Day: October 31, 2019

Country Hits Radio Hub

Live Review: Country Hits Radio Hub @ Bush Hall, London – October 26

The Country Hits Radio Hub daytime shows really caught the eye for Country Music Week 2019, with a number of top artists showcasing their abilities. The Saturday hub – hosted by Baylen Leonard – had Temecula Road, Willie Jones, Tebey and Tenille Townes on the bill, with each playing a 25-30 minute set before Leonard …

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Under the Apple Tree

Live review: Under the Apple Tree Sessions @ Bush Hall, London – October 25

The growth of the Under the Apple Tree sessions has been nothing short of remarkable since they were started by ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris, with a huge platform being offered to a vast number of artists looking to make their way up the ladder. At Bush Hall, the night was dedicated to progress that has been …

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Brandy Clark

Live review: Brandy Clark @ O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London – October 25

It’s been a while since Brandy Clark released new music, but that didn’t stop her packing out the Shepherd’s Bush Empire on her return to the UK. Suiting Clark’s storytelling nature, the venue was fully seated — the first time I’ve seen the Shepherd’s Bush ground floor decked out with seats rather than standing room. …

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Striking Matches

Live review: Striking Matches @ The Garage, London – October 23

With support from American singer-songwriter Tyler Rich, Striking Matches made a triumphant return to the UK during Country Music Week. Playing Islington’s The Garage, Justin and Sarah described how playing in London was like ‘coming home’ – and they were welcomed with open arms. Opening with one of their long guitar riffs that they have …

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