NEWS

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Feburary 2020

Here we are again with some great news for all you music lovers & fans.

Winter had an amazing start with some great concerts, touring bands, news and announcements of upcoming tours.

Events in the pipeline: Roots In Het park 2020, Buskerfestival 2020 …. more info soon

We also took our time to listen to all the great bands who sent us their music and info. We already know Winter, Spring & Summer 2020 will be a blast. 

Spotlight on the new additions for 2020:

Caleb Caudle (USA)Americana, with a capital A! Booking May 2020, Belgian dates only.

Maurice Van Hoek (NL): indiefolk, Americana

Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters (USA): Americana, roots with a country twist. Full European tour in August 2020.

Old Salt (INT): Americana where a bit of New Orleans meets a bit of Appalachian and European folk.

Jesco (NL)raw folk & roll with a bluegrass touch

Jeffrey Halford & The Healers (USA): award winniing blues/roots musician, touring with full band in Fall 2020

Dead Bronco (USA)black folk, dark roots touring all over Europe, constantly. Get in touch for avails.

Trixie & the Trainwrecks (UK/GER): Voodoo Rhythm Trainwreck Blues

Van Goat (USA): ragtime swing jazz surf punk rock&roll, had an amazing 1st European tour and are looking to come back in July 2020.

Everyone Is Guilty (B): alt. country/dark western, recorded their album with Slim Cessna & Dwight Pentacost, the short film about their visit to USA got invited for Festival De Cannes. New album will be recorded early 2020, with Slim Cessna producing it.

Steering Ships With Empty Bottles (USA): one of the best ‘landlocked sea shanties duo’ on land will be touring Summer 2020.

Jim Bows & The Flycatchers (CH): bluegrass, Americana, folk will be touring Europe again in Fall 2020.

Tejon Street Corner Thieves (USA): outlaw blues & trash grass pionneers.

Winter tours are running smooth.

Fog Holler (USA) & Reverend Red (USA) are on the road aht this very moment and they are having a BLAST!

We are also very happy our new project, Rootstown Busking Team, is getting a decent amount of response. We’re looking forward to have more of these 100% acoustic showcases soon.

I guess Winter has never been busier before & of course we keep on working for all our others bands/musicians/venues/events…. too.

We are sorry to announce Pinebox Serenade (USA) have to cancell their upcoming Summer tour. We wish a good recovery and hope they’ll be back on track in 2021.

2020 Is getting booked. Feel free to check the list and get in touch if you want to book any of these bands.

WILLY TEA TAYLOR (USA)
Scandinavian/European tour Spring 2021.
Folk singer/songwriter

J. AUBERTIN (FR)
FOLKSINGER/SONGWRITER
– FROM SOUL TO TOE –

JIM BOWS & THE FLYCATCHERS (CH)
Bluegrass, Americana, Roots & Folk (CH)

EVERYONE IS GUILTY (BE)
Available the whole year
Alternative Country, Dark Western

MAURICE van HOEK (NL)
Available for Belgium
Country/Americana from the NL

JESCO (NL)
Available the whole year
Folk ‘n’ Roll, from Delta Blues to Punk to American Folk.

FOG HOLLER (USA)
European tour January/February 2020
Mysteriously lonesome, hard driving bluegrass from the San Francisco Bay Area.

REVEREND RED (USA)
European tour January/February 2020
Americana, Folk-Rock, Cow-punk, Alt. Outlaw Country.

JO CARLEY AND THE OLD DRY SKULLS (UK)
European tour March/April/May 2020.
Combines the voodoo rhythms of 1930’s ska, and the blues with old-timey vaudeville cabaret!

SHOVELIN STONE (USA)
European tour April 13 – May 7, 2020
Indie Folk Old-Timey Bluegrass

CALEB CAUDLE (USA)
Available for Belgium, May 2020
Americana

THE BIG SWAMP (D)
Available May 20 – 27 & events in 2020.
Delta blues. Southern Rock. Swamp Rock

TRIXIE & THE TRAINWRECKS
Euro-tour in May 2020
Vooodoo Rhythm based Trainwreck Blues

SHOTGUN SAWYER (USA)
European tour Summer 2020
Hard-punching, head-banging, toe-tapping, knee-slapping, hand-clapping blues with a stoner twist

STEERING SHIPS WITH EMPTY BOTTLES (US)
European tour June 2020
Landlocked Sea Shanties

HYMN FOR HER (USA)
European tour Summer, 2020
Hillbilly Blues Rock

DEAD BRONCO (US)
European Spring/Summer tour 2020
Black Folk, Dark Roots

THE FREEBORN BROTHERS (PL)
Scandinavia/UK/Europe July 2020 (festivals & clubs)
GYPSY-HOBO-TRASH-GRASS

VAN GOAT (USA)
European tour July 2020
Swing. Ragtime. Southern Jazz. Surf.

NICK DITTMEIER AND THE SAWDUSTERS (USA)
European tour August 2020
Americana, Country, Roots music

HEATHEN APOSTLES (US)
European tour September 2020
Southern gothic outlaw country and dark roots music

TEJON STREET CORNER THIEVES (US)
European Tour October 2020
Outlaw blues and Trash-Grass Pioneers

PHILIP BRADATSCH (D)
Available for Europe
FOLK SINGER

JEFFREY HALFORD & THE HEALERS (US)
European Tour October/November 2020
Americana, roots with a blues/soul twist

OLD SALT (US/BE)
European Tour October/November 2020 & February 2021
Americana, where a bit of New Orleans meets a bit of Appalachian and European folk

Bookings for all these tours & bands are open.

Cheers, team Rootstown

Rootstown Bookings – www.rootstownbookings.combookings@rootstown.be – +32 495 53 53 08