Country Music People magazine calls him, “The best singer-songwriter in the country field that this country has ever turned out.”. If you hear his songs, you would not believe this guy hails from Oxfordshire in England. A great traditional country voice, brilliant songs, and the wit in a song like "I Hope You're Unhappy" - how can you not love this guy? Please welcome to the Static Roots Festival 2019, the great Ags Connolly! Press

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In April of 2019 this excellent, London-based band will support the re-union tour of legendardy 80s country-rockers, The Long Ryders (w/ Sid Griffin). They call their style of music "Cosmic Country / Psychedelic Folk" and they will most certainly put a smile on everyone's face with their jangling guitars and most beautiful harmonies underlined by a great pedal steel guitar. Please welcome to the Static Roots Festival 2019: The Hanging Stars Bio Blending folk pastoralism

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"Oh, did we dance!" A total corker, the real deal, the total package, the talk of the (Americana) town - after headling the Static Roots Festival 2019, the brilliant Cordovas from Nashville, TN, USA, will be performing once again at the Static Roots Festival 2019. Be prepared to get blown away! Do you remember the festival video from Static Roots Festival 2019? Check out this short sequence... "Oh, did we dance!...We'll be back next year,..."

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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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"They could well be the illegitimate love children of Springsteen, Mellencamp, Frei and Henley". Their debut album, "All On Red", has just been nominated for an "Album Of The Year" award at the Americana-UK. This is sure going to be one of the bands you do not want to stop playing. We can't wait to sing and dance along to the great songs of Orphan Colours at the Static Roots Festival 2019! Bio After the

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Their sound is striking and undeniably captivating. Often leaning towards the darker, moody elements of Appalachian folk, and bluegrass traditions, their songs are laden with near perfect sibling harmonies or unison singing, compelling writing, and imaginative arrangements. The songs of Adam and David are sometimes bittersweet, sometimes light-footed and airy, then again melancholic-bluesy, an intense intoxication of mixed emotions that magically captivate the audience. Violinist Adam Moss and guitarist David Moss accompany each other with

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He was called a "rock'n'roll wunderkind" after releasing his debut album "Goodbye Cinderella" in 2011, his 2014 album, "Tornado" (Six Shooter Records, in Germany released on Blue Rose Records) turned us into fans, then it was quiet for four long years until Joe Nolan (Edmonton, Canada) released his latest album "Cry, Baby" in 2018. And what a great piece of music it is - contender for "album of the year". It's intense, touching, melancholic, it

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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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