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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Folk Alliance International Conference 2018 – Showcase Artists Released
Oct31

Folk Alliance International Conference 2018 – Showcase Artists Released

Read showcase artists performing Folk Alliance International Conference 2018 ANNOUNCING 2018 OFFICIAL SHOWCASE ARTISTS Folk Alliance International (FAI) has just announced the Official Showcase artists* for the 30th annual conference taking place February 14-18, 2018, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. A platform for luminaries and rising stars, the annual conference is the world’s largest gathering of the folk...

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List of Music Festivals USA 2018
Oct25

List of Music Festivals USA 2018

Over 230 USA 2018 music festivals listed here with links Roots Music Festivals USA 2018 Over 230 Festivals Included By Rob Dickens Planning trips to the US to maximise music experiences can be hard work.  We have not found one source that provides up-to-date, easy to view and comprehensive festival info for our preferred genres – alt. country, folk, Americana, blues, rock, folk and soul.  For quite a while we at Listening Through The...

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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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