Folk Alliance Conference 2018 – Awards and Showcases
Nov16

Folk Alliance Conference 2018 – Awards and Showcases

Read about Folk Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award Winners 2018   Folk Alliance Award Winners 2017 Official Showcase Schedule Released   The Folk Alliance International Conference runs February 4 to 8 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. The event comprises a Conference, Official Showcases, Awards Show, Festival and a heap of informal jamming and collaborations.  Listening Through The Lens will be covering all of it. AWARDS Each...

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Drive-by Truckers Pictorial
Nov16

Drive-by Truckers Pictorial

See photos of Drive-by Truckers Virginia October 2017. One of our concerts of the year but for now no words, just images, just Looking Through the Lens.                                     Live at The Festy Experience 2017, Infinity Downs Farm near Arrington, Virginia. Saturday night 6 October Main Stage Last Act Light Rain Read our full report...

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Here is Scott Miller With a Little Help From His Female Friends
Nov14

Here is Scott Miller With a Little Help From His Female Friends

Read our review of Scott Miller’s new CD Ladies Auxiliary   By Rob Dickens   The Artist Scott Miller   The Album Ladies Auxiliary   The Cover   The Release Date November 3 2017   The Label F.A.Y. Recordings   The Introduction In the 1990s, Scott Miller was a member of the very vibrant Knoxville TN-based outfit the V-Roys.  The band impressed Steve Earle who signed them to his label E-Squared.  Not...

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Jason Isbell with Deer Tick Australian Tour 2018
Nov10

Jason Isbell with Deer Tick Australian Tour 2018

Read about Jason Isbell’s 2018 Australian Tour with Deer Tick     Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Announce 2018 Australian Dates Deer Tick To Support   Love Police today announced the return of two key players from the fertile US Americana scene, with Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit and Deer Tick returning to Australia for a joint tour next March. The career of Jason Isbell has transformed from...

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Birds of Chicago – New Releases
Nov09

Birds of Chicago – New Releases

Read about the new EP and full-length releases from Birds of Chicago   News On Birds of Chicago   Following on a move to Nashville and signing with label Signature Sounds, Birds of Chicago will release their new digital E.P. American Flowers on November 17 2017.  Proceeds from the EP will benefit Chicago’s South Side based Teen Living Programs–  a non-profit that builds community, hope and opportunity for youth...

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