Gig Guru: How to Have the Best Time at a Concert

Have you seen this man? No, not Nashville’s Charles Esten, the one on the right. You may be more familiar with the back of his head. He’s the one miles ahead of you in the venue queue; the one closest to the stage while you’re squashed somewhere back near the the toilets. So, as part […]

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10 Do’s and Don’ts for C2C First-timers [UPDATED 2018]

You will always remember your first time. For Judi it was the smell of pulled pork and the sound of The Shires. For me, it was feeling a bit embarrassed leaving my house in East London in cowboy boots, but then feeling completely at home as the Jubilee line crept closer to the O2 Arena and […]

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2018 Preview: Country Music Happenings in the UK

It’s early days for 2018 (literally) but country music fans in the UK have already got a lot to look forward to. Here’s just a taste of the ways this year looks set to be a momentous one. Flights We’re ridiculously excited about British Airways’ London to Nashville flights, launching in May. This new, direct […]

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2017: The Year of the Support Stars

I could proudly stand up to my bank manager – or, more likely, my mother – and defend spending so much of my income this year on gigs. I’d explain it was more than just FOMO driving me to persevere to venues ignoring the threat of tube strikes and the reality of broken heels. Each […]

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