2019: The Country Music Year Ahead

It looks like we can stop praying for the UK’s country revolution; it’s happened. Well done everyone, mission accomplished. The explosion in country music popularity means our bank balances (and livers) are a little less healthy, but on the upside we’ve got so much MORE to look forward to in 2019. MORE FESTIVALS C2C festival […]

Read More…

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 better in 2019… 1. SET […]

Read More…

8 Makers Country Fans Need to Know

It’s taken a lot of willpower to resist selfishly buying these goodies for ourselves all year, but Christmas brings a lovely, legitimate excuse to shop for some bespoke, handmade gems. Memo Illustration From the imagination of a Cumbria based artist (and Western shirt collector) comes a range of retro prints, homeware and gifts. Everything’s made […]

Read More…

20 Best Quotes Overheard at U.K. Country Music Week [2018]

Country Music Week (which, combined with national tours of so many acts, seemed to last all month) took over London concert venues for its second year. Our sleep-deprived, bourbon-coated voices are subsequently gravelly enough to brave a Chris Stapleton song at karaoke. A lot happened. The Country 2 Country 2019 festival lineup was announced (twice, […]

Read More…

How to Predict the C2C Line-up

It would be a nightmare to organise a surprise party for a UK country fan. They’d go to extreme lengths to uncover what was being planned. Just look at the way we’ve all been speculating / scheming / offering bribes to find out who’s playing at C2C Festival next March (8th-10th). On country music fan […]

Read More…