AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap
Sep18

AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap

Read our look back at this year’s AmericanaFest in Nashville Nashville TN     2018 Stats 285 officially sanctioned artists at 64 unique venues Conference attendance up almost 10%. the largest number of Awards member votes ever nominees in each category were reduced to four (to shorten the run time of the Awards show) three local radio stations broadcasted the show live, as well as SiriusXM and NPR livestream a new partnership in...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Five
Sep17

AmericanaFest 18 Day Five

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 15 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Filming Station This turned out to be an afternoon delight alright.  Ovation Artist Group & Transoceanic Records presented an irresistible six hours of music featuring thirteen highly satisfying artists with minimal delays between sets, great sound in the backyard tent at this intimate venue...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Four
Sep16

AmericanaFest 18 Day Four

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 14 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   Sound Stage Studio Melbourne community radio station RRR host Brian Wise was presenting the Nashville edition of his show Off The Record.  Along with co-host singer/songwriter/crack guitarist and Aussie-expat Anne McCue. Set in Music Circle South, Sound Stage Studios is one of Music City’s most...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Three
Sep15

AmericanaFest 18 Day Three

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 13 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Local Today was all about The Local Bar, a little south-west of downtown, shadowed by Centennial Park and Nashville’s much better-maintained version of The Parthenon (admittedly it’s a lot newer!).  A ripping line-up in the afternoon sponsored by NPR Music, World Cafe and...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Two
Sep14

AmericanaFest 18 Day Two

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 12 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob Compass Records Music Row Featuring live music at “Hillbilly Central,” the birthplace of Outlaw Country.  We visited Compass’ Records’ Music Row offices and historic studio, the former home of Glaser Brothers Productions (a.k.a. “Hillbilly Central”) where the likes of...

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