Striking Matches are the latest in the long line of artists to appear at this year’s C2C Festival. This hotly-tipped Nashville duo will be performing at the sold out C2C Aftershow party at the Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday 7 March, followed by a free performance on Sunday 8 March on a C2C Pop Up Stage...

The countdown to the UK’s biggest country music festival is beginning in earnest now for us at UKCM HQ, with the following latest announcements which is back for its third successive...

Toby Keith has been announced as one of the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees.   Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter Jerry Garcia, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry will also...

During his rounds of press interviews when he was over for the inaugural Country2Country festival in 2013, Darius Rucker made it quite clear that he wanted to return and tour the UK. As he winds down the mainland Europe leg of his True Believers European Tour, UKCM’s Sukie caught up with the Grammy winner...

Texas native, Katie Armiger is one of the most exciting women of country on the scene. If you haven’t enriched your life with her music just yet, UKCM is here to introduce you! Singing...

There’s a handful of people in country music who are considered icons. Garth Brooks is one of those artists. From Stillwater, Oklahoma’s Willie’s Saloon to a packed 1997’s...

The past few months has seen Sam Hunt go from strength to strength and gain a place as one of country’s finest newcomers. His debut studio album Montevallo was released in the US in October and here at UKCM, we were eager to give it a listen! Montevallo opens with the incredibly smooth Take Your Time....

After much anticipation and critical acclaim from huge names including The Independent and BBC Radio 2, UK country duo The Shires will finally being releasing their long-awaited debut...

With the Country to Country Festival just around the corner, we at UKCM are officially getting into the spirit with the second album from Florida Georgia Line. After their single Cruise...

• Alan West • Steve Black • Dean Barnes • Adam Sweet • Pete Harris • Luke & Mel • The Swing Commanders Showcasing some of the UK’s finest talent, Country music took centre stage for the very first Midwinterfest at The Derwent Hotel in the English Riviera town of Torquay, Devon over...

It has been a long two years since Lady Antebellum last played in the UK during their 2012 Own The Night World Tour. Since then the trio have added an additional two albums to their repertoire,...

UKCM Comment (Sukie): #UKCMTeam’s contributor, Luc is currently luckily enough to be spending a year Stateside and recently attended Eric Church’s TV recording for an ACL session,...

For VOTW I’ve chosen to pay homage to a much loved artist who will soon (eeek!!) be gracing our shores with his music. Jason Aldean’s classic hit She’s Country reminds me of any country concert I’ve been to simply because it’s such a classic that always warms up the crowd and...

After seeing these guys raise the roof at the Brooklyn Bowl during last year’s Country to Country Festival, and again at the YeeHaw festival and with their second album almost complete,...

With great anticipation from a lot of country fans… especially the ladies! Luke Bryan is finally coming to the UK and performing at C2C on Saturday 7 March, so I am sure there will be...

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