Nashville Meets London Weekend To Kick-Off with 2 New Highly Anticipated Events NML Opening Party at PizzaExpress Live (Holborn) to be held July 26 and ‘Southern Fridays’ boat cruise down the River Thames set for July 27

11/07/2018

Nashville, Tenn. – July 11, 2018) – On the heels of the successful Nashville Meets London Presents monthly residency, organizers are excited to announce the addition of a pre-festival Nashville Meets London Opening Night Party at PizzaExpress Live (Holborn), to be held July 26. The music-filled evening will feature an array of short performances paired with the option of dining and interacting with talent and other guests in attendance. This year's Opening Night Party talent lineup includes The Bass Brothers, Elles Bailey, Raintown, Scarlette Fever, and Twinnie. Tickets are very limited, and available here: https://www.pizzaexpresslive.com/nashville-meets-london

The following day, Friday, July 27, Buck’ N Bull Saloon and Nashville Meets London will come together to host a ‘Southern Fridays’ boat cruise down the River Thames. The programme includes 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 www.bucknbullsaloon.com.

On Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, music fans will converge on Canary Wharf for the highly anticipated FREE summer music festival, Nashville Meets London. This year’s talent includes ‘Nashville’ actor, singer-songwriter, and musician Sam Palladio representing the US and U.K., and representing the US are multi-award-winning vocalist and instrumentalist Tyminski; Rod Stewart’s daughter, Ruby Stewart and daughter of country group Baillie & the Boys’ Michael Bonagura and Kathie Baillie, Alyssa Bonagura’s female Country Rock duo The Sisterhood Band; and Dylan Schneider, who has been labeled by Billboard as "Country Music's Next Rising Star" and has surpassed 1.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify. 

Representing the U.K. are Country Pop trioThe Adelaides, singer-songwriter Frankie Davies, BCMA Female Vocalist of The Year Jade Helliwell, UK country-pop duo Holloway Road, multi-award-winning and multi-platinum selling folk, rock, and pop band Keywest, Alt-country/folk duo Two Ways Home, and the tenacious female duo and multi-instrumentalists Worry Dolls.

Nashville Meets London co-founder, Peter Conway of Peter Conway Management commented, saying, “We are very excited to be promoting the third edition of Nashville Meets London. We have a long-term plan for the development of the NML brand and want to continue to offer more opportunities for fans to hear and experience great music.  We introduced the monthly residency at Pizza Express Live (Holborn) earlier this year, which has proven to be a great success, and the two new events we added to this year's festival - the opening night party and the river cruise in collaboration with our partners Buck n’ Bull Saloon; both undoubtedly broadening the reach of the brand. However, this is only the start, and with the fans continued support we hope to reveal more exciting plans in future years.”

The site of this year’s festival, Canada Square Park, is located in the heart of Canary Wharf, which has over 300 shops, bars, and restaurants. Canary Wharf Arts + Events presents a world-class, year-round arts and events programme, offering tenants and visitors over 200 diverse and culturally inspired events throughout the estate.  The majority of these events are free for all and range from outdoor theatre, live music concerts, sporting events, dance performances, community showcases, global street food and family-friendly shows.

The Nashville Meets London music festival is co-produced by Canary Wharf Arts + Events, Peter Conway Management and Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group. U.K. based radio DJ Baylen Leonard leads the Artistic Programme and serves as Host. Ascot Travel Services exclusively booked travel for this year’s festival. 

Please note:
The two-day event is open to the public and free for all to enjoy. Audience space is unreserved and limited. For everyone’s enjoyment, portable furniture is not permitted and for everyone’s safety, glass bottles and glasses are also not permitted.

About Nashville Meets London Music Festival: Launched in August 2016, Nashville Meets London features established and exciting new talent from Nashville, Tennessee and the U.K.  The FREE 2-day Nashville Meets London Music Festival is part of Canary Wharf’s Arts + Events programme which offers tenants and visitors over 200 diverse and culturally inspired events. The 2018 Nashville Meets London Music Festival will be held July 28-29 at Canada Square Park in Canary Wharf.

About Nashville Meets London
Nashville Meets London is an international entertainment brand providing opportunities and supporting the globalization of Americana and Country music. The brand’s mission is to expand on the cultural and economic exchange of music while driving more synergy between the recording and live performance industries in the United States and the United Kingdom. For more information about Nashville Meets London, visit www.NashvilleMeetsLondon.com, and follow the brand on Facebook (@NashvilleMeetsLondon), Twitter (@NashMeetsLondon), Instagram (@NashvilleMeetsLondon), and Spotify.


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