Not Quite the C2C Festival Weekend

Did your diary pop up with a cruel reminder or was that just mine? It’s the Thursday before what would’ve been the postponed C2C festival. Which means it’s a year after we’d just met up with the country fan crew in a bar for pre-drinks only to find out the drinks were no longer ‘pre’. […]

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Man listening to music on headphones, lying on his back with hands beding his head and a big smile.

Get a Front Row (Sofa) Seat with Live Albums

The end is in sight but for a little longer here we still are, staying home and staying safe, staying locked-down. The return of live music is finally glimmering in the not-too-distant future but there is still a couple of months to wait for venue doors to open and floors to become sticky again. Until […]

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brick wall with neon country music sign and arrow.

Weekend Home Shows: Luke Combs and More

Welcome to the weekend. Sure, you might be spending it in exactly the same place as you’ve been spending the weekdays, but you don’t have to spend it exactly the same way. We’re still a way off from refilling our gig guide with options for nights out, and panic searching through emails for those print-at-home […]

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10 Country Songs that Sum Up 2020

Can you imagine the harrowing history module future GCSE students will have to study all about 2020? If you told me 12 months ago that Brexit wouldn’t be the major story of the year I would’ve been relieved. But the leave/remain headlines were replaced with protests and pandemics, cancelled concerts and Christmas, natural disasters, the […]

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24 Days of Whiskey & Country

In a year when so many of my Christmas traditions can’t be enjoyed (I’ll not be home for Christmas) I have been able to start a delicious new one. In a stroke of genius, the Non-Country-Fan Boyfriend got me a Bourbon and American Whiskey advent Calendar. I suspect he thought this was a clever way […]

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