USA Music Tour – September 2019
Oct18

USA Music Tour – September 2019

Read our plans for our USA music tour for September 2019     When Will The 2019 Kick-Off? Early September 2019   How Long Will It Go For?  Two to three weeks (itinerary being worked on)   What Will It Cover? The Americana Music Festival and Conference, Nashville Tennessee The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion festival, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee Other features to be announced soon   How Many Places Will Be Available? This will be a...

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Chad Elliott’s Rest Heavy Tips The Scales
Oct16

Chad Elliott’s Rest Heavy Tips The Scales

Read our review of Rest Heavy by Chad Elliott & The Redemptions    By Rob Dickens         We get a steady stream of new music for review here at Listening Through The Lens.  I haven’t kept a log, but maybe one or two albums a day come in via mail, snail or electronic, and that doesn’t include EPs and singles.  What this means is that we listen to a hell of a lot of good music.  In the last two/three weeks for instance...

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Jason Isbell and the Ryman Together!
Oct13

Jason Isbell and the Ryman Together!

Read about Jason Isbell’s new release live at the Ryman Auditorium     Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit New Album – Live From The Ryman   One of the greatest Americana singer/songwriters.  One of the best acoustic venues in the USA. Put them together and you must have a winner. On October 19, Spunk Records will release Live From The Ryman, the new live album from four-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit. ...

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John Prine Australian Tour 2019
Oct12

John Prine Australian Tour 2019

Read about John Prine’s long-awaited return to Australia   One of the USA’s most remarkable songwriters, two-time Grammy winner and master storyteller John Prine will tour Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2019. It will be, amazingly, his first time on these shores in twenty five years and signals a must-see set of shows.   Having just turned 72, Prine shows no signs of slowing down.  His tour schedule is brimming...

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Bluesfest 2019 – Second Artist Announcement
Oct10

Bluesfest 2019 – Second Artist Announcement

Read who’s performing at Bluesfest 2019 second artist announcement   With six months to go to the next Bluesfest (over the Easter long weekend Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April 2019) organisers of the event held just outside Byron Bay Australia have just announced the second artist announcement for its 30th anniversary celebration. Here are the nineteen performers with many making their Bluesfest appearance the only in...

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