The pre-sale of limited hard tickets for the Static Roots Festival 2019 has already started. Get an early-bird-ticket now and safe on extra cost: https://staticrootsfestival.com/home/tickets/ P.S.: become a member of the Static Roots Festival friends and supporters group over on Facebook and get all the updates from there: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1151532058239968/ The first batch of ticket orders has already been sent out - thanks for all the early

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The first announcement for the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2019: the fantastic Luke Tuchscherer will be rocking out the big stage with his great band! Luke Tuchscherer (pronounced Tuck-Shearer) is an acclaimed British singer/songwriter based in New York City, USA. A couple of years ago, an amazing British Alt.Country/rock band caught our attention, The Whybirds, where Luke was one of the songwriters in the band. We were following his career since and were

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In the latest edition of Brent Jensen's podcast "No Sleep Til Sudbury" called "The Incredible Stephen Stanley", Stephen Stanley praises his time at the Static Roots Festival "the best two days of music in my life". Thanks, Stephen - it means a lot! During the interview Stephen not only talks about the Static Roots Festival, but also talks about great artists like David Corley, Prinz Grizzley, Shane Joyce and his The Midnight Union Band: Find

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Check out this great podcast by Jeff Robson on UMFM.com's radio show Tell The Band To Go Home: "Back live after 2 glorious weeks in Europe and still floating on a wave of peace, love, and rock ‘n’ roll after the almighty Static Roots Festival." Playlist: Jonathan Byrd & The Sentimentals – Under the Belly of the Night – single Anna Tivel – Dark Chandelier – Small Believer Jonathan Byrd – Poor Johnny – You

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Declan Culliton from LonesomeHighway.com with a great and detailed review about the Static Roots Festival 2018: The promoter's "...one objective is to bring people together to enjoy quality music in an environment where artists and punters mix, share a drink and good food, talk music and put aside the worries of their worlds for a few short days. He achieved that and much more at what we accurately described last year as a ‘’boutique festival’’.

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Ullrich Maurer von Gaesteliste.de blickt zurück auf das Static Roots Festival 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. Der internationale Zuspruch hängt unter anderem damit zusammen, dass das Festival aufgrund seiner Historie eng mit dem irischen Ort Kilkenny verbunden ist, wo jährlich ein Americana-Stadtfestival stattfindet, auf dem der Festivalmacher,

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We've got the best audience in the world! At the Static Roots Festival 2018 we have been collecting money for Doctors Without Borders / MSF. We gave away posters, postcards, badges, tote bags and gym bags for a donation. All in all our wonderful audience donated 945 EUR - that's simply brilliant! Thank you VERY much indeed. But that's not all: our good friends Evi and Frank from the fabulous burger truck Burger & So.

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Unter dem Titel "Fröhliche Musik amerikanischer Bauart im Zentrum Altenberg" veröffentlicht die NRZ Oberhausen am 16. Juli 2018 einen wunderschönen Rückblick auf das Static Roots Festival 2018: Bennett Wilson Poole waren "...Ein opulentes Vergnügen, das mächtig in die Beine ging. Was sich später auch bei den bärtigen Herren der „Cordovas“ aus Nashville fortsetzte, die zu knackigen Beats ganz harmonisch ihre Version aktueller „Americana“-Sounds präsentierten. Worüber sich die irischen Fans ebenso freuten wie Gastgeber Dietmar Leibecke,

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Sometimes when something goes wrong, something even better comes out of it: Unfortunately Donald Byron Wheatley wasn't able to come to the festival, but this allows us the opportunity to present the great Hadley McCall Thackston from Decatur, Georgia, USA: A couple years back, the 25-year-old Hadley McCall Thackston was at a crossroads. Her singing voice was a natural gift, one integrated in her life from day one.  "My mama swears I sang before I talked," Hadley says, “so I guess

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Fear not to do good! Just like the last two years, the Static Roots Festival will once again support Doctors without Borders/Ärzte ohne Grenzen/MSF in 2018. The Static Roots Festival tote bags and cloth bags as well as festival posters with the amazing design by Tiff Bartel Illustration will be given away for a donation. You sure want to bring home festival CDs/Vinyls/Shirts safe and sound!? Get yerself a Static Roots bag and support a

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Due to timing issues, good friend Robert Gerlings had to optimize the StaticRuhrTour so he made some updates to the first version and finalized the schedule. We'll visit some iconic Ruhr valley sites, have a beer at a corner shop, a local specialty snack. Part of the Ruhr valley experience is travelling by public transport - yay, that should be fun: we'll meet up on Friday, July 13th, at 11am in front of Oberhausen train station

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Am 28.06.2018 war Dietmar Leibecke vom Static Roots Festival zu Gast im alten RIAS-Gebäude in Berlin, um mit Kerstin Poppendieck vom Sender "Deutschlandfunk Kultur" für die Sendung "Tonart Americana" über das Static Roots Festival 2018 zu sprechen. Die Sendung wird am Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2018 ab 1:05 Uhr, ausgestrahlt und kann über diesen Link aufgezeichnet

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Wow - feeling humbled for these words about the Static Roots Festival. Thank you, Americana-UK! "You can find gold in the most unlikely of places if you look hard enough. Now, Oberhausen, a quiet industrial backwater in the Ruhr valley a few miles from the metropolitan splendour of Dusseldorf, wouldn’t be the first place you would look for an amazing two day americana and roots festival. Well, it turns out it is THE place to

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Paul Kerr from the great Scottish music blog Blabber'n'Smoke spoke to Dietmar Leibecke about the Static Roots Festival 2018: "Round about this time last year we spoke to a good friend of Blabber’n’Smoke, Dietmar Leibecke, from Germany, about his Static Roots festival which he had set up in 2016. Seeing as it seems we share the same pair of ears when it comes to music, Static Roots seemed to be the place to be mid

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