Nashville Meets London 2018 Comes To An End with Record-Breaking Attendance and Two Newly Added SOLD OUT Events

03/08/2018

(Nashville, Tenn. – Aug 2, 2018) London’s largest free Country Music Festival, Nashville Meets London, held July 28-29, 2018 in Canary Wharf drew thousands of festivalgoers and concluded with record-breaking attendance this past weekend.  Each year, the event features established and exciting new talent from the heart of country music, Nashville, Tennessee and the U.K., and continues to grow in popularity.

This year’s festival talent lineup included ‘NASHVILLE’ actor, singer-songwriter, and musician Sam Palladio representing the U.S. and U.K., and representing the U.S. was multi-award-winning vocalist and instrumentalist Tyminski; 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. was Country Pop trio The 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.

The Nashville Meets London Music Festival is co-produced by Canary Wharf Arts + Events, Peter Conway Management and Christy Walker-Watkins and Matt Watkins with Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group. Baylen Leonard, U.K. based radio host, is artistic program consultant. Ascot Travel Services exclusively booked travel for this year’s festival.

Prior to the festival, event organizers kicked-off the music-filled weekend with two newly added events, both of which were SOLD OUT. On the heels of the successful Nashville Meets London Presents monthly residency, organizers added a pre-festival Nashville Meets London Opening Night Party at PizzaExpress Live (Holborn), held on Thursday, July 26. The music-filled evening featured an array of short performances, including by The Bass Brothers, Elles Bailey, Raintown, Scarlette Fever, and Twinnie.

On Friday, July 27, Buck’ N Bull Saloon and Nashville Meets London came together for the ‘Southern Fridays’ boat cruise down the River Thames. The event featured acoustic performances by Liv Austen, Frankie Davies, Megan O’Neill, and Raintown, and a DJ set by Baylen Leonard.


News Archive

THE BLUEBIRD CAFE IS BACK FOR C2C 2019, PLUS NEW STAGES, C2C SESSIONS AND SPECIAL CINEMA SCREENINGS ALL CONFIRMED (12/02/2019)
2019 GRAMMY Awards: Country Winners List (11/02/2019)
Country Music Hall of Fame member Harold Bradley died this morning (1/31) at age 93. (01/02/2019)
The Winners of the 2019 UK Americana Awards Have Been Revealed (01/02/2019)
GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES 30th STUDIO ALBUM HONKY TONK TIME MACHINE - DUE OUT MARCH 29 (01/02/2019)
C2C Update: ABBY ANDERSON, RUNAWAY JUNE, MICHAEL RAY, RAELYNN AND MORE JOIN LINE UPS FOR OFFICIAL AFTERSHOWS PLUS MORE SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS AND LONDON’S BBC RADIO 2 STAGE REVEALED (29/01/2019)
Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher welcomed son Jacob Bryan Fisher Monday (1/21) in Nashville. (24/01/2019)
RANDY TRAVIS ANNOUNCES LONG-AWAITED MEMOIR: FOREVER AND EVER, AMEN (24/01/2019)
2019 Dates Announced For Nashville Meets London Presents Series at PizzaExpress Live (Holborn) (24/01/2019)
GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST, JOHN BERRY, SHARES UPBEAT OUTLOOK ON HEALTH SETBACK (23/01/2019)

 

Older News Items