Wow - feeling humbled for these words about the Static Roots Festival. Thank you, Americana-UK! "You can find gold in the most unlikely of places if you look hard enough. Now, Oberhausen, a quiet industrial backwater in the Ruhr valley a few miles from the metropolitan splendour of Dusseldorf, wouldn’t be the first place you would look for an amazing two day americana and roots festival. Well, it turns out it is THE place to

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Jeff Robson (Tell The Band To Go Home / umfm.com) about the Static Roots Festival 2017 Sorry for posting this podcast a wee bit late. Must have forgotten in the post-Static-Roots-Festival euphoria this summer. Jeff Robson, host of the fantastic radio show "Tell The Band To Go Home" on umfm.com in Winnipeg, Canada, was the master of ceremonies at Static Roots Festival 2017. A week after his return to Winnipeg he put on a great

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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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"Wieso eigentlich gibt es bei uns - anders als z.B. in den Niederlanden - kein Festival für Freunde handgemachter Roots-Musik bzw. warum sollen sich diese auf anderen Festivals "ihre Musik" mit allerlei unpassenden anderen Stilrichtungen teilen? Diese Frage stellte sich auch irgendwann Dietmar Leibecke, seines Zeichens selbst ein Fan dieser Musikgattung und auch als Konzertveranstalter diesbezüglich tätig. Also beschloss er bereits im letzten Jahr, es mal mit so etwas zu versuchen und startete - in

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What a brilliant weekend Static Roots Festival 2017 was! We had the time of our lives. Thanks to Jeff Robson (Tell the Band to Go Home) for being the most fabulous presenter, thanks to Michael Langewender (Tonetoaster Records) for managing the stage so smoothly and efficiently, thanks to Buddy Olly and Alex for the great sound and lights, thanks to our volunteers Nils, Sabine, Claudia, Max and Iain, thanks to the Zentrum Altenberg crew for

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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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