Country music fans on this side of the Atlantic have always reserved a very special place in their hearts for something as beautifully simple as a great country voice singing a great country song. That's why I think so many are going to love Jamie Lee Thurston's debut single, 'Givin'
When it was first announced towards the end of 2016 that Aiken Promotions planned to host a massive outdoor country music festival in August of this year, my immediate reaction, like that of thousands more around Ireland I'm sure, was one of sheer joy and pure excitement. After all, the
I TALK TO NIAMH LYNN ON MEETING EMMYLOU, MELTING IN THE FRENCH SUN, AND LOOKING FORWARD TO AN IRISH HARVEST TIME!
With this year's Harvest Country Music Festival drawing nearer by the day, one of the Irish stars who'll be joining headline acts Nathan Carter and Miranda Lambert in entertaining fans in
Some things in life are hard to put into words. While other things, however, can be easy as pie. Articulating Mo Pitney's place in the world of country music right now definitely falls into the pie category! Simply put, this young man from Illinois is one of the most exciting
This album which is due for release on the 4th August certainly ticks the “now for something completely different box”.
Cornish folk singer Ruarri Joseph`s new band William The Conqueror burst onto the music scene with their debut album which is far removed from Ruarri`s folk pedigree instead we are treated
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