BCMA ‘Best of British’ in the Round – Review by Katie Louise Ingram

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 26, 2017
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Current members of the British Country Music Association were invited to a very special free concert Saturday night celebrating country music in the UK and to kick start British CMA’s … Continue Reading →


April Jai – ‘The Last Goodbye’ E.P. Released Friday

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 25, 2017
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April Jai is a new up-and-coming artist from London who releases her new E.P. ‘The Last Goodbye’ this coming Friday. It’s always fantastic to feature a new artist on the … Continue Reading →


Stephanie Quayle – ‘Love the Way You See Me’ Album Review by Nick Cantwell

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 19, 2017
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Stephanie Quayle is an artist who first came to my attention when I heard ‘Dancing with Dolly’ for the first time. The song grabbed me instantly. The track is the … Continue Reading →


Review of “Every Little Thing” from Carly Pearce by Liam Thomas

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 17, 2017
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Carly Pearce’s hotly anticipated debut album has finally dropped and it surely lives up to the hype. When Carly released her first single, the title track of the album, it … Continue Reading →


Interview with American Young – Conducted by Laura Klonowski

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 12, 2017
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US country music duo American Young will be returning to the UK later this month for an appearance at the British Country Music Awards. The pair are attending as they … Continue Reading →


ALBUM REVIEW: Reba McEntire’s ‘My Kind Of Christmas’ by Laura Klonowski

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 9, 2017
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It may only be October but country legend Reba McEntire is getting into the festive spirit with the release of her Christmas covers LP ‘My Kind Of Christmas’. The Holiday … Continue Reading →


Lindsay Ell at Bush Hall, London, for Country Music Week, 2nd Oct 2017 – by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • October 6, 2017
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Over in the UK for the first time since the recent release of her album “The Project” I was determined to catch this amazing artist during Country Music Week having … Continue Reading →


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 →