Country in the Afternoon has confirmed it will be returning on November 14 for a socially distanced, table service event at The Half Moon in Putney. Tickets are available here.
With a reduced capacity, the event has been given the sign off, with the venue having a track and trace system in place, along with fully trained, COVID-aware staff. There will also be hand sanitiser stations and an app based contactless ordering and payment system.
Taking to the stage for the event will be Ruthie Collins, thus becoming one of the first Nashville based artists to venture over the Atlantic to perform since the lockdown, three-time Grammy winner Sandy McClelland, Scottish singer/songwriter Chris Mossop and 18-year-old Liverpool based prodigy Megan Louise, who continues to make rapid progress in the UK country scene.
Prior to lockdown, Country in the Afternoon – which is organised by Cumbrae Promotions, who also do Millport Country Music Festival – was gearing up for its third event in May, with the first two events proving to be rousing successes.
That was meant to be a two-day event, with Blake O’Connor, Gasoline & Matches, John Gurney and Jeremy McComb on the bill alongside Collins, McClelland, Mossop and Megan Louise, but they have managed to retain half the initial line-up in order to get the show on the road.
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