Unexpected Hazards of an Old Dominion Show

I got more than I bargained for on the UK opening night of Thomas Rhett’s Home Team Tour. As with so many gigs at the moment, last night was more about the support act for me. I’d seen Thomas live before but missed radio favourites Old Dominion on their 2016 visit. They started their swift […]

Read More…

Five things I learnt at JD & The Straight Shot

They had me at JD.  Well, they were bound to, weren’t they? So, knowing little more than I liked the sound of their band name, I found a replacement CJ for the night. Bringing along a non-country friend (who for the first time in twenty-mumble years of friendship was asked if we were sisters) I […]

Read More…

15 Great Quotes Overheard at Country Music Week [2017]

“How many of you had no idea who I was before tonight? That’s OK, I don’t know who you are either” – Woke Up in Nashville singer Seth Ennis “We have brought the hillbillies to the royal palace!” – Kimberly from Little Big Town about the Royal Albert Hall “I wish Sober October was in […]

Read More…

About Last Night: The Kip Moore Effect

Kip Moore walks into a bar. Seriously. Not just a bar. Kip Moore walked into my bar in Shepherd’s Bush. Four of us had managed to crowd around the last spare half table at my regular pub for a pre-gig pint. To my right were two girls I feared I’d have to restrain from storming […]

Read More…

About Last Night: Little Big Town

There’s so much going on in Country Music Week, we’ve just realised Judi & CJ are not able to be omnipresent as hoped. So, while the regular Brits in Boots were at the CMA Songwriters Series last night, guest-blogger Felicity made the sacrifice of going to see Little Big Town in Bristol. Here’s how she […]

Read More…