Kenny Foster: On Hats, Hotspurs & the Heart of Country

It was probably about half way into my allotted interview time that I finally got down to any actual interviewing, the engaging Kenny Foster making it seem more like a conversation between old friends than an interview. Chatting away, perched on bar stools at the back of a restaurant in Canary Wharf, I proved my country credentials by mentioning I owned an authentic Stetson bought […]

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CHARLIE WORSHAM: ON MARRIAGE, MUSIC AND MISSISSIPPI

I’d thought about giving Charlie Worsham a Union Jack Lawn Chair but, since it would’ve been an awkward gift to lug around his UK tour, bought him a drink instead. It was his birthday and for the first time in 33 years he was spending it playing a show, and one a long way from […]

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Ryan Hurd: The Man, The Music, The Maren

Ryan Hurd’s first ever visit to Europe is taking him way off the usual tourist trail. Instead he’s in a student kitchen at Bristol University, opening a beer on a dustbin edge because I have lost my bottle opener key ring. It’s an hour before he opens at the Student Union, one of the smaller […]

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