David Corley The final addition to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival is here: David Corley and band from Lafayette, Indiana (USA)! David Corley’s 2015 debut Available Light earned international critical accolades, and featured prominently on years’ best lists across Europe, Ireland and the U.K. He played some inspiring shows at Kilkenny Roots Festival 2016  and will now be coming over to Germany for the first time. Corley’s debut album Available Light, beautifully arranged

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Nadine Khouri After a very late night out with some Kilkenny friends, it was a sunny autumn Sunday at about 1:30pm when Nadine Khouri and her band entered the stage at the great Sc4m Festival 2016 in Winchester last September. The festival organizer, Oliver Gray, kept raving about Nadine for quite some time so I was very keen on seeing her show. And she instantly won me over: a mesmerizing show, a wonderful warm voice,

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Torpus & The Art Directors We’ve already tried to win over this wonderful Northern German band for the Static Roots Festival 2016. But with some persistence we managed to book them for 2017. We are very much looking forward to seeing this perfect festival band in the summer of 2017. With their passion for rousing melodies, their irresistible style and their beautiful harmonies, these guys will instantly play its way into the hearts of the

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David Ford Every now and then it happens, that a newly discovered act knocks you off your socks. This guy was playing on the stereo just as we arrived on time (we’re German) to a Scottish wedding ceremony and we were instantly blown away. Well, I thought it’s the circumstances that made this song so special: the dignified wedding hall, the surroundings of the Scottish highlands, the many Scots proudly wearing their kilts, the exciting

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John Blek & The Rats I'm not kidding you: it seems like they could become some kind of mascot for the Static Roots Festival: after playing the headline slot at Static Roots 2016, John Blek & the Rats will be back for next year’s festival (9 / 10 June 2017)! When we found out they were invited to play the legendary Orange Blossom Special Festival 2017 on the weekend before our festival, it simply was

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Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles Armed with a great voice, the most beautiful melodies and perfect harmonies, these guys will be an emotional highlight at the Static Roots Festival 2017 (9 / 10 June 2017). Travelling to Germany for the first time– the wonderful Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles from Nashville, TN, USA! Just saw them a few weeks ago and their mesmerizing performance left me spellbound. So thrilled to seeing them again at our

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Danny And The Champions Of The World You better bring your dancing boots to the Static Roots Festival 2017: Three times in a row voted as “UK act of the year”, the always brilliant Danny And The Champions Of The World will bring their unique blend of Americana-AltCountry-Soul to the festival. Hallelujah! === "Is there a better band around on the live circuit than these guys? Err, NO! Danny's time has surely come folks, what

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Jack Marks & The Lost Wages Next announcement for Static Roots Festival 2017: the fabulous Canadian roots, rock&roll songsmith Jack Marks & The Lost Wages joining the festival line-up is a perfect scenario. Ever since we fell in love with his great „The Dress Song“ back in 2009 we tried to bring him over. So happy this worked out! <3 === "Jack Marks is the real deal. He ups the ante for the rest of

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You've patiently waited for the first line-up announcement and we’re ready to share: Peter Bruntnell & Band Static Roots Festival 2017 (9th/10th June 2017) is going to see the brilliant Peter Bruntnell with his band! “If we lived in a just world, Peter Bruntnell would by now be in the middle of his third or fourth global arena tour, his biggest worry working out how to courier his latest armful of Grammy awards back to

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