Forth Valley Blues Festival turns 20
Mar21

Forth Valley Blues Festival turns 20

  Forth Valley Blues Festival 2017 by Jim Jacob The 20th Forth Valley Blues Festival was held March 17/18 2017. Forth is located on the coast of Northern Tasmania and offers camping for the two day event. As Listening Through the Lens does not camp (!), I was only there for Saturday’s programme. The line-up consisted of Ian Moss, Fingers Mitchell Cullen, Harper & the Midwest Kind (USA), 19twenty, Muddy Puddles,...

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Outlaw Country Cruise 2017
Mar14

Outlaw Country Cruise 2017

A Round Up of the Outlaw Country Cruise 2017   Originally Published on addictedtonoise.com.au By Rob Dickens   Not only was this my second ever boat cruise, it was literally two hours after my first! I had signed up for the Outlaw Country Cruise for two reasons – it boasted a very, very attractive line-up and it sailed on the same boat the day that my first cruise, Cayamo, ended. You can read my report on Cayamo HERE...

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Thoughts on Cayamo Music Cruise 2017
Mar09

Thoughts on Cayamo Music Cruise 2017

  Originally published at addictedtonoise.com.au By Rob Dickens   Ahoy there! To be honest, I have never felt the need to hop on board a boat cruise.  It has never appealed.  However, due to the constant encouragement of music friends, I found myself on a cruise ship just two weeks ago.  I have survived to tell the tale. The tenth annual voyage of the Cayamo Music Cruise (affectionately known as ‘A Journey Through...

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Cayamo Cruise Check-in
Feb23

Cayamo Cruise Check-in

By Rob Dickens  Well, here is some LTTL history in the making. The first post from Mexico – Cozumel to be exact. A deep port in the Gulf of Mexico. The Norwegian Jade has docked for a few hours. A quick update of the musical highlights so far. This will be pretty itchy and scratchy. Typed on an iPhone and battery down to 25%! The Guy Clark tribute set was stunning and emotional – contributions from Steve Earle, Rodney...

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Stepping up for the Outlaw Country Cruise 2017
Feb19

Stepping up for the Outlaw Country Cruise 2017

By Rob Dickens Next week I will, like many others, be boarding the Norwegian Jade at the Port of Tampa Florida for the Outlaw Country Music Cruise. Some information about the cruise.   Outlaw Country History Based around a Sirius XM Satellite Radio Station “Outlaw Country’, the Cruise will be on its second voyage which is sold out.   The Boat The Norwegian Jade is part of the Norwegian Cruise Line and is a hefty...

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Preparations for Cayamo Cruise 2017
Feb19

Preparations for Cayamo Cruise 2017

By Rob Dickens Tomorrow I will, like many others, be boarding the Norwegian Jade at the Port of Tampa Florida for the Cayamo Music Cruise. Some information about the cruise you may be interested in.   Cayamo History Affectionately known as ‘A Journey Through Song’, Cayamo is celebrating its tenth voyage this year.  Its popularity has grown and now sells out each year.  Priority for booking is based on your past...

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