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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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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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Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 Line-up
Oct14

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 Line-up

The full roster is out Photo: LTTL Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 Full Line-up Released The 44th annual Folk Festival will feature an impressive line-up of international and local artists representing folk and roots music from around the world. The Festival takes place on the Labour Day Long Weekend from 6 to 9 March 2020, in Port Fairy, Victoria. Making their Port Fairy Folk Festival debut in 2020 are The Blind Boys of Alabama (USA),...

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The Mavericks Play Favourites
Oct07

The Mavericks Play Favourites

The new Mavericks release Raul Malo, The Mavericks – Photo: LTTL The Mavericks Play The Hits Out November 1, 2019 We were so lucky. A pivotal, subscriber-only show at The Station Inn during AmericanaFest 2019 in Nashville – three sets leading up to Nathaniel Rateliff’s closer was the schedule. Rateliff could not make it. Americana Music Association Executive Director Jed Hilly pulled the big hat rabbit –...

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Extra Showcases and Events – AmericanaFest 2019
Aug30

Extra Showcases and Events – AmericanaFest 2019

see who and what’s been added to AmericanaFest 2019 Beth Nielsen ChapmanDavid LuningDanny BurnsGoodnight, TexasGrant-Lee PhillipsJason EadyKevin GordonMiss Tess & The TalkbacksOrdinary ElephantPaul BurchThe VandoliersHayes Carll All Photos: LTTL Americana Music Association Announces Surprise Additional Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST 2019, September 10-15 Festival and conference to feature special musical events...

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