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My Fake Band – The Game
Jun24

My Fake Band – The Game

Help fund this game My Fake Band Kickstarter Campaign Open Crazy band names? How about these glorious examples off the top of our heads: The TheMr MisterLimp BizkitMott The HoopleThirty Odd Foots Of Grunts (thanks Russell!)Hootie and The BlowfishToad The Wet SprocketThe Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah BandFartbarthNatalie Portman’s Shaved HeadThe String Cheese Incident This bad taste in band names is the inspiration for a music-inspired card game...

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Americana Honors & Awards 2020
Jun16

Americana Honors & Awards 2020

Americana 2020 Nominees Revealed Drive-By Truckers – Photo: LTTL Americana Honors & Awards Nominees – Brandi Carlile, The Highwomen, Brittany Howard, Our Native Daughters, the Late John Prine, Nathaniel Rateliff, Tanya Tucker, Yola The Americana Music Association has revealed the nominees for its 19th annual Americana Honors & Awards featuring Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Our Native Daughters, the late John...

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COVID-19 Impact – A Fayetteville Arkansas Case Study
Jun13

COVID-19 Impact – A Fayetteville Arkansas Case Study

Corona Festival and Band Impacts Watkins Family Hour – Fayetteville Roots – Photo: LTTL Smokey & The Mirror – Photo: LTTL Festival – Fayetteville Roots Band – Smokey & The Mirror Corona Virus Impact Fayetteville Roots Festival Nestled in the far north-west corner of Arkansas, the picturesque College town of Fayetteville is easy on the eye and a vibrant, supportive arts, culture and music hub. The...

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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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Lynyrd Skynyrd Movie
May18

Lynyrd Skynyrd Movie

New Lynyrd Skynyrd film Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Plane Crash Movie and Soundtrack Wide Release June 29 Musicians dying in plane crashes… Patsy Cline, Glenn Miller, Ricky Nelson, Otis Redding, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, the Big Bopper, Jim Croce, John Denver, Jim Reeves AND some members and entourage of Lynyrd Skynyrd. One of the great Southern Rock bands, with iconic songs “Sweet Home Alabama” and...

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