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“launched for all the right reasons” – Bucketfull of Brains about Static Roots

Static Roots: The story of a festival Nick West (Bucketfull of Brains) with a great write-up about the Static Roots Festival: the (short history), a look back at the Static Roots Festival 2019, and a lookout at what’s to come …

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Americana UK / Interview: Dietmar Leibecke of The Static Roots Festival

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 …

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Gaesteliste.de – “…zur ersten Adresse für Americana-Fans aus ganz Europa gemausert”

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 …

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“A Life In Live Music” – Ken Beveridge’s journey through 50 years of live music

About four years ago I met Ken Beveridge at the breakfast buffet in a hotel in Kilkenny, Ireland. He recognized my wife’s “The Wynntown Marshals” shirt and came up and politely asked where we were from. Turned out he is …

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Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos @ Static Roots Festival 2018

Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos At the Kilkenny Roots Festival 2017 an Americana band from Austria was the talk of the town. Americana from Austria? Well, who would have thought. Beautiful, soulful Americana music, excellent songwriting, fantastic musicianship, a compelling …

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Willie Meighan and the Kilkenny Roots Festival

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 …

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