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Nashville in Belfast kicks off this week

This week sees the return of a special week of events celebrating Belfast’s special link with Nashville, a link that goes back over 20 years. That connection has  evolved to include music, cultural and educational exchanges,  tourism and business development in both cities.

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Chace Rice announces UK dates..including Belfast

Chase Rice has announced his much-anticipated return to the UK & Europe in January 2020 following a mainstage performance at C2C Festival earlier this year, and the two-week US country radio #1 for his Gold-certified viral hit ‘Eyes On You’ (listen here).

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Ulster Orchestra bring the sounds of Nashville to Belfast

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Podcast 59

On the CMNI Podcast 59 we talk to George Straight about his new single, we hear from Kacey Musgraves about her latest release and we talk about her amazing Grammy wins! Music from Montgomery Gentry, Boxcar Willie, Kenny Rogers and many more.

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Farmers Bash 2019 Lineup due this week

With just weeks to to to Christmas, Santa will come early to some mega country fans as the folks down at Farmers Bash HQ spread a little cheer! Tomorrow (Tuesday 20th Nov) marks the day when we will find the details of the launch regarding who will be hitting the stage at Belfast’s SSE arena next October.

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Steve Earle – The Background

With around three weeks until Steve Earle rolls his tour bus into Belfast, we take a look at whats inspired him, where he has come from and take a look at his most recent work. If you ever had any doubt about where Steve Earle’s musical roots are planted, his new collection, So You Wannabe an Outlaw, makes it perfectly plain.  “There’s nothing ‘retro’ about this record,” he states, “I’m just acknowledging where I’m coming from.”  So You Wannabe an Outlaw is the first recording he has made in Austin, Texas.  Earle has lived in New York City for the past decade but he acknowledges, “Look, I’m always gonna be a Texan, no matter what I do. And I’m always going to be somebody who learned their craft in Nashville. It’s who I am.”

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Jenn Bostic brings “Revival”, UK album release tour to a close with Sold Out Belfast show

Northern Ireland music fans were spoiled for choice this past weekend with a trio of Nashville artists hitting Belfast stages.  Whilst Kendell Marvel and Brothers Osborne were rocking the Limelight, fellow Nashville resident Jenn Bostic brought her “Revival”, UK album release tour to a specular close with a Sold Out show at the nearby Crescent Arts Centre.

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Brothers Osborne tour reaches Irish Soil

This weekend marks the first Brothers Osborne headline tour. Kendell Marvel is travelling with them and will provide the support for their gigs!

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Podcast 47 (The Brothers Osborne one)

A Special podcast ahead of the Brothers Osborne hitting Irish soil this weekend as they take to the stage in the Academy in Dublin on Friday (4th May) and then head north to Belfast for a Limelight performance on Saturday (5th May). We’re extremely excited by this and had the privilege of catching up with them before they left the states. Have a listen to Podcast 46 featuring some of their best music and a two part interview.

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Brothers Osborne’s ‘Shoot Me Straight’ was recorded live in front of a bunch of friends

Brothers Osborne recorded much of their new album, Port Saint Joe, in a beach house in Florida, and one of the songs they tracked — “Shoot Me Straight” — was recorded live in front of a bunch of friends who came down to hang out.

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