Country Music Christmas Gift Idea

Country Music Christmas Gift Idea

The perfect gift for those hard to buy for loved ones. If you’re reading this, you’re probably in need of Christmas gift inspiration and you’re perhaps feeling a tiny bit anxious because you want it to be something really special.  We’ve all been there, unwrapping a...

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Oct: What’s happening in the UK Country Music Scene?

Oct: What’s happening in the UK Country Music Scene?

UK Country Music Scene, October 2020 The last couple of months have given us a little time to reflect. We thought the monthly, UK round up blog post should be an opportunity for us to share with you what we have been up to backstage in putting the festival together...

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Country Music September 2020:  This Year Sucks

Country Music September 2020: This Year Sucks

UK Scene Growing  September was another difficult month for the music industry, as quick as restrictions were easing on the live sector they were being implemented once again. Although country fans did manage to fit in at least one live show in the form of The Country...

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Country Music August 2020: Virtual Tours

Country Music August 2020: Virtual Tours

Innovative Ideas Although live music still remained on the back burner, the month of August did manage to deliver some outstanding records from our favourite British country acts, as we closed out summer with incredible new songs and visuals from the leading talent...

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Let The Music Play

Let The Music Play

Support Live Music Today we join the #LetTheMusicPlay campaign to support the live music industry, as it struggles for survival. A letter is being delivered to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, uniting us all in our plea to allow live...

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Country Music June 2020: Blaze A Trail

Country Music June 2020: Blaze A Trail

Blaze A Trail June was an exciting month in terms of new releases from home-grown talent. Of course, we still lacked any live gigs due to the ongoing lockdown, but that hasn't stopped our favourite artists from sharing brand new music that continues to showcase the...

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Country Music May 2020: Here Comes The Sun

Country Music May 2020: Here Comes The Sun

Sarah Darling | The British Country Music Festival 2019 | Photo Credit Dave NelsonHold Space The month of May has seen some amazing and extremely exciting releases from a string of home-grown talent. Ward Thomas shared two stellar singles in the form of 'Hold Space'...

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This is the main 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 particularly feature on music artists and song writers born or living in th UK.

There is no doubt that 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 quickly growing ground swell of love.

The British Country Music Festival embraces that community. So you may be a super fan or just getting to notice 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 is new artists and song writers making waves about to breakthrough. With a whole eco system supporting them. With exciting new festivals, gigs, venues record companies and fans supporting them.

Our genre is so close to becoming main stream national radio stations are playing more and more country music. Subsequently main stream artists are starting to make Country and Americana sounding tracks.

For social media we will be using the hashtag britishcountrymusic.  To promote this category.

Examples of what posts to expect in this category include: A GREAT YEAR FOR BRITISH COUNTRY MUSIC and YOLA v HOOTENANNY

The category and festival are all about supporting new talent and acts. The category will feature news and releases from new bands and singers. For example  Raintown, Dexeter, Laura Oakes, Sasha McVeigh and Holloway Road.

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