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Latest News – Hawktail, Darrell, Lilly, Brandy, Nathaniel and more
Jan11

Latest News – Hawktail, Darrell, Lilly, Brandy, Nathaniel and more

Views and news of the muse Southern Ground Studio Nashville – Photo: LTTL Nathaniel Rateliff Nathaniel Rateliff is set to release And It’s Still Alright, his first solo album in nearly seven years, on February 14, 2020 (via Stax Records/ Concord). The new songs initially were a reflection of the pain of his unraveling relationship, but then Rateliff was confronted by the death of...

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Last Chance to Get Early Bird Price – GrassRoots Music Tour 2020
Jan10

Last Chance to Get Early Bird Price – GrassRoots Music Tour 2020

Early Bird Price Closing – Sign Up by 31 Jan!!   EARLY BIRD PRICE ends 31 January – Sign up before and SAVE $600pp!   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   Listening Through The Lens presents The GrassRoots Music Tour 2020 1 – 21 September         Arrive Nashville downtown independently 1 September pm Nashville, Tennessee – 1 night National Museum of African American Music...

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2019 Folk Music Award Winners Announced
Jan04

2019 Folk Music Award Winners Announced

folk artists nominated 2019 J.S. Ondara – Photo: LTTL International Folk Music Awards 2019 Nominees and Winners Announced The winners are out for the 2019 Artist, Album, and Song of the Year, for this year’s International Folk Music Awards.  2019 Artist of the Year Nominees Che ApalacheJ.S. OndaraLula WilesRising AppalachiaThe Small Glories WINNER 2019 Album of the Year Nominees Even the Sparrow by...

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Albums of the Month – January 2020
Jan01

Albums of the Month – January 2020

our top picks for Jan 2020 The SteelDrivers – Photo: Anthony Scarlatti Top New Releases – January 2020 Marcus King El Dorado Easy Eye Sound 17 January 2020 After becoming a guitar phenomenon at 23 years of age and two official releases under the Marcus King Band moniker, King is issuing his debut solo album El Dorado, to be released January 17, 2020. While a cracking guitarist, it is his soaring, soulful vocals that...

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Best Albums 2019
Dec30

Best Albums 2019

Our annual top 20 plus more Photo: LTTL Introduction Welcome to our Best Of Vol VII. I am writing this on the penultimate day of the year. I like to leave my final evaluation of the year’s music until the very latest because (1) I insist on taking up the maximum time to get to hear as much music as possible and (2) the last two weeks around the holidays tend to be quieter as a lot of publicists and record labels have packed up,...

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