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Looking Back – Tim O’Brien Live
Aug11

Looking Back – Tim O’Brien Live

We review Tim O’Brien live Tim O’Brien- Photo: LTTL Listening Through The LensGoes Listening Through The Rear-View Mirror # 5 Tim O’Brien Live 2017 Introduction Yes folks, the world is in a place in 2020 that no-one would have believed. Other than the pages of a fictional book where a-pandemic-attacks-the-world-forcing-us-to-be-in-lockdown-shutting-our-borders-and-generally-feeling-jittery, how did this predicament...

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Looking Back – Dale Watson and Robert Belfour
Jul30

Looking Back – Dale Watson and Robert Belfour

Another Look Watson & Belfour Listening Through The LensGoes Listening Through The Rear-View Mirror # 3 Dale Watson and Robert Belfour Introduction Yes folks, the world is in a place in 2020 that no-one would have believed. Other than the pages of a fictional book where a-pandemic-attacks-the-world-forcing-us-to-be-in-lockdown-shutting-our-borders-and-generally-feeling-jittery, how did this predicament happen so quickly and...

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Festival of Small Halls – Nunamara Tasmania 2020
Jan09

Festival of Small Halls – Nunamara Tasmania 2020

Festival of Small Halls Reviewed Photo: LTTL Festival of Small Halls 2020 Nunamara Tasmania 7 January By Jim Jacob Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at the country’s largest festivals and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia. It is produced by Woodfordia Inc in partnership with many other Australian festivals, regional...

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One of the Great Listening Rooms
Oct04

One of the Great Listening Rooms

We sit in on a Bluebird Cafe session The Bluebird Cafe – Photo: LTTL The Bluebird Cafe – Photo: LTTL The Bluebird Cafe In The Round 2 October 2019 It has always been a challenge to get tickets to Nashville’s iconic Bluebird Cafe. Since its starring role in the long-running TV series Nashville, that task has become even more difficult. Tonight’s show was the first of two for the day – we aimed for the six...

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Jumpin’ Time!!
Oct03

Jumpin’ Time!!

We see The Time Jumpers The Time Jumpers – Photo: LTTL The Time Jumpers 3rd @ Lindsley, Nashville – 30 September 2019 GrassRoots Music Tour An institution. And I’m not talking about the venue. The Time Jumpers formed in 1998 drawn together by a love of classic country and Western Swing music and heritage. First starting in a garage, before long they were playing regularly at The Station Inn, then a live album,...

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Mandolin Orange Live
Oct02

Mandolin Orange Live

We review the duo in Owensboro KY Emily Franz and Andrew Marlin – Photo: LTTL Mandolin Orange Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Owensboro Kentucky – 29 September 2019 GrassRoots Music Tour From the rich musical hot spot of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Mandolin Orange’s star has been on the rise for quite some time. Formed in 2009 with songwriter Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar) and Emily Frantz...

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