Muddy Roots News
  • 03.14.19

    Moonshine Wagon (Spain) New Album On Roots Union Records

    Welcome Moonshine Wagon to the Muddy Roots family via Roots Union Records! You’ve seen them perform at Muddy Roots Europe and Muddy Roots Tennessee. Now their music is on the label all the way from Spain. Roots Union is our punk rock style label for roots bands, focused on supporting the underground. Additional labelmates include James Hunnicutt (US) and Dead Bronco (Spain.)



    Check out the new video here:

    15/03 Bergara (ES) – Gaztetxe
    16/03 Viana (ES) – Rutas
    21/03 A Coruña (ES) – Mardi Gras
    22/03 Vigo (ES) – La Casa de Arriba
    23/03 Salamanca (ES) – Heroes
    24/03 Parla (ES) – Let’s Go Rock Bar
    30/03 Castro Urdiales (ES) – Tornado
    05/04 Logroño (ES) – Templarios M.C.
    06/04 Orduña (ES) – Gazte Eguna
    11/04 Barcelona (ES) – Rocksound
    12/04 Perpignan (FR) – Le 911
    18/04 Bern (CH) – Voodoo Records Store
    18/04 Biel (CH) – LaBiu
    20/04 Wuppertal (DE) – Alte Schlosserei
    21/04 Münster (DE) – Heile Welt
    02/05 Bilbao (ES) – Kafe Antzokia
    03/05 Zarautz (ES) – Putzuzulo
    04/05 Vitoria (ES) – Hell Dorado
    18/05 Orozko (ES) – Orozkorock Festival
    20/06 Nevers (FR) – La Tavern
    21-22/06 Linter (BE) – Picking Bones Festival
    28/06 Haro (ES) – Fiestas Patronales
    29/06 Barcelona (ES) – DesFolcat’ Festival
    04/07 Meppell (NL) – Muziekcafe Clouso
    05/07 Groningen (NL) – Lola
    06/07 Drachterscompagnie (NL) – Stoomfiets
    07/07 Munnekezijl (NL) – Cafe de Sluys
    09/07 Canterbury (UK) – The New Inn
    10/07 London (UK) – What’s Cookin
    11/07 Bournemouth (UK) – The Cellar Bar
    12-13/07 Poole (UK) – Wonky Donk Festival
    14/07 Witchampton (UK)
    29/08 Cookeville (Tennessee USA) – Muddy Roots Festival

    moonshine wagon espana

    Hellgrass = Bluegrass + Punk

    Band Members
    Goiatz Dutto (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Joel Bruña (banjo, mandolin, vocals), Víctor Martín (double bass).

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    The road is our home. Now booking 2019 tour.

    Contact us:
    +34 680 38 66 97

  • 03.05.19

    Muddy Roots Attendees Buy Waterloo Falls

    It’s been a long tradition of Muddy Roots Music Festival attendees to visit the local waterfalls and now 2 of them just bought it!
    Here’s the kicker, your promoter represented them as the buyer’s Realtor.
    We really are one big family!

    Warerloo Falls
    Photo by Wilde Company.

    Waterloo Falls is located about a half mile from the gates of the Junebug Ranch that we host the festival on. On sunny days you can see truck loads of attendees venturing away for a cool dip. The property has always been privately owned and remains that way, but by one of our own “muddies.”

    san diego alice
    Alice Weaver and Nathan Davey made the drive out from San Diego, California in 2018 to attend the 9th annual Muddy Roots Fest. It seems only in our field could you go on a cross country adventure to a festival and come back owning a waterfall. How cool is that? There have been mentions of an official shuttle to the falls from the Junebug as well as potential RV spots. We’ll update you as we see them develop the land. One thing is for sure though, they want to keep it as close as possible to what it is now. Just add in some space for folks to camp. These are good people!

    Listing agent was Skender Newton Realty
    Buyer’s agent was Jason Galaz at EXIT Realty Elite

    exit realty elite waterloo falls

    Do you want to own a Tennessee waterfall too? My office has another one for sale just a few towns over.
    gainesboro waterfall
    1963 Ranch home with a large pole barn on 104 acres. Hiking trails and 30 ft waterfall included. $399,500
    Click this link to see the listing

  • 02.20.19

    Old Fashioned Radio Publicity:James Riley Joins 3.14 Creative

    What ever happened to the good ol’ fashioned way of doing business? Remember back when you’d have a conversation with another human and didn’t just like a facebook post? Back when people did what they said they’d do and did it with pride?
    dj james riley
    DJ James Riley has partnered with seasoned radio host and promotions professional, Jason Galaz of 3.14 Creative Enterprises to offer promotional radio services for musicians and companies looking for exposure in the U.S. and European markets. Utilization of modern technology paired with the merit of classic work ethic makes Old Fashioned Radio Publicity the right choice for you!

    Services are broken in to 3 main components.

    1) Radio promotion of your album or single release

    2) Radio connections with tour support

    3) Voice over soundbites for your company, event, or release

    Primary music focus is on all variations of traditional Country, Americana, Roots, Ameripolitan, Rockabilly, Blues, and Bluegrass.

    Old Fashioned Radio Publicity is specific to radio and podcast targeting. Joint-ventures with established publication focused publicists is welcomed. However, we do not offer those services independently. Our main goal is to get your music to radio stations and up the charts!

    James Riley
    615-945-5604 (Text or Call)

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  • 02.19.19

    Country Roots Records *New Label*


    It’s time for a unified stance and celebration of traditional influenced country music. Country Roots Records is the home to artists that still get a kick from that ol’ sound. They make their own way but you can tell where it comes from.

    Country Roots Records is a division of Muddy Roots Music Recordings, owned by 3.14 Creative Enterprises, LLC. Located in The Vinyl Bunker, literally underground in downtown Nashville, just 1 block from the Ryman.

    Dozens of projects are in the works. You can expect a high volume of quality releases on vinyl and digitally.

    Here’s what we have in the oven for you now!

    Ben Jarrell’s Roadside Revival “Troubled Times” out March 29th, 2019
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    pat reedy deslondes
    Pat Reedy & The Longtime Goners in the studio now for an October release
    Produced by John James of the Deslondes

    Todd Day Wait
    Todd Day Wait’s Pigpen just out of the studio and working on mastering a 7” record

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    The Farmer & Adele hit the studio next month to work on a Christmas album 1930’s western style.

    That includes an in-house radio publicist.
    Big announcements on the horizon!

    Country Roots Records Facebook

    Country Roots Records Instagram

    Country Roots Records

  • 12.20.18

    Lost Footage of 2011 Muddy Roots & It's Historical Relevance

    2011 was our 2nd year hosting music festivals. It was more of hillbilly-rock-n-roll-punk-rock-blues-bender-in-a-field. There were just about 700 of us in the field that year. We evolve each time but you can really see how we were back in the days. There was even a pinup pageant hosted by Sabina Kelley and a car show. Some of our stages were just a tent over some mud with a bail of hay. DIY til we die.

    We stumbled across this unfinished documentary hosted by Rebel Music TV. That was the year that Wanda Jackson played despite a massive flood in the tent. Good times.

    What we love most about this footage is the legendary Don Maddox of the Maddox Brothers and Rose sharing a bit about his history and how his band influenced legends to come. He mentions how he thought his band was forgotten seeing as how it started in the 1930’s. Brother, not in our field. We recognize the roots and this band was the roots of both country and rockabilly. They were a high energy hillbilly boogie band that blew up from the 30’s to 50’s. The Maddox Brothers and Rose were before country music, pioneered the Bakersfield sound, and inspired Elvis to liven up his wardrobe.

    Check the footage here.

    It wasn’t too much longer that Don was back in Nashville at the opening of the Bakersfield Sound exhibit. We brought him back to play the Muddy Roots Music Festival once more as well as the Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender. Don is well in to his 90’s now so we let him rest. But boy o’ boy are we grateful for his time at our events.

    Here’s a photo of Little Jimmy Dickens and Don Maddox hanging out on vendor row at the Muddy Roots Music Festival. They were right outside my camper despite the 90 degree weather. Jimmy even played in his fully rhinestoned suit. Toughest generation this country has seen!

    -Jason Galaz

  • 12.12.18

    Orange Goblin's Last Show At Muddy Roots?

    The Heavy Metal band Orange Goblin from the U.K. has been hitting it hard since 1995 but that all may be coming to an end. Upon announcing their upcoming show at the Muddy Roots Music Festival they also mentioned that it might be one of their very last shows as a band in the U.S. Don’t wait around for another tour cuz it might not happen. Get your tickets HERE!

    orange goblin

    Life is short folks. Don’t let it pass ya.

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