Blue Water Highway Band – WIN A FREE COPY
Dec12

Blue Water Highway Band – WIN A FREE COPY

See how to win a copy of Things We Carry by Blue Water Highway Band   Win a copy of Things We Carry – a CD from Blue Water Highway Band   Have you loved an album SO much that you have purchased another copy? OR did someone provide you with a second CD for free? OR have you made a mistake and bought the same album again?     Well, one of these things happened to us at Listening Through The Lens.  One of these...

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Peter Rowan Australian Tour 2018
Dec09

Peter Rowan Australian Tour 2018

Read about the dates for the legendary Peter Rowan as he journeys around Australia in 2018   Peter Rowan returns to Australia. A frequent visitor to these shores, he will play shows at the Port Fairy Folk Festival March 9 to 12 2018 and at The Spotted Mallard on Tuesday 13 March.  More dates are expected to be announced, so stay tuned. Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career...

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Blind Date Records
Dec08

Blind Date Records

Read about Blind Date Records and hear its sampler   Blind Date Records is a brand new independent Australian record label aiming to represent some of the country’s finest in alt-country, folk, swamp blues and country-soul.  It has assembled an impressive roster of local artists already including Freya Josephine Hollick, Jeb Cardwell, James Ellis and the Jealous Guys, Greenville, Ruth Lindsey and Sean McMahon.    ...

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Cayamo Music Cruise 2018 Final Line-Up
Dec06

Cayamo Music Cruise 2018 Final Line-Up

Read about the final shipful of performers on board Cayamo 2018   Extra Artists Announced To Come On Board For Cayamo 2018 Full Line-Up Below   Listening Through The Lens hopped on board for the Cayamo Music Cruise 2017.  It was our maiden voyage and it was largely brought about by the constant encouragement and eulogizing of many friends.  It was finally too much to reisist!  How much fun was it?  You can read about our...

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GRAMMY Nominations 2018 – Roots Music Categories
Dec02

GRAMMY Nominations 2018 – Roots Music Categories

Read the nominations for the Roots Music 2018 Grammys This slideshow requires JavaScript.     Here are some selected 2018 Grammy Award nominees in the American Roots Music Field (plus a couple more). The winners will be announced and will air live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday January 28.  The eligibility period for nominees ran from October 1 2016 to September 30 2017. The 60th annual Grammy Awards...

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Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy – Together Again
Nov18

Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy – Together Again

Read about new release from Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black   MAVIS STAPLES – IF ALL I WAS WAS BLACK AVAILABLE NOW   “It’s the compassion that I feel.  I want you to feel that same compassion…You can’t stop me. You can’t break me. I’m too loving. These songs are going to change the world.” – Mavis Staples   The new album by soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples entitled If All I...

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