Nashville Meets London (again) at the end of next month

This week at Waterloo Station you can find the sights and sounds of Tennessee, and if that’s not enough Tennesseean goodness for you then fear not because the Nashville Meets London Music Festival music festival returns this year, running from July 28-29 in Canada Square Park.  The 2018 lineup has been announced and it’s fairly mainstream country but includes ‘Nashville’ actor, singer-songwriter, and musician the lovely Sam Palladio, vocalist and instrumentalist Tyminski, Rod Stewart’s daughter, Ruby Stewart and daughter of country group Baillie & the Boys’ Michael Bonagura and Kathie Baillie, and Alyssa Bonagura’s female country rock duo The Sisterhood Band. Representing the U.K. are various country acts plus alt-country/folk duo Two Ways Home, and the female duo and multi-instrumentalists Worry Dolls.

In addition to the two-day festival, the festival organiser recently announced that prior to the festival’s kick-off, on Friday, July 27, Buck’ N Bull Saloon and NML will come together to host an official festival pre-party; a ‘Southern Fridays’ boat cruise down the River Thames. The programme will include acoustic performances by Liv Austen, Frankie Davies, and Raintown, and a DJ set by Baylen Leonard featuring fan-favorites spanning Country and Americana.  More information surrounding the pre-festival cruise is available by visiting their site here.

Head over to the official site for tickets and more information.

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Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield has been the Editor of Americana UK for the last 17 years and still feels like this is his pretend job, mainly because it is.

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