New Music Releases – From 3 August 2018
Aug01

New Music Releases – From 3 August 2018

Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018   NEW RELEASES COMING AT YOU   Just Added – Amy Ray, Colter Wall, Graham Parker, Iron & Wine, JP Harris Out Now – Houndmouth, Amanda Shires, Jim Lauderdale, Lucero, Hot Rize Next Week –  Jason Eady, Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis, Shooter Jennings   Catch up on the latest new music releases starting 3 August 2018   Plenty of activity as you can...

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Who’s Who Bluesfest 2019
Aug01

Who’s Who Bluesfest 2019

Line-up reveal time now for 30th Bluesfest Byron Bay 2019   Organisers of Bluesfest have announced the thirtieth anniversary line-up for the five-day event in 2019. Again to be located at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just outside Byron Bay over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April 2019), the festival will put out up to twelve hours of music each day on multiple stages, along with food and market stalls and...

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Mike Farris Gives Us Silver & Stone
Jul31

Mike Farris Gives Us Silver & Stone

Read about ‘Silver & Stone’ the new outing from Mike Farris    Mike Farris is coming of a Grammy win for his last release – 2015’s Shine For  All The  People (for Best Roots Gospel album). Farris reportedly keeps it earthy and personal on his new release Silver & Stone, out September 7 on Compass Records.  The title refers to his wife, Julie’s wedding ring, and the album is a celebration of their...

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International Bluegrass Award Nominees 2018
Jul28

International Bluegrass Award Nominees 2018

Read all the nominees and categories for the IBMA Awards 2018   IBMA 2018 Award Nominations Released   The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has over the past days announced the final nominees for their 2018 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year’s Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The winners will be announced during a gala awards presentation on September 27 at...

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Guest Writers Welcome – Contact Us
Jul27

Guest Writers Welcome – Contact Us

We are looking for music loving people to guest write for us   It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. – columnist and humorist Robert Benchley   At Listening Through The Lens, we are looking for you, your mind and your pen (or maybe computer!). We are looking for anyone who loves roots music to write an article about their experiences for...

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