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...

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Jason Isbell with Deer Tick Australian Tour 2018
Nov10

Jason Isbell with Deer Tick Australian Tour 2018

Read about Jason Isbell’s 2018 Australian Tour with Deer Tick     Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Announce 2018 Australian Dates Deer Tick To Support   Love Police today announced the return of two key players from the fertile US Americana scene, with Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit and Deer Tick returning to Australia for a joint tour next March. The career of Jason Isbell has transformed from...

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – News
Oct05

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – News

Read about Canada’s Blackie and the Rodeo Kings new material   NEW VIDEO, TOUR ANNOUNCED, ‘KINGS and KINGS’ ON VINYL TOUR DATES BEGIN OCTOBER 20 2017 FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS BRUCE COCKBURN, MATT ANDERSEN, AND SAM PALLADIO IN OTTAWA, AND DAN AYKROYD IN KINGSTON   Introduction The best band I almost saw. Canada’s enigmatic and brilliant trio Blackie and The Rodeo Kings were due to play a set at...

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The Station Inn and Darrell Scott
Sep26

The Station Inn and Darrell Scott

read about The Station Inn Nashville and Darrell Scott’s new release   By Rob Dickens   New Darrell Scott Music Acclaimed singer songwriter Darrell Scott has just revealed he has a new project well in the works. It’s a live recording and in one of Nashville’s most tradition-laden venues, The Station Inn, which is featured on the front sleeve of the new CD.  Live At The Station Inn was recorded with Scott,...

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Cowpokes For Camp’s Country Music Festival
Sep24

Cowpokes For Camp’s Country Music Festival

Read about Country Music Fest 2017 and Cowpokes For Camp The Mission at Cowpokes for Camp (C4C) is to “inspire, develop and enrich rural young people to reach their fullest potential as confident, responsible caring members of society in agriculture and equine education”. C4C’s programs help fund deserving rural children with scholarships and funding for: Summer Camp at Rawhide Ranch. (Rawhide Provides Animal &...

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An Interview With Sierra Hull
Sep19

An Interview With Sierra Hull

Read our interview with award winning singer mandolinist Sierra Hull   Interview with Sierra Hull September 2017   By Rob Dickens   RD: Hi Sierra. Congratulations on your three further IBMA nominations this year. It must be a great honour for you particularly to get another nomination for Mandolin Player of the Year as there are so many wonderful players around? SH: It’s certainly an honor to be included in such a list...

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