Beth Hart – Australian Tour 2019
Jul05

Beth Hart – Australian Tour 2019

Read about Beth Hart’s Australian Tour in 2019   Beth Hart In Australia February 2019   Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart returns to Australia next February for a special run of shows around the country.  No stranger to our shores, Hart is a regular visitor to Bluesfest in Byron Bay and has a loyal following both here and New Zealand where her first international single “LA Song (Out of This Town)” went...

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Grant-Lee Phillips goes Counter-Clockwise
Nov20

Grant-Lee Phillips goes Counter-Clockwise

Read about Grant-Lee Phillips’ new album “WIDDERSHINS”   By Jim Jacob New Release – WIDDERSHIN ( To proceed counterclockwise) Release date : 23/02/2018 Released through : YEP ROC RECORDS   We at Listening Through The Lens are big fans of Grant-Lee Phillips.  His last album The Narrows (2016) had us doffing our collective hats.  You can read our earlier review HERE. Nashville via California singer songwriter...

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What is your favorite Cowboy song?
May02

What is your favorite Cowboy song?

give us your best cowboy songs for playing on a radio program by Jim Jacob I am involved in community radio and would like your help with my next program. This time around I would like to focus on, with your help, Cowboy songs. Let me know what your favorite Cowboy song is (Cowgirl , Outlaw , etc)  and it may get to the program. A list of songs submitted and those chosen (about 30 tracks would be great) will be posted on this website....

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Downtown Nashville Ramble
Apr28

Downtown Nashville Ramble

see our gallery of downtown nashville music city home of AmericanaFest     By Jim Jacob Loved this place , Nashville , and loved it even more after I learnt that it boasts Davey Crockett as its first celebrity (too much Walt Disney as a child). A beautiful city with , what seems like, a end list of iconic buildings , events , venues and gigs. A great place to visit.     The Total Tennessee Tour will be here September 2017 to embrace...

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The Waifs – 25 years
Mar27

The Waifs – 25 years

The Waifs live show review March 2017 Devonport Tasmania   The Waifs Celebrate 25 years  Devonport Tasmania by Jim Jacob Long standing roots outfit The Waifs has just released its double album “Ironbark” . All twenty five songs on the new release were recorded in a single session at band member , Josh Cunningham’s house in southern New South Wales , Australia. The band is now on an extensive and popular tour to...

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