchy melody. Perfect acoustic background music for modern tv advert and advertising commercials, Youtube videos, presentations and more.

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      Hope In The Horizon by DreamSounding

      A laid back, chilled royalty free Indie Folk, with bright and crisp sounding guitars, bass, shaker, and nice drums, best for travel vlogs, family or friendly contents.

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      Happy Me by Twisterium

      An uplifting and cheerful indie/pop/folk track featuring acoustic guitars, hand claps, piano, bells, whistling and more. The bouncy feel and happy tune create a perfectly optimistic vibe for motivational films, presentations, openers, Youtube videos, commercials.

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    Folk music is one of the most influential music genres in any society and culture. It represents the people and talks about the culture, customs, and traditions of a community. Its lyrics and rhythms are meant to represent the culture it comes from.

    Folk is characterized by music that speaks about the cultural and national identity of a community. It is associated with people’s folklore, and it is played using traditional instruments.

    This musical style is perfect for various projects that speak of culture, customs, and traditions. It comprises beats that make people feel connected with their past and culture.

    The Origins of Folk Instrumental Music

    The origins of folk come from the German word “volk”, meaning “the people”. Since its beginning, folk was considered to be the music of the uncultured class of people, and it was about people. The term folk originated in the 19th century but has since extended and modified in many ways.

    Over time, folk has become the music genre used to transmit traditions and insights about a community’s culture and past orally. It has also caught up in social and political movements precisely thanks to its power to inspire people and make them feel connected to the exact cause.

    American folk music

    American Folk was traditionally played within communities and families. It was not produced for widespread consumption. Folk became mainstream after being combined with pop music during the mid-20th century. It is also known as Americana or roots music.

    This music genre is considered American because it is native to the United States and because it was developed by the people living there. Over time, American folk has seen influences from other genres like gospel, old-time music, blues, Native American music, and bluegrass. It was the basis of many different music genres, including rock and roll, jazz, and rhythm and blues.

    Irish folk music

    Irish folk, also known as Irish traditional music, is a music genre developed in Ireland. Like in all parts of the world, Irish folk started as an oral tradition passed between generations by listening.

    The most popular instrument of traditional Irish music is the Celtic harp. Other instruments used for this music genre include timpan, fife, Irish flute, and horn. Songs of this genre highly depend on the musician who plays them. It is hard to find two players playing the same Irish folk song the same way.

    Royalty Free Folk Music for Your Projects

    Folk music perfectly blends as background music in video projects that talk about people, tradition, national identity, and culture. If there is a powerful message that is to be transmitted through your video, background folk music can make people more connected and receptive to your words.

    Melody Loops has a wide variety of folk songs that can enhance your videos and connect your audience to your message. Whether you are creating a YouTube video or a video presentation about a topic that is related to human experiences, a nation’s past and culture, or a social movement, you can find the right folk beat that will fit your project.

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