AmericanaFest 18 Day Four
Sep16

AmericanaFest 18 Day Four

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 14 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   Sound Stage Studio Melbourne community radio station RRR host Brian Wise was presenting the Nashville edition of his show Off The Record.  Along with co-host singer/songwriter/crack guitarist and Aussie-expat Anne McCue. Set in Music Circle South, Sound Stage Studios is one of Music City’s most...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Three
Sep15

AmericanaFest 18 Day Three

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 13 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Local Today was all about The Local Bar, a little south-west of downtown, shadowed by Centennial Park and Nashville’s much better-maintained version of The Parthenon (admittedly it’s a lot newer!).  A ripping line-up in the afternoon sponsored by NPR Music, World Cafe and...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Two
Sep14

AmericanaFest 18 Day Two

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 12 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob Compass Records Music Row Featuring live music at “Hillbilly Central,” the birthplace of Outlaw Country.  We visited Compass’ Records’ Music Row offices and historic studio, the former home of Glaser Brothers Productions (a.k.a. “Hillbilly Central”) where the likes of...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day One
Sep12

AmericanaFest 18 Day One

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 11 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob   The Local After Conference registration, the first port of call was The Local where NPR, World Cafe and WMOT radio were having a Kick-Off party. We arrived just as Michigan’s The Accidentals were finishing up. The Black Lillies from Knoxville TN have not only have a new album Stranger To Me (out...

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Americana Honors and Awards 2018 Details
Sep07

Americana Honors and Awards 2018 Details

Read about the performers at the Americana Honors & Awards Show 2018     The Americana Music Association has announced details for the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony this year.  Scheduled for next Wednesday, September 12 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, the ceremony is the keystone for the Americana Festival and Conference (AmericanaFest) held in downtown Nashville September 11 to 16. Winners of each...

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Australians Performing at AmericanaFest 2018
Aug31

Australians Performing at AmericanaFest 2018

Read about the Australian performances at AmericanaFest 2018   The Bluebird Cafe The Filming Station The 5 Spot   Sounds Australia is preparing to showcase some of the best Australian talent at this year’s AmericanaFest, to be held in downtown Nashville from September 11 to 16. From The Bluebird Cafe, to the A Taste Of Australia lunch and show at The Filming Station to THE AUSSIE BBQ at The 5 Spot – Australia will continue...

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