• Static Roots Festival 2020

    Germany's only Americana/Alt.Country Festival

    10th & 11th July 2020

    Zentrum Altenberg, Oberhausen

  • “a music festival in Germany that was launched for all the right reasons, succeeded without compromising its original spirit, and now looks forward with justifiable optimism to its fifth iteration this coming July.”

    Nick West, Bucketfull of Brains, 10. Jan 2020

  • “an essential date in any Americana fan’s festival diary”

    Mark Underwood, Americana UK, 8. Jan 2020

  • “What an absolute triumph!”

    Big City Lights, 13. Juli 2019

  • “Every angle is covered at this festival. From the professional M.C. delivery by Jeff Robson, to the spacious stage, impressive lighting system, stage management, pin drop sound quality and refreshments on offer. No stone is left unturned. Spread the word, but not too widely, we don’t want it to get too big!”

    LonesomeHighway.com, 24. Juli 2019

  • "Sehr viel besser hätte das alles nicht gemacht werden können"

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    “Vom Ambiente her überzeugte das Static Roots ein ums andere Mal durch die familiäre Atmosphäre, die perfekte Organisation, den reibungslosen Ablauf und die betont relaxte und friedfertige Stimmung. Sehr viel besser hätte das alles nicht gemacht werden können…”

    gaesteliste.de, 19. Juli 2019

  • "... a dream come true..."

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    “a festival with an energy like no other, where there is only love, freedom to allow ourselves to transcend where we need to, a togetherness that was so beautiful and pure. True rock and roll”

    Joe Nolan, Facebook, 14. Juli 2019

  • “In this day and age of mega festivals, Static Roots reminds one that “small is beautiful” (…) and as such it’s a great continental addition to the likes of Kilkenny Roots”

    Americana-UK, 25. Juli 2019

  • Static Roots Festival 2019 - SOLD OUT

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  • “Internationale Stars, weltweites Renomee”

    "In der Musikszene spielt Oberhausen mit dem Americana-Festival „Static Roots“ in der ersten Liga."

    WAZ, July 2019

  • “a well established success story”

    Nick West, Bucketfull Of Brains, July 2019

     
  • "Ein Leuchtturm in Deutschland"

    Christine Heise in HappySad auf radioeins am 27. Juni 2019 über das Static Roots Festival

     
  • "Americana in anderen Sphären"

    "Leidenschaft kann Berge versetzen. Mit seiner Musikbegeisterung hat ein IT-Unternehmer nicht nur das erste genreübergreifende deutsche Americana-Festival ins Leben gerufen. Dietmar Leibeckes Passion ist sogar dabei, Oberhausen als einen der international gefragtesten Standorte des Genres zu etablieren."

    Folker Magazin, Ausgabe 4.19

     
  • "Der familiäre Charakter bleibt beim Static Roots Festival dennoch erhalten: Man kennt einander, und wenn nicht persönlich, dann über die gemeinsame Liebe zur Musik..."

    Rheinische Post, Juni 2019

     
  • "...increasing recognition for the popularity of the ...Static Roots Festival"

    Americana-UK, Juni 2019

  • "Americana-Leckerbissen im Zentrum Altenberg"

    Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Juni 2019

  • "...ein absolutes Highlight im Jahresplan der Americana-Freunde"

    gaesteliste.de, Mai 2019

  • "...längst mehr als ein Geheimtipp"

    Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Juni 2019

  • "Das nachhaltigste Festivalerlebnis des Jahres"

    Frank Schwarzberg, ROADTRACKS Magazin #53

  • "Mit dem STATIC ROOTS FESTIVAL - DA WEISS MAN WIRKLICH, WAS MAN HAT, Americana-, Country- und Roots-Music ... vom ALLERFEINSTEN."

    Volker Ebert, roadtracks.net - Jan. 2019

  • "A full weekend of smiles surrounded with fabulous people and music to get you through the rest of the year!!"

    B. Hogan, Kilkenny, Ireland

     
  • "If you ... love Americana, I highly recommend the fantastic Static Roots Festival in Oberhausen .... The festival ... has an enthusiastic fan base of music lovers and gets ... praises from all sides."

    Songpickr, Jan. 2019

  • "Americana vom Allerfeinsten - in dieser Qualität wohl einzigartig in Deutschland"

      H. Chinaski, musiker-board.de

  • "...still floating on a wave of peace, love, and rock ‘n’ roll after the almighty Static Roots Festival."

    Jeff Robson, Tell The Band To Go Home, umfm.com, July 2018

  • "... Standortbestimmung in Sachen Americana..."

    westzeit.de über Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "Tell your friends, but not too many mind, this is one festival we do not want to get too big!"

    LonesomeHighway.com about Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "It's so good I want to keep it a secret and all to myself, but that wouldn't be fair"

    Sandy Fyfe, Perth, Scotland, about Static Roots Festival 2018

     

  • "Americana im Ruhrgebiet: Besser geht es nicht..."

    Hooked-on-music.de über Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "You can find gold in the most unlikely of places if you look hard enough. Now, Oberhausen, ...is THE place to look as for the third year running the magnificent Static Roots Festival..."

    Americana UK about Static Roots Festival 2018

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    "You can’t find a better festival with a friendlier bunch of people!"

    Klaas Guchelaar about Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "Seit drei Jahren bezaubert das Static Roots Festival seine Besucher mit Acts, die sich fernab des Mainstreams befinden. Unter Musikliebhabern gilt das Festival ... als Geheimtipp."

    Welt.de über Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "...grandioses Static Roots Festival..."

    NRZ über das Static Roots Festival 2018

  • “Allein die Vorstellung ..., dass in Deutschland ein echtes Americana Festival heranwächst, ist großartig, für sowas muss man sonst immer ins Ausland reisen.”

    Christine Heise, radioeins, über das Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "A magic bubble"

    Hadley McCall Thackston about Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "Brilliant lineup"

    Kilkenny Roots Festival about Static Roots Festival 2018

  • "...unverzichtbarer Treffpunkt aller Americana-Freunde Deutschlands..."

    Gaesteliste.de über das Static Roots Festival 2018

       
  • "The best two days of music in my life!"

    Stephen Stanley about the Static Roots Festival 2018

     
  • AmericanaFest Nashville

    Kilkenny Roots Festival and

    Static Roots Festival

    Static Roots Festival voted one of the three best Americana festivals of 2016

  • "Schaun mer mal wie lange dieses kleine phantastische Festival noch ein Geheimtipp bleibt"

    Roadtracks Magazin über Static Roots Festival 2017

  • “A fantastic community of brilliant people gathered together to enjoy some great music performed by superb artists...not a below par gig all weekend”

    Brendan Cooke, England, about the Static Roots Festival 2017

  • “I’m still wired from the most amazing experience of my life, Static Roots Festival 2017. ... It was so inspiring. It felt like a better world. The best world possible!”

    Jeff Robson, Tell The Band To Go Home, about the Static Roots Festival 2017

  • „Ein Festival..., das...seit der letztjährigen Premiere sehr viel Zuspruch erfährt. Die ganz großen Headliner präsentieren sie vielleicht nicht, aber…ganz hohes Niveau!“

    Christine Heise, HappySad, radioeins am 8.6.2017 über das Static Roots Festival

  • "If roots music is your thing, look out for this festival next year. It really is The Business."

    Ken Beveridge, Blabber'n'Smoke, about Static Roots Festival 2017

  • "When you meet so many music lovers in one night, it inspires and reminds you of the depth and pricelessness of that exchange - huge thanks to Static Roots Festival for the idyllic setting & warmest audience"

    Nadine Khouri about Static Roots Festival 2017

  • "Thank you for looking after us so well at the festival. We had a great night, and a lot of it was down to the brilliant way you and your crew ran the event! And what a fantastic venue."

    Mick Clews, Peter Bruntnell Band about Static Roots Festival 2017

  • "an enthralling action packed and fun festival"

    LonesomeHighway.com about Static Roots Festival 2017

Early-Bird tickets sold out!

Within just nine days we sold all early-bird tickets – THANK YOU!

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Static Roots Festival

Line-up

10 & 11 July 2020

Zentrum Altenberg, Oberhausen

 

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“In this day and age of mega festivals, Static Roots reminds one that “small is beautiful” (…) and as such it’s a great continental addition to the likes of Kilkenny Roots”

Americana-UK, 25. Juli 2019

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“Another successful Static Roots, which has by now established itself as a feature in the Roots and Americana punters annual diary. Every angle is covered at this festival. From the professional M.C. delivery by Jeff Robson, to the spacious stage, impressive lighting system, stage management, pin drop sound quality and refreshments on offer. No stone is left unturned. Spread the word, but not too widely, we don’t want it to get too big!”

LonesomeHighway.com, 24. Juli 2019

“… a dream come true…”

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“a festival with an energy like no other, where there is only love, freedom to allow ourselves to transcend where we need to, a togetherness that was so beautiful and pure. True rock and roll”

Joe Nolan, Facebook, 14. Juli 2019

“Sehr viel besser hätte das alles nicht gemacht werden können”

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“Als Fazit ließe sich sagen, dass auf rein musikalischer Ebene auf diesem Festival so ziemlich jede Schattierung der klassischen Americana-Musik abgedeckt wurde und somit kaum ein Wunsch, den man für eine solche Veranstaltung gehabt haben mochte, offengeblieben sein dürfte. Vom Ambiente her überzeugte das Static Roots ein ums andere Mal durch die familiäre Atmosphäre, die perfekte Organisation, den reibungslosen Ablauf und die betont relaxte und friedfertige Stimmung. Sehr viel besser hätte das alles nicht gemacht werden können…”

gaesteliste.de, 19. Juli 2019

” It’s weekends like this that save the soul and revive the spirit.”

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“God Bless Dietmar and the Static Roots crew (and audience!) for doing what soooo few organizers (and attendees!) of events (somewhat..) like it do: prove beyond a shadow of a doubt the transcendent power of music and of community by creating an environment full of love, camaraderie, and rock and roll for absolutely nothing but the love of the music and of their fellow human beings. ”

John Murry, July 13th 2020, on Facebook

“Die Messlatte … liegt nun verdammt hoch”

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[D]as ‘Static Roots’ [ist] ein Muss-Treffen für europäische Genießer jener originär amerikanischen Musik, die höchst unterhaltsam zwischen Folk, Bluegrass und Rock’n’Roll schillert” schreibt die WAZ über das gerade in Oberhausen zuende gegangene vierte Static Roots Festival

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, 15. Juli 2019

Tickets

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Static Ruhr Tour 2020

Friday, 10th July

11am

Zeche Zollverein, Essen

meeting point: “Oberhausen train station”

At the Static Ruhr Tour 2020 we will take you to Zeche Zollverein in Essen, a former coal mine and now a UNESCO world cultural heritage site – one of the most popular spots in the Ruhr valley.

The skeletal remains of the once flourishing mines and its coking plant watch over fresh construction: a housing project taking over part of the former plant. The coal washing complex is now the site of the Ruhr museum. Zeche Zollverein is also housing the famous Red Dot Design Museum.

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Static Roots Festival supports Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières

From 2016 to 2019 the Static Roots Festival raised about 14.500 EUR in support of Doctors Without Borders

News

Unbelievable Thanks for all your support and buying an early-bird-ticket. Within just nine days we sold all 200 early-bird-tickets - that's mental! The final 100 tickets will soon become available

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Static Roots: The story of a festival Nick West (Bucketfull of Brains) with a great write-up about the Static Roots Festival: the (short history), a look back at the Static

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Thanks to Americana-UK's Mark Underwood for this excellent preview of the Static Roots Festival 2020: "Fast becoming pretty much an essential date in any Americana fan’s festival diary these days,

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Early Bird Tickets available from Monday, Jan. 6th 2020 From Monday, Jan. 6th 2020, a limited set of early bird tickets (hard tickets) will be available through the website. Although

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Friday, 10th July 11am meeting point: "Oberhausen train station" At the Static Ruhr Tour 2020 we will take you to Zeche Zollverein in Essen, a former coal mine and now

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First acts announced for the Static Roots Festival 2020 line-up You've all been waiting impatiently so here we go with the first six acts of the Static Roots Festival

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Auch das roadtracks Magazin hat ein umfangreiches Review mit tollem Bildmaterial veröffentlicht. "Der Geheim-Tipp ist dahin, das STATIC ROOTS FESTIVAL ist im vierten Jahr seines Bestehens ausverkauft. Die Americana-, Country-

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Check out this great blog post about the Static Roots Festival 2019 by Klaas Guchelaar. Wonderfully written, of course full of beautiful and perfect

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Vielen Dank an die Dagmar Brusitzki Musikagentur für diesen wunderbaren Rückblick auf das Static Roots Festival 2019: "Und natürlich mach ich es auch diesen Sommer nicht ohne ein ordentliches Festival.

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"In this day and age of mega festivals, Static Roots reminds one that “small is beautiful” (...) and as such it’s a great continental addition to the likes of Kilkenny

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"Another successful Static Roots..." Thanks to Declan Culliton (LonesomeHighway.com) for this beautiful review: “The fourth staging of The Static Roots Festival took place once again at the Zentrum Altenberg in

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"...womit der Anspruch, ... in die führende Riege europäischer Americana-Festivals aufzusteigen, eindrucksvoll untermauert wurde" "Das Klassenziel ist erreicht: Die vierte Auflage des Static Roots Festivals war nun restlos ausverkauft; womit

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Static Roots Festival on instagram ...

Instagram post 2222168295241952663_8121202905 Early-Bird tickets sold out!

Within just nine days we sold all early-bird tickets for the Static Roots Festival 2020 – THANK YOU!

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Early-Bird tickets sold out! Within just nine days we sold all early-bird tickets for the Static Roots Festival 2020 – THANK YOU! AdTicket sales with a small batch of tickets will start soon… 🤘❤️🤘 #soldoutearlybirdtickets #limitedticketssoldout #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll #jessedayton #evangelinegentle #zacharylucky #curseoflonoband #dixieroseband #nativeharrow #gabigarbutt #treetopflyersband #williamtheconquerormusic #vandoliers #vandoliersband #petegow #petegowandthesirenstrings ...

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Instagram post 2220689340962123309_8121202905 The Rolling Stone calls him "the opinionated songwriter that Americana needs". He has played with Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, this summer he is playing (not only) for us, bringing his mix of outlaw country and blues, rock'n'roll and some punkrock to the Static Roots Festival 2020:

the fabulous Jesse Dayton from TX, USA! 🤘❤️🤘 #jessedayton #johnnycash #waylonjennings #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll

The Rolling Stone calls him "the opinionated songwriter that Americana needs". He has played with Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, this summer he is playing (not only) for us, bringing his mix of outlaw country and blues, rock'n'roll and some punkrock to the Static Roots Festival 2020: the fabulous Jesse Dayton from TX, USA! 🤘❤️🤘 #jessedayton #johnnycash #waylonjennings #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll ...

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Instagram post 2219820663811285920_8121202905 Put on yer dancing boots for this brilliant, country-soul infused Americana band from the UK. Joining our line-up for the Static Roots Festival 2020:

Treetop Flyers 🤘❤️🤘 #treetopflyers #loosemusic #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll @treetopflyersband

Put on yer dancing boots for this brilliant, country-soul infused Americana band from the UK. Joining our line-up for the Static Roots Festival 2020: Treetop Flyers 🤘❤️🤘 #treetopflyers #loosemusic #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll @treetopflyersband ...

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Instagram post 2219226526053346666_8121202905 It's still early today, so we'll let you know about our next announcement:

His 2019 album "Midwestern" is a piece of timeless, old-school country-beauty, and he is an amazing storyteller. Rocking Magpie says about him: "Another Canadian shows the Americans how to sing Americana"

We are absolutely excited to add Zachary Lucky from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2020 
#zacharylucky #midwestern #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll

It's still early today, so we'll let you know about our next announcement: His 2019 album "Midwestern" is a piece of timeless, old-school country-beauty, and he is an amazing storyteller. Rocking Magpie says about him: "Another Canadian shows the Americans how to sing Americana" We are absolutely excited to add Zachary Lucky from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2020 #zacharylucky #midwestern #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll ...

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Instagram post 2219096544413035620_8121202905 Just a couple of weeks ago we were introduced to Evangeline Gentle's self-titled debut album. And - holy cow - what an album it is. We were instantly blown away by her songs, her beautiful voice, and the atmosphere she creates. Goosebumps guaranteed.

Evangeline hails from Northeast Scotland but moved to Peterborough, Ontario, Canada aged 11. She misses living by the North Sea and hearing the sound of waves. We hope our Scottish friends will give her some proper support.

We are very much looking forward to seeing Evangeline Gentle at the Static Roots Festival 2020!

#evangelinegentle #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll

Just a couple of weeks ago we were introduced to Evangeline Gentle's self-titled debut album. And - holy cow - what an album it is. We were instantly blown away by her songs, her beautiful voice, and the atmosphere she creates. Goosebumps guaranteed. Evangeline hails from Northeast Scotland but moved to Peterborough, Ontario, Canada aged 11. She misses living by the North Sea and hearing the sound of waves. We hope our Scottish friends will give her some proper support. We are very much looking forward to seeing Evangeline Gentle at the Static Roots Festival 2020! #evangelinegentle #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll ...

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Instagram post 2219040203686355691_8121202905 The first ever Belgian band to play the Static Roots Festival!

Rootstime.be is as excited about their debut album "Life In A Smalltown" as we are: "An excellent debut, that makes you look forward to more!" Please welcome, Dixie Rose... #dixierose #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll #rootstimebe

The first ever Belgian band to play the Static Roots Festival! Rootstime.be is as excited about their debut album "Life In A Smalltown" as we are: "An excellent debut, that makes you look forward to more!" Please welcome, Dixie Rose... #dixierose #preview #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll #rootstimebe ...

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Instagram post 2217083409801542580_8121202905 Thanks to Mark Underwood and AmericanaUK for this excellent preview of the Static Roots Festival 2020 (link to the full article be found here: https://staticrootsfestival.com/#news)
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"Fast becoming pretty much an essential date in any Americana fan’s festival diary these days, the Static Roots Festival in Oberhausen, Germany this coming July announced its first performers just before Christmas. Dietmar Leibecke, festival organiser and promoter, appears to have got his line up pretty spot on so far, with two of the acts announced both in the running for UK Album of the Year at the AMA-UK awards later this month – Pete Gow for ‘Here There’s No Sirens’ and William the Conqueror for ‘Bleeding On The Soundtrack’.“ #americanauk #markunderwood #preview #petegow #williamtheconqueror #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll

Thanks to Mark Underwood and AmericanaUK for this excellent preview of the Static Roots Festival 2020 (link to the full article be found here: https://staticrootsfestival.com/#news) + "Fast becoming pretty much an essential date in any Americana fan’s festival diary these days, the Static Roots Festival in Oberhausen, Germany this coming July announced its first performers just before Christmas. Dietmar Leibecke, festival organiser and promoter, appears to have got his line up pretty spot on so far, with two of the acts announced both in the running for UK Album of the Year at the AMA-UK awards later this month – Pete Gow for ‘Here There’s No Sirens’ and William the Conqueror for ‘Bleeding On The Soundtrack’.“ #americanauk #markunderwood #preview #petegow #williamtheconqueror #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll ...

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Instagram post 2215914329760003842_8121202905 A limited number of early-bird-tickets for the Static Roots Festival 2020 are now available through the website:

https://staticrootsfestival.com/home/tickets/

Although we are still non-profit and non-sponsored (we're doing it all for the love of music and camaraderie), we are raising the ticket price for the early-bird-tickets from 48 EUR to 53 EUR. It helps us to reduce our private funding of the event and at the same time to make sure that we can still book the great acts you used to experience at the Static Roots Festival.

When we sold out the Static Roots Festival for the first time in 2019, still lots of people were disappointed because they wanted to buy their tickets at the door and finally failed to get in. So please make sure to buy your ticket in advance.

Thanks again for all your great support. It's you who make the Static Roots Festival a very special event! 
#ticketpresale #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll

A limited number of early-bird-tickets for the Static Roots Festival 2020 are now available through the website: https://staticrootsfestival.com/home/tickets/ Although we are still non-profit and non-sponsored (we're doing it all for the love of music and camaraderie), we are raising the ticket price for the early-bird-tickets from 48 EUR to 53 EUR. It helps us to reduce our private funding of the event and at the same time to make sure that we can still book the great acts you used to experience at the Static Roots Festival. When we sold out the Static Roots Festival for the first time in 2019, still lots of people were disappointed because they wanted to buy their tickets at the door and finally failed to get in. So please make sure to buy your ticket in advance. Thanks again for all your great support. It's you who make the Static Roots Festival a very special event! #ticketpresale #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #ambassadorofpeaceloverocknroll ...

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Instagram post 2212367408244138041_8121202905 At the Static Ruhr Tour 2020 we will take you to Zeche Zollverein in Essen, a former coal mine and now a UNESCO world cultural heritage site - one of the most popular spots in the Ruhr valley.

The skeletal remains of the once flourishing mines and its coking plant watch over fresh construction: a housing project taking over part of the former plant. The coal washing complex is now the site of the Ruhr museum. Zeche Zollverein also houses the famous Red Dot Design Museum.

Some of you might remember our first Static Ruhr Tour 2018 when we did a quick trip over to Zeche Zollverein after visiting the mine slagheap "Rheinelbe". This year we will take the time for a guide and the proper Zollverein experience.

More details coming soon…

#staticruhrtour #zechezollverein #essen #worldheritagesite #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg

At the Static Ruhr Tour 2020 we will take you to Zeche Zollverein in Essen, a former coal mine and now a UNESCO world cultural heritage site - one of the most popular spots in the Ruhr valley. The skeletal remains of the once flourishing mines and its coking plant watch over fresh construction: a housing project taking over part of the former plant. The coal washing complex is now the site of the Ruhr museum. Zeche Zollverein also houses the famous Red Dot Design Museum. Some of you might remember our first Static Ruhr Tour 2018 when we did a quick trip over to Zeche Zollverein after visiting the mine slagheap "Rheinelbe". This year we will take the time for a guide and the proper Zollverein experience. More details coming soon… #staticruhrtour #zechezollverein #essen #worldheritagesite #staticrootsfestival #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg ...

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Instagram post 2207326274576841380_8121202905 Gabi Garbutt & The Illuminations @ Static Roots Festival 2020

Put on yer dancing boots: with an uplifting blend of northern soul, punk, alt-folk and rock'n'roll, Gabi Garbutt's expressive, captivating performances are backed by the pulsating electric sounds and sweet harmonies of her band, The Illuminations. Rock’n’roll, Baby!

#gabigarbutt #gabigarbuttandtheilluminations #indiefolk #alternative #americanamusic #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival

Gabi Garbutt & The Illuminations @ Static Roots Festival 2020 Put on yer dancing boots: with an uplifting blend of northern soul, punk, alt-folk and rock'n'roll, Gabi Garbutt's expressive, captivating performances are backed by the pulsating electric sounds and sweet harmonies of her band, The Illuminations. Rock’n’roll, Baby! #gabigarbutt #gabigarbuttandtheilluminations #indiefolk #alternative #americanamusic #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival ...

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Instagram post 2205948644229135314_8121202905 William The Conqueror @ Static Roots Festival 2020

Over the course of the last few years, these guys have become a force of nature. They were one of the highlights at the fantastic Kilkenny Roots Festival 2019 where they played two sold out shows to an ecstatic audience.

They sure will become one of the highlights of the Static Roots Festival 2020:

#williamtheconqueror #kilkennyrootsfestival #indiefolk #alternative #americanamusic #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival

William The Conqueror @ Static Roots Festival 2020 Over the course of the last few years, these guys have become a force of nature. They were one of the highlights at the fantastic Kilkenny Roots Festival 2019 where they played two sold out shows to an ecstatic audience. They sure will become one of the highlights of the Static Roots Festival 2020: #williamtheconqueror #kilkennyrootsfestival #indiefolk #alternative #americanamusic #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival ...

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Instagram post 2205944075398999968_8121202905 Curse of Lono @ Static Roots Festival 2020

Curse Of Lono kicked off 2019 with a performance at the UK Americana Awards at Hackney Empire, where they received the prestigious ‘Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award’. In March the band made their US live debut at the SXSW Music Festival and embarked on a UK tour with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.

Luckily, we could win over the amazing Curse Of Lono to play at the Static Roots Festival 2020 🤘💥🤘 #curseoflono #folk #indiefolk #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival

Curse of Lono @ Static Roots Festival 2020 Curse Of Lono kicked off 2019 with a performance at the UK Americana Awards at Hackney Empire, where they received the prestigious ‘Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award’. In March the band made their US live debut at the SXSW Music Festival and embarked on a UK tour with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. Luckily, we could win over the amazing Curse Of Lono to play at the Static Roots Festival 2020 🤘💥🤘 #curseoflono #folk #indiefolk #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival ...

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Instagram post 2204407971286077643_8121202905 Native Harrow @ Static Roots Festival 2020

The critics love their album "Happier Now" as the band takes you on a journey through time to the flower power era of peace, love and rock'n'roll. Loose Music's new star Native Harrow from Woodstock, NY, USA, will shine brightly at the Static Roots Festival 2020.

#nativeharrow #flowerpower #devintuel #stephenharms #folk #indiefolk #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival

Native Harrow @ Static Roots Festival 2020 The critics love their album "Happier Now" as the band takes you on a journey through time to the flower power era of peace, love and rock'n'roll. Loose Music's new star Native Harrow from Woodstock, NY, USA, will shine brightly at the Static Roots Festival 2020. #nativeharrow #flowerpower #devintuel #stephenharms #folk #indiefolk #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg #staticrootsfestival ...

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Instagram post 2204020555421169849_8121202905 Vandoliers @ Static Roots Festival 2020

Prepare for a rare contagious live experience. If their mix of cow-punk, tex-mex, and rock'n'roll doesn't get your feet to dance, you're most likely already dead.

For the Rolling Stone they were one of the 30 best acts at the SXSW 2019 in Austin. Today we are happy to add the fabulous Vandoliers from Texas, USA, to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2020: @vandoliers

#vandoliers #cowpunk #texmex #rocknroll #rockabilly #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg

Vandoliers @ Static Roots Festival 2020 Prepare for a rare contagious live experience. If their mix of cow-punk, tex-mex, and rock'n'roll doesn't get your feet to dance, you're most likely already dead. For the Rolling Stone they were one of the 30 best acts at the SXSW 2019 in Austin. Today we are happy to add the fabulous Vandoliers from Texas, USA, to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2020: @vandoliers #vandoliers #cowpunk #texmex #rocknroll #rockabilly #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg ...

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Instagram post 2204019439216352849_8121202905 Pete Gow & The Siren Strings @ Static Roots Festival 2020

First announcement for the Static Roots Festival 2020:

Pete Gow & The Siren Strings (UK) will raise the roof of Zentrum Altenberg

#petegow #petegowandthesirenstrings #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg

Pete Gow & The Siren Strings @ Static Roots Festival 2020 First announcement for the Static Roots Festival 2020: Pete Gow & The Siren Strings (UK) will raise the roof of Zentrum Altenberg #petegow #petegowandthesirenstrings #americanamusic #country #altcountry #srf2020 #oberhausen #nrw #ruhrpottliebe #zentrumaltenberg ...

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Instagram post 2141329870339744831_8121202905 Posted @withrepost • @lonesomehighwaymag Check out our chat with Canadian singer songwriter #joenolanmusic at lonesomehighway.com #staticrootsfestival #rollercoasterrecords #americanafest2019 #lonesomehighwaymag #cleereskilkenny #kilkennyrootsfestival

Posted @withrepost • @lonesomehighwaymag Check out our chat with Canadian singer songwriter #joenolanmusic at lonesomehighway.com #staticrootsfestival #rollercoasterrecords #americanafest2019 #lonesomehighwaymag #cleereskilkenny #kilkennyrootsfestival ...

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Instagram post 2114788095593011715_8121202905 Posted @withrepost • @joeharveywhyte I had a great chat with Declan Culliton from @lonesomehighwaymag after meeting him at the fantastic @staticrootsfestival in Germany earlier this year. He asked me about the origins of the pedal steel, my influences, favourite players and how I personally approach playing. I feel honoured to have been included in this interview alongside one of Ireland’s best and most innovative steel players @steelydave83 . If you want to nerd out with us have a read! (Link in bio).
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#pedalsteel #pedalsteelguitar #pedalsteelplayer #joeharveywhyte #davidmurphy #ukpedalsteel #pedalsteellondon #irishpedalsteelfestival #lonesomehighway #bjcole #gregleisz #steelguitar #lonesomehighwaymag

Posted @withrepost • @joeharveywhyte I had a great chat with Declan Culliton from @lonesomehighwaymag after meeting him at the fantastic @staticrootsfestival in Germany earlier this year. He asked me about the origins of the pedal steel, my influences, favourite players and how I personally approach playing. I feel honoured to have been included in this interview alongside one of Ireland’s best and most innovative steel players @steelydave83 . If you want to nerd out with us have a read! (Link in bio). ____________________________________________ #pedalsteel #pedalsteelguitar #pedalsteelplayer #joeharveywhyte #davidmurphy #ukpedalsteel #pedalsteellondon #irishpedalsteelfestival #lonesomehighway #bjcole #gregleisz #steelguitar #lonesomehighwaymag ...

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  • “Das nachhaltigste Festivalerlebnis des Jahres”

    Frank SchwarzbergROADTRACKS Magazin #53
    • “Americana-, Country-, Roots-Musik vom ALLERFEINSTEN!”

      Volker EbertROADTRACKS Magazin online
      • “If you are based in Europe and love Americana, I highly recommend the fantastic Static Roots Festival in Oberhausen in July. The festival is still relatively new but already has an enthusiastic fan base of music lovers and gets lots of praises from all sides.”

        Songpickrsongpickr.net
        • “Americana vom Allerfeinsten – in dieser Qualität in Deutschland wohl einzigartig”

          H. Chinaskimusiker-board.de
          • “The best two days of music in my life (No Sleep Til Sudbury podcast)”

            Stephen StanleyOctober 2018
          • “Als Fazit lässt sich sagen, dass sich das Static Roots 2018 als erste Adresse für die Standortbestimmung in Sachen Americana in unseren Breiten erwies.”

            Westzeit.deAugust 2018
          • The Static Roots Festival “is a magic bubble”

            Hadley McCall Thackston / Tin Can Review on resonance 104.4fm, London, UKJuli 2018
          • “Innerhalb von gerade mal drei Jahren hat sich das Static Roots Festival, das jeweils im Juli im Zentrum Altenberg in Oberhausen stattfindet, zur ersten Adresse für Americana-Fans aus praktisch ganz Europa gemausert. ”

            Gaesteliste.deJuli 2018
          • “…grandioses Static Roots Festival …Bezeichnend für die Qualität des …Events ist, dass es prompt als eines der drei besten Americana-Festivals weltweit ausgezeichnet wurde.”

            NRZ OberhausenJuli 2018
          • “Seit drei Jahren bezaubert das Static Roots Festival seine Besucher mit Acts, die sich fernab des Mainstreams befinden. Unter Musikliebhabern gilt das Festival (…) als Geheimtipp.”

            WELT.DEJuli 2018
          • “Oberhausen (…) is THE place to look as for the third year running the magnificent Static Roots Festival graces the town’s Zentrum Altenberg, (…) and for two days in July home of some of the genre’s real gems. AUK took time out to speak to (…) Dietmar Leibecke, to talk about what is fast becoming a ‘must attend’ event.”

            Americana-UKJuni 2018
          • Nashville, Kilkenny and … Oberhausen?
            “Feedback from our small but well rounded music community of friends voted the following as the best Festivals of 2016 for music, fun and great company. In alphabetical order: AMA Nashville // Kilkenny Roots Festival // Static Roots Festival

            LonesomeHighway.comMai 2017
          • “Americana im Ruhrgebiet: Besser geht es nicht…”

            Hooked-On-MusicJuni 2018
          • “So schnell kann das gehen: Erst zum dritten Mal findet das Static Roots Festival am 13. und 14. Juli 2018 (…) statt – und schon hat sich die Veranstaltungsreihe zum unverzichtbaren Treffpunkt für alle Americana-Freunde Deutschlands etabliert!”

            gaesteliste.deMai 2018
          • “Brilliant lineup”

            Kilkenny Roots Festival about the Static Roots FestivalMai 2018
          • Das Static Roots Festival “… gehört nicht zu den größten Festivals im Land, aber gewiss zu denen, in denen das meiste Herzblut steckt”

            Rheinische PostMai 2018
          • “Im Juli ist bereits das musikalische Weihnachts-Fest!”

            roadtracks MagazinApril 2018
          • “Die 2. offizielle Ausgabe dieses mit Americana-Künstlern aus Europa und Nordamerika vollgespickten Festivals glänzt wie bereits im Vorjahr mit einem klasse Line-Up und wird von uns ganz dick empfohlen ”

            Blue Rose RecordsNewsletter April 2018
          • “It’s so good I want to keep it a secret and all to myself, but that wouldn’t be fair”

            Sandy FyfePerth, Scotland, April 2018
          • “Static Roots is a festival that is attracting increasing numbers of punters from Ireland and the U.K, …. It is also very much a punters festival, not overcrowded, impressive venue and surroundings, allowing easy access to the performers on stage and indeed off stage, as they mingle with the attendees between sets. Accurately described as a boutique festival…”

            LonesomeHighway.comDeclan Culliton, April 2018
          • “Ansteckende Begeisterung”

            WAZ KulturRobert Gerlings, Mai 2017
          • “Schaun mer mal wie lange dieses kleine phantastische Festival noch ein Geheimtipp bleibt – jedenfalls sind wir im nächsten Jahr wieder vor Ort. Fette Empfehlung – wir sehen uns.”

            roadtracks MagazinJuni 2017
          • “If roots music is your thing, look out for this festival next year. It really is The Business.”

            Blabber'n'SmokeKen Beveridge, Juni 2017
          • “A terrific festival!”

            Klaas GuchelaarJuni 2017
          • “An enthralling and action packed fun festival”

            LonesomeHighway.comJuni 2017
          • “Bitte weiter so und mehr davon”

            gaesteliste.deUllrich Maurer, Juni 2017
          • “…ganz hohes Niveau”

            Christine Heise (Happy Sad)rbb, radio eins, Juni 2017
          • “The love in the room and out on the patio came from every direction. It was so inspiring. It felt like a better world. The best world possible

            Jeff RobsonTell The Band To Go Home, Juni 2017
          • “Der Focus liegt bei diesem Festival auf Roots-Rock, Americana, Folk-Rock, das es in dieser Kombination in Deutschland so bisher nicht gab.”

            roadtracks MagazinJuni 2017
          • Das “Line-Up […] bietet eine internationale Besetzung, die Genrefans sicherlich mit der Zunge schnalzen lassen wird

            gaesteliste.deMai 2017

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          2016 has seen the inauguration of the Static Roots Festival at Zentrum Altenberg in Oberhausen (Rheinland), Germany.

          The festival 2016 was a great success. With Leeroy Stagger (CAN), The Wynntown Marshals (SCO), John Blek & The Rats (IRL), Malojian (Northern-Ireland), Meena Cryle & The Chris Fillmore Band (AUT), The Midnight Union Band (IRL), and Anna Mitchell (IRL) it was a great line-up. And if Daniel Romano (CAN) had entered the correct address into his GPS the crowd would have enjoyed him as well.

          The readers of the LonesomeHighway.com magazine voted this first edition of the Static Roots Festival one of the three best Americana festivals in 2016 (next to AmericanaFest, Nashville, and Kilkenny Roots Festival, Ireland).

          Static Roots Festival 2017 saw the likes of Danny And The Champions Of The World (UK), Erin Rae And The Meanwhiles (USA), John Blek And The Rats (IRE), Nadine Khouri (UK), Jack Marks (CAN)  and many more. Highlights of the Static Roots Festival 2018 were the Cordovas (USA), Terra Lightfoot (CAN), Prinz Grizzley (AUT), Anthony da Costa (USA), SUSTO (USA), Bennett Wilson Poole (UK), Charlie Whitten (USA) and more.

          The Static Roots Festival is non-commercial, non-funded, and independent. All proceeds from the sale of Static Roots merch are donated to Doctors without Borders/MdF. In combination with the 2016 festival a fundraiser campaign for Doctors Without Borders/MSF was set up and raised a total of 9.050 EUR. From 2016 to 2018 the Static Roots Festival raised almost 12.000 EUR!

          There is an excellent press, radio (public national radio) and TV coverage, the press calls the festival “the most memorable festival experience of the year”, “magnificent”, “brilliant line up”, “must-attend event”.

          The festival has also attracted a lot of international guests from Ireland, England, Scotland, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Canada, Switzerland and Austria. We bring people together for a great weekend of peace, love, rock’n’roll, and friendship.

          On the festival Friday, we organize the StaticRuhrTour. Oberhausen is in the middle of one of the most industrialized areas in Europe, the Ruhrvalley (“Ruhrgebiet”). The Ruhrvalley is a melting pot: for more than 200 years people from all over Europe (Poland, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Spain, …) came here to find work. And they also brought their cultures. We’ll take you to iconic industrial (and non-industrial) places, we might have a local Currywurst, and a Pils beer. We want to give you an understanding of the distinctive charm of the area.

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