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Latest News – Ritter, MO, Baylor, Cousins, Siskind, Doores and Erelli
Dec12

Latest News – Ritter, MO, Baylor, Cousins, Siskind, Doores and Erelli

Happenings for this week Mandolin Orange – Photo: LTTL Josh Ritter Josh Ritter – Photo: David McClister Josh Ritter’s stunning new song “The Gospel of Mary”, featuring The Milk Carton Kids, has just debuted. The track was recorded in Los Angeles during the summer of 2019. “I wrote “The Gospel of Mary” last summer, but returned to it, added to it, amended it, and basically worried...

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This Week – Molly, Bus Wrecks, Gill, Tracy, Barefeet, 3 Minds and Trigger Slips
Nov26

This Week – Molly, Bus Wrecks, Gill, Tracy, Barefeet, 3 Minds and Trigger Slips

latest music news and views Molly Tuttle – Photo: LTTL Vince Gill It’s the Grammy season.  Songwriter Vince Gill has received his 41st Grammy nomination when “I Don’t Wanna Ride The Rails No More” landed on the list of Best American Roots Song. The track is from Gill’s most recent critically-acclaimed album OKIE, which was released on MCA Records in August of this year....

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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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