A tip of the hat to a total legend The always excellent Kilkenny Roots Festival was the biggest inspiration to finally initiate the Static Roots Festival. To me Willie Meighan, one of the organisers of the KKR, has become the face of the festival, he is the heart of the Kilkenny Roots family and the driving force of the Kilkenny music scene. Many of the amazing acts that I got to know through Willie, played

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Big thanks to the folks at KREATIVKRAFTPREIS for nominating "Raumfahrtzentrum Saarner Kuppe" and the "Static Roots Festival" in the category "K2 - impressive events and performances". Let's have a look at the history: The "Static Roots Festival" goes back to an Americana/Alt-Country/Folk/Indie house concert series under the name "Raumfahrtzentrum Saarner Kuppe" started in November 2007. Back in the early 80s the first listen to The Dream Syndicate's album "The Days Of Wine And Roses" was

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Am Montag, den 19.06.2017 lief beim Internetradio rockradio.de die Juni-Ausgabe der BLUE ROSE RADIO SHOW mit Blue Rose-Labelmanager und Hobby-DJ Edgar Heckmann. Edgar präsentierte diesmal wieder Songs aus aktuellen CDs aus dem breitgefächerten Americana-Bereich wie etwa Gov’t Mule, Little Steven, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle, Robert Cray oder Ruthie Foster. Natürlich kamen auch aktuelle Scheiben aus dem Hause Blue Rose Records nicht zu kurz, darunter auch brandneue Stücke von den Brandos, den

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Aus dem Facebook-Eintrag von Blue Rose Records vom 26.06.2016: "Die BLUE ROSE RADIO SHOW Ausgabe Juni nun per Stream verfügbar! Wie immer am 3. Montag im Monat hatte Blue Rose-Labelmacher Edgar Heckmann am 20. Juni wieder zur BLUE ROSE RADIO SHOW beim Internetradio rockradio.de eingeladen! Wie üblich live und von 22 bis 24 Uhr, hatte er wieder jede Menge Songs aus interessanten neuen CDs ausgesucht, die er in den 120 Minuten präsentierte, darunter Stücke von

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2016 has seen the inauguration of the Static Roots Festival at Zentrum Altenberg in Oberhausen (Rheinland), Germany. The festival 2016 was a great success. With Leeroy Stagger (Canada), The Wynntown Marshals (Scotland), John Blek & The Rats (Ireland), Malojian (Northern-Ireland), Meena Cryle & The Chris Fillmore Band (Austria), The Midnight Union Band (Ireland), and Anna Mitchell (Ireland) it was a great line-up. And if Daniel Romano (Canada) had entered the correct address into his GPS

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