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Stephen Stanley – The Troubadour’s Song – episode #003

Stephen Stanley – The Troubadour’s Song Static Roots Festival – stay safe sessions – episode #003 I still remember the Sunday night in the winter of 2017, when Jeff Robson interviewed Stephen Stanley on his radio show “Tell The Band To Go Home” (umfm.com) and played some songs of Stephen’s newly released album “Jimmy & …

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The Barflies @ Static Roots Festival 2020

The Barflies Playing in remembrance of the late, great Willie Meighan, the legendary The Barflies from Kilkenny, Ireland! About If you have ever been to the brilliant Kilkenny Roots Festival in Ireland, you know it can be a quite exhausting four days. Plenty of years ago at our first trip to the Kilkenny Roots, we …

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The Midnight Union Band @ Static Roots Festival 2018

The Midnight Union Band Willie Meighan. The Boss. A legend in the Irish Music scene, organiser of the Kilkenny Roots Festival, owner of Rollercoaster Records (Kilkenny) – “the happiest little record shop in the world”, one of the kindest and gentlest person you could ever hope to meet. When this legend of a man, who …

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The Stephen Stanley Band @ Static Roots Festival 2018

The Stephen Stanley Band Their album “Jimmy & The Moon” instantly won us over. Top songwriting, killer melodies, jangling guitars, amazing harmonies, some straight rockers, some beautiful ballads.  At the same time Stephen Stanley’s “The Troubadour’s Song” became my farewell song for the great Willie Meighan. We can’t wait to have The Stephen Stanley Band …

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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 face of the festival, he is the heart of the Kilkenny Roots family and the …

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