Cam Unplugged, The Tabernacle London 2nd June 2017 – Lesley Hastings

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • June 4, 2017
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I wasn’t actually intending to review tonight’s show but on the way home I felt I couldn’t let this magical evening pass by without giving it at least a short … Continue Reading →


Anyone But Carrie: Fixing Country Music’s ‘Tomato Problem’ – Jonny Brick

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 30, 2017
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The Problem For those of you unaware, a big figure in American country radio (I won’t give him the decency of naming him!) compared female singers to ‘tomatoes in the … Continue Reading →


Carrie Underwood Signs Worldwide Deal With Universal Music – Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 28, 2017
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It has been officially announced that Universal Music Group (UMG) have signed seven-time Grammy Award winning country music sensation Carrie Underwood to a brand new worldwide recording deal. The American … Continue Reading →


Shania Twain Rumoured to Perform at ACM’s – Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 27, 2017
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The excitement for Shania Twain’s new album – her first in fifteen very long years – is growing and last month Rolling Stone Magazine conducted an interview with the Canadian … Continue Reading →


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Interview with April Kry

We’ve featured April Kry on Belles and Gals a number of times on Belles and Gals since we started just over a year ago, an artist we consider one of … Continue Reading →


Sunny Sweeney – ‘Trophy’ Review by Nathalie Larsen

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 8, 2017
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While most of the UK, myself included, has frantically been counting down the days to C2C, there’s also another reason I’ve been tapping my fingers impatiently for the 10th of … Continue Reading →


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Alison Krauss – Windy City Released Today

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 3, 2017
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The long awaited new album from Alison Krauss is released in the UK today – Windy City. This is Alison’s first studio album since ‘Forget About It’ was released back … Continue Reading →


Lady Antebellum Announce South Africa Tour Dates – Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 2, 2017
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UK fans of the US trio Lady Antebellum are still unclear whether the country music band are bringing their ‘You Look Good’ tour to Britain but South African fans can … Continue Reading →


Lesley Hastings Interviews Kimmie Rhodes

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • March 1, 2017
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Welcome back to the UK, a sold out show tonight….I saw play here last year when you were promoting your latest album “ Cowgirl Boudoir “, and you’ve been a … Continue Reading →


Ward Thomas Added to C2C Line-Up – Laura K.

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • February 28, 2017
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Fresh from announcing that they have signed a huge three-album worldwide publishing deal with BMG, Ward Thomas have confirmed they will be hitting the stage at this years C2C (Country … Continue Reading →