Welcome to another installment of my country music diary.
Well, the first thing to admit is that it's been longer than usual between updates this time and there's one simple reason for that: I went on holidays!!
Now I haven't been away on a beach somewhere ever since I was with
Right now, Nathan Carter is THE biggest name on the Irish country music scene. And considering the wealth of talent Irish country fans have been able to enjoy over the last few years, being the man at the top of the mountain is an achievement to be proud of. But
Where does one even attempt to begin when setting out to review the recent Nashville concert in Dublin? That's the question that's been troubling me this past week. You see, thinking back on what transpired in the 3Arena on June 19th last, all I can do is smile. And I'll
Whenever you talk to fellow country music fans the name you will often hear mentioned is the Zac Brown Band. No surprise there, the multi award winning band have had a string of hit albums and tours to match. Their albums Uncaged, You Get What You Give and Jekyll And
When the call came through asking me if I'd like to interview Chris Shiflett, there was only a very momentary pause before I gave my reply. The kind of pause that comes from being asked a question that you're almost afraid you misheard because if you did, the sense of
Welcome to the latest update of my country music diary. If you've been here before, then welcome back and thank you so much for returning. If this is your first time joining me, then I'm delighted that you've chosen to take some time to stop by. Hopefully you'll enjoy
Since first appearing on the country music scene in Ireland in the last few years, Mayo based band Hurricane Highway have been gathering new fans as fast as they've been releasing some top quality tunes. And that's pretty fast! The music, however, is just one of the reasons why the
Some might believe that having a famous parent in the entertainment business is one of the easiest routes 'in' that there could possibly be. Just start showing up, say your name, and hey presto, everybody loves you from the get-go and just like that, you're a star, too! The reality,
Tia McGraff is a Canadian artist from Port Dover in Ontario whose work is widely acclaimed and she also received a first ballot nomination in the 2016 Grammy Awards. Her album Crazy Beautiful was released in 2015 in collaboration with her husband and writing partner Tommy Parham.
She has now followed
As well as bringing you news and interviews from all of the biggest names on the country scene today, we here at HEM Country love nothing more than to be able to give you guys a heads-up on artists we feel sure will become the stars of tomorrow, too. One