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Looking Back – Blue Grass and Red Carpet
Aug06

Looking Back – Blue Grass and Red Carpet

Bluegrass Red Carpet 2014 Photo: LTTL Listening Through The LensGoes Listening Through The Rear-View Mirror # 4 IBMA Awards and more 2014 Introduction Yes folks, the world is in a place in 2020 that no-one would have believed. Other than the pages of a fictional book where a-pandemic-attacks-the-world-forcing-us-to-be-in-lockdown-shutting-our-borders-and-generally-feeling-jittery, how did this predicament happen so quickly and...

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Looking Back – Bluesfest 2012
Jul27

Looking Back – Bluesfest 2012

Bluesfest 2012 Another Look Seasick Steve’s Crew incl. Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Takes A Bow – Photo: LTTL Listening Through The LensGoes Listening Through The Rear-View Mirror # 2 Bluesfest 2012 Introduction Yes folks, the world is in a place in 2020 that no-one would have believed. Other than the pages of a fictional book where...

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Looking Back -MountainGrass Festival 2018
Jul24

Looking Back -MountainGrass Festival 2018

We review MountainGrass 2018 Listening Through The Lens Goes Listening Through The Rear-View Mirror # 1 MountainGrass 2018 Introduction Yes folks, the world is in a place in 2020 that no-one would have believed. Other than the pages of a fictional book where a-pandemic-attacks-the-world-forcing-us-to-be-in-lockdown-shutting-our-borders-and-generally-feeling-jittery, how did this predicament happen so quickly and decisively?? It is...

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Your Carnatic Music Festival Guide
Jul10

Your Carnatic Music Festival Guide

Best Carnatic Music Festivals Carnatic Music Festivals Five Of The Best By Reema Krishnan Music knows no language and transcends physical boundaries. Let’s take the example of South India, which is a land of rich cultural and musical heritage. It is most popularly known for Carnatic music, a music genre that people appreciate all over the world. Carnatic music is filled with harmonically-rich ragas and nuanced talas. It is layered...

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AmericanaFest 2020 Changes Announced
Jun12

AmericanaFest 2020 Changes Announced

Different AmericanaFest Approach 2020 Scott Mulvahill and band AmericanaFest 2019 – Photo: LTTL Major Changes Revealed AmericanaFest 2020 It was to be the linchpin for our GrassRoots Music Tour this year, with some of us travelling from Australia to Nashville for the seventh consecutive year. Then you-know-what-pandemic happened meaning international travel remains only a passing dream for the rest of 2020. Today the Americana...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2021
May25

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2021

announcement re next year’s event Photo: LTTL Port Fairy Folk Festival 2021 To Go Ahead With Smaller Crowds Today, organisers of the iconic Port Fairy Folk Festival, Australia’s second-oldest live event released the following statement: “The Festival committee met this week and the 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival is still scheduled to take place in March 2021. The success of this year’s Festival proved that the...

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