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Native Harrow – Shake – episode #011

Native Harrow – Shake Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #011 We were very much looking forward to seeing Native Harrow at this year’s Static Roots Festival. Last year, Devin Tuel and musical partner Stephen Harms, released the album “Happier Now”, their third release and one that expanded their fan base over …

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Josh Okeefe – Son Of The Working Class – episode #010

Josh Okeefe – Son Of The Working Class Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #010 Taking folk music back to its roots When you hear Josh Okeefe sing, you instantly feel Bob Dylan vibes. At the same time Josh looks like a contemporary Woody Guthrie but then again he is absolutely unique. …

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Release Day – episode 8 – Stephen Stanley about “Live Static Roots”

Release Day EP 8Stephen Stanley Aley Huard (of Dropout Entertainment, Canada) talks with Stephen Stanley about taking advantage of golden opportunities, staying creative and releasing music we might not have heard thanks to the pandemic. Release Day | Episode 8 | Stephen Stanley Alex Huard: “I could only imagine how different it was to be …

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Danny Michel – Nobody Rules You – episode #009

Danny Michel – Nobody Rules You Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #009 A Canadian Treasure One of the many great artists that we got to know through (our Static Roots Festival master of ceremonies) Jeff Robson’s radio show, Tell The Band To Go Home, is the Canadian treasure, Danny Michel. Danny …

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“Am Anfang war eine Idee” – Mülheimer Woche u. a. über das Static Roots Festival

“Am Anfang war eine Idee” In einem lesenswerten Artikel der Print- und Online-Ausgabe der Mülheimer Woche vom 22. August 2020, berichtet die Redaktion über die Historie: die Hauskonzertreihe im Raumfahrtzentrum Saarner Kuppe, das Static Roots Festival und die “stay safe sessions” Serie: “„Wir müssen in diesen Zeiten halt andere Wege gehen und hoffen, dass wir …

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The Goat Roper Rodeo Band – High Heel Blues – episode #008

The Goat Roper Rodeo Band – High Heel Blues Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #008 Here comes the sun Seeing a live show of The Goat Roper Rodeo Band is a life affirming experience. The three piece band from Rhuddlan, North Wales, UK, brands their own music as “Cosmic Country Blues”. …

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Robert Jon & The Wreck @ Static Roots Festival 2021

Robert Jon & The Wreck “The Top of Southern Rock” About Robert Jon & The Wreck are a double shot of southern rock with a blues chaser. Roots rock jams, whiskey drenched lyrics and fervent stage shows only scratch the surface of what makes RJ&TW one of the best live bands to emerge from Southern …

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Tim Bluhm – Too Far Into The Weeds – episode #007

Tim Bluhm – Too Far Into The Weeds Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #007 California native, Tim Bluhm, might be known as frontman of the legendary California soul outfit, The Mother Hips. About Tim Bluhm: “In one brief, excruciating instant, Tim Bluhm’s life changed forever. The acclaimed songwriter and avid outdoorsman …

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Malin Pettersen – Hometown – episode #006

Malin Pettersen – Hometown Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #006 She is pure country gold and so authentic, you won’t believe she does not hail from North America. Actually Malin Pettersen is from Norway where she won a Spellemannpris, the Norwegian Grammy. Paste Magazine called her a “Norwegian Country Sensation” and …

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Sierra Ferrell – Jeremiah – episode #005

Sierra Ferrell – Jeremiah Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #005 Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sierra Ferrell based out of Nashville by way of West Virginia is an amazing talent and a rising star. NPR named her one of the best new artists playing AmericanaFest in 2019. “Real Music Made By Human …

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Emily Barker – The Woman Who Planted Trees – episode #004

Emily Barker – The Woman Who Planted Trees Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #004 “We need to look to people like Wangari Maathai for guidance and leadership” UK based singer-songwriter Emily Barker just recently announced that her forthcoming album, “A Dark Murmuration Of Words”, will be released on 4th September 2020 …

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Tell The Band To Go Home – Jeff Robson about the postponed Static Roots Festival 2020

Jeff Robson’s Tell The Band To Go Home on umfm.com, July 12th 2020 Taken from the Tell The Band To Go Home website: “This is the weekend when we’d normally be off in Germany enjoying our beloved Static Roots Festival, but alas, COVID has ruined everything. Luckily, we’ve got some new music from festival friends …

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The Boots’n’Roots Show – Kerry Fearon interviews Joe Nolan

  🚨The Boots’n’Roots show🚨 is back this Saturday April 18th on @DundalkFM Catch my interview with Canadian singer-songwriter Joe Nolan from the streets of NYC before his debut New York gig @RockwoodNYC back in September 9-11pm bst/3-5pm eastern 97.7fmhttps://t.co/t7G9oZz5W4 pic.twitter.com/K7YduvwRVy — Kerry Fearon Music & Media (@FearonKerry) April 15, 2020 Check out the Boots’n’Roots radio …

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funding campaign 2020 – Corona is no alternative to Alt. Country

funding campaign for the easily overlooked For the last few years, the Static Roots Festival has constantly supported Doctors Without Borders. From 2016 until 2019 we were able to donate more than 14.000 EUR to the organization – thanks to YOU, our loyal and amazing fans! This year it – who must not be named …

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“No Sleep ‘Til Sudbury” podcast with Stephen Stanley

Brent Jensen’s ‘No Sleep ‘Til Sudbury’ podcast From Brent Jensen’s intro: “My pal Stephen Stanley just released an incredible live record, and he joins me to talk about it this week on NSTS. The record is called Live Static Roots, recorded in Oberhausen, Germany during his 2018 European tour. And it’s killer – check it …

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Stephen Stanley – The Troubadour’s Song – episode #003

Stephen Stanley – The Troubadour’s Song Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #003 I still remember the Sunday night in the winter of 2017, when Jeff Robson interviewed Stephen Stanley on his radio show “Tell The Band To Go Home” (umfm.com) and played some songs of Stephen’s newly released album “Jimmy & …

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album release: The Stephen Stanley Band – LIVE STATIC ROOTS

Available from July 10th 2020 The Stephen Stanley Band – LIVE STATIC ROOTS This is some brilliant news! Today we would actually be kicking off the celebration of the fifth annual Static Roots Festival. Anyway, there is still good reason to celebrate with today’s great live album release, recorded at the Static Roots Festival 2018! …

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Anna Tivel – The Question – episode #002

Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #002 Anna Tivel – The Question Ever since we heard Anna Tivel’s song “Dark Chandelier” a few years ago we are spellbound. Anna’s way of drawing her listeners into her songs, the picturesque details of an everyday life, the darkness waiting around the corner, the hope …

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Leeroy Stagger – Carol – episode #001

Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode 001 Leeroy Stagger – Carol === We have invited artists to provide a video of one of their songs for our “stay safe sessions” (read more here) When we received Leeroy Stagger’s video contribution, we instantly knew this song had to be released first. It’s the …

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Win a t-shirt – Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype background images

Static Roots Festival is calling Are you missing the Static Roots Festival? You still have to be patient, but you can already bring a beautiful piece of the Static Roots Festival home – with our festival backgrounds. These killer pictures have all been taken by our festival photographer, Klaas Guchelaar, and you can use them …

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The Barflies @ Static Roots Festival 2020

The Barflies Playing in remembrance of the late, great Willie Meighan, the legendary The Barflies from Kilkenny, Ireland! About If you have ever been to the brilliant Kilkenny Roots Festival in Ireland, you know it can be a quite exhausting four days. Plenty of years ago at our first trip to the Kilkenny Roots, we …

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Treetop Flyers @ Static Roots Festival 2020

TREETOP FLYERS London-based soulful, country rock outfit Treetop Flyers weave blissful, sixties-tinged west coast Americana with a British rock ’n’ roll swagger. Their fourth album comes out in the summer 2020 – right in time for the Static Roots Festival 2020! About 2018 – biography:   “London soulful country rock outfit Treetop Flyers return with …

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