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This Week – Kelley, Kyshona, Rose, Triplets, Scruggs & Taupin, Stormy Swamp Pop
Nov08

This Week – Kelley, Kyshona, Rose, Triplets, Scruggs & Taupin, Stormy Swamp Pop

Notable music events of the week Kelley Looney – Photo: LTTL Kelley Looney Looney and Steve Earle backstage 2015 – Photo: LTTL Vale Kelley Looney. A member of Steve Earle and The Dukes and bass player extraordinaire who played with Earle for more than thirty years, Looney passed away this week. Born and raised in Nashville, Looney’s father was also a bass player, with the legendary Owen Bradley Orchestra. Looney...

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International Folk Music Awards 2020
Nov05

International Folk Music Awards 2020

folk music award inductees and recipients Ani DiFranco – Photo: LTTL Folk Alliance International has announced this year’s International Folk Music Awards recipients and inductees. This includes Lifetime Achievement Awards, People’s Voice Award, the Clearwater Award, Spirit of Folk Award, and the Folk DJ Hall of Fame inductees. Lifetime Achievement AwardsBeauSoleil (Living)Mahalia...

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GrassRoots Music Tour 2020 – Itinerary
Oct31

GrassRoots Music Tour 2020 – Itinerary

Places and events for our 2020 Tour The setting for one of the AmericanaFest 2019 events – Photo: LTTL GrassRoots Music Tour 2020 1 to 21 September Itinerary The next Listening Through The Lens musical adventure in the USA will kick off in Music City Nashville, Tennessee on 1 September 2020 and wind up in Nashville on 21 September. The tour will offer a close-up musical experience of festivals, live shows and music heritage...

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Albums of the Month – Nov 2019
Oct30

Albums of the Month – Nov 2019

We showcase our six faves for the month The Mavericks – Photo: LTTL Top Six New Releases – November 2019 By Rob Dickens Charlie Crockett The Valley Thirty Tigers 20 September 2019 “I ended up having two lifesaving heart surgeries in January of this year,” says Crockett in a letter to fans about The Valley. “I recorded this album one week before those surgeries. I needed to have these songs...

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This Week – BARK, Van, John, John, Johnny, Corb, Great Scott, Fanny, MK(B), Tess, Van
Oct24

This Week – BARK, Van, John, John, Johnny, Corb, Great Scott, Fanny, MK(B), Tess, Van

Catch up on some of the week’s music news Darrell Scott Bluegrass Band – Photo: LTTL Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – Photo: Supplied The mysteriously brilliant Blackie and the Rodeo Kings are celebrating their 25th year by releasing in 2020 their 10th album (via Warner Music Canada). King of this Town will be out on January 24, 2020 and is available for pre-order by...

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