Aubrie Sellers The Lexington London 11th September 2017 – Review by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • September 12, 2017
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Known more as an indie venue than one that  hosts county artists (my first visit here!) this intimate room above a pub in North London was the first stop on … Continue Reading →


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Margo Price album news/single review by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • September 8, 2017
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Ever since the release of her four track EP “Weakness” which I recently reviewed here http://bellesandgals.com/2017/08/07/margo-price-weakness-ep-review-by-lesley-hastings/ (well, to be truthful since she released “Midwest Farmers Daughter” last year!) I’ve been eagerly awaiting … Continue Reading →


Courtney Marie Andrews Bush Hall, London, 4th Sept 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • September 7, 2017
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This was a concert I’d been eagerly anticipating for some time, having caught Courtney’s acoustic show at The Social in March. Her vocals were definitely the highlight of that evening, … Continue Reading →


Angaleena Presley The Borderline, London 20th July 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • July 22, 2017
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I’m sure you all love a good country break-up song as much as I do, but Angaleena Presley has written one with a difference…..” It’s my break up song with … Continue Reading →


SINGLE REVIEW: Shania Twain’s ‘Poor Me’ – Laura Klonowski

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • July 21, 2017
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Canadian country legend Shania Twain has released another brand new track off her upcoming album ‘Now’. The forthcoming LP is Twain’s first studio release in fifteen years following the release of ‘Up!’ … Continue Reading →


Callaghan’s ‘The Other Side’ – Review by Laura Klonowski

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • June 29, 2017
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Callaghan is a country/pop singer based in the US. She has been playlisted three times on the BBC Radio 2 and has gained a significant fan base in the UK … Continue Reading →


Album Review: Lady Antebellum’s ‘Heart Break’ – Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • June 11, 2017
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Lady Antebellum are back and sounding better than ever! The multi Grammy award winning trio have released their latest studio album ‘Heart Break’ and they could definitely be adding to … Continue Reading →


Brandy Clark, Tractor Tavern, Seattle June 5th 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • June 9, 2017
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“Nothing fills my heart more than knowing my home loves me dearly” an emotional Brandy Clark told the crowd at Seattle’s Tractor Tavern at the end of her sold out show there last … Continue Reading →


Whitney Rose, The Green Note London, 27 May 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 29, 2017
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It’s rare that an artist comes along that I love immediately, on every level, the first time I hear their music but Canadian born (now Austin resident) Whitney Rose is … Continue Reading →


Review of Liz Rose’s “Swimming Alone” by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 19, 2017
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Looking at Texan born Liz Rose’s long list of songwriting credits and her success in the field it is incredible to discover that she took up the craft relatively late … Continue Reading →