Track premiere: Danni Nicholls “Hear Your Voice”

We’ve got a nice first listen for a Monday morning today. Written and recorded in Nashville by Danni Nicholls and songwriter Kyshona Armstrong, ‘Hear Your Voice’ from new album ‘The Melted Morning’ is an anthemic empowerment song with gospel and americana flavours, and Grammy-nominated duo The Secret Sisters on backing vocals. In light of the … Continue reading “Track premiere: Danni Nicholls “Hear Your Voice””

Danni Nicholls “The Melted Morning” (Independent, 2019)

Danni Nicholls has been recording music for a decade now, and ‘The Melted Morning‘ attests she is at the top of her game. This third studio album keeps all the good ingredients of her past releases, most notably a punchy songwriting style and a velvety production, while highlighting the daintiness that she radiates elegantly.

Danni Nicholls announces Spring UK tour

April sees the release of Danni Nicholls’ third studio album ‘The Melted Morning’ and she’s just announced a string of dates to support it, kicking off in Luton on March 16th. The new album was produced by Jordan Brooke Hamlin in the woodland studio MOXE in Nashville, and is described as “a collection of closely personal yet … Continue reading “Danni Nicholls announces Spring UK tour”

Danni Nicholls & Caleb Caudle announce January dates

UK singer-songwriter Danni Nicholls has announced that she’ll be joining forces with one of her US counterparts Caleb Caudle and performing a short double-header tour together in January, either side of the AmericanaFest 2019 where Caleb will be showcasing. 

Shakin’ Stevens + Danni Nicholls, York Barbican, York, 19th May, 2017

It’s a big room for the ‘bard from Bedford’, resplendent in a suitably showbiz spangling top. Danni Nichol is comfortable in a room that houses both the UK snooker championships and Amy MacDonald in a few weeks.  Bluesy, Gospelly, there is a wonderful grace to her voice and her tales of Nashville, along with Beautifully … Continue reading “Shakin’ Stevens + Danni Nicholls, York Barbican, York, 19th May, 2017”

Interview: Jim Walker, Brighthelmstone Promotions

Jim Walker is managing director of Brighthelmstone Promotions. In 2017 he started a festival in his hometown of Hassocks, West Sussex featuring two of our greatest loves – Americana music and good beer. The Mid-Sussex Americana beer festival is running for a third year at the Hassocks hotel in East Sussex on the 24th of … Continue reading “Interview: Jim Walker, Brighthelmstone Promotions”

Massy Ferguson set to divide the UK next month

Seattle based americana quartet Massy Ferguson have announced a series of UK dates including festival appearances at Maverick and Summer Tyne. For more than a dozen years, the band have planted their boots on both sides of the country-rock divide, carving out their own brand of amplified Americana along the way.

Music Makers americana festival returns in October

We have been literally (OK not literally) drowning in news of festivals with an americana “bent” in 2018 and here’s another one to add to your money woes. Music Makers is a 2-day London-based independent music festival which will be taking place at The Half Moon, in the heart of Putney, on October 6th & 7th 2018. … Continue reading “Music Makers americana festival returns in October”

Interview with Jim Walker, At The Helm Records and Brighthelmstone Promotions

Jim Walker is managing director of At the Helm records and Brighthelmstone Promotions. Last year, he put together a festival in his hometown of Hassocks, West Sussex featuring two of our greatest loves – americana music and good beer. The Mid-Sussex americana beer festival is running again for a second year at the Hassocks hotel … Continue reading “Interview with Jim Walker, At The Helm Records and Brighthelmstone Promotions”