AmericanaFest 2018 – First Round Announcement
Apr20

AmericanaFest 2018 – First Round Announcement

See the first round of performers appearing at AmericanaFest 2018   Americana Music Festival and Conference 2018 Over 70 Performers Announced September 11 to 16   The Americana Music Association announced today the first 74 of more than 250 artists slated to perform at the annual AmericanaFest: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 11-16 in Nashville, Tennessee. For the 19th consecutive year, the...

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Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 – Line-Up Revealed
Apr18

Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 – Line-Up Revealed

See who’s playing at the 2018 Rhythm & Roots Reunion Bristol VA/TN   Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 Bristol Virginia/Tennessee Performers Announced   The annual Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival began in 2001 and has been under the umbrella of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum since December, 2012.   The Festival generally hosts over 130 bands/performers on twenty stages in the streets and alleyways of...

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Roots n Blues n BBQ Festival 2018 – Line-Up Out
Apr13

Roots n Blues n BBQ Festival 2018 – Line-Up Out

See who’s playing at the 2018 Roots n Blues n BBQ Columbia Missouri Roots n Blues n BBQ Festival 2018 Columbia Missouri Performers Announced First launched in 2007, the Roots n Blues n BBQ festival features over thirty artists representing the genres of roots, blues, gospel, country, folk, bluegrass, rock, and soul music – international, national, regional and local artists. The three-day event was originally held in...

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Moon River Festival 2018
Mar22

Moon River Festival 2018

Read about Moon River Festival in Chattanooga TN this September   Moon River Festival Chattanooga Tennessee 8-9 September 2018   If, like the Listening Through The Lens team, you are heading to Nashville for the Americana Festival and Conference this September, this could be a mighty handy stop-over on the way there.  Chattanooga is hosting the Moon River Festival and is just two hours south-east, and two days prior, to AmericanaFest...

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Music Festival USA 2018 List Updated
Mar03

Music Festival USA 2018 List Updated

We’ve updated our list of USA music festivals – big time – here!   Over 320 Festivals listed   At Listening Through The Lens, we’ve been publishing for some time a list of roots music festivals held in the USA. The 2018 edition was originally posted in October 2017, but each month we check back to see if new dates have been announced and we quietly update that article.  This we have done just now and have found...

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Folk-Us: Folk Alliance International 2018
Feb25

Folk-Us: Folk Alliance International 2018

Read our coverage of Folk Alliance International 2018 in Kansas City MO Folk Alliance International  Kansas City Missouri February 14 to 18 2018 By Rob Dickens Introduction The festival and conference that is celebrating its thirty-year anniversary.  From humble beginnings in Malibu California in 1989 with just 130 participants (including artists), Folk Alliance International continues to spread its wings.  In Kansas City Missouri...

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