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Kip Moore announces UK dates for September 2019
May
26
to Sep 5

Kip Moore announces UK dates for September 2019

Regular visits to our shores, top reviews (RGM review from 2017) and good old fashioned hard work is paying off for Kip Moore. A run of May acoustic shows that form part of his ‘Room To Spare’ tour are Sold Out but he’ll be back in September for full band electric shows including The Roundhouse in London. Much more about Kip Moore including those tour dates follows:

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Joe Nichols announces debut UK Dates for September 2019
Sep
23
to Sep 27

Joe Nichols announces debut UK Dates for September 2019

US Country star Joe Nichols will visit the UK for the first time in September 2019 for a short run of intimate acoustic shows. The singer, best known for hits such as ‘Brokenheartsville’ and ‘Tequila makes her clothes fall off’, has nine albums under his belt in a career that dates back to the early 90s. Nichols’ most recent album ‘Never Gets Old’ and the following ‘Never Gets Old' - Traditional Country Series’ highlight his love of old-school country as he covers Don Williams and Merle Haggard etc. Tickets for the UK tour are on sale April 5th at 10 am. More about Joe Nichols and the tour including ticket links follow:

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Brad Paisley announces October 12th 2019 date at London's O2
Oct
12
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Brad Paisley announces October 12th 2019 date at London's O2

Country superstar Brad Paisley will make a welcome return to the UK and the O2 in London on Saturday October 12th 2019. Support comes from Chris Lane. Tickets are on general sale from Friday February 8th with Fan Club pre-sales etc starting on Wednesday 6th February. Full ticket details and much more about Brad Paisley and Chris Lane follows:

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Chase Rice announces UK/European headline show for January 2020
Jan
11
to Jan 27

Chase Rice announces UK/European headline show for January 2020

No stranger to the UK, Chase Rice will be back this side of the pond for a run of headline dates in January 2020. The UK dates will feature a full band show while Chase will also visit Germany and the Netherlands for the first time to play acoustic sets. Chase was in the UK earlier this year at C2C and performed two sold-out acoustic tours of the UK in 2017 and 2018. A full list of tour dates and much more about Chase Rice follows including the UK Version of the video for ‘On Tonight’:

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Don Gallardo announces Summer 2019 UK tour dates
Jul
5
to Jul 20

Don Gallardo announces Summer 2019 UK tour dates

Don Gallardo returns to the UK in July for a run of shows commencing at the Maverick Festival in Suffolk. Further dates include Derby, London, Bristol and the tour concludes at The Tingestock Festival. To coincide with the dates a new EP ‘In The Name Of Good Intentions’ featuring Lilly Winwood is released July 5th and the first single ‘Shine A Light On Me’ is due June 14th. A full list of dates and a little more about ‘In The Name Of Good Intentions’ follows:

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Eagles return to Europe for 2019 World Tour dates
Jun
23
to Jul 5

Eagles return to Europe for 2019 World Tour dates

Eagles have announced a run of European dates as part of their 2019 world tour with the first show on May 26th in Antwerp and UK dates commencing June 23rd in London (Sheryl Crow will be special guest for the London date). Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit will be joined by Vince Gill and Deacon Frey for the tour. Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 5th 2018 at 9am. More info on the band including ticket links and the full list of UK dates follows:

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UK AMA Award Winner 2019 Dean Owens @ Hope & Anchor London June 15th 2019
Jun
15
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UK AMA Award Winner 2019 Dean Owens @ Hope & Anchor London June 15th 2019

Fresh from a run of dates in the USA Scottish singer-songwriter Dean Owens is about to hit the road in the UK. The tour will include a London date at The Hope & Anchor in London on June 15th. Dean will be joined by Jim Maving and Tom Collinson. Dean won UK Song of the Year at the recent UK AMA Awards for ‘Southern Wind’ co-written with Will Kimbrough. More about Dean Owens including the video for ‘Southern Wind’ follows:

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Chris Young announces May 2019 UK dates
May
5
to May 9

Chris Young announces May 2019 UK dates

US country star Chris Young will return to the UK in May 2019 when he brings his ‘Losing Sleep’ tour to our shores with Stoney Creek Records’ Lindsay Ell joining the tour as special guest. Sony Music recording artist Young has enjoyed multi-platinum success in recent years and his UK dates are always highly anticipated. Tickets are on general sale from 9am Friday 23rd November (Pre-sales from Wednesday 21 November). More about Chris Young and those tour dates follow:

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Bob Harris announces 2019 Under The Apple Tree tour
Apr
25
to May 7

Bob Harris announces 2019 Under The Apple Tree tour

Bob Harris OBE will be taking his Under The Apple Tree Sessions on the road in April/May 2019 for a UK tour. The tour will be headlined by Wildwood Kin who RGM recently enjoyed opening for Darlingside (review). In keeping with the UTAT philosophy Bob has handpicked local support acts for each date of the tour with the likes of Loud Mountains (Oxford) and Worry Dolls (London) among the impressive additions. Tickets are on sale from Friday 14th December and more about Bob, Under The Apple Tree and the tour dates follow:

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Nicole Atkins April 2019 UK tour dates
Apr
4
to Apr 30

Nicole Atkins April 2019 UK tour dates

Nicole Atkins returns to the UK this month for a run of headline shows which include a date at The Lexington in London on April 30th (her fifth London show in eighteen months). The Nashville singer toured the UK in 2018 with Mercury Rev and also performed with friend and collaborator Jim Sclavunos of The Bad Seeds. The incredibly busy Atkins also found the time to record a new album at Muscle Shoals with members of Spoon, The Bad Seeds, The Swampers and The Dap Kings. More news about the album will be released soon but in the meantime check out those dates and a terrific take on ‘November Rain’ the Guns N’ Roses classic performed with Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees fame:

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Tommy Emmanuel CGP announces March 2019 UK tour dates
Mar
7
to Mar 24

Tommy Emmanuel CGP announces March 2019 UK tour dates

Acclaimed guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will return to the UK in March 2019 for a run of dates. Well known for his hugely entertaining live shows, these latest dates follow the release of his Accomplice One album in early 2018. The tour will also feature leading blues guitarist JD Simo, who appears on Accomplice One and with whom Tommy has toured in the USA. Tommy’s thoughts on the upcoming tour and those all important dates follow:

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Keith Urban announces O2 Forum Kentish Town show March 6th 2019
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Keith Urban announces O2 Forum Kentish Town show March 6th 2019

In an unexpected but very welcome move Keith Urban has added a show to his UK tour at London’s O2 Forum in Kentish Town on March 6th, 2019. This is a rare chance to get up close and personal with the country music superstar. I was lucky enough to catch Keith on previous UK tours at The Scala and Shepherd’s Bush Empire and I can tell you he’s one of the very best around in a live setting. Tickets are on general sale from 9am on Friday 8th February and the dates coincide with the UK release of his latest album ‘GRAFFITI U’ on March 8th. More about Keith Urban including a ticket link follows:

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Ashley Monroe announces European dates for January 2019
Jan
23
to Jan 30

Ashley Monroe announces European dates for January 2019

Nashville based singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe will return to the UK/Europe in January 2019 for a run of dates set to include an appearance at Celtic Connections and a show at Bush Hall in London. Ashley is touring in support of her terrific Dave Cobb produced ‘Sparrow’ album from earlier this year. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 26th at 9.00 am UK time. More about Ashley Monroe follows:

Update November 24th: Ashley’s tour is looking to be one of the early must see shows of 2019. The Bush Hall show sold out and an additional night has been added at the venue while the Glasgow show has been upgraded to a larger venue. Full details can be found below:

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The Once announce January 2019 UK Tour
Jan
18
to Feb 3

The Once announce January 2019 UK Tour

The Once will be bringing their trademark harmonies to the UK in early 2019 for a welcome string of UK dates. The Newfoundland based trio are touring in support of their recent ‘Time Enough’ album. The dates include The Islington in London and a show at Celtic Connections in Glasgow. More about The Once, those tour dates and a recent video for ‘Any Other Way’ from ‘Time Enough’ follows:

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Devin Dawson returns to UK in January 2019
Jan
17
to Jan 24

Devin Dawson returns to UK in January 2019

I hope Devin Dawson has signed up to an air miles programme as the singer-songwriter has announced plans to return to the UK in January 2019. Dawson will be opening for Dan + Shay on their UK tour which marks his fifth visit to the UK in a mere eighteen months. Dawson continues to promote his acclaimed, Jay Joyce produced, debut album ‘Dark Horse’. A limited number of tickets for the tour are still available, but some dates are already sold out. More about Devin Dawson, those dates and ticket details follow:

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The Sheepdogs bring 'Changing Colours' to the UK Oct/Nov 2018
Oct
29
to Nov 24

The Sheepdogs bring 'Changing Colours' to the UK Oct/Nov 2018

Canadian act The Sheepdogs will be visiting the UK in late October for a run of dates before that hit the European mainland. The rescheduled dates are in support of their recent ‘Changing Colours’ release and include London’s Borderline on November 5th. The quadruple Juno Award winning act have been compared to The Band, The Allman Brothers Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers, which gives you a good idea of where they’re at musically and ‘Changing Colours’ lives up to those comparisons. A full list of the tour dates and more about The Sheepdogs follows:

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Zac Brown Band and Beth Hart latest additions to impressive BluesFest 2018 Line-Up
Oct
25
to Oct 28

Zac Brown Band and Beth Hart latest additions to impressive BluesFest 2018 Line-Up

BluesFest 2018 at The O2 this October was already looking pretty impressive with the likes of John Fogerty, Steve Miller Band, Robert Plant, Robert Cray and Van Morrison already on the bill. The promoters have now added more impressive names with the always excellent Zac Brown Band bringing their individual brand of Southern/Country/Jam rock to the O2 with special guest Beth Hart. The festival takes place October 25-27th with artists performing in the main arena and at the Indigo venue of the O2. More about the acts, the festival and ticket details follow:

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Duane Eddy announces rare UK 80th birthday shows for October 2018
Oct
23
to Oct 30

Duane Eddy announces rare UK 80th birthday shows for October 2018

A true guitar legend, Duane Eddy will make a rare visit to the UK in October 2018 as he celebrates his 80th birthday year with shows in London, Glasgow and Manchester. Tickets for the shows are available from 9am on Friday June 8th. Duane Eddy's twangy guitar sound is one of the most recognisable and influential sounds in the history of rock music. More details about the shows including ticket links and a little more about Duane Eddy follows:

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Russell Dickerson returns to UK for October 2018 dates.
Oct
21
to Oct 28

Russell Dickerson returns to UK for October 2018 dates.

Russell Dickerson returns to the UK in October for his biggest tour yet. With ‘Blue Tacoma’ from his recent ‘Yours’ album a top 5 single at country radio in the USA — an album that also made the top 5 of the Billboard album chart — things are looking very good indeed for Dickerson. The October dates include a London headline show at The Borderline as part of Country Music Week and a run of shows opening for Darius Rucker. More about Russell Dickerson, those tour dates and the video for ‘Blue Tacoma’ follows:

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Ruston Kelly announces UK 'Dying Star' tour dates for November 2018
Sep
17
to Dec 5

Ruston Kelly announces UK 'Dying Star' tour dates for November 2018

Ruston Kelly will release his debut album 'Dying Star' on September 7th via Rounder Records and to coincide the singer-songwriter has a show booked for London's Slaughtered Lamb on September 17th. This is obviously good news, but the very good news is Kelly will return to the UK in November for a run of shows with Cardiff, Ramsgate, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Islington Assembly Hall in London amongst the dates on a wide-ranging tour. The good news continues as fast-rising UK act The Wandering Hearts will join Kelly for the November/December dates. More about Ruston Kelly, 'Dying Star' and those tour dates follow:

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The Long Road Festival announces additional names for 2018
Sep
7
to Sep 9

The Long Road Festival announces additional names for 2018

The Long Road Festival, which is set for 7th-9th September 2018 in Leicestershire, has announced additional names for the, highly anticipated, inaugural event. Ward Thomas, Luke Winslow-King and Charlie Worsham are among the acts added to an already impressive line-up that features Lee Ann Womack, The Shires, The Wandering Hearts and Billy Bragg. Full details of the line-up, camping/ticket options, location etc follow:

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Aaron Watson returns to the UK for September shows.
Sep
5
to Sep 8

Aaron Watson returns to the UK for September shows.

Aaron Watson will make a welcome return to the UK in September 2018 for a run of headline shows and an appearance at the Long Road Festival in Leicestershire. Aaron is touring in support of his widely acclaimed 2017 'Vaquero' album. Tickets for the Glasgow, Manchester and London shows go on sale on Wednesday 16th May, full ticket details, more about Aaron Watson and the video for his new radio single 'Run Wild Horses' follow:

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Joshua Hedley returns to the UK for September shows
Aug
31
to Sep 9

Joshua Hedley returns to the UK for September shows

Joshua Hedley will return to the UK for a run of shows in September including an appearance at the Long Road festival alongside Lee Ann Womack, The Shires, Aaron Watson etc. Hedley's recent album 'Mr Jukebox', released on Jack White's Third Man Records, is classic country influenced by such greats as George Jones, Glen Campbell and Faron Young. Hedley has an uncanny knack for composing an instantly recognisable and familiar tune, he might be looking back but his songs feel like a refreshing change when pitched against much of the music on today's country radio.  Those tour dates and more about Joshua Hedley and 'Mr Jukebox' follows:

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Kelly Willis July UK Dates in support of 'Back Being Blue' album
Jul
21
to Jul 29

Kelly Willis July UK Dates in support of 'Back Being Blue' album

Kelly Willis' new album 'Back Being Blue' will receive a welcome UK release on July 6th, 2018 via Premium Records/Thirty Tigers to coincide with a run of UK dates. 'Back Being Blue' is her first solo album since 'Translated From Love' back in 2007. The press release and those all important tour dates follow:

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Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes announce June/July 2018 UK dates
Jun
27
to Jul 7

Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes announce June/July 2018 UK dates

Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes will be bringing their Australian take on the alt-country / Americana genre to the UK in June/July 2018 for a run of dates including two shows at Maverick Festival. The tour is in support of the European release of their latest album 'Some Girls (Quite) Like Country Music' on June 29th. More info about Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes and their new album follows:

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Curtis Grimes announces debut UK tour for June 2018
Jun
21
to Jun 29

Curtis Grimes announces debut UK tour for June 2018

Texas native Curtis Grimes will tour the UK for the first time in June 2018. The dates, with more to be added soon, include a headline show at the Buck N' Bull Saloon Southern Nights event in London. Curtis Grimes might be familiar to some readers for his successful run on the first series of US TV show 'The Voice'. In the years since Curtis Grimes has enjoyed a successful touring and recording career which now brings him to the UK. Please read on to check out the full press release and a video or two:

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Denny Strickland announces UK Dates for June 2018
Jun
16
to Jun 23

Denny Strickland announces UK Dates for June 2018

Tour Update: Denny Strickland will venture over to the UK for the first time in June to perform four shows: Nashville Nights at Under The Bridge in London and the Buckle & Boots Festival in Manchester + dates in Hertford and Wolverhampton. Loads more info about Denny and his new single 'California Dreamin' from the album of the same name follows:

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Gretchen Peters announces new album and extensive UK tour
May
19
to Aug 26

Gretchen Peters announces new album and extensive UK tour

Gretchen Peters has a new album on the way and to coincide with the release of 'Dancing with the Beast' on May 18th, via Proper Records, she will embark on an extensive run of touring with dates stretching into August. Gretchen is always welcome this side of the pond and since the release of the superb 'Blackbirds' in 2015 her profile is at an all-time high. A profile cemented by a terrific 'Essential' hits set (RGM review) that all artists should use as a "How to" template if they plan to release a best of compilation. Please read on for more about the new album and those tour dates:

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Carter Sampson May 2018 UK dates with Lauren Barth and Jesse Aycock
May
12
to May 17

Carter Sampson May 2018 UK dates with Lauren Barth and Jesse Aycock

The 'Queen of Oklahoma' Carter Sampson will be in the UK this May for a short run of dates. Sampson will be joined by fellow 'Okie' and 'Hard Working American' Jesse Aycock and from California Lauren Barth (but I'm sure they won't hold that against her). Aycock and Barth will perform as a duo and also accompany Sampson during her set. Carter Sampson has a new album 'Lucky' set for May 25th, the follow up to her widely acclaimed 'Wilder Side' release. Tour dates and artists links etc follow:

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Write Like A Girl tour will showcase female UK country songwriters
May
9
to May 24

Write Like A Girl tour will showcase female UK country songwriters

Three up and coming female songwriters from the UK have banded together for the 'Write Like A Girl' tour coming soon to a venue near you in May 2018. The ladies in question are Emily Faye, Beth Keeping and Vic Allen who will be performing in a Nashville style writers round with a local artist sitting in with them at each stop on the tour (Liv Austin is pencilled in for the London date). The idea is to promote some of the excellent singer-songwriters that we have in the UK, so please try to get along to a show if you can as it looks like it'll be a great night. More info about the artists and those tour dates follow:

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Lilly Hiatt UK Tour set for April 2018
Apr
18
to Apr 26

Lilly Hiatt UK Tour set for April 2018

Fresh from a string of great reviews for her recent 'Trinity Lane' release Lilly Hiatt has lined up a UK tour for April. The Michael Trent (Shovels & Rope) produced album finds Lilly dealing with her issues in a very personal way and musically her 90's Alt-Rock influences are very much to the fore. 'Trinity Lane' rocks, so the dates should be very cool. More about Lilly Hiatt including a new video from a recent Sitch Session, which shows another side of Lilly, + those all-important tour dates follows:

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Kenny Foster returns to the UK for March dates
Mar
1
to Mar 28

Kenny Foster returns to the UK for March dates

Nashville singer-songwriter Kenny Foster will be back in the UK in March 2018 for a run of dates on his 'Living In These Walls' tour. 2017 was a big year for Kenny Foster with his 'Deep Cuts' album gaining critical acclaim and a successful first visit to the UK. He also got coverage in Rolling Stone as "A country artist you need to know". More about Kenny Foster, ticket details and the video for 'Stand' all follow:(UPDATE (22/02/18) Kenny has added additional dates to his March tour and announced 'Made' as his new single for radio.)

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Kate Ellis announces UK tour dates + 'I Believe' single
Feb
9
to Apr 4

Kate Ellis announces UK tour dates + 'I Believe' single

2017 was a big year for Kate Ellis as her debut 'Carve Me Out' album was released to great acclaim with Maverick Magazine, Fatea Magazine and Americana UK amongst the many praising the record. Kate will release a new single from the album 'I Believe' on February 23rd which will include an acoustic version of the track featuring Jonathan Colombo on lap steel. Kate and her band will be playing a run of intimate shows over the next few months which should prove an ideal setting for the songs on 'Carve Me Out'. More about Kate and those tour dates follow:

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The Texas Gentlemen in the UK for AmericanaFest and more
Jan
31
to Feb 7

The Texas Gentlemen in the UK for AmericanaFest and more

The Lone-star collective known as The Texas Gentlemen will visit the UK for a showcase AmericanaFest gig at London's Oslo on January 31st as part of a short UK tour. The band are toured in support of their well received and wonderfully eclectic 'TX Jelly' album. The guys are much in demand as a backing band for a host of artists including Shakey Graves, Joe Ely and Kris Kristofferson so great things are expected as they're sure to cover all the roots bases. More about the band and those dates follow:

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