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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Country Music Week: Songwriters in the City

In my unmusical opinion, songwriters are magicians, some how managing to marry the power of poetry to three chords and the truth. Tonight, four such magicians are gathering for day two of London’s Country Music Week. Here’s hoping they reveal some of their wizardry secrets. Michael Tyler Michael earns his place in this line up […]

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Harvest Festival Review: Country and Irish

I’d set myself three rules en route to Harvest Country Music Festival. I was in the world’s smallest hire car with Judi, my gig-buddy turned Belfast-to-Enniskillen chauffeur. They were: Rule No.1 – Do not fall into the habit of comparing this event to London’s C2C (Country 2 Country) festival. Rule No.2 – Do not fall […]

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