NEWS

 

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October 2021

Hello dear promotors, friends and fans, how are you doing? We sincerely hope you are all doing fine.

Spring is in the air, Summer season is over and we are very proud and happy we finally have been able to get some of our artists back on the road. At this moment we´re enjoying Fall with a lot of bands on the road all over Europe.

We had our first USA-musicans over for a full European tour and it felt so good to finally be on the road again, working as their tourmanager. 

Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters had a blast, 25 shows in 26 days in 6 countries,

Heathen Apostles and Jo Carley & The Old Dry Skulls European tours were both amazing.

Everyone is Guilty is getting prepped for more shows and weekend tours.

Trixie & The Trainwrecks and Old Salt had been succesfully on the road to.

The new Arts & Roots In The Woods event was AMAZING. We´re already looking forward to 2022. This gave us the energy to work on our other events for Fall 2021: Buskerfestival, Rootstown Cinema, Roots in De Herfst and Rootstown Winter Rumble.

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Events in the pipeline for 2021: Busker 2021 (today, Oct 1), Rootstown Cinema 2021, Roots In De Herfst, Rootstown Tribute Night (2022) …. + more to come.

We also took our time to listen to all the great bands who sent us their music and info.  

Spotlight on the latest additions:

Spotlight on the latest additions:

Somethingski (PL): From Polish folk, ballads, reggae, dancing hits to rhythmic folk with a hint of punk

Go! Go!! Durango!!! (B/NL/D): Americana with a poppy edge.

Ted Russel Kamp (USA): Americana, singer-songwriter, country, roots music

Colline Hill (B): female singer-songwriter, Americana – folk – roots

Stovepipe (B): A little groovy rock&roll ghoulie

The Good Bad (USA): Bluegrass-folk, December 2021

Matt Horan (USA): American Folk Singer (frontman Dead Bronco)

The Dad Horse Experience from solo to – XXXXXL (GER): Keller-Gospel, European Underground with American Roots

Vivants (B): soundscapes mixed with folky roots and dark ambient

Bandits (B): French roots show for kids (with members of Everyone Is Guilty)

To keep on supporting our musicians during the 1st COVID-19 wave, and to keep in touch with our fans, friends, promotors, venues, events we hosted +/- 20 online LockTown sessions. We thank you all for tuning in. The support we got was AMAZING!

Please check’em out and enjoy these exclusive lockdown concerts: 

youtube / facebook / instagram / website

Our project, Rootstown Busking Team, can hopefully go back on the road after the new lockdown. Thanks a lot for the big amount of response. We’re looking forward to have more of these 100% acoustic showcases soon.

Fall 2021, even 2022 are getting booked now.

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

Bookings for all these tours & bands are open.

Available tours: all these bands are beside their planned tours also available on request! 

EVERYONE IS GUILTY (BE)
European tours 2021 & 2022 + Available on demand
Alternative Country, Dark Western (debut album recorded with Slim Cessna & Dwight Pentacoast)

JO CARLEY AND THE OLD DRY SKULLS (UK)
European tours September 2021 & Spring/Summer/Fall 2022
Combines the voodoo rhythms of 1930’s ska, and the blues with old-timey vaudeville cabaret!

TRIXIE & THE TRAINWRECKS (USA-UK) 
May/June/September 2021
Vooodoo Rhythm based Trainwreck Blues

DEAD BRONCO (USA/ESP)
May/June/July/August 2021 + available on request & tour planned for Summer 2022
Black Folk – Dark Roots

THE FREEBORN BROTHERS (PL)
July 2021 + available on request
GYPSY-HOBO-TRASH-GRASS

NICK DITTMEIER AND THE SAWDUSTERS (USA)
European tour August 2021
Americana, Country, Roots music

MATT HORAN (USA)
European Fall tour 2021 & available for 2022 (tour planned for September 2022)
American Folk Singer

HEATHEN APOSTLES (USA)
European tour September 2021 & May/June 2022
Southern gothic outlaw country and dark roots music

PHILIP BRADATSCH (D)
Available for Europe (solo), September/October 2021
FOLK SINGER – indierock

JIM BOWS & THE FLYCATCHERS (CH)
European Tour September/October 2021
Americana, roots, folk with a blues twist 

JEFFREY HALFORD & THE HEALERS (US)
European Tour October/November 2021
Americana, roots with a blues/soul twist 

SOMETHINGSKI (PL)
European Tour spring/winter 2021
From Polish folk, ballads, reggae, dancing hits to rhythmic folk with a hint of punk

THE GOOD BAD (USA)
European tour December 2021
4-piece Bluegrass-Folk band

TED RUSSEL KAMP (USA)
European tour February 2022
Americana-country-roots music (bass player for Shooter Jennings)

OLD SALT
European tour February/March 2022 + available on request
Americana & Appalachian/European folk music

SHOVELIN STONE (USA)
European tour April 13 – May 8, 2022
Indie Folk Old-Timey Bluegrass

HYMN FOR HER (USA)
European tour Summer 2022
Hillbilly Blues Rock

 

Bands available for concerts, please ask for avails.

ROOTSTOWN BUSKING TEAM
Available for events/bars/clubs/private parties
100% Acoustic performances

GO! GO!! DURANGO!!! (B)
Available NOW
Americana-indie-pop/folk

COLLINE HILL (B)
Available for FLANDERS & THE  NETHERLANDS
Female Country/Americana singer-songwriter

STOVEPIPE (B)
Available NOW
A little groovy rock’n’roll ghoulie

VIVANTS (B)
Available NOW
Soundscapes mixed with Americana & Ambient (project of Mirco, Everyone is Guilty)

THE DAD HORSE EXPERIENCE (DE) (from solo to XXXXL)
Available for Europe
Keller-Gospel, European Underground with American Roots

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

JESCO (NL)
Available for Europe
Folk ‘n’ Roll, from Delta Blues to Punk to American Folk.

SERIOUS SAM BARRET (UK)
Available for Europe
Country/Roots/Blues/Folk/Holla-billy

SOMETHINGSKI (PL) 
Available for Europe
From Polish folk, ballads, reggae, dancing hits to rhythmic folk with a hint of punk

THE FREEBORN BROTHERS (PL)
Availabe for Europe
GYPSY-HOBO-TRASH-GRASS

EVERYONE IS GUILTY (BE)
Available for Europe
Alternative Country, Dark Western

THE BIG SWAMP (D)
Available for Europe
Delta blues. Southern Rock. Swamp Rock

TRIXIE & THE TRAINWRECKS
Available for Europe
Vooodoo Rhythm based Trainwreck Blues

THE BLUES AGAINST YOUTH (IT)
Available for Europe
country rock primitive one man experiment

BABY FACE NELSON (NL)
Available for Europe
Wild country, trash and honky-tonk

VINCENT SLEGERS
Available for Europe
Dark Americana – Hill Country Blues

LITTLE ROMAN AND THE DIRTY CATS (B)
Available for Europe
Americana-rock-a-billy-roots

THE REDEMPTION’S COLTS (B)
Available for Europe
American Spicy Roots Music

GIPSY RUFINA (IT)
Available for Europe
OUTLAW TROUBADOUR HOBO

PHILIP BRADATSCH (D)
Available for Europe (solo + full band)
FOLK SINGER – indierock

RUSTY STRING (B)
Available for Europe
“ACOUSTIC FOLK ROOTS PUNK”

J. AUBERTIN (FR)
European bookings
Folksinger- FROM SOUL TO TOE –

OLD SALT
European bookings
Americana & Appalachian/European folk music

Cheers, Kurt & team Rootstown

Rootstown Bookings

www.rootstown.be 

bookings@rootstown.be

+32 495 53 53 08