"Das Static Roots Festival im Zentrum Altenberg kann man als Hommage an Wohnzimmerkonzerte betrachten. Bands aus USA, Irland und Kanada am Start. Oberhausen, deine Festivals: Normalerweise spült dieses Stichwort die großen Sausen in die Gehirne der hiesigen Musik-Anhänger. Dabei gibt es fernab von Ruhr in Love, Oberhausen Olé und Olgas Rock die kleinen, aber feinen Band-Aufläufe. Wir stellen das Static Roots Festival im Zentrum Altenberg vor." Mehr unter:

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Now that's what I call some absolutely unexpected compliment: AMAs Nashville, Kilkenny Roots Festival and Static Roots Festival voted as three best festivals of 2016 by the great folks from LonesomeHighway.com: "Nobody loves a music Festival more than us folks at Lonesome Highway. 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's Nashville,

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Coincidentally stumbled across some pictures from Static Roots Festival 2016 over at the Roadtracks Magazin: John Blek & the Rats: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160611-JOHN-BLEK-AND-THE-RATS-Oberhausen.php The Wynntown Marshals: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160611-THE-WYNNTOWN-MARSHALS-Oberhausen.php Leeroy Stagger: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160611-LEEROY-STAGGER-Oberhausen.php The Midnight Union Band: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160611-THE-MIDNIGHT-UNION-BAND-Oberhausen.php Malojian: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160611-MALOJIAN-Oberhausen.php Meena Cryle & Chris Fillmore: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160610-MEENA-CRYLE-AND-CHRIS-FILLMORE-BAND-Duisburg.php Anna Mitchell: http://www.roadtracks.net/gigs/20160610-ANNA-MITCHELL-BAND-Duisburg.php Check it

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Aus dem Facebook-Eintrag von Blue Rose Records vom 26.06.2016: "Die BLUE ROSE RADIO SHOW Ausgabe Juni nun per Stream verfügbar! Wie immer am 3. Montag im Monat hatte Blue Rose-Labelmacher Edgar Heckmann am 20. Juni wieder zur BLUE ROSE RADIO SHOW beim Internetradio rockradio.de eingeladen! Wie üblich live und von 22 bis 24 Uhr, hatte er wieder jede Menge Songs aus interessanten neuen CDs ausgesucht, die er in den 120 Minuten präsentierte, darunter Stücke von

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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 (Canada), The Wynntown Marshals (Scotland), John Blek & The Rats (Ireland), Malojian (Northern-Ireland), Meena Cryle & The Chris Fillmore Band (Austria), The Midnight Union Band (Ireland), and Anna Mitchell (Ireland) it was a great line-up. And if Daniel Romano (Canada) had entered the correct address into his GPS

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The Irish photographer Anthony Griffin did a great series of pictures at the Static Roots Festival 2016. You can find the pictures here: "Static Roots Festival" - Ich besorge das Bier John Blek & The Rats The Wynntown Marshals Leeroy Stagger Malojian The Midnight Union Band Meena Cryle & The Chris Fillmore Band (Steinbruch, Duisburg) Anna Mitchell Band (Steinbruch,

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About a dozen years ago I got to know photographer Klaas Guchelaar at a The Long Winters (an indie-rock/pop band from Seattle, USA) show in Assen (Netherlands). We've kept in touch all these years and I could finally win him over to take pictures of the Static Roots Festival 2016. Klaas blogged about the festival here: The Static Roots Festival pre-fun (about the first night at Steinbruch, Duisburg) Static Roots Festival (the second day of

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