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The Stage Is Set – Roots n Blues n BBQ 2018
Sep28

The Stage Is Set – Roots n Blues n BBQ 2018

Read about the lead-in to the 2018 Roots n Blues n BBQ   Columbia Missouri 27 September 2018 TriFest Music Tour Images – Jim Jacob Words – Rob Dickens   It is the Thursday before the three-day festival kicks in.  Listening Through The Lens visited the site, talked with three of the festival Principals and photographed the location during its ‘dress rehearsal’. The 12th Annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Music...

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Radio Bristol
Sep23

Radio Bristol

Read about our catch up with Kris Truelson of Radio Bristol VA/TN   Bristol VA/TN 21 September 2018 TriFest Music Tour Words – Rob Dickens Pictures – Jim Jacob   Today we met with Kris Truelson, Producer and Announcer with Radio Bristol (and front man with local old-time group Bill and the Belles). Radio Bristol, a branch of the Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), is a nonprofit network of community radio channels...

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AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap
Sep18

AmericanaFest 2018 Wrap

Read our look back at this year’s AmericanaFest in Nashville Nashville TN     2018 Stats 285 officially sanctioned artists at 64 unique venues Conference attendance up almost 10%. the largest number of Awards member votes ever nominees in each category were reduced to four (to shorten the run time of the Awards show) three local radio stations broadcasted the show live, as well as SiriusXM and NPR livestream a new...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Five
Sep17

AmericanaFest 18 Day Five

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 15 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   The Filming Station This turned out to be an afternoon delight alright.  Ovation Artist Group & Transoceanic Records presented an irresistible six hours of music featuring thirteen highly satisfying artists with minimal delays between sets, great sound in the backyard tent at this...

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AmericanaFest 18 Day Four
Sep16

AmericanaFest 18 Day Four

Read about our TriFest Tour music travels 14 September 2018 Nashville TN – TriFest Music Tour   Words – Rob Dickens Images – Jim Jacob   Sound Stage Studio Melbourne community radio station RRR host Brian Wise was presenting the Nashville edition of his show Off The Record.  Along with co-host singer/songwriter/crack guitarist and Aussie-expat Anne McCue. Set in Music Circle South, Sound Stage Studios is one of Music...

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