CMA Songwriters Series returns for second UK tour

August 2, 2018 in Events, News

The annual country music tour brings a mixture of established songwriters and ‘rising stars’ to five UK venues this autumn…

Chris Gantry. Photo: Nancy Rhoda

Interview: Chris Gantry

October 27, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Recorded in 1973 at Johnny Cash’s studio, we learn all about a lost classic from the country artist behind it…

Glen Campbell

RIP Glen Campbell

August 9, 2017 in News

Legendary country music songwriter Glen Campbell died this Tuesday (8 August) aged 81, following a six year battle with Alzheimer’s…

Maverick Festival. Photo: Michael Kingston

Live review: Maverick Festival 2017 10th Anniversary (30 Jun – 2 Jul ’17)

July 23, 2017 in Events

Our regular columnist Lisa Redford took in the outstanding musicianship provided at this year’s celebration of Americana and roots music…

Ovation Glen Campbell signature model – Photo by Rob Shanahan

Ovation reissues Glen Campbell signature model

June 3, 2017 in Gear, News

Made in cooperation with his family, the acoustic/electric guitar is a recreation of the country music legend’s iconic ‘1771’ model…

Glen Campbell says ‘Adiós’

April 17, 2017 in News

The country music icon announces his final studio album ‘Adiós’ featuring songs from lifelong collaborator Jimmy Webb and other legends…