AmericanaFest 18 Day Five
Sep17

AmericanaFest 18 Day Five

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 15 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Filming Station This turned out to be an afternoon delight alright.  Ovation Artist Group & Transoceanic Records presented an irresistible six hours of music featuring thirteen highly satisfying artists with minimal delays between sets, great sound in the backyard tent at this intimate venue...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Four
Sep16

AmericanaFest 18 Day Four

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 14 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   Sound Stage Studio Melbourne community radio station RRR host Brian Wise was presenting the Nashville edition of his show Off The Record.  Along with co-host singer/songwriter/crack guitarist and Aussie-expat Anne McCue. Set in Music Circle South, Sound Stage Studios is one of Music City’s most...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Three
Sep15

AmericanaFest 18 Day Three

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 13 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Local Today was all about The Local Bar, a little south-west of downtown, shadowed by Centennial Park and Nashville’s much better-maintained version of The Parthenon (admittedly it’s a lot newer!).  A ripping line-up in the afternoon sponsored by NPR Music, World Cafe and...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Two
Sep14

AmericanaFest 18 Day Two

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 12 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob Compass Records Music Row Featuring live music at “Hillbilly Central,” the birthplace of Outlaw Country.  We visited Compass’ Records’ Music Row offices and historic studio, the former home of Glaser Brothers Productions (a.k.a. “Hillbilly Central”) where the likes of...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day One
Sep12

AmericanaFest 18 Day One

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 11 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob   The Local After Conference registration, the first port of call was The Local where NPR, World Cafe and WMOT radio were having a Kick-Off party. We arrived just as Michigan’s The Accidentals were finishing up. The Black Lillies from Knoxville TN have not only have a new album Stranger To Me (out...

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Pre-AmericanaFest Landing Party
Sep12

Pre-AmericanaFest Landing Party

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 10 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words -Rob Dickens Images -Jim Jacob   A benign day of recovering from jet lag and setting up for the week ahead at the Americana Music Conference and Festival (AmericanaFest) was put on its head at night. Atomic Music Group hosted a pre-AmericanaFest shindig at a new hotel in downtown Nashville (there are plenty of those since my...

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