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Bristol, Brothers, Brown, Cox, Pug, AmericanaFest

Catch up on the week’s music news 29 July

Commemorating the Bristol Sessions – Photo: LTTL

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019

The organisers of the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion (the Birthplace of Country Music Museum) has announced the stage schedule for this year’s event. You can find the day-by-day schedule HERE or you can download the excellent festival app from your preferred on-line store.

Listening Through The Lens will be covering this event which runs September 20 to 22 in the musically historic town of Bristol, straddling the border of Tennessee and Virginia.

The Brother Brothers New Song
The Brother Brothers – Photo: LTTL

Compass Records duo The Brother Brothers has released a new clip “Colorado” with Sarah Jarosz. The song is taken from their debut album Some People I Know out now.

Kristy Cox New Song

Australian bluegrass songstress Kristy Cox has issued a new song “Yesterday’s Heartache” from the forthcoming album from Mountain Fever Records. The lively song was written by Jerry Salley, Kelli Kingrey and Bruce Carpenter.

Pieta Brown Shifts Ground

Singer/songwriter Pieta Brown unveiled two new songs “Ask For More” and “Morning Fire” off her upcoming new album Freeway.

Out on September 20 via Ani DiFranco‘s Righteous Babe Records, the new album was co-produced with Bon Iver drummer and solo artist S. Carey.

“This record marks a major shift for me,” stated Pieta. “The songs mirror so many transitions: in my musical life, in my home life, in my creative life, in my country. I’ve been hovering at a crossroads, and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one.

TOUR DATES HERE

Joe Pug Tours Australia
joe pug – Photo: LTTL

On the eve of releasing his new and impressive studio album, Joe Pug has announced he will bring his The Flood In Color tour to Australia this November. The new album, produced by Kenneth Pattengale of the Milk Carton Kidswas released July 19 via Nation of Heat Records.

The tour is organised by Love Police Touring and you can find dates and ticket info HERE.

Read more about The Flood In Color HERE.

Check out our review of a Joe Pug show.

USA Music Festivals 2020

In case you missed it, we published our first cut of over 900 festivals that will take place next year. HERE IS THE LINK. As you would expect, there’s quite a few dates unannounced yet, but our 2019 list should provide some guidance.

AmericanaFest Announces Full Showcases
Applewood Road, AmericanaFest 2015 – Photo: LTTL

The Americana Music Association announced recently all the performers who have been invited to do a showcase set at the annual event in Nashville which runs September 10 to 15. The full complement is HERE and you can read our take on last year’s bash.

Catch up on the week’s music news 29 July

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