Notes From Nashville #5 – Melanie Meriney

  This month, I want to talk about resumé building in the music industry. When you were in school, the professor might have made you draft a resumé to present … Continue Reading →


Corn on the Cob Music Night

  The Corn on the Cob music night at the Hertford Corn Exchange returns on April 12th. The bi-monthly event always features a great line up and this month is … Continue Reading →


Jeannine Barry Live at Boisdale

On Thursday evening I headed along to Boisdale restaurant in London, to see Jeannine Barry perform live. The venue is in Canary Wharf in London, and heading out of the … Continue Reading →


Ashley McBryde “Girl Going Nowhere” Review – Written by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 30, 2018
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The number eleven could possibly be Ashley Mcbryde’s lucky number right now. She jokingly refers to herself as an “eleven year overnight success“ (her single “A Little Dive Bar In … Continue Reading →


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Your Voice, Your Choice #44 – Helena Mace

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 29, 2018
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Today we continue with our popular “Your Voice, Your Choice” feature on Belles and Gals, the 44th edition of the feature! We introduce one of our favourite songs from a … Continue Reading →


Blue Genes – ‘Named and Shamed’ EP Review

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 29, 2018
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Blue Genes are a family country trio, featuring mum Kay, dad Stephen and daughter Megan. The musical adventure started in 2015 and their stock has risen ever since. This new … Continue Reading →


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Hannah Paris – Just You Wait (guest review by Jonny Brick)

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 29, 2018
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What a great song. Woe and betide the poor guy who messed with Hannah Paris, a singer from the country enclave of Essex, the county that brought us Holloway Road … Continue Reading →


Guitar Pull Unplugged! – ft Gary Quinn, Laura Oakes and Darren Hodson

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 28, 2018
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News came through this week of a great mini tour featuring Gary Quinn, Laura Oakes and Darren Hodson (from the Southern Campanion). This tour features three of the best talents … Continue Reading →


Houston “Manuscripts” EP Launch, London, 25th March 2017 – Review by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 28, 2018
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Lauren, Holly-Anne and Charlotte found themselves united by their shared love of country music while still at school. After posting a few videos of their performances on line, something that … Continue Reading →


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Your Voice, Your Choice #43 – Kären McCormick

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 27, 2018
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Today we continue with our popular “Your Voice, Your Choice” feature on Belles and Gals, the 43rd edition of the feature! We introduce one of our favourite songs from a … Continue Reading →