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IBMA Bluegrass Awards 2022
Oct03

IBMA Bluegrass Awards 2022

Bluegrass Award Winners 2022 Billy Strings – Photo: LTTL International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Award Recipients Announced 2022 Billy Strings received the coveted “Entertainer of the Year” Award for the second year in a row, along with “Song of the Year” honours, at the 33rd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards. Banjo was king this year as well, with Béla Fleck taking home awards for “Album of the Year”, “Instrumental...

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Watchhouse – First Tour of Australia – CANCELLED
Sep28

Watchhouse – First Tour of Australia – CANCELLED

Watchhouse Australian Tour Cancelled Emily Frantz – Photo: LTTL Andrew Marlin – Photo: LTTL TOUR CANCELLED DUE TO MEDICAL EMERGENCY Statement from the band – Well y’all, it’s been a year. This past weekend Emily had emergency surgery to stop hemorrhaging caused by an ectopic pregnancy. It was scary and we’re so glad we were home and could get life saving care right away. Sadly this means we can’t travel to...

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Tim O’Brien Biography
Sep22

Tim O’Brien Biography

New Book On Tim O’Brien Tim O’Brien photo LTTL Traveler: The Musical Odyssey of Tim O’Brien New Book Out Now Published by The University of Oklahoma Press Five decades as a singer, musician, songwriter and producer, Tim O’Brien has been at the forefront of the best American roots music in so many guises it’s hard to keep count. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1954, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter (and...

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Nominations – 2022 Australian Folk Music Awards Revealed
Sep01

Nominations – 2022 Australian Folk Music Awards Revealed

AFMA 2022 Nominations Announced Australian Folk Music Awards 2022 Finalists Announced People’s Choice Award Voting Open Awards Presented 26 October Brunswick Ballroom, Melbourne Folk Alliance Australia today announced that the panels of judges from around Australia have selected the following acts as the 2022 AFMA Finalists. Traditional Folk Music Album of the Year  FINALISTS Austral – Thylacine (Vic)Broken Creek –...

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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 – Second Artists’ Round Revealed
Aug30

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 – Second Artists’ Round Revealed

Second Lineup Port Fairy 2023 Photo: LTTL Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 10 to 13 March Second Artists Announced After a sold-out Port Fairy Folk Festival earlier this year, organisers have revealed the next line-up for the highly-anticipated event (the 46th) taking place 10-13 March 2023 over the long weekend. Ajak Kwai Anna Smyrk Baby Velvet The Badloves Blue Moon Marquee (CAN) Claymore Colin Lillie Dani Larkin (IRE) Eastbound Buzz...

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Vale Archie Roach – 8 January 1956 – 30 July 2022
Jul30

Vale Archie Roach – 8 January 1956 – 30 July 2022

Archie Roach RIP Photo: LTTL A STATEMENT BY AMOS AND EBAN ROACH ON BEHALF OF THE ROACH FAMILY ”We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Gunditjmara (Kirrae Whurrong/Djab Wurrung), Bundjalung Senior Elder, songman and storyteller Archie Roach. Archie passed, surrounded by his family and loved ones, at Warrnambool Base Hospital after a long illness. We thank all the staff who have cared for Archie over the past month. Archie...

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