The Festy Is An Experience – And Then Some!
Oct10

The Festy Is An Experience – And Then Some!

Read our report of The Festy Experience 2017 near Arrington Virginia   What The 8th Annual Festy Experience   When October 5-8 2017   Where The Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm, a 387-acre property in Arrington, Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.       Who The lineup comprises a nice blend of national and local roots music acts: The Infamous Stringdusters Ani DiFranco Drive-By...

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The Festy Experience Starts Today
Oct06

The Festy Experience Starts Today

Read about Virginia’s The Festy Experience which kicks off today   Video by: Kjell Redal www.kjellredal.com Music Credit: Phoebe Hunt “Frolic of the Bees”   Listening Through The Lens is Heading to Infinity Downs Farm In Arrington, VA Today In the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains The 8th Annual Festy Experience Is Kicking Off Thursday-Sunday, October 5 – October 8, 2017   Featuring: The Infamous...

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An Interview With Sierra Hull
Sep19

An Interview With Sierra Hull

Read our interview with award winning singer mandolinist Sierra Hull   Interview with Sierra Hull September 2017   By Rob Dickens   RD: Hi Sierra. Congratulations on your three further IBMA nominations this year. It must be a great honour for you particularly to get another nomination for Mandolin Player of the Year as there are so many wonderful players around? SH: It’s certainly an honor to be included in such a list...

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AmericanaFest 2017 Wrap
Sep19

AmericanaFest 2017 Wrap

Read about the Americana Music Festival and Conference Just Finished in Nashville By Rob Dickens Introduction “Watch Your Body Parts!” On the United flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, there was a slightly over-zealous hostess whose commands were delivered within a ‘I-haven’t-got-all-day-to-serve-you’ customer ethos.  Somehow the expression is fitting for part of the survival guide for what we have...

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An Interview With Jerry Douglas
Sep18

An Interview With Jerry Douglas

Read our interview with dobro maestro and producer Jerry Douglas   Interview with Jerry Douglas September 2017   By Rob Dickens   RD: Jerry, congratulations on the new album What If Firstly, the Jerry Douglas Band has been around for two of three years – how did you go about assembling this virtuoso ensemble and did you always consider going into the studio together at some point? JD: Beginning in the Spring of 2016, I...

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AmericanaFest 2017 Adds More To Bill
Sep02

AmericanaFest 2017 Adds More To Bill

Read about more additions to AmericanaFest 2017 bill just announced   Americana Music Association℠ Announces Additional Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17 The Americana Music Association℠ announced today twelve additional artists slated to perform at the 18th Annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 12-17 in Nashville, TN. A list of the newly announced...

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