Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 – Third Artists’ Round Revealed
Nov22

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 – Third Artists’ Round Revealed

Third Lineup Port Fairy 2023 William Crighton – Photo: LTTL Eilen Jewell – Photo: LTTL Minor Gold – Photo: LTTL Gallie – Photo: LTTL Folk Bitch Trio – Photo: LTTL Folk Bitch Trio – Photo: LTTL Folk Bitch Trio – Photo: LTTL Sweet Talk – Photo: LTTL Port Fairy Folk Festival 2023 10 to 13 March Third Round of Artists Announced After a sold-out Port Fairy Folk Festival earlier this...

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Ian Noe and Early James Tour Australia 2023
Nov17

Ian Noe and Early James Tour Australia 2023

Ian Noe Early James Aus Dates Ian Noe Early James Ian Noe and Early James First Australian Tour March 2023 Love Police has announced dates by two young Americana outsiders this March. Both first-time visitors to Australia, the pairing of Ian Noe and Early James promises to be fascinating and exciting. There must be something in the water (er…whiskey) in Kentucky. Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kelsey Waldon and Tyler...

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Grammy Awards 2023 – Roots Music Nominations
Nov16

Grammy Awards 2023 – Roots Music Nominations

Grammy Award Nominees 2023 Grammy Awards 2023 Nominees Revealed Roots Music Categories Listed The nominees for the Grammy Awards 2023 have just been announced. There are ninety-one award categories (!) to be presented Sunday 5 February in Los Angeles. We’ve screened the list to identify roots music that aligns with the genres we follow here on Listening Through The Lens. And here they are (with their category numbers): 27. Best...

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Bluesfest Comes To Melbourne!
Nov10

Bluesfest Comes To Melbourne!

Bluesfest the Melbourne Edition Kasey Chambers – photo LTTL Steve Earle – Photo: LTTL Greensky Bluegrass – Photo: LTTL Shaun Kirk – Photo: LTTL Ash Grunwald – Photo: LTTL Buddy Guy – photo LTTL Lucinda Williams – Photo: LTTL Iconic Bluesfest Heads To Melbourne in 2023 8 and 9 April Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Australia’s premier and largest contemporary blues and roots music...

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Eilen Jewell & Band – Australian Tour 2023
Nov09

Eilen Jewell & Band – Australian Tour 2023

Eilen Jewell Australian Return Eilen Jewell Returns To Australia In March 2023 Dates Announced Following the Covid-cancellation of her 2020 Australian tour, Love Police has announced the return in 2023 of Eilen Jewell and her band for their first shows down here since 2018. Jewell leads a tight quartet that blends a multitude of genres and influences, perfectly backing up her silky smooth vocals. The March tour will take in theatre...

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2022 Australian Folk Music Awards Night
Oct27

2022 Australian Folk Music Awards Night

AFMA 2022 Recipients Announced Khristian Mizzi – Photo: LTTL Australian Folk Music Awards 2022 Recipients Announced Awards Presented 26 October Brunswick Ballroom, Melbourne Jim Jacob – Images Rob Dickens – Words Folk Alliance Australia Board Member John McAuslan – Photo: LTTL It was a night where the Australian folk music community took a significant and oh-so-welcome step into the limelight. In a country...

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