Thanks to Americana-UK's Mark Underwood for this excellent preview of the Static Roots Festival 2020: "Fast becoming pretty much an essential date in any Americana fan’s festival diary these days, the Static Roots Festival in Oberhausen, Germany this coming July announced its first performers just before Christmas. Dietmar Leibecke, festival organiser and promoter, appears to have got his line up pretty spot on so far, with two of the acts announced both in the running

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CURSE OF LONO Curse Of Lono kicked off 2019 with a performance at the UK Americana Awards at Hackney Empire, where they received the prestigious ‘Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award’. In March the band made their US live debut at the SXSW Music Festival and embarked on a UK tour with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. Luckily we could win over Curse of Lono to play at the Static Roots Festival 2020! About Documentary

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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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