The Festy Experience 2017 – Daily Schedules Out
Aug31

The Festy Experience 2017 – Daily Schedules Out

Read about the release of the daily schedules of The Festy Experience 2017 Listening Through The Lens Will Be There To Cover The Festy Experience – watch out here for interviews with some of the artists Introduction Organisers of The Festy Experience have just announced the line-up for each of the four days. The 8th Annual Festy Experience takes place October 5-8, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm, a 387-acre...

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Americana Honors and Awards 2017 – Line Up Announced
Aug29

Americana Honors and Awards 2017 – Line Up Announced

Read about the performers, presenters and All-Star Band to appear at the Americana Honors and Awards Show 2017   The Americana Music Association℠ Announces its  16th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers, Presenters and  Members of This Year’s All-Star Band The Americana Music Association℠ announced today that Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will return to host and musically direct, respectively, the 16th annual Americana...

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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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