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09/11/2019 

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OLIVIA LANE ANNOUNCES ENGLAND HEADLINE TOUR IN FEBRUARY 2020

LONDON, UK – (Tues 19th Nov 2019) – Following the release of her latest EP ‘The One’ this summer and a much-anticipated national US TV debut on NBC’s Songland, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Olivia Lanehas announced her return to the UK in February for a run of...

THE SECRET SISTERS’ NEW ALBUM SATURN RETURN OUT FEBRUARY 28th

PRODUCED BY BRANDI CARLILE AND TIM & PHIL HANSEROTH   Listen To The First Single 'Cabin' / UK & European Tour Dates Announced For 2020 “How would you feel if you got the opportunity to make your favorite band’s album?”—Brandi Carlile  GRAMMY-nominated The...

Marcus King shares his video for ‘The Well’

DAN AUERBACH PRODUCED DEBUT SOLO ALBUM EL DORADO OUT JAN 17TH 2020 ON SNAKEFARM RECORDS (UK) PRE-ORDER NOW AVAILABLE https://youtu.be/A_xHMKkzPc4   “Astoundingly mature songs, expressed through his preternaturally  earthy voice and razor-sharp electric-guitar...

Interview with Kyle Park

By Kate Willis Kate, Colin and Roger chatted to Kyle Park and his wife Brandi ahead of his only UK gig at The Islington on 31st October.Kyle was here with his wife before heading to Italy with his wife's family to visit their family winery. CL:  Is this the first time...

George Ducas to Release Yellow Rose Motel on Dec 6th

Celebrated Songwriter of Hits for Garth Brooks, George Strait, Dixie Chicks, Trisha Yearwood, Radney Foster and More Written and recorded in several Nashville recording sessions throughout 2017 and 2018, the album draws its name from the title track “Yellow Rose...

Morgan Evans Shares Brand New Single ‘Diamonds”

ACCLAIMED ALBUM THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO OUT NOW VIA WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE / PARLOPHONE RECORDS International star Morgan Evans is sporting some new bling with the release of his latest single ‘Diamonds’, available everywhere now (LISTEN HERE). Before kicking off an...

WILLIAM PRINCE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM RELIEVER

DUE FOR RELEASE FEBRUARY 7TH VIA GLASSNOTE RECORDS ‘THE SPARK’ LEAD SINGLE OUT NOW LISTEN HERE UK & IRELAND TOUR (W) YOLA DECEMBER 2019 William Prince has announced his second album Reliever, due for release on February 7thvia Glassnote Records. Dave Cobb and...

Katy Hurt Releases New Single ‘Unfinished Business’

‘Unfinished Business’ is the latest single from Katy Hurt: a powerful, personal song that speaks to many. ‘Unfinished Business’ is the 4th single taken from the rising country singer-songwriter’s latest highly-regarded, award-nominated, 5-track EP of the same name...

Lindsay Ell Returns to London

Canadian-born, Nashville based singer, songwriter and guitarist Lindsay Ell (BMG/BBR Music Group) returns to London for a one-off headline date at The Grace (previously Upstairs at The Garage / Thousand Island) in Islington on Nov 18th 2019, before she heads out for...

Stoney Larue Onward Album Review

By Roger Sharman Born in Taft, Texas, Stoney Larue has long been a staple of Red Dirt fans. He’s been at the forefront of the genre with the likes of Turnpike Troubadours, Jason Boland and the Stragglers, Pat Green and Randy Rogers Band For those unfamiliar with the...

MARCUS KING ANNOUNCES TOUR OF UK / IRELAND FOR FEBRUARY 2020

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE DEBUT SOLO ALBUM EL DORADO OUT JANUARY 17th 2020 VIA SNAKEFARM RECORDS IN THE UK PRE ORDER HERE LISTEN TO BRAND NEW TRACK ‘WILDFLOWERS & WINE’ PLUS ‘THE WELL’   “The next time someone says to you that rock is dead, tell them to look no...

Micky and the Motorcars – Long Time Comin’ Album Review’

By Roger Sharman The Braun family is probably the most famous music family hailing from Idaho. Willy and Cody Braun, the spine of Reckless Kelly and younger brothers, Micky and Gary, mainstays of Micky and the Motorcars. Making up the musical family, father Muzzie,...

Charley Crockett – The Valley Album Review

By Roger Sharman Charley recently released his 6th Studio album, ‘The Valley’ having made a recovery from two heart surgeries. The record was recorded at Fort Horton Studios, Austin, Texas. The album was actually recorded before he had the surgery, which gives us a...

Miranda Lambert – Wildcard Album Review

Wildcard is Miranda’s 7th studio album and as usual for Miranda fans, we were eager in our anticipation!  A couple of tracks have been released as teasers for the album including her latest Country radio single – It All Comes Out in the Wash. On the whole, Wildcard...

SCOTTY McCREERY CELEBRATES SOLD-OUT EUROPEAN TOUR

NASHVILLE, TN / LONDON, UK – English and German audiences fell in love with the ACM, BMI, CMT and NSAI Award-winning Scotty McCreery over the past week as the Triple Tigers/Sony recording artist performed in both countries for the first time, selling-out all five...

Ags Connolly ‘Wrong Again’ Released 1st November

Early praise for 'Wrong Again' 'Picking one or even two or three tracks for individual mention detracts from the fact that every song on 'Wrong Again' works superbly well' *****Album of the Month, COUNTRY MUSIC PEOPLE 'Modern day traditionalism of the very, very best...

The Mavericks – ‘Play the Hits’ Album Review by Roger Sharman

Latino country rockers, The Mavericks return with the release of their 10th studio album on November 1st. Listeners in the UK will remember The Mavericks for their 1994 hit ‘Dance the Night Away’. Hailing from Miami, Florida, the band actually started out on the...

T J Walker Releases His Video Single ‘Cowboy Outta Me’

TJ Walker is proud to announce the bright and breezy video single for 'Cowboy Outta Me', taken from his 10-track debut album 'The Long Game'. 'Cowboy Outta Me', giving fans of Country and Americana another fresh, piquant shot of TJ Walker! TJ Walker is a...

Interview with Willie Jones – Bush Hall

By Roisin O' Hagan Roisin chatted to Willie Jones ahead of his set supporting Michael Ray Willie Jones has been crafting his blend of RnB and hip hop meets country/pop since his teenage years. Now dividing his time between LA living and frequent writing trips to...

Rob Mayes – Caroline Chats with the Rising Country Artist

Rob Mayes is a multi-talented, charismatic actor with a long list of TV & film roles to his name. Now he has added another string to his bow with a blossoming music career. We caught up with him and found out his new music and future plans and aspirations......

Micky and The Motorcars’ new album “Long Time Comin’

Due out on November 1st Micky and The Motorcars' album via Thirty Tigers is produced by Keith Gattis (George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson), and is a glide through the rural landscapes of their youth ripe with the sounds of their true heritage.  This is a...

Stoney LaRue’s new album “Onward” out November 1st

Stoney has long been an iconic figure in the Red Dirt/Texas music scene for nearly two decades now. He has sold over 1 million albums and singles, has charted high on both Billboard and iTunes, had videos featured on CMT and had his debut at the legendary Grand Ole...

Cody Jinks – The Wanting Review

By Roger Sharman Only reviewing ‘After the Fire’ would have meant I'd have only done half a job. ‘The Wanting’ was released on Friday, one week on from ’After the Fire’. Essentially, they are two halves of the same record, twenty-two tracks recorded in the space of...

The Orange Circus Band // I Miss You Video

The Orange Circus Band released their eagerly awaited video to I Miss You yesterday. I Miss You channels raw heartbreak of a love lost too soon. Poetic in its delivery, harrowing in its message, it’s impossible not to feel struck by the agonising loss and excruciating...

Hootie and The Blowfish Interview by Mary Dopson-Taylor

When your good friends at Country Lowdown ask you if you would be willing to interview Hootie and the Blowfish one has to be willing to step in! Several weeks ago I knew there may be a small opportunity of an interview with the band during their UK tour. Kate,...

New Single: Philip Rambow “American Buffalo” 18th October 2019

“American Buffalo” is the new single from UK-based Canadian singer-songwriter Philip Rambow. The track serves as the lead from his upcoming album ‘Canadiana’ to be released on Fretsore Records, and is the follow up to his summer single “Things Are Not Looking Good”...

Willie Jones shares new single ‘Whole Lotta Love”

PLAYS DEBUT UK TOUR NEXT WEEK AS SPECIAL GUEST TO MICHAEL RAY “The future of country music.” – Rolling Stone “Blends country music topics and cadences with the confessional, first-person styling of underground hip-hop.” – The Boot. Willie Jones is a unique...

MICHAEL RAY SHARES NEW VIDEO FOR “HER WORLD OR MINE”

Premiered on Good Morning America/ABC.com, the Intimate New Video Starring Chad Michael Murray Offers Dual Perspective on Love and Loss NASHVILLE, TN / LONDON, UK – (16th Oct 2019) – Michael Ray says the heartbreak expressed in current single "Her World Or Mine"...

HOLLOWAY ROAD SIGN WITH ITB & SESAC, AND ANNOUNCE NEW SONG

‘My Love’ will be out Nov 1st; the UK duo join the CMA Introducing Nashville tour this week LONDON, UK / NASHVILLE, TN: – (15th Oct 2019) – Holloway Road have announced two significant industry moves this month: signing with International Talent Booking for worldwide...

DOUBLE-PLATINUM GROUP LANCO DROP TWO NEW TRACKS

LANCO dive into next chapter with new single “What I See”  “What I See” and “Old Camaro” now available at all digital retailers Double-platinum Nashville hit-makers LANCO deliver two new songs today with the release of "What I See" and “Old Camaro", both available now...

Chris Knight -Almost Daylight Album Review

By Roger Sharman It’s been seven long years since Chris Knight last released a record, which perhaps shouldn’t be much of a surprise considering he didn’t release his first album until he was thirty-seven years old. He’d began playing the guitar long before this, he...

A THOUSAND HORSES NEW SINGLE ‘LIVIN’ MY BEST LIFE’

FIRST RELEASE ON DAVE COBB’S LOW COUNTRY SOUND/ELEKTRA RECORDS Acclaimed country rock band A Thousand Horses have just released the brand new single, ‘Livin’ My Best Life’. Watch/share the official music video:   https://youtu.be/ZAGk7kYp7k4   Produced by...

LARKIN POE ANNOUNCE 2020 EUROPEAN TOUR

INCLUDES SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE ON MAY 7 Nashville-based sister duo Larkin Poe have today announced a European Tour throughout May 2020. Following their sold-out show at London’s Islington Assembly Hall late last year and an appearance at Black Deer Festival this...

My Darling Clementine – Country Darkness Vol 1 – Review

  October 18th sees the first release in two years by My Darling Clementine, entitled ‘Country Darkness Vol.. The duo consists of Micheal Weston King and Lou Dalgleish. The four-track EP consists of Michael & Lou’s interpretation of the Country and...

Cody Jinks – “After The Fire’ Album Review

By Roger Sharman I’ve been kind of quiet for a while, work has kept me honest, and occupied a lot of my head space and time. To be honest I’ve not been particularly enamoured by recent releases, don’t get me wrong there have been some notable releases that have kept...

Interview with Old Dominion ahead of their London Show

October 10th 2019   A tour bus at Hammersmith Apollo Old Dominion, so called as four members have links with Virginia and ‘Old Dominion’ is the nickname for the state comprise of lead singer Matt Ramsey, Trevor Rosen on guitar and keyboard, Whit Sellers on drums,...

Kendell Marvel Releases New Album Solid Gold Sounds

His first on producer Dan Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound label Available everywhere now; fall tour with Chris Stapleton Nashville, TN - October 11, 2019 - Kendell Marvel is—and will always be—a songwriter, but with his new record Solid Gold Sounds, Marvel has found a...

‘Fire and Brimstone’ Brantley Gilbert – Album review

Reviewed by guest contributor Christine Tomlinson FROM NASHVILLE, TN (October 4, 2019)  – With his first release in nearly three years, modern outlaw Brantley Gilbert delivers his take on love and marriage, redemption and life in a small town. Like his previous four...

MIRANDA LAMBERT RELEASES LATEST WILDCARD PREVIEW “TEQUILA DOES”

ANTICIPATED ALBUM ARRIVES 1ST NOV Miranda Lambert has released Texas-tinged standout “Tequila Does” from her upcoming studio album Wildcard, arriving 1ST November. “‘Tequila Does’ is country. And country music makes me happy,” said Lambert of the track. “No matter how...

New album from BRANTLEY GILBERT called ‘FIRE & BRIMSTONE ‘

Georgia Native’s Fifth Album Features Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Alison Krauss, Lindsay Ell and More   ROM NASHVILLE, TN (October 4, 2019)  – With his first release in nearly three years, modern outlaw Brantley Gilbert delivers his take on love and marriage,...

Ags Connolly / Wrong Again released November 1st

Wrong Again is Ags Connolly’s third studio album, following on from his highly-acclaimed offerings How About Now (2014) and Nothin’ Unexpected (2017). The traditional country singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire took the reins on this latest effort, producing the album...

Austin Jenckes Interview at The Long Road Festival

  Kate chatted to Austin Jenckes briefly before his London show then in more detail ahead of his appearance at The Long Road Festival. CL: Hi how are you? AJ: I’m good Kate, thank you. CL: On your website you are described as a “gnarly, but vulnerable...

Tenille Townes’ new single, “Jersey On The Wall” debuts today

The official music video for Tenille Townes’ new single, “Jersey On The Wall” has debuted today. Directed by Mason Dixon, the video premiered earlier today on YouTube following a live chat between Townes and her fans. Of the video, Townes shares, “Leaving space in...

WILDWOOD KIN SHARE THE VIDEO TO NEW TRACK ‘TIME HAS COME’

NEW SELF-TITLED ALBUM TO FOLLOW ON OCTOBER 4TH Watch the video here: “Fleetwood Mac-like harmonies, hints of Fleet Foxes’ desolate, spectral acoustica, echoes of Ben Howard’s richly textured but ramshackle sparseness, a love of Mumfords-like propulsion and...

New Single from Jess & the Bandits Ahead of their UK Tour.

Artist: Jess and the BanditsRelease: ‘Love Don’t Give A Damn’ (September 27th)Facebook  Twitter  Instagram As a surprise release to celebrate the start their nationwide tour, Jess and the Bandits have announced their new song ‘Love Don’t Give A Damn’, coming this...

Rachel Harrington announces October UK dates

Widely acclaimed Pacific Northwest-based Americana singer-songwriter  Rachel Harrington announces mid-October UK dates, in support of acclaimed new album Hush the Wild Horses - please see below for further information, tour itinerary & audio links.  “Rachel...

Rod Picott announces October UK Tour

Renowned Nashville-based troubadour Rod Picott announces October UK tour dates in support of his acclaimed new album Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil. Many of the songs on Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil were prompted by a health scare that rattled Rod Picott...

TIM GRIMM ‘HEART LAND AGAIN’

It is 1999. Actor Tim Grimm returns to Indiana, turns singer-songwriter and records his debut album Heart Land. It is 2019. Singer-songwriter Tim Grimm and The Family Band record Heart Land Again with new versions of Heart Land songs plus ‘Staying In Love’ and ‘Love...

Tanya Tucker – ‘While I’m Living’ Album Review

By Roger Sharman After an extended hiatus of seventeen years, Tanya Tucker has made a triumphant return with her recent album ‘While I’m Living’. After a series of illnesses including Breast cancer, Acute Respiratory disease, Fibromyalgia and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis...

HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN ALMOST 15 YEARS

Imperfect Circle, the first new album from Hootie & the Blowfish in nearly 15 years, will be released by Snakefarm Records in the UK on November 1st. Pre-order from September 6th. Imperfect Circle is the latest milestone in a remarkable career that has seen Hootie...

BUCKLE & BOOTS PRESENTS…’IT’S YOUR ROUND’

Artists: Amber Kamminga, Sophie Hanson, Raintown, Sally Rea Morris, Gary Quinn Date: Oct 2nd-Oct 4th 2019 Building on the success of their first 'It's Your Round' in Manchester earlier this year, Buckle & Boots are proud to present the format on the road,...

‘Country Music’ by Ken Burns – Soundtrack

Written by Roger Sharman The highly anticipated release of Ken Burn’s documentary chronicling Country Music recently had the Soundtrack released prior to the airing of the TV Shows on the PBS channel on 15thSeptember. The series is made up of eight two-hour episodes....

Elles Bailey Announces Her Latest Release and Shares New Video

Britain's rising blues and country singer-songwriter, Elles Bailey, announces the physical CD release of her new album Blacktop Companion, as well as the fabulous first track from the album, along with its brand-new, accompanying video. Blacktop Companion is a special...

Andrew Combs to release new album “IDEAL MAN” September 20th

Nashville artist Andrew Combs’ new album,Ideal Man, out on September 20th via New West Records.    It’s a really inventive new deviation from his more traditional singer/songwriter works, fusing acoustic roots with immersive synths and fuzzy guitars, and incorporating...

Interview with Logan Mize at The Long Road Festival.

Helen & Kate had 5 minutes to catch up with Logan, after we had had a chat with him at C2C in March. Helen– Hi Logan, we (Country Lowdown) last spoke to you at Country 2 Country festival in March, at the time your daughter had painted your finger & toe nails....

Interview with Leslie Stevens at The Long Road Festival

Kate and Caroline chatted to the lovely Leslie Stevens ahead of her set at The Long Road Festival. Kate: Hi Leslie, how are you? You survived staying at Jacquie’s this week? She is a really good friend of ours. Leslie: I did, she was so sweet. She couldn’t do enough...

Interview with Charley Crockett at The Long Road Festival 2019

  Kate and Caroline chatted to Charley Crockett following his magnificent performance on the Interstate stage at The Long Road Festival. CL: We just saw your set in the Interstate Stage. It was fabulous. Did you enjoy it? Charley:  We did, and we are doing it...

Morgan Evans at The Long Road festival.

Helen had a quick catch up with Morgan Evans before he played at The Long Road festival. Helen– Hi Morgan, welcome to the UK again! You are no stranger here, are you? Morgan– Thank you.  No, I think this is my fourth visit to the UK. Helen– I was at Buckle & Boots...

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