ReviewsGig, Album, Launch, Festivals, etc.
Review by Roger Sharman Release date: 26th October 2018 The 5th studio album from Michigan’s finest, Whitey Morgan and the 78s ‘Hard Times & White Lines’ hit the shelves last week. Whitey and the boys have firmly established themselves as one of the hardest...read more
Under The Apple Tree Sessions Presents…with Eleanor Nelly,Sara Douga, Sarah Darling and The Wandering Hearts.
September 26th October 2018 Review by Gary Tree So the evening started with a meal at the Bush Hall Dining Rooms - if you are going to a gig at Bush Hall...read more
By Roger Sharman October 2018 The 3rd annual Texas Music Takeover in London ended recently, a week long event across various venues in London, including The Roadhouse, The Borderline, Bush Hall, The Oslo & The Islington Café. Every year the Texas Music Takeover...read more
Reviewer: Roger Sharman Jason Eady Aces & Eights From the moment I first heard about this show a couple of months back, I felt real excitement. The Aces & Eights saloon was a new venue for me, and with Jason Eady being one of the biggest names on the Texas...read more
The Marcus King Band Reviewed by our guest reviewer, Anna McLauchlan The Marcus King Band is not a band I was familiar with prior to being asked to review their third and latest album, Carolina Confessions. It was mixed and produced at RCA Studio A Nashville, by...read more
Music sets you free, especially live music. I haven’t been feeling very well recently and if I hadn’t had my friend’s tickets I would not have gone to this concert. I knew I would feel better when I got there, but I still didn’t want to go. Met my friends in the pub...read more
Randall King by Guest Reviewer, Roger Sharman There are not many releases that compel me to write a review and Randall king’s first full-length recording absolutely demands it! It’s been labelled ‘Neo-Traditional’ similarly to Midlands ‘On the Rocks’, I didn’t buy...read more
Review – Morgan Evans album – ‘Things That We Drink To’ – released 12 October 2018 – Warner Music Nashville/ Warner Bros. Records
Reviewed for Country Lowdown by guest reviewer Samantha Hempel A big hit of positive spirit, vitality, honesty and warmth. What more could we ask for as Autumn creeps up and the nights draw in? Morgan Evans much anticipated full length album gives us this in...read more
Americana Fest Nashville September 2018 Following Brothers Osborne gig in London this summer I made the decision to go to Nashville for Americana Fest for the first time. I didn’t really know what to expect but I knew I’d love the music. Flights were booked and an...read more
Long-time darlings of Fort Worth’s the Ranch (95.9fm), Shane Smith & the Saints hail from Austin, Texas and have been building a loyal following with their energetic brand of music. Listen to them and you’ll find it’s not easy to categorise them - they are pretty...read more