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

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 14, 2017
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January saw Lady Antebellum burst back onto the music scene with their incredible jazz-infused ‘You Look Good’ which was the multi-Grammy award winning trio’s first single in two-years. The track … Continue Reading →


Holloway Road at the Garage – Review by Nathalie Larsen

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 7, 2017
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It wouldn’t really be a male take-over weekend at Belles and Gals if we didn’t go to a gig, now would it? So with much excitement, I was lucky enough … Continue Reading →


SINGLE REVIEW: Shania Twain’s ‘Life’s About To Get Good’ – Laura K

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 1, 2017
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April 29th saw the legend that is Shania Twain make her eagerly anticipated return to the live stage with a stellar headlining set at the Stagecoach Festival. During her impressive … Continue Reading →


Lisa Wright – Wednesday’s Child EP Review

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • April 21, 2017
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A few weeks ago I headed to the Bluebird Sessions in Kelvedon and Lisa Wright was one of the seven artists who performed on the night. I thought she was … Continue Reading →


ICMP Americana Songwriters Circle, Bush Hall 3rd April 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • April 6, 2017
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Anyone doubtful that the UK can produce musicians capable of both writing and performing Americana needed to be at Bush Hall this evening where students past and present from this … Continue Reading →


EP REVIEW: Ward Thomas’ ‘A Shorter Story’ – Laura K

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 31, 2017
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Ward Thomas have finally released their eagerly anticipated covers EP several weeks after one half of the sister duo, Lizzy, confirmed that the record was on its way. The collection … Continue Reading →


Roni Perry – ‘Place Your Bets’ Album Review

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 30, 2017
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We featured Roni Perry on Belles and Gals for the first time back in November and I wrote the following, ‘There are times when I think that I’ve got a … Continue Reading →


Sam Coe and the Long Shadows – ‘Santa Fe’ EP Review

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 28, 2017
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When you’re talking about the leading lights on the UK country scene, Sam Coe has to be part of the conversation. Sam Coe and the long Shadows have appeared at … Continue Reading →


EP REVIEW: Anna Pancaldi’s ‘Sweet Charity’ – by Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 15, 2017
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Anna Pancaldi is the latest country influenced singer to come out of the UK and her new EP ‘Sweet Charity’ featuring three brand new tracks from the rising star will … Continue Reading →


Jennifer Nettles at C2C Review by Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 10, 2017
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What better way to kick off London ‘s 2017 Country to Country arena shows than with one of the most talented ladies of country, Jennifer Nettles? Throughout her 45 minute … Continue Reading →