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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Cayamo 2018
Feb12

Cayamo 2018

Read our look-back of the Cayamo Music Cruise 2018   By Rob Dickens   It was my second Cayamo Cruise. They (the organisers, Sixthman) – call it a “Journey Through Song”.  Sounds a little pretentious but on reflection it fits like a glove. I had the spiritual awakening of Cayamo 2017.  I was blessed by wonderful music, the friendliest punters ever encountered and easy access to most everywhere musically.  I signed up...

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MONA’s Block Party 2018
Jan16

MONA’s Block Party 2018

Violent Femmes headline a MONA free Block Party in 2018 to remember   Over One Thousand Onesies Gripping Laser Lights Bold Performance Art Experimental Sonic Forms Interpretative Dance And Movement Edgy Engaging Live Music Artisan Food and Beverages It’s the MONA Block Party!   Images by Jim Jacob Words by Rob Dickens   MONA Since its establishment in Tasmania, Australia in 2011, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) has quickly...

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Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018 – First Announcements
Dec26

Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018 – First Announcements

Which artists first signed up for Bristol’s Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018 This slideshow requires JavaScript.     The organisers of Bristol’s Rhythm and Roots Reunion Festival have been giving us holiday season presents.  Each day in the lead-up to Christmas, one artist/group performing at next year’s festival has been revealed and the growing list has plenty of variety and interest. Bristol is officially recognised...

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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 year...

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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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