An American singer-songwriter, known for his innovative approach to storytelling and his extensive travels across the United States on Greyhound buses.
UK Country and Americana Music
The country-pop trailblazer making waves from Nashville to The British Country Music Festival 2024
As TBCMF heads towards its fifth birthday, we are delighted to announce the return of country-pop crossover sensation Twinnie.
The British Country Music Festival has announced the first artist for its 2024 festival. Multi award-winning singer-songwriter Kezia Gill has been announced as the Friday night headliner at The British Country Music Festival (TBCMF) in Blackpool (30 Aug-1 Sept).
PART TWO: 4 The History of UK Country Music 2012-2020 Revolutionizing Country Music: Chris Stapleton's CMA Awards Breakthrough and the Evolution of...
The History of British Country Music 1990-2012. known as the Garth Brooks Era and when Irish Country affects the charts
History of country music: 1970 to1989 explores two decades when UK country fans head to clubs, fields & Wembley to sample country music.
The history of country music in the UK takes us from the 1930s to the 1960s today when the sound of country music changed dramatically
2023 Day Splits are announced . Headliners Friday Donna Taggart, Saturday Graham Nash and Sunday Campbell Jensen.
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 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.
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...
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 are are a high-energy, guitar-driven British country-rock, duo, Backstage we interview Sally Rea Morris and Steve Marks
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, and would she deliver to a country music crowd? Yes, and how. She is a genuine UK songwriting and storytelling talent.
With a brilliant collection of self-penned songs under her belt and a phenomenal voice, Singer Songwriter Brooke Law is going places!
I was keen to catch up with her to find out more about her songwriting approach.
Welcome to the UK Country Music update for November 2022. November was a month for celebrating UK artists at the British Country Music Awards
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!
We are absolutely thrilled that Marketing Lancashire has named The British Country Music Festival as a finalist in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards.
As summer flooding and heat waves test us, we present the latest music releases. Featuring Katy Hurt and Lucy Spraggan
This page is the primary blog category for the website. You will find news, reviews, blogs and articles For British Country Music. We will also feature The British Americana music scene.
We shall mainly feature music artists and songwriters born or living in the UK.
Undoubtedly, America and Nashville are the epicentres for Country Music. However, country music in the UK has had a niche following for many years. There is now a quickly growing ground swell of love.
The British Country Music Festival embraces that community. So you may be a super fan or just noticing the fantastic songwriting and musicians we have in the UK.
There are a handful of breakthrough artists, including The Shires, Ward Thomas, Wandering Hearts, The Staves, Catherine McGrath and WildwoodKin. But there are new artists and songwriters making waves about to break through. With a whole ecosystem supporting them. With exciting new festivals, gigs, venues, record companies and fans supporting them.
Our genre is so close to becoming mainstream that national radio stations are playing more country music. Subsequently, mainstream artists are starting to make Country and Americana-sounding tracks.
For social media, we will use the hashtag #UKcountrymusic to promote this category.
The category and festival are all about supporting new talent and acts. The class will feature news and releases from new bands and singers, for example, Raintown, Dexeter, Laura Oakes, Sasha McVeigh and Holloway Road.