10 New Year’s Resolutions for Country Music Fans

There are a couple of things in our favour when it comes to setting New Year goals as country music fans; whiskey contains zero carbs and line dancing to Luke Bryan is pretty much an aerobics class. But even country fans have room for a little improvement, so here’s to doing better this year… 1. […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Top 10 #CountryFanProblems

Some of these afflictions will affect country music fans the world over. Others are the extra burdens you carry as a country fan in the UK. The struggle is real. Our Twitter pals have chipped in for these ones, but what are your biggest #CountryFanProblems?

Read More…

The Perils of Building our Own Nashville

We may all have been a bit hasty. I’m as guilty as you are. Yes, I sang along with The Shires and everyone else, vowing to build our own Nashville here in the UK. Yes, I came back from my holiday in Music City wishing we too had streets paved with country music. But in all […]

Read More…

Have a Very Country Christmas, Brits…

While everything and everyone winds down for Christmas, we’re making time to reflect on all that matters – family, friends, faith… and the UK’s country music scene. Yes, while nothing outside our windows right now bears any resemblance to the snowy small-town America pictured on the Hallmark Christmas movies we’ve all grown worryingly addicted to, […]

Read More…

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Country Music Fans

It’s that shameless time of year again. You know, the time when my own Christmas wish list masquerades as a blog post in hopes Santa / My Mum might be one of our subscribers. A couple of notes about this particular gift list: First, it assumes that both flights to Nashville and Lucchese cowboy boots […]

Read More…

The Hottest Ticket? CMA Songwriters Series @ C2C Festival

I thought maybe it was a sign of old age. A few years ago I looked back on my C2C memories and realised that – more than arena light spectacles, guitar changes and sparkly outfits – my favourite musical moments had been while seated in the Indigo forum listening to stories and stripped-backed songs. Ageing […]

Read More…

Off Stage With: William Michael Morgan

He said he’d be back soon and William Michael Morgan obviously wasn’t just playing lip service to his British fans. Less than six months after his first ever trip overseas, the George Strait inspired young country singer is back here for a UK mini-tour. On his first visit, back at Buckle and Boots festival in […]

Read More…

Born in the R of SA: An Introduction to South African Country Music

So … you might have noticed something different about us on Twitter. Temporarily (unless I can convince CJ otherwise), our handle has been changed in recognition of the Springbok’s brilliant victory over the English on Saturday securing South Africa the William Webb Ellis trophy and title of world champions! Under this new name, it seemed […]

Read More…