Some Images from 2018
Jan01

Some Images from 2018

Here is a small selection of our photographs from 2018 – great memories By Jim Jacob         From the USA – Columbia Missouri, Nashville Tennessee, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee From Melbourne Victoria Australia – St Kilda, Brighton From Tasmania Australia – Launceston From my backyard Images that make the year just gone, a little closer.  Hope you like them.                                                        ...

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Best Albums of 2018
Dec29

Best Albums of 2018

Read about our best albums for 2018 – plus more insights about the year   By Rob Dickens           Introduction Welcome to the Listening Through The Lens Best Albums Volume VI. Now, this may not be one of the biggest yearly reviews you’ll find out there in cyber-land, but it’s pretty much the latest.  Yes folks, I like to use the full twelve months to assess the merits of the year.  Pretty basic stuff and I observe...

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Australian Roots Music Festivals 2019
Dec06

Australian Roots Music Festivals 2019

See our list of roots music festivals in Australia for 2019   Over 200 Events Listed   We started this list for much the same reasons as our USA version.  It’s hard to find a single location that has a sufficient number and details of the many roots music festivals that take place in Australia each year.  We also like a simple list with relevant website links for easy connection, plus in some sort of intelligible order.  Below we...

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Help! Tell Us About Australian Roots Music Festivals
Nov29

Help! Tell Us About Australian Roots Music Festivals

We seek your help for a list of Australian Roots Music Festivals   We Want Your Feedback Help Us Create A List Australian Roots Music Festivals 2019   At Listening Through The Lens we have been steadily working on a single, go-to check-point for as many music festivals in the USA that we could find.  The reason?  Well, when planning trips to North America, we like to pack in as much live music as we can.  What better way to do that...

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List of Music Festivals USA 2019
Aug15

List of Music Festivals USA 2019

Over 550 USA 2019 music festivals listed here with links     Roots Music Festivals USA 2019 Over 550 Festivals Included   Updated January 1 2019   We started this list a while and here we are with our fourth edition. From humble beginnings of less than 100 events, the Listening Through The Lens list has now cracked over 550 festivals.  This started purely as we found no other site that provided the easily accessible information as we...

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International Bluegrass Award Nominees 2018
Jul28

International Bluegrass Award Nominees 2018

Read all the nominees and categories for the IBMA Awards 2018   IBMA 2018 Award Nominations Released   The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has over the past days announced the final nominees for their 2018 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year’s Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The winners will be announced during a gala awards presentation on September 27 at...

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