The Long Road Fest: How Southern Can You Go?

DJ Baylen Leonard told me he shed a tear when he first arrived on the site of The Long Road Festival. As the event’s artistic director and a bona fide Tennessee boy he’d set out to bring an authentic taste of his home to the U.K. Now, as he found me leaning in the doorway […]

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2018 Preview: Country Music Happenings in the UK

It’s early days for 2018 (literally) but country music fans in the UK have already got a lot to look forward to. Here’s just a taste of the ways this year looks set to be a momentous one. Flights We’re ridiculously excited about British Airways’ London to Nashville flights, launching in May. This new, direct […]

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Stepping Out of my (Southern) Comfort Zone

After the school-trip frog debacle of 1994, there are very few things that would make me consider camping again. There are even less things that would make Judi consider camping. But in both our cases Kip Moore being in the field next to the campsite is one of those things. When I go on about […]

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10 Uneducated Guesses at the C2C 2017 Lineup

Can you remember it? Kacey Musgraves channeling Mary Poppins, boots in the air waving at Eric Church and, of course, Chris Stapleton silencing an auditorium of thousands… For me (CJ), it’s going to be hard to top the highlights of the last Country to Country Festival and I’m finding it impossible to stop second-guessing the […]

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