"Another successful Static Roots..." Thanks to Declan Culliton (LonesomeHighway.com) for this beautiful review: “The fourth staging of The Static Roots Festival took place once again at the Zentrum Altenberg in Oberhausen on the 12th and 13th of July. A metal processing and zinc manufacturing facility up to 1981, ironically in the present day pedal steel and heavy metal guitars are the only testimonial to its previous life. It has also proven to be the perfect

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"eine echte Perle" "Das 'Static Roots'-Festival im Oberhausener Zentrum Altenberg geht in seine vierte Runde und setzt dabei auf internationale Acts aus dem Americana-Gerne. Dass es sich bei der Konzertreihe um eine echte Perle handelt, ist übrigens verbrieft - die Leser des LonesomeHighway-Magazins wählten das Static Roots Festival einst zu einem der besten drei Americana-Festivals weltweit. In diesem Jahr finden am 12. und 13.7. unter anderem The Wave Pictures, Dawn Brothers, John Blek, Joana Serrat

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"growing interest in Ireland and the UK"   In their radio show LonesomeHighway.com on 103.2 Dublin City FM from July 1st 2019, Declan Culliton, Stephen Rapid, and Paul McGee talked to Dietmar Leibecke of Static Roots Festival about the festival's history and the growing interest in Ireland and the UK. Playlist: Link and playlist to today's Lonesome Highway Show on 103.2 Dublin City FM- The Royal Hounds – The Walk Buddy & Julie Miller –

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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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Declan Culliton from LonesomeHighway.com with a great and detailed review about the Static Roots Festival 2018: The promoter's "...one objective is to bring people together to enjoy quality music in an environment where artists and punters mix, share a drink and good food, talk music and put aside the worries of their worlds for a few short days. He achieved that and much more at what we accurately described last year as a ‘’boutique festival’’.

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Just recently we did an interview with Declan Culliton from LonesomeHighway.com. From the introduction: "With the summer festival season looming and given the quality of events on offer, it’s time to make those difficult decisions of which ones to consider. Unfortunately, with the exception of Kilkenny Roots, there are not too many choices at home for festivals catering for the Americana, Roots and Hardcore Country followers, resulting in the prospect of trips to the U.K.

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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 voice even yodelling at times. Welcome to the Static Roots Festival 2018, Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos from Bregenz, Austria! This band will make your heads nod, your feet tap, your jaw drop ... “Prinz

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Excellent review from the guys over at LonesomeHighway.com: "The success of any festival is all about knowing your audience when considering your line up and in this regard Static Roots got the mix absolutely spot on. With the large contingent of visitors travelling from Ireland and the U.K., a number of the carefully selected acts invited to play were guaranteed to hit the spot and the inclusion of one of Germany’s top roots bands and

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