The Sheepdogs, The Borderline, London, November 5th 2018

When The Borderline is full, you really know it and it’s full tonight and even in its new and shiny configuration it’s as hot and sweaty as it ever was.  Even the support, the psych-rock three piece The Good Water, had a good crowd as they rattled through a set of cryptically worded songs and … Continue reading “The Sheepdogs, The Borderline, London, November 5th 2018”

The Sheepdogs change colours across the UK – June

Down boy!  Quadruple Juno Award-winning Canadian quintet The Sheepdogs were described by Uncut as sounding like “Badfinger picking up The Flying Burrito Brothers’ bar tab” and they have today announced a string of UK shows throughout June and July, including a headline set at Borderline, London on June 29th. News of the dates arrive following the band’s recent sell-out UK tour … Continue reading “The Sheepdogs change colours across the UK – June”

The Sheepdogs, The Lexington, London, 11th April 2018

A place of which it was once said: “Saskatoon’s got nothing but hookers and hockey players,” the northern Canadian outpost of only around 300,000 denizens is now  shaking off any past negative association with a seemingly unstoppable array of creative musical talent emerging from the city recently,  whether that be The Deep Dark Woods, Colter … Continue reading “The Sheepdogs, The Lexington, London, 11th April 2018”

Interview: Black Deer Festival’s Gill Tee and Debs Shilling

One of the most exciting events this year for the world of Americana in the UK takes place towards the end of next month. Black Deer is basically everything you want from a festival – frighteningly good artists such as Jason Isbell and Iron & Wine that fall just the right side of cool (i.e. … Continue reading “Interview: Black Deer Festival’s Gill Tee and Debs Shilling”

UK Americana Gig Guide

Welcome to the new Americana UK gig guide. You can search by artist name, town or venue – if you want gigs just in Liverpool for instance, just start typing ‘Liver’ in the search box below. If you’re a promoter/artist and want your UK gig listed, please click here to find out how. Americana UK … Continue reading “UK Americana Gig Guide”