"In this day and age of mega festivals, Static Roots reminds one that “small is beautiful” (...) and as such it’s a great continental addition to the likes of Kilkenny Roots..." Thanks to Paul Kerr (Blabber'n'Smoke) and Americana-UK for this great review: “It’s festival season for sure as hordes of music fans pack both wellies and sun cream as they head off for a weekend of unbridled fun. Be it the massive set up at

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Interview: Dietmar Leibecke of The Static Roots Festival "At AUK we’ve mentioned before a couple of the newer and smaller festivals which have been popping up in recent years. Dietmar Leibecke from Germany, a towering figure on the European Americana circuit (in all senses of the term), is getting increasing recognition for the popularity of the music festival he started in 2016 – Static Roots. A nicer and more self-effacing individual you’d probably also be

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The AMA-UK Weekly Round Up In their newsletter from June 12th 2019, The Americana UK Music Association writes about the Static Roots Festival: "The fourth edition of Static Roots Festival is happening Fri. 12th - Sat. 13th July in Oberhausen, Germany. It is still the only Americana festival in Germany, and is popular with audiences overseas. The line-up includes Ags Connolly, Orphan Colours, The Hanging Stars, Luke Tuchscherer (and loads more) - and German magazine

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Bennett Wilson Poole named ‘Best Band of 2018’ in Americana-UK’s end of year poll Bennett Wilson Poole @ Static Roots Festival 2018 (picture by Klaas Guchelaar) Their first ever gig in Germany at the Static Roots Festival 2018 was simply phenomenal. Now the readers of the Americana-UK named Bennett Wilson Poole the "Best Band of 2018" with Runners-up like Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Darlingside, Curse of Lono or 3hattrio: "Well it’s been a

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His 2012 debut album "Graceless Age" is a masterpiece, it ended up in plenty of Top 10 charts (Mojo Magazine, Uncut Magazine), in the Top5 of American Songwriter Magazine and in the year's best at the British The Guardian. The album catapulted him into the focus of the indie-americana scene. We are happily adding some kind of genius to the line-up of the Static Roots Festival 2019: John Murry (Tupelo, Mississippi, USA) Bio John Murry

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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 the wonderful Orphan Colours at the Static Roots Festival 2019! Bio

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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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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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