BCMA ARTIST MEMBERS

Abbie Bell & The High Ryes  |  Adrianna Freeman  |  Amy Moore  |  Andrew Jones  |  Between The Vines  |  The Bondurants  |  The Brae  |  Burgess & Harris  |  Carol Stevens  |  Chloe Chadwick

Chloe Peacock  |  Chris Andreucci  |  The County Affair  |  Craig Gould  |  Chasing Twisters  |  Dave Sutherland  |  Emma Jane  |  Eric & Jensen  |  Erin Ponsonby  |  Guy Surtees

Hannah Paris  |  Harleymoon Kemp  |  The Heartland Roots Band  |  Helena Mace  |  Henry Birkett  |  Jade Helliwell  |  Jake O’Neill  |  James Dunne  |  Jason Callear  |  John Jenkins

Kate Harding  |  Katie Rigby  |  Katie Whittaker  |  Laketown  |  Late by Twenty  |  Leanne Brumfitt  |  Lincoln Skins  |  Lisa T  |  Luke Flear  |  Mark Mulhern  |  Martin Reynolds

Mikala Fredriksson  |  Mikie Henderson  |  The Modern Rogues  |  Natalie Jones  |  Neeve Zahra  |  The Night Hearts  |  Olivia Lynn  |  OneDay40  |  The Passerines  |  Paul Jupe

Raymond Shaw  |  Rebecca Richards  |  Russel Kitchin  |  Robin Cooper  |  Robyn Red  |  Sarah Riches  |  Savannah Gardner  |  Scarlett  |  Sophie Rose  |  Shell Dais  |  Thomas Kavanagh

Tom Gibson  |  Two Ways Home  |  Tyler Michael  |  Warwick & Young  |  Wood Burnt Red

Abbie Bell & The High Ryes

Since forming in 2022, Abbie Bell & The High Ryes have quickly become one of Britain’s most exciting homegrown acts in country music. With catchy hooks, relatable lyrics, a spicy persona and many classic elements that audiences will love, they’re not afraid to show an edgier side and let their eclectic influences shine: Abbie Bell & The High Ryes are not ones to blend in but stand out. The High Ryes bring a fresh and exciting dynamic that fuses alt-country and modern Americana references to create a stunning cross-genre sound that also doesn’t shy away from their inherently British roots.

With three successful single releases to their name, including January 2024’s infectious offering ‘American Aisle’, Abbie Bell & The High Ryes are wasting no time in moving forward. Having earned regular UK and US radio play and streaming play-listing, tour support slots including Jack J Hutchinson and Kevin McGuire, and a main stage appearance at Buck’N Bull’s Summer of Country festival, The High Ryes are all set for another foot-stomping year ahead!

Contact

thehighryes@gmail.com

Adrianna Freeman

Adrianna Freeman is a Country Music singer/songwriter. Freeman gave some of her first performances at the local farmer’s market, donning a yellow can-can dress and ribbons in her hair. Adrianna grew up with country music and spent her childhood singing in church and at county fairs, belting out powerful songs like “The Yellow Rose of Texas,” “500 Miles,” and “Crazy.”

In pursuit of her vision, Adrianna caught the attention of Teddy Gentry of the super-group “ALABAMA”. Teddy generously offered his talents as producer to Adrianna’s project. Freeman went on to release her first full length album titled “Either You Do or You Don’t” internationally which received rave reviews.

Now Adrianna Freeman is back with new music and big dreams to make a run at country music stardom again. In April of 2023, Freeman released a new single titled “They Don’t Make `Em Like That No More”.

Contact

info@adriannafreeman.com

https://adriannafreeman.com/

Amy Moore

Taking on the role of drummer-chick from the age of 11, singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist Amy Moore claims melodic drum lines are simply in her DNA. Always finding herself as the only girl behind the kit back then, she found a love for being on stage and rocking out just as hard as the big boys. Now, Amy is one of those big boys. With a lot to say and the right words to say it, Moore has taken her love of rhythm and added meaning, discovering her love for country music on the way. Her lyrical prowess captures the essence of country music, weaving tales of love, longing, and nostalgia. Yet, it’s her upbeat tempo and irresistible energy that truly captivates listeners, beckoning them to sing and dance along.

Amy released her debut EP in 2023, the first single ‘Consequences’ established Amy onto the UK country scene with radio plays across notable stations such as BBC Introducing, BBC Bristol, CountryLine Radio, Clewes Country and Downda Road Radio amongst many others. Her follow up single ‘The Devil I See’ released in early 2024, made waves and earned her the prestigious Editor’s Choice spot from the British Country Music Association.

Cited as ‘the new sound of UK country’ by the Bristol Gig Guide, who go on to say ‘As the room sways and dances to her melodies, it’s clear that Amy Moore is destined for greatness, leaving an indelible mark on the world of country music.

Contact

amygmoore@me.com

http://www.amymooremusic.com/

Andrew Jones

Accomplished British country music singer/songwriter Andrew Jones has been a part of the UK scene for well over a decade having first fronted rock crossover act Journey Home before performing across Britain’s top country festivals including the pop-up stages at the O2 Arena for Country2Country and many times for the BBC Introducing Oxford’s Live Events Stages.

Taking inspiration from a number of different genres has helped him write songs that people can relate to no matter what their relationship is with Country music. He draws on sights and sounds from 70’s and 80’s rock, Old School Southern Rock and newer Country Music to write meaningful songs that audiences respond to. Some parodies of American Country life can be heard cleverly intertwined in the writing as well. “Ain’t Quite a Truck” as a perfect example.

“For me, it doesn’t really matter what genre a song is, if you like it then you like it. I listen to all sorts of music and that helps come up with different ideas when writing.”

Contact

andrewjonesmusicuk@gmail.com

http://andrewjonesmusic.uk

Between The Vines

Between The Vines are a Southern Country/ Americana band from Rochdale UK. Fronted by Rebecca Whitehead on vocals and acoustic guitar, the band also features her husband Kev (Barclay James Harvest, Dare) on drums and brothers Dave and Norman Higginson on guitar, bass and backing vocals. They are influenced by artists such as Blackberry Smoke, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Petty, The Eagles amongst others.

Their first album 50 Ways To Beautiful was released in 2018 and contained a good mix of country rock. The band then went on to appear on some great festivals including the Rochdale FeelGood festival in 2019, BCMA FanFest and Cambridge Rock in 2022. The band have also supported artists over from the USA including Hannah Aldridge, Amy LaVere and Devon Worley.

The second album Ain’t Country Enough was released in 2022 and features guest artists such as Sarah Jory (pedal steel legend), Clive Gregson (Nanci Griffith) and Darren Wharton (Thin Lizzy). The title track was also released as a single! So if you like the Southern Rock sound with gritty female vocals then Between The Vines is the band for you!

Contact

kev.whitehead@sky.com

The Bondurants

Hailing from the vibrant city of Leeds, The Bondurants are a quintet that defies convention and redefines the alt-country genre. Their music draws from a melting pot of influences, echoing the likes of Tom Petty, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and John Mayer. Yet, what truly sets them apart is their ability to infuse Heartland American rock with a distinctly British twist, creating a sound that’s both modern and nostalgically timeless.

The Sound of Acclaim: In the year 2023, The Bondurants have set the music scene ablaze, earning rave reviews from respected music journalists. Obscure Sound, Illustrate Magazine, York Calling, and the revered global country magazine, Maverick, have all been swept away by the band’s infectious melodies, captivating songwriting, and unique sound qualities. Maverick Country Magazine praises their “anthemic, soaring choruses”. These critical accolades have rightfully branded them as a band to watch in the months to come.

Contact

contact@thebondurants.co.uk

The Brae

The Brae are a married duo, Alan and Chrissy Brill, singer/songwriters who both uncovered their passion for music at an early age.  Based in Hampshire, England, Alan, and Chrissy have been performing both as a duo and in various bands for over 25 years all over the south of England and in the South of France. 

Growing up, Alan and Chrissy were exposed to Country Music, regularly listening to family favorites which included Elvis, Willie Nelson, Don Williams, The Eagles, Patsy Cline, Olivia Newton John, Glen Campbell, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder and Abba to name a few.  This invoked their passion for Country Music and song writing and influenced their direction in music. 

Over the years, The Brae have developed their songwriting skills and have recently produced their debut album, “Start Right Now” with rich country music tones with a modern rocky edge. The songs on their debut album, were all written, and vocals recorded in the UK.  With the use of technology, the music tracks were recorded and produced in the USA.  Their single ” Born to Run” inspired by their early days of being in a band together touring all over the South of England. “Born to Run” charted in the UK iTunes Country Charts at No. 5. The Brae take inspiration from their life experiences and create powerful lyrics and beautiful melodies, believing every song on their debut album tells a story.   It was a great privilege for The Brae to have been interviewed and performed two of their songs from their album live on BBC Radio Berkshire, England. 

Contact

thebraemusic@outlook.com

Burgess & Harris

Burgess and Harris are Christine (nee Burgess) Ringer and Dave Harris of Blue Horizon Country Band. Christine and Dave have been active on the country scene since the early 80’s and were formerly in a band called “KeyWest” forming Blue Horizon in 1996.

Chris and Dave have a large amount of experience having performed and worked with many country legends including Buddy Emmons, Albert Lee, Joni Harms and Danni Leigh and performed at venues such as the Silk Cut Country Music Festival Wembley in the 1980’s and The Mandrell Sisters theatre in Tennessee in the 2000’s and many UK Country Festivals and venues over the years. Dave also works extensively as a session musician and appears on albums by UK Country artists such as Dez Walters, Dixon J Scott and Russel Kitchin.

Writing many songs over the years, Burgess and Harris is a new project concentrating on original songs written solely by them, which will run alongside Blue Horizon. Influenced by songwriters such as Nanci Griffith, Brandy Clark, Mary Chapin, Dolly Parton, Hank Williams, Rodney Crowell & Merle Haggard, Christine and Dave write heartfelt songs that capture the imagination with their stories and emotions.

Carol Stevens

Carol Stevens from Cramlington, Northumberland has been a musician for most of her life and originally started writing songs in the 80s having three songs accepted by B.M.I. in Nashville, and the offer of a tour, but due to circumstances at home was unable to commit. She stopped writing after this and it was not until COVID when she picked up the pen again. Her new songs include, I’m Swinging, My Friend, Celebrate, Down the Road and is currently on track to finish her new album, Back On Track Again, which several tracks are mentioned are getting airplay on radio stations in the UK and Worldwide, all her original songs. Who knows what this lady has to offer in the future.

Carol has worked all over the world entertaining as a singer and musician (keyboards) Whilst in America she played Stockyards Opry in Fort Worth Texas two years running and also sung in Billybobs Fort Worth also in Texas. Carol is working hard still recording and trying to get heard she currently has songs on Amazon, Itunes , Spotify, and is included in a Charity CD for Cancer Worldwide Country (Indie Country Unites Against Cancer), she also has her own cover album out called Country Classics.

Contact

icproamer2004@yahoo.co.uk

Chloe Chadwick

With a love of the open road, Chloë is never closer to home than when performing onstage. She has a long history of live performance with many hundreds of gigs under her belt. Extending from intimate independent venues through to large festivals and almost everything in between, Chloë’s diverse appeal has seen her perform at C2C Festival at Londons 02 Arena, and other countless festivals, sharing the bill with The Shires, Ward Thomas, Nikki Lane, Sam Outlaw, and many other familiar names.

Behind the scenes Chloë’ has been nothing but busy these past 18 months, relocating back to her home stomping ground of the North West, getting married, working on new material and making her COMEBACK to the music scene.

Contact

thisischloechadwick@gmail.com

Chloe Peacock

Chloe is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, bass guitar tutor living in Surrey. Currently playing bass for Gina Larner, Sound of the Sirens, Alana Springsteen’s UK band and Queen Beats Function band. Having started on the Cello (amongst others) from a young age she picked up the Bass guitar aged 13 and embarked on a journey into the world of pop music. In 2009 she started to gig professionally with Folk pop group Unkle Bob. With Unkle Bob she toured the country extensively supporting the likes of The Goo Goo Dolls and recording albums with critically acclaimed producer Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Paolo Nutini) and Saul Davies (James) recording the bands second album ‘Shockwaves’ in 2010. Performances from this time included prestigious venues including Brixton Academy and The Royal Albert Hall.

Chloe rejoined Unkle Bob after a nine year hiatus, recording and contributing songwriting to their new record ‘Invisible’ released October 2022. The record features Chloe’s own song ‘The Girl Who Stole The Boy From Scotland’ which gained praise from online and print media.

2023 has seen Chloe playing for Gina Larner, on her headline tour and in August Chloe made her debut performance as Alana Springsteen’s UK bassist at The Long Road festival in Leicestershire.

Contact

chloemaycampbell@hotmail.com

http://www.chloepeacockmusic.com

Chris Andreucci

Scottish-born Chris Andreucci is a British Country Music Award-nominated songwriter and country artist based in Nashville, TN. Dubbed as “Scotland’s Best Country Music Artist” by Capital FM, the singer/ songwriter achieved his first #1 in July 2021 with his single “Killin’ Time” on the iTunes charts.

Chris has built up a loyal fanbase across Europe and the USA opening up for the likes of George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Luke Combs & Ashley McBryde. The Scotsman’s “What Don’t Kill You” EP was nominated for UK Album Of The Year at the BCMA Awards 2021.

Chris is now a resident in Nashville where he is making waves as a published songwriter. His songwriting credits include a dance track ‘Hung Up’ by C-Ro & Don Bnnr released through Sony Music, “This Side of The Dirt” by Bryan Frazier and Marc Oriet, More Tennessee and Me & Who? by Callum Kerr showing his credentials as a versatile composer in and beyond the country music genre. Chris’s credibility as a performer continues to grow, appearing at the iconic Nashville venue The Bluebird Cafe and regularly on the ‘Whiskey Jam’ stage. Chris was also recently booked to perform a ten night residency at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.

Contact

geoff@glam.red

The County Affair

The County Affair is an Americana group formed by Kevin Brennan and Tony Regan. Kevin and Tony grew up as teenagers playing in a mix of Irish Showbands and Folk/Americana bands. Whilst other teenagers of the late 70s got into New Wave or New Romantics they were excited by the New Country of Joe Ely, Steve Earle and trailblazers like Gram Parsons. By their early 20s they had played 100s of gigs and toured America. Ultimately a decision was made to follow graduate job careers and music took on a secondary role.

Fast forward to 3 years ago and they reform as The County Affair to record songs written by Kevin. Their first album Off The Grid was well received and led to a support role on the 2022 Ward Thomas tour plus appearances at C2C , Black Deer and British Country Music festivals. Their second album Two Days Drive is coming out in March and continues their story telling Americana style.

Contact

thecountyaffair@gmail.com

https://thecountyaffair.com/

Craig Gould

Folk/Americana singer-songwriter Craig Gould combines his “Beautiful songs” (Simon Fowler, Ocean Colour Scene) and “Beautiful voice” (Dave Hemingway, The Beautiful South) to entwine his listeners within his “Wonderfully crafted tales” (BBC Introducing)

Gould’s unique artistic talent has seen bloggers and critics from around the world draw comparisons with songwriting royalty such as Fleetwood Mac, Cat Stevens, John Lennon and Bob Dylan. Having taken the stage at some of the UK’s most loved venues (Birmingham Symphony Hall, Islington Academy, Liverpool Cavern Club) and lauded festivals (Bearded Theory, Solfest, Timber Festival), Gould’s unique genre-crossing works have begun to capture the imagination and respect of music fans across the country. Support slots with established acts such as Levellers, Ocean Colour Scene, Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy) and Dave Hemingway (The Beautiful South) paved the way for Gould becoming a headline touring artist in his own right, further reinforcing his growing reputation as one of the hottest new writers & performers on the UK Folk/Americana scene.

2023 sees the release of his greatly anticipated debut album ‘Songs from the Campfire’ (crowdfunded by over 80 donors) which builds on the resounding success of his first three single releases. BBC Radio support, #1 on the Amazon Music HNR Folk Chart, #2 on the iTunes Country Chart, added to numerous Single of the Week/Year nominations proved that Gould’s work is now rightly championed by fanbase, writers and peers.

Contact

craiggouldmusic@gmail.com

https://craiggouldmusic.com/

Chasing Twisters

As you can imagine, Stoke on Trent doesn’t have an abundance of Twisters to Chase, so we formed a band and played some awesome modern country music instead!

Chasing Twisters combine their British pop and rock upbringings with their favourite American country influences to create their own twist of original modern country music. The 5 piece band formed in Autumn 2021 after songwriter and guitarist Craig Chapman sought out a band of like-minded players happy to create new music and bring his songs to life. He met vocalist, songwriter and bassist Laura Holden, and they brought in Chris Cooper on drums, Pat Wright on guitar and Dave Deaville on keys to perfect the Chasing Twisters sound.

In Summer 2022 they chose 5 original songs to record for their first EP at their Inspire Music Studios in Staffordshire. You’re Melting Me Is the title track from the EP released in November 2022 with a video to accompany it and the EP is available on all digital platforms.
Proactive in wanting to promote new, original country music artists, the band have set-up a local monthly session for Country and Americana songwriters at The Artisan Tap in Stoke on Trent, UK, with Chasing Twisters hosting and playing a full set to finish the evening, hopefully with a few guests joining in.

Dave Sutherland

Dave Sutherland is a London based Americana/Country singer-songwriter who was recently awarded ‘UK Male Country Singer of the Year’ at The UK Country Music Awards 2022. An accomplished performer filled with raw energy and emotion, Dave’s music speaks of life, love and London with the eye of an artist and the ear of a poet.

His latest album ‘Last Drop of Empty’ was produced by the American producer Stacy Parrish whose work with T Bone Burnett, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on ‘Raising Sand’ won him a number of Grammy awards, and Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna. Jack also plays bass on the album. It was released to worldwide critical acclaim and produced two Top 5 singles. It was also voted ‘Runner Up UK Americana Album 2022’ by the readers of Americana UK and nominated for ‘UK Country Album of the Year’ at the UK Country Music Awards.

Contact

davesutherlandmusic@gmail.com

https://www.thedavesutherland.co.uk/

Emma Jane

Emma Jane has been writing songs since the age of 7 and performing since 2005. During this time Emma Jane has been recognised for her writing capabilities and outstanding vocals, winning FATEA unsigned album of the year for her release of Penilee Songs, inspired by a cassette tape of a family party in 1959. Jack Daniels from that same album also won song of the year. Emma’s later release of Workhorse was up for album of the year at the BCMA’s, Run from this same album was awarded the listeners award on country music radio and led to Emma being invited to play Country to Country at the O2 London and the bluebird cafe in Nashville as well as being invited to perform for Grammy award winning producer Kent Wells in his studio, Nashville Tennessee.

Emma continues to be an independent artist and has now just released her 8th studio album, Grow.

Eric & Jensen

Eric & Jensen are a British country duo. They bring together a fusion of traditional and modern-day country sounds to create a dynamic and unique stylistic. Their debut single ‘Feels Like This’ hit #1 on the iTunes Singles Chart and their most recent release ‘Beer Brave’ has put them firmly on the map as “the next big thing”.

Their breakout success has continued with them playing C2C, Buckle & Boots, Long Road, SpeedFest, and many other leading UK Festivals. They have also toured with the likes of Twinnie, and 49 Winchester and regularly frequent Nashville for writing sessions.

The guys are currently they are working on their inaugural album which is slated for release in the first quarter of 2024.

Erin Ponsonby

Erin Ponsonby is a Glasgow based country-pop singer-songwriter who released her Debut Single ‘Want Me Too’ in February 2017 and has been gigging since 2015 where she firstly supported Into the Ark in 2015 on their UK tour. Erin has played in some of Glasgow’s biggest and most renowned venues such as The Barrowlands, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Broadcast, Classic Grand and Nice N Sleazy, to name a few.

Growing up as a competing bagpiper and highland dancer influenced Erin’s love for folk and traditional Scottish music, and with many similarities to this style, American country music became another huge influence on Erin’s songwriting when she initially fell in love with the genre after watching the series ‘Nashville’. Her Debut EP ‘Little Town’ introduced her more recent country-pop sound, influenced from the likes of Luke Combs, Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, and Chris Young. Initially gigging as a solo acoustic artist, Erin has now introduced a backing band who are excited to embark on UK country scene with Erin in 2023.

Contact

erinponsonbyofficial@gmail.com

Guy Surtees

After hearing Dwight Yoakham in 1986, Guy fell in love with Country music. In 1990 he flew to California, after just a week, he landed an 8 week job as bass player in popular Riverside Country band The Tuners, with his first gig on Doheny State Beach, going on to play in bars and honky tonks around the state. Fast forward to 2009 and Lady Antebellum hit the UK airwaves, and Guy was lovestruck again, travelling the country to live American Country shows and soaking up the amazing feeling that had filled the hearts of so many English Country fans.

In 2020 Guy took to writing songs and presenting an internet radio show My Kinda Country. This lasted 18 months before Guy just knew he had to record and release his own songs. His 2022 recording and promotion plans were put on hold due to personal tragedies, but this only made Guy more determined to make 2023 his year. Having a stack of home demos recorded, he has imminent plans to record a 4 track EP and then a 10 track album, the right people in place to produce the songs, videos and social media promotion, and the contacts to promote his music at opening slots and festival appearances, with a great band in the making.

Contact

info@guysurtees.co.uk

http://guysurtees.co.uk

Hannah Paris

Hannah Paris is a London born, British Country Artist. This talented singer-songwriter launched her career in 2017 and has a sound that fuses many elements of Pop, Rock & Country. Hannah has graced many live stages around the UK, playing for audiences at iconic venues including The Green Note, Notting Hill Arts Club and the Hard Rock Café to name only a few. Plus over 25 festivals that include “Dixie Fields, FSA Fest, The Fling Festival and Buckle & Boots”, reaching a pinnacle playing the Hard Rock Stage at the Iconic Isle of Wight Festival.

Hannah has also been one of the busiest Indie recording artists too, releasing 19 singles and an EP over the last 5 years. Her biggest hits, the heavily streamed “Lost in the Wind” and “What the Hell” were picked up for the “Nearly Nashville” editorial playlist on Spotify and “Never Bring Me Down” was/is featured on Shania Twain’s very own personal Spotify Playlist. She has a string of new singles due to be released throughout 2023 and her latest release “Toxic Kinda Love” dropped on 11th November 2022.

Contact

info@hannahparis.com

https://hannahparis.com/

Harleymoon Kemp

Harleymoon Kemp’s early career achievements have seen her land a UK country #1 hit with ‘Space’ and win the prestigious Horizon Award for best new artist at the British Country Music Awards as well as playing high profile festival sets at the Isle of Wight, C2C, Big Feastival and Brighton Pride. Now the singer/songwriter is set to elevate herself to the next level with the release of her debut EP ‘Lone Ranger’.

Harleymoon’s most recent headline show came with a sold-out night at The Grace in London before she started 2024 with a bang as she performed to a televised audience of millions as part of London’s New Year’s Day parade. Her summer festival schedule is in full swing and she can’t wait to share her new music with audiences up and down the UK.

Her live show is a party, her costumes are bold, she explains: “MY SHOW IS A NIGHT OF BAD DATES AND HEARTBREAKS.”

Contact

info@harleymoon.live

http://www.harleymoon.live/

The Heartland Roots Band

Brit-Country rockers The Heartland Roots Band have been enjoying a busy last three years, bagging awards for Group Of The Year 2021 in both The UK Country Music Awards, and ARC Radio Music Awards, as well as twelve chart singles including the number 1 smash ‘Bullet From A Gun’ which blew a hole through the iTunes Chart in November!

The group has spent the majority of the last few years tirelessly rocking the mainstream circuit of pubs and small festivals, packing in the crowds for whom Country music is either an undiscovered delight, or a guilty pleasure.

They take influences from traditional and modern country, Americana blues and rock, and create a sound which is truly unique in the British music scene, and they have shown the diversity of their work by charting in the Contemporary Country, Blues, and Rock, as well the Pop charts.

Contact

thehrbofficial@gmail.com

https://theheartlandrootsband.co.uk/

Helena Mace

Helena is a South Coast based singer/songwriter who is working on her 6th album. Based in Bournemouth, Helena has been a performer for many years and her heart lies in the country, pop and folk genre. Influenced by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Miranda Lambert and The Eagles to name just a few, she was brought up in a musical household.

Her albums , Wash away the years, Chasing Dreams, Unbroken, The Spirit of Christmas and Echoes have all been very well received in various countries and on numerous radio stations around the world. She won Simply Country Song of the year and the UKCR Angel award in 2022 and her Unbroken and Echoes albums reached Number One in the UK country album charts in 2020 and 2022.

Helena performs as a solo as well as with her trio with her own original music and much loved cover versions.

Contact

info@helenamace.com

Henry Birkett

Burgeoning Indie-Americana artist Henry Birkett tells personal stories of heartbreak and dream chasing, with each having humble foundations in rural England. Inspired by the likes of The Eagles, Dire Straits and Fleetwood Mac, the British-Czech rocker has come a long way from the moment he fell in love with music.

In his latest EP ‘illicit love’ he takes the neo-vintage sound to a new level. Recorded in rural Austria, his music reflects classic legends of the 70s in a glorious mix of passion and attitude. Lyrically binding you to your seat, the stories in every song will fulfil people wishing they could escape to a simpler time.

Contact

henrybirkett66@gmail.com

https://henrybirkett.com/

Jade Helliwell

Jade Helliwell seeks out authenticity in all aspects of life. She writes her truth into her music and makes a friend out of every fan.

Born and raised in a small town in West Yorkshire UK, Jade’s world was burst open in 2017 when a video of her singing with a busker on a night in Leeds went viral. It quickly amassed 23 million views across Facebook and YouTube, and her previously released EP ‘Forget the Night’ shot back into the UK charts, reaching #1 in the country charts and #8 in the official charts. She became a Yamaha endorsed Artist, left her job as a teaching assistant to carve a career in music, and has never looked back.

Contact

luke@sonnetmusic.co.uk
lara@sonnetmusic.co.uk

https://www.jadehelliwell.com/

Jake O’Neill

Jake O’Neill is an authentic 26 year old singer/songwriter based outside of Liverpool, UK. Taking listeners on a journey through the highs and lows of life and love, Jake draws inspiration from personal experiences and the timeless traditions of old and new country.

Having released his debut EP at the end of 2023, Jake is hoping to establish a real connection with British country music lovers and cement a name for himself within the country community.

Contact

James Dunne

Establishing himself as one of the most exciting new voices of Outlaw Country in the United Kingdom, James Dunne is channeling the darker sub genre of Country music, carrying on the torch from the weathered, authentic and unapologetic songwriters of the 1980’s. Embracing honest, authentic delivery, and behind a simple musical backdrop, Dunne delivers a raw truth in his storytelling.

Dunne’s humble beginnings saw him born and raised in North London to Irish parents, his father a ground worker and mother a seamstress, to which Irish folk music was prevalent in the household. This early influence is apparent in Dunne’s ability to communicate and evoke a feeling. These vehement life experiences and the one’s that developed later in life as a fall out of becoming a veteran soldier, contribute to Dunne’s unique bare all and controversial style of song writing despite only writing/performing live for just over a year.

Dunne returns this year with follow-up single ‘Black Train’ from his upcoming EP with the aim to ignite the fire in others too afraid to speak out and say exactly what they want to say and remove the stigma around what you should be singing about to ‘tick the boxes’ to create popular Country music.

Contact

management@jamesdunnemusic.co.uk

Jason Callear

Jason Callear is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the UK offering a gritty eclectic fusion of Americana music in a wonderfully retro style. A solo recording artist for 10 years, working with Inspire Music, Jason meticulously assembles many of the instruments and vocal parts augmented with the very best talent from his County on all his recordings ensuring that the presentation is perfected.

Following the rebranding of his artistry, Jason has embarked on a major promotional campaign with regular releases and looking forward to getting out and playing live.

Contact

jc944594@googlemail.com

http://www.jasoncallear.co.uk/

John Jenkins

John Jenkins is carving out a path for himself as a renowned singer/songwriter on the UK folk, country, and Americana scene. Jenkins is a master of melody, understated lyrics, and deft chord changes, while his songs have been hailed wherever music is written about.

Jenkins has developed an engaged audience of fans and has established himself as a live touring act, both solo and collaboratively and has supported Chris Difford (Squeeze), Jarrod Dickenson, Robert Vincent (AMAUK Artist of the Year), and Steve Tilson in recent years.

Jenkins’s latest body of work, the 2023 album ‘Tuebrook’ released very recently has gained the admiration from the likes of Folk Radio UK, Americana UK, Fatea and many more magazines.

Contact

iansephton@aol.com
littlestarjohn@btinternet.com

https://www.johnjenkinsmusic.com/

Kate Harding

Following a hospital stay in summer 2023, Kate decided it was the time to pursue her goal of becoming a singer/songwriter. On New Years Day 2024 she had successfully raised funds by a Kickstarter campaign to work on her first Country record. Kate’s Debut Single, WALLFLOWER, is set to be released on April 5th 2024. Produced by BCMA nominated ‘Musician of year 2023’, Tyler Spicer. The song was written by Kate in her early 20’s, so she is super excited for people to finally hear it, over 15 years later.

Outside of country music, Kate has recently been cast in Amateur Musical Theatre productions. The most recent being ‘9to5 The Musical’, written by Dolly Parton. Having moved around a lot during her non-music career, including London, the Midlands, the New Forest and Isle of Wight, Kate now calls Portsmouth, Hampshire home. Where she lives by the coast with her partner and 7 year old daughter.

Contact

katehardingmusic@gmail.com

Katie Rigby

Finding her own kind of country Katie Rigby blends euphoric pop melodies with traditional country instrumentation creating her sound she calls cosmic country. Over the last couple of months Katie has made her mark in the uk country scene with her song past life cowgirl, playing festivals such as country on the Clyde, buckle and boots and due to be supporting Jade Helliwell on her October tour 2024.

Contact

Katierigbymusic@outlook.com

Katie Whittaker

Katie has been a favoured Perthshire vocalist since arriving to study at Perth College UHI in 2009, playing all the old open mics regularly and quickly joining and touring with Perth’s Americana outlaw band Red Pine Timber Co. Making her a household name for fans of festivals such as Southern Fried festival, Montrose music festival and Mull. Katie appears on both Red Pine albums ‘Sorry for the Good Times’ and ‘Different Lonesome’. Katie wrote and released solo acapella single ‘Welcome to Life’ in 2016 and debuted at Glastonbury’s Leftfield stage in Billy Braggs “radical roundup” the same year, leading to Katie moving on from the 8 piece collective to pursue a career of her own. She returned to the pub and club scene across Scotland playing half acoustic, half tracked shows and also showcased her vocal versatility frequently fronting tributes to Etta James, Bessie Smith and the First Ladies of Country. Most recently Katie has been rehearsing a new band and road testing the new album at festivals such as this years Belladrum tartan heart festival and supporting Americana artists Elles Bailey and Blue Rose Code on their Scottish dates.

Now Katie is ready to release the songs written for the Leftfield amongst others in her debut album “Shine”. Starting with single “Pick Me Up” released on September 22nd followed by an appearance at Glasgow Americana supporting Anthony Toner on Sunday the 8th of October at Glad Café. Keep an eye on Katie’s Facebook for the latest news and content

Contact

katie.whittaker.music@gmail.com

Laketown

Laketown is a UK country band consisting of Jordon, Dan, and Marcus. They have been working musicians for years but recently took the leap to release their own music. With Jordon as the lead singer, Marcus on guitar, and Dan as the songwriter and keys player, Laketown combines heartfelt lyrics, infectious melodies, and captivating performances. Their debut single, “Talk About It,” released on July 7th, 2023, quickly gained popularity, showcasing their ability to blend traditional country with contemporary influences. Laketown’s unique sound and relatable themes make them a rising force in the UK country music scene, promising a bright future ahead.

Contact

wearelaketown@gmail.com

Late by Twenty

Born and raised in the Deep South, UK on the Isle of Wight and a professional musician for 25+ years, David Priddle has played in party bands across the UK and Europe before retiring in 2016. Taking an office job and settling into a slower lifestyle, he started a self-indulgent journey of just playing the songs that he liked. And that was Country Music, something that he had always saved just for him. His wife, Laura, also a vocalist, convinced him to start performing on a part time basis alongside her. Now older and wiser, and with a new found love for music again, David started writing original material. Late By Twenty was born. Fusing much of the music styles that David has previously performed, with the Country sounds that he prefers; he is back doing what he loves and taking to the stage once again.

Contact

info@latebytwenty.com

Leanne Brumfitt

North West based Singer/Songwriter Leanne Brumfitt has only recently broke onto the music scene, and With her Debut single soon to be released she is excited to take on the UK country market. Although only recently gaining the confidence to show her talent to the world, Leanne has been singing privately since she could talk. Taking influences from the likes of Patsy Cline and Carrie Underwood.

With her down to earth personality, and her well talked about vocal range and tone, Leanne’s writing style uses thought provoking stories that are beautifully described. She performs mainly across the North of England, honing her skills and taking massive leaps every time she performs. Leanne will surely be one to look out for in the UK.

Contact

Leannebrumfittmusic@gmail.com

Lincoln Skins

Combining banter and laughter with raw talent, guitars, an old suitcase and a six string banjo; Lincoln Skins and their music are paving the way as an influential act for all generations. Since joining forces in 2019 Lincoln Skins have captivated fans with their signature sound and unique performances. You will be hooked from the first note.

Born from two individuals with great ambition and a positive outlook on their musical journey. James Dean and Becs Nudd-Valentine met one another 25 years ago at a jam session. They’ve found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with fans and people all over. Being through so much together has only brought them closer, and they remain ever true to their music which they are very proud of. Lincoln Skins was born overnight when the pair decided it was time to ‘kick off their boots’ and write some country tunes! They are a must see live act, a blended cocktail of original songs. well known covers and a bottle of whiskey.

Contact

lincolnskinsband@gmail.com

http://www.lincolnskins.co.uk/

Lisa T

A performance at Glastonbury Festival on the Avalon Inn Stage was a dream for Lisa T in 2022, underlining a fantastic year for the Manchester based singer songwriter. A year that had already seen Lisa support American band ‘Jess and The Bandits’ on their UK tour in Manchester, and receive her second Number 1 hit in the iTunes UK Country Charts with “What Am I Missin?’ the heartfelt co-write with BCMA award- winner Gary Quinn.

BBC Introducing artist Lisa T has already taken 2023 by storm, with her first Full Band Headline Show taking place in February at the iconic Night & Day Cafe in Manchester, and is planning for another successful year of music with more exciting co-writes and festivals already lined up.

Contact

lisactrav@hotmail.co.uk

https://www.lisatofficial.com/

Luke Flear

From rich, raspy vocals and roaring guitar solos to acoustic deep cuts and piano ballads, Luke Flear is classic Country Rock with a modern, unique twist. Born in Leeds, England , Luke picked up the drumsticks before he could even talk, and countless instruments followed until he could take his music to the stage.

Through the purity in his songwriting, his instrumental virtuosity and his natural love for the stage, Flear is among many others bound to change the UK’s relationship with the genre. Every instrument you hear on record is played by the 20 year old himself, with Luke’s debut album exploring countless themes of ambition, addiction, love and hate in true Americana style.

Contact

LukeFlearMusic@gmail.com

https://lukeflear.com/

Mark Mulhern (and the Junkyard Troubadours)

Originally from backwoods of South Western Ontario Canada, brought up in the US and now residing in the UK. Bringing Anthemic Country Rock + Pop vibes. Select listeners in Canada and the US described the five track Ep as ‘Melodic hooks of Keith Urban, mixed with some hell yeah of the Cadillac Three. Influences are far and wide Neil Young (else you aint Canadian) , Ryan Bingham, Randy Rogers, but we all love Merle, Willie and Waylon too!

Born out of the spare time Covid brought us all, the 5 song EP was born on a home studio and grew from there. Running out tracks from the EP acoustically at smaller gigs has been a great growth curve for when the whole band is together, and the songs sound massive!!! Can’t wait to get the EP out to everyone. ‘Country Strong’ released on all media platforms, and 4 more singles from the upcoming EP to follow early in 2024. Also included Country Strong.

Contact

junkyardtroubadour@gmail.com

Martin Reynolds

Based in Tamworth in the UK, Martin Reynolds takes influence from the likes of The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Laura Marling, The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones to create his own brand of timeless folk/country music.

Serving as the drummer of the Tamworth-based grunge blues duo You Dirty Blue, he decided to change musical direction during lockdown, and step out from behind the drumkit to become a singer/songwriter in his own right to deliver his own joyous sound.

A heartfelt combination of sixties power pop and unflinchingly sincere lyrics, Where There’s Hope (Martins Debut Album) has been described by Counteract magazine as ‘a tonic’ for uncertain times. As well as catching the attention of BBC Radio Derby, BBC Radio WM, BBC Music Introducing Coventry and Warwickshire and BBC Music Introducing in the West Midlands on more than one occasion, who went on to describe debut single ‘Strange Days Indeed’ as “The song of lockdown”.

Contact

martinreynoldsmusic@gmail.com

https://martinreynoldsofficial.com/

Mikala Fredriksson

Mikala Fredriksson is a Country singer -songwriter from Blackpool, UK. She is an accomplished entertainer , who has performed across the world for over 15 years.

New to the country scene, her music and storytelling is authentic and based on her own life experiences. Though she has spent her career predominately performing cover songs, she is mow ready to share her own sound.

‘To share my own stories by writing songs has always been my dream, i didn’t wanna give up on my music career until i had my own songs out there. To let people in, to really ger to know me and share my ups and downs, is scary yet therapeutic and also so much fun! I would love for people to enjoy my music and live and breathe country music especially, as much as I do’

Contact

mikalaleigh@hotmail.com

Mikie Henderson

Born in very North of Scotland, Mikie Henderson’s Scottish culture and American country music influences make for a unique, guitar-driven, modern country sound, accompanied by honest tales of love, loss, and life. From former engineer, to foodie, to charting singer-songwriter, Mikie’s road to country music was far from traditional yet his unique sound continues to make waves across the UK Scene. 2022 saw Mikie play the world famous and historic Cavern Club in Liverpool; as part of the British Country Music Associations Annual Awards Ceremony; alongside various headline gigs from as far North as Wick, Scotland to Bristol in the South West.

His second single of 2022 ‘Rolled a Six’ dominated Country Radio in the UK as well as receiving airplay on numerous BBC Radio Stations and charted at Number 2 in the iTunes Country Music Charts. The release was celebrated with a live on air interview on BBC Radio Bristol. Mikie was then invited to be a co-host on BBC Radio Gloucestershire after the success of the ‘Rolled a Six’ release.

Mikie is most definitely embarking on an exciting music career in the UK and beyond with 2023 set to be his biggest year yet. On the back of 4 single releases in 2022; 3 of which reached Number 2 in the iTunes Country Music Charts; Mikie will be recording a new EP before embarking on his first headline UK tour.

Contact

mikiehendersonmusic@gmail.com

http://www.mikiehenderson.com

The Modern Rogues

The Modern Rogues are a 4-piece Welsh Southern-Rock inspired Country band from Swansea, South Wales. The band formed in 2019 from a collection of beards, beer and dadbods who met as childhood friends and latecoming prospects in the local scene and who all just couldn’t get enough Luke Combs, Christ Stapleton and Kip Moore. Their unique brand of entertainment fuses Soaring vocals and punchy riffs with overwhelming energy and unique approach to performances that will make you want to move in all directions.

Contact

themodernrogues@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/TheModernRogues/

Natalie Jones

Natalie Jones, a dynamic country blues singer-songwriter hailing from the breathtaking landscapes of Wales in the United Kingdom, is making her mark in the music industry with her soulful vocals, heartfelt lyrics, and raw musical talent. Born and raised in Swansea, South Wales, Natalie’s earliest musical inspirations were the iconic sounds of Elvis Presley and Fleetwood Mac. These influences ignited a passion within her and set her on a path that would see her blossom into a remarkable artist in her own right.

In 2018, Natalie released her debut EP, “Love n Stuff”, captivating audiences with its authentic storytelling and infectious melodies. The EP’s success garnered attention from BBC Introducing Welsh A-List and Chris Country Radio, further solidifying Natalie’s rising star status. Natalie’s music effortlessly weaves together the timeless traditions of country, blues, and Americana, resulting in a sound that is both rooted in tradition and refreshingly contemporary. Her soulful voice, paired with her exceptional rhythmic guitar skills, allows her to create a rich and captivating sonic experience. As an LGBTQ+ artist, Natalie embraces her identity and uses her platform to inspire and empower others. Her authenticity shines through in her music, as she fearlessly shares her experiences and perspectives, celebrating love, diversity, and self-acceptance. With a vision in mind, Natalie aims to blaze a trail and make country music a force to be reckoned with in the UK, bringing the vibrant energy of the Nashville scene overseas. As she continues to shape her musical journey, Natalie is poised to leave an indelible mark on the music scene. With her captivating sound, magnetic stage presence, and unwavering commitment to her craft, she invites listeners to join her on an unforgettable voyage through the heart and soul of country blues music, as she paves the way for a new era of country music appreciation in the United Kingdom.

Contact

mail@nataliejonesmusic.com

Neeve Zahra

Neeve Zahra is a country singer songwriter from Manchester who is captivating audiences with her unique voice and beautiful lyrics which are beyond her years. Her debut EP titled ‘Country Kind of Love’ is due to be released on 19th May 2023, with an EP launch party in her hometown. Three songs have already been released from this EP and are on all major streaming platforms.

Her song ‘Love Me’ was entered into The Road To Nashville Songwriting Competition and from 20,000+ entries got into the top ten which took her all the way to Nashville. Neeve’s love for music, performing and writing really shines through with her authentic sound. 2022 was an exciting year for Neeve travelling to Nashville and Greece for music and also performing at the BCMA Awards evening, the BCMA Horizon Stage, Belladrum Festival, a number of exciting support slots and working on new music. The future is bright for Neeve.

Contact

neevezahramusic@gmail.com

The Night Hearts

The Night Hearts (formally The Rising) are best described as blending the fresh-faced sounds of today’s Pop/Rock with a dash of Americana / Modern Country Pop/Rock Stylings. Led by Songwriting and Production Duo Chantelle McAteer and Chris Logan.

They have received support from the likes of BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio London, Guitarist Magazine, Maverick Magazine, Hot Press Magazine and Spotify editorial playlist support, such as ‘Very Nearly Nashville’ and ‘A Perfect Day’. A heavy work ethic has seen The Night Hearts tour extensively across Ireland, UK and Europe. They have toured with the likes of Lucy Spraggan and also played several major festivals such as The Big Feastival, Pub In The Park and Country 2 Country Festival in London’s 02, Buckle & Boots Festival and The British Country Music Festival.

Their upcoming album was successfully funded by fans via KickStarter. The album will be released as a Vinyl Boxset

Contact

chris@renegademaverick.com

http://www.therisingmusic.com/

Olivia Lynn

Throughout the course of her young musical career, Olivia Lynn has won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life. Performing from a young age, Olivia was born to sing and over the past years has been earning the admiration and affection of fans. Her love for country started at a very young age with a love for Dolly Parton, who she used to sing along to with her Nana. Yet, in teenage years Olivia found ‘POP Music’. So, always wanting to become an influential singer, she threw the boundaries aside and merged her music loves into one mix, with her unique Country Pop Sound.

Contact

contact@olivialynnofficial.com

https://www.olivialynnofficial.com/

OneDay40

John, Billy, George and Andy cut their country teeth in Evangeline, contemporaries of the pioneers of original British country music in the early 2000s. Regulars in the clubs and at festivals, they played as far afield as the Bluebird Café in Nashville and Hampden Park in Glasgow on the back of two self-published original albums. OneDay40, so named because John and Billy are 364 days apart in age, rose from the ashes of Evangeline as a vehicle for the enthusiastic songwriting and production ambitions of band members. The 2007 album release of “Unfinished Business” scored a BCMA “Best Album” award, and a recording contract with a small Nashville label – but the challenges of “normal” life got in the way of the band pursuing this any further and they took a “fourteen year vacation”.

A gathering in 2023 reminded the band members of just how much they had in common, and work began on new original material driven by their diverse musical influences and extensive and colourful life experiences. The fruits of this rebirth are destined for a new album, slated for 2025 release, with the first tracks becoming available mid-2024.

Contact

Oneday40glasgow@gmail.com

https://www.oneday40.com/

The Passerines

The Passerines are a 4 piece country band from Warwickshire, playing original songs that will ‘rattle yer cage’ and ‘leave you with more questions than answers’.

The band was founded when Becky Murphy (lead vocals and guitar) and Stuart Lord (drums and harmonies) discovered they shared a mutual love of country music. They were then joined by Grahame Scott on bass, and the line up was then completed with the addition of Si Crane on lead guitar and banjo. The band like to write songs that cross through different country genres, going from songs about love and loss, to songs about luck and the occasional murder ballad! The band recorded their debut EP, Three Five Seven as a three piece, before the addition of Si on lead guitar, but are about to record a full album as a 4 piece in the next couple of months!

Contact

beckyroberts974@gmail.com

Paul Jupe

Paul is an award-winning country music artist based in the UK. With over 30 years of experience in live performance, writing and recording, he has contributed his skills to many artists and solo projects within many music genres across the globe. Paul has written for both Audio Sparx and the band AGD – the latter of which has received continuous airplay from country and mainstream radio stations across the UK and Europe.

In 2020, Paul began to release his solo work. His debut single ‘Home Town’ was released in June 2020 to critical acclaim and international radio play, as well as awards nominations and wins. More singles and a debut album followed in 2021/22. Paul’s love of country music stems from the days his father would play his collection of records by Jim Reeves, Glen Cambell, Dolly Parton and many more.

Contact

pjupe35@gmail.com

Raymond Shaw

Hailing from Birmingham UK, Raymond Shaw infuses a modern mixture of alt country and folk to create a delicate smoky sound. His is intricate lyrics inspire the imagination to travel through the song with him, whilst the band drives the rhythm forward with catchy hooks and timeless riffs. Shaw has recently played at venues such as The Jam House in Birmingham and also selling out The Hub in Lichfield, audiences keep coming back for more unique nights of spell binding lyrics and electric live performances.

His upcoming album ‘Back On Nights’ captures the essence of his style and leads the listener on a journey of emotions. Recorded at Arc Studios Birmingham and Mastered at the legendary Abbey Road Studios by Frank Arkwright (Amy Winehouse, The Smiths, Oasis plus many more) the songwriting prowess displayed on his debut album is there for all to see.

Contact

RaymondShawMusic@outlook.com

Rebecca Richards

Classically trained pianist and singer songwriter from Pontypool in South Wales, Rebecca Richards is making a name for herself with her gorgeous chord progressions, melody creation and beautiful vocals. Her songs have been described as uplifting and empowering whilst maintaining a bittersweet edge. Her love of music is heavily steeped in country infused with dashes blues, folk and rock. Major influences include The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Gretchen Peters, Glen Campbell and Blackberry Smoke.

Rebecca has been fortunate to have performed across the UK including The Camden Club, London, South Wales Country Music Festival, Newport, The Green Gathering, Chepstow and The Acoustic Cafe, Tavistock as well as playing venues across Wales and the South West. More recently she was shortlisted for the 2023 UK Country Music Radio Song Award where she played live at the finale in Donnington on 28th October 2023. Her favourite part of music creation is the connection with others through her music.

Contact

becmusician@gmail.com

Russel Kitchin

Russel Kitchin is a Singer/Songwriter from Sheffield. After much success with his award-winning country cover band Badlands, Russel decided that it was about time he pursued his dream of going solo as a country and western singer/songwriter. Having discovered his love and passion of country music from a young age (inspired by his mum’s country and western mix-tapes), it felt only natural for Russel to pursue this creative venture throughout his childhood, and into his adult career.

Robin Cooper

“Boot stomping Brit country” is what Robin Cooper is all about. Raised on a healthy diet of George Strait and Waylon Jennings but also influenced by modern acts like Morgan Wallen and Brad Paisley, Cooper’s music focuses on storytelling with a whole lot of twang. Having gained notoriety on the Leeds scene for his red hot chicken pickin’, Cooper is all set to bring his repertoire of songs focused on heartbreak, adolescence, and drunken decisions to the stage along with his band.

Contact

robin.cooper.info@gmail.com

Robyn Red

In a busy renaissance of the country genre, Glasgow-based Robyn Red leads the way as one of the most exciting young talents in the UK – a claim backed up by a number of accolades. After a trip to the States to pick up gold at the World Championship of Performing arts, Robyn won consecutive Writer of The Year Award’s from Country Gigs Scotland. Doubling up with Young Female Artist of The Year in 2022.

In March 2022 Robyn Red shared the Hydro Arena with Luke Combs and Ashley McBryde at Country 2 Country. The country pop maverick then took her crowd capturing, acoustic arsenal across the UK. The latest of many festival performances in Millport intersected the busy rooms from Aberdeen to London, then graced the legendary King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and Liverpool’s Cavern Club.

Amid the 2022 landmarks, Robyn Red released her debut single in June. ‘Like a Bullet’ gained the number one spot on Amazon’s country chart while reaching third on iTunes’. The melodic summer anthem, bathed in country twang, with over 60,000 streams is greatly received live to faithful crowd - setting the scene for a breakthrough 2023.

Robyn Red’s inevitable debut headline is set for May of this year, seeing her latest infectious melodies fill the intimate Glasgow Garage Attic. For the first time, Robyn will take to the stage with a full band – adding an experienced hearty base for her dreamy bronze harmonies to fully flourish upon, in a sound well beyond her years.

Contact

info@robynred.co.uk

https://www.robynred.co.uk/

Sarah Riches

Sarah Riches is a Staffordshire-based independent singer-songwriter and recording artist. Sarah writes with versatility and empathy with themes that are both relatable and timeless. Her smooth melodic vocals often remind her listeners of Olivia Newton John.

Her latest album “I Don’t Give Up Easily” contains 10 original country songs varying in mood from upbeat country to bluesy reflection. It was recorded in Nashville in April 2022 by legendary producer Fred Mollin, whose prolific career in the music industry includes productions with Jimmy Webb, Kris Kristofferson, Lamont Dozier, Billy Ray Cyrus, BB King, Johnny Mathis, JD Souther, Kristin Chenoweth and UK artists Rumer and Jo Harman.

Contact

richess011@gmail.com

https://sarahrichesmusic.co.uk/

Savannah Gardner

Hailing from California, Savannah possesses a voice that marries classic country with contemporary flair. Drawing inspiration from the 70s’ Outlaw movement, her music weaves threads of soul, blues, and bluegrass, transcending traditional genre boundaries. Now making waves in the UK, her homeland roots, she has been a featured artist on Bob Harris’s Under the Apple Tree Live Sessions, she’s garnered accolades as a BBC Introducing featured artist and was spotlighted as an “Artist to Watch” on Country Radio UK. With two chart-topping British iTunes Country singles with The Wanted Sisters Band and memorable performances at festivals like C2C and The Long Road Fest, Savannah’s undeniable authenticity captivates UK audiences. Eagerly anticipated, her debut album ‘City of Cowboys’ is set for release this year.

Contact

savannahjgardner@gmail.com

https://savannahgardner.com/

Scarlett

Scarlett, a Yorkshire born musician, embarked on her musical journey at a young age, gracing stages at just 13 years old. What began as a passion later evolved into a love of music, with her heart firmly set on Country Music. Inspired by the storytelling essence and heartfelt melodies, Scarlett’s musical repertoire spans various genres, yet her soul resonates most deeply with the rustic charm of the Country genre.

Drawing energy from the likes of Sugarland, Gretchen Wilson, Ashley McBryde, and the legendary Johnny Cash, Scarlett infuses her performances with a lively, energetic flair influenced by Country Rock and Rock n Roll. From intimate gatherings to expansive festivals, she thrives in the spotlight, performing for audiences far and wide. While she’s long delighted audiences with her renditions of Country classics, Scarlett now sets her sights on crafting her own compositions and is currently immersed in the creative process for her debut EP. Watch this space for the release of her much-anticipated debut.

Contact

info@scarlettsings.co.uk

http://scarlettsingscountry.co.uk/

Sophie Rose

Sophie Rose is a storyteller with one hell of a story. Born and raised in the South West of England, Sophie’s unmistakably raw vocal and honest songwriting bring tales of overcoming, healing and strength. Coming from a versatile background, Sophie found her voice in Country/ Folk and Blues, with lyricism often reflecting her time performing as a spoken word poet and her vocals echoing the chaos and strength found along a road less travelled.

Sophie’s debut single ‘Healing in the Burn’ a collaboration with Danny McMahon at Puzzle Maker Studios, hit the #1 spot on the iTunes UK Country charts, shortly followed by showcasing her debut EP ‘To the Core’ for Vision – a night fundraising for mental health at Bristol’s O2 Academy. In an interview on BBC Introducing Oxford, Sophie discussed the messaging behind the music, relaying the importance of kindness, community and ‘paying it forward’.

Contact

info@sophierosemusic.co.uk

http://sophierosemusic.co.uk

Shell Dais

Shell Dais is German raised London based Cowgirl. She first moved over to London back in 2018. Dais’ has always been writing and producing songs about what life throws at her as well as Healing & Growth while always trying to be authentic, honest and outspoken in her songs. She’s highly inspired by Artists such as Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, Shania Twain, The Chicks & Dolly Parton.

She plays 6 Instruments which she is selftaught in; those are Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Ukulele and Piano. Ever since she was a little girl just 2 years old that’s when she began singing passionately learning every song she heard on the radio. Shell’s open but determined to to take her Dream onto the big stages in Country Music and Country Radio. Currently Shell’s been working on her Debut 90’s Country Dream Pop EP which is going to be released mid 2023.

Contact

shelldaismusic@gmail.com

https://www.shelldaismusic.co.uk/

Thomas Kavanagh

Thomas Kavanagh, a dynamic force in the world of country pop/rock, brings a rich musical history to the stage. Hailing from Birmingham, Thomas embarked on a solo career in 2016, gaining recognition for his debut single, “Best Of Me,” and the subsequent EP, “Pathfinder.” His talent transcends borders, with international acclaim for tracks like “Who Am I Gonna Love,” streamed in over 167 countries, accumulating over 700K views and streams on social media platforms. Notable performances include appearances at prestigious events such as the C2C Festival 2023/24, Download Festival, Reading and Leeds Festival, Slam Dunk Festival, and Nashville Meets London (Pizza Express). Thomas has been featured on BBC Spotlight, BBC Uploader, and BBC Introducing. His music has graced Apple Music Radio, HMV, SKY TV, and FOX TV. Additionally, his tracks have been part of the TV sitcom “All About Casey” on Amazon Prime Video. Thomas’s collaboration with Kirstie Kraus, “Who Am I Gonna Love,” achieved global success, resonating with audiences worldwide. Anticipation builds for his new EP, “Crossland,” set for release in 2024. Entirely self- produced, mixed, and mastered, this EP promises an engaging fusion of country pop/rock. With a thriving social media following exceeding 100K, Thomas utilizes his platform to showcase captivating performances and his unique musical style.

Contact

info@thomaskavanaghmusic.com

Tom Gibson

Tom’s love for music started at the young age of 6 learning guitar from his father. His first stage appearance was at The Stone Jug in Stalybridge playing guitar for his father’s band when he was 12 years old. From here, he started singing age 16, started gigging with The Lost Seas as a rock/blues band & started writing his own songs on the side. Tom started recording & producing his own songs in his bedroom whilst gigging with his band – Rhythm House. These songs were released and Tom gained traction performing support slots in Manchester at venues such as the Castle Hotel, Manchester Cathedral, Gorilla & Band On the Wall.

Tom took a 2 year break from releasing as he wanted to change direction & wanted to find his true style. After hundreds of writing sessions & demo tracks, Tom landed on his country/pop style after falling in love with the country sound & writing style mixed with his modern take on the genre. He takes inspiration from the likes of John Mayer, Cody Johnson, Brad Paisley, Luke Combs, Zach Top & rock/blues bands such as The Eagles and Bad Company.

Tom is currently in talks for upcoming concerts around the UK and has some exciting new tracks in the pipeline kicking it all off his new release ‘Like You Used To’ out now on all streaming platforms.

Contact

tg.gibson@icloud.com

Two Ways Home

Anglo – Austrian duo Two Ways Home are the songwriters: Isabella MaK (Vienna) and Lewis Fowler (Gloucestershire). The pair fuse catchy melodies with luscious harmonies and rocky guitars, often referring to their style as folk/rock with a country twist. After their inception in 2014 and several releases, they have crafted a sound, which pairs well with artists like Lady A, The Lumineers and Fleetwood Mac.

The duo, revered as a great live act, has performed at the top of the Shard, headlined shows at the prestigious Under the Bridge venue in Chelsea, supported several artists in the Country/Americana scene and played some great festivals including: The Long Road, Nashville Meets London and The British Country Music Festival to name a few. Isi and Lewis released their debut album at the beginning of 2020, with plans to tour the UK and return to Germany, Austria and America. Unfortunately Covid19 made being out on the road impossible. Instead, the duo focused on writing new material and playing many online shows, which led to them winning ‘Best Duo/Group’ at the Country Music Spotlight Awards. The pair released 3 re-worked tracks from their debut album at the beginning of 2021 and followed this with a run of shows including appearances at several Foodies Festivals across the UK between lockdowns. In late 2021 and 2022 the pair were nominated for best band/duo at the BCMA and have recently spent time writing and recording new material, creating an ever-growing buzz for new releases.

Contact

twowayshomemusic@gmail.com

http://www.TwoWaysHome.com

Tyler Michael

Tyler Michael is a singer/songwriter from Antrim, Northern Ireland. Tyler has been writing music and gigging with various bands over the North and South of Ireland for close to 10 years, but recently decided to release his solo music.

As a seasoned performer, Tyler has earned his keep over the years by grafting the pub and bar scene that would see him play over 100 shows annually. With a true passion for performing and playing live Tyler aims to introduce his solo original music to the masses. He blends country, folk and blues along with soulful, emotional vocals and catchy melodies which captivate the listener, leaving them wanting more.

His debut single ‘The Worst’ was released on April 1st 2022 and reached #1 in UK Country Charts, gaining with it huge international radio play, namely with Ralph McClean (BBC Radio Ulster) who describes him as ‘A very fine songwriter’.

Contact

tyler_michael@hotmail.co.uk

Warwick & Young

Warwick and Young are published songwriters signed to Sentric Music Publishing Limited and North Star Music Publishing Limited. “We love writing country music and ballads, we write about what we truly believe in, a hook, a melody and a story, then if people like it we are happy.”

Adrian and Mark write as Warwick & Young and occasionally co-write with other talented Song Writers, World renowned Composers with 4 Consecutive single releases going straight to Number One.

With a truly heartfelt, creative and adaptable style, they continue to write and compose across many genres, including country, ballads, contemporary pop, classical crossover as well as for films, TV and sync.

Contact

info@warwickandyoung.co.uk

https://warwickandyoung.co.uk/

Wood Burnt Red

Their Southern American look might fool some, but listen closer and you’ll hear that Wood Burnt Red are a UK country rock band like no other. With 3 of the band hailing from the Midlands UK, and 1 from Zimbabwe, the boys have each been playing music for over 15 years, but a pandemic saw all four of them unable to perform their art.

With nothing but his acoustic guitar, pen, paper, and some whiskey too, frontman and songwriter Tom Franklin spent his nights endlessly writing country songs, which led him to form the band in the summer of 2020. Ever since, Wood Burnt Red has been playing across the Midlands and South West, knocking dead crowds with their original writing and energetic performances in a show that leaves you wanting more.

Which brings us to now… Their debut single ‘All I Need Is You’ is out now, as Wood Burnt Red show the rest of the world what it’s been missing.

Contact

woodburntred@gmail.com

https://www.woodburntred.com/