USA Music Tour – September 2019
Oct18

USA Music Tour – September 2019

Read our plans for our USA music tour for September 2019     When Will The 2019 Kick-Off? Early September 2019   How Long Will It Go For?  Two to three weeks (itinerary being worked on)   What Will It Cover? The Americana Music Festival and Conference, Nashville Tennessee The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion festival, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee Other features to be announced soon   How Many Places Will Be Available? This will be a...

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Woody Guthrie Centre Revisited
Oct05

Woody Guthrie Centre Revisited

Read about our return to the Woody Guthrie Centre in Tulsa Ok   Woody Guthrie Centre, Tulsa Oklahoma 2 October 2018 Images – Jim Jacob Words – Rob Dickens   “I am an educator, not any entertainer” “If you play more than two chords, you’re showing off” – Woody Guthrie   To Woody Guthrie, words were more important than music.  This childlike, adventurous rebel had a big heart, a love for...

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The American Jazz Museum
Sep29

The American Jazz Museum

Read about our visit to Kansas City’s American Jazz Museum   Kansas City Missouri 27 September 2018 TriFest Music Tour Images – Jim Jacob Words – Rob Dickens   Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City Missouri, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz and celebrates an enduring legacy of this great American music invention. The Museum contains interactive exhibits...

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Radio Bristol
Sep23

Radio Bristol

Read about our catch up with Kris Truelson of Radio Bristol VA/TN   Bristol VA/TN 21 September 2018 TriFest Music Tour Words – Rob Dickens Pictures – Jim Jacob   Today we met with Kris Truelson, Producer and Announcer with Radio Bristol (and front man with local old-time group Bill and the Belles). Radio Bristol, a branch of the Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), is a nonprofit network of community radio channels providing...

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Echo Mountain Recording Studios
Sep20

Echo Mountain Recording Studios

Read about our visit to Echo Mountain Studios Asheville NC Asheville TN – TriFest Music Tour     Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   Back Drop In 2003, Steve Wilmans moved to the mountains of West North Carolina to build his dream studio. He found the perfect place in an old church on the edge of downtown Asheville.  The Church which was fitted out into a state of the art recording studio while keeping a sense of previous purpose...

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AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap
Sep18

AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap

Read our look back at this year’s AmericanaFest in Nashville Nashville TN     2018 Stats 285 officially sanctioned artists at 64 unique venues Conference attendance up almost 10%. the largest number of Awards member votes ever nominees in each category were reduced to four (to shorten the run time of the Awards show) three local radio stations broadcasted the show live, as well as SiriusXM and NPR livestream a new partnership in...

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