The news update from the UK Country Music scene for February 2023, with the new releases, new bands and C2C news.
The Origins of Country Music
The origins of Country Music trace back to the pioneers from the British Isles who settled in the eastern American Appalachian mountain range. The genre, first known as Hillbilly music, emerged as a fusion of the ballads and folk songs of the English, fiddle and dance music of the Scots-Irish with the banjo and blues influence of African Americans.
Country Music Christmas Gift Idea
The perfect gift for those hard to buy for loved ones. Looking for the perfect Country Music Christmas Gift that will bring joy to your loved one on Christmas Day If you’re reading this, you’re probably in need of Christmas gift inspiration. Maybe you’re perhaps...
Who Is Jade Helliwell?
Multi-award-winning UK Country Pop singer-songwriter Jade Helliwell’s performance with a busker led to a viral video with 23 million views.
Gasoline & Matches Interview
Gasoline & Matches are are a high-energy, guitar-driven British country-rock, duo, Backstage we interview Sally Rea Morris and Steve Marks
Who is Kylie Price?
Interview with Singer-songwriter Kylie Price who took to the stage at The British Country Music Festival as part of the Songwriters Carousel
Who Is Lucy Spraggan?
Who is Lucy Spraggan, and would she deliver to a country music crowd? Yes, and how. She is a genuine UK songwriting and storytelling talent.
UK Country Music November 2022
Welcome to the UK Country Music update for November 2022. November was a month for celebrating UK artists at the British Country Music Awards
Five Minutes With Laura Oakes
UK Country Music artist Laura Oakes is a favourite at The British Country Music Festival. After a fantastic set in the Empress Ballroom in our first year, we couldn’t wait to welcome her back to Blackpool!
Shortlisted for 2022 Lancashire Tourism Award
We are absolutely thrilled that Marketing Lancashire has named The British Country Music Festival as a finalist in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards.