4th July: 7 Ways to Celebrate in the UK

Should we Brits be celebrating America’s independence from, well, us? Debatable. But should we take any excuse to indulge in mac ‘n’ cheese? Definitely. Besides, if they hadn’t left Blightly, we wouldn’t have country music as we know and love it. So here are just a few places to spend Independence Day on this side of the […]

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How To Make the Most of Your London Time

What’s your plan for London in March? Between intimate songwriter sessions and raucous after parties, there’s a high chance that Country 2 Country at the O2 will keep you busy enough. But, in case the huge country music festival leaves you any downtime in the capital, as locals we’re sharing some of our favourite spots; […]

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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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Nashville Meets London in Pics

The uncharacteristically decent and consistent British weather of recent weeks vanished on cue. The law of Sod required rain in time for outdoor country music festival Nashville Meets London. But, since we don’t live in the right country to be fair-weather fans, we put on fetching free ponchos and made sure our hip flasks were […]

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When Nashville Met London (and Dan)

I received a strange text a couple of days after the first Nashville Meets London festival last year. It was from my usually-coherent lawyer friend Dan asking what I’d done to him and where could he find more of this Country and Western. I forgave the inclusion of ‘Western’ – he didn’t know any better. […]

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