Country & Western
Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. It has roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, hokum, and old-time music and evolved rapidly in the 1920s. The term country music began to be used in the 1940s when the earlier term hillbilly music was deemed to be degrading, and the term was widely embraced in the 1970s, while country and western has declined in use since that time, except in the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it is still commonly used.
The following links provide venues and events where you can get more information.http://linedancingsurrey.co.uk/
LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING! 5 piece playing early good-time Country including Johnny Cash material and 'Brother Where Art Thou' movie style songs to Rockabilly and Country Rock.
Band members: Ray Knowles (lead vocals, guitar, violin), Rick Parker (lead guitar, banjo, harmonicas, backing vocals), Roger Knott (keyboard, guitar, mandolin, backing vocals), Tony Tarling (bass guitar), Clive Atwill (drums).https://www.lemonrock.com/chilternhillbillies
All Square At Zero
First allow us to introduce ourselves: Our Square Dance club is run by Kevin Lovell, who is also the caller, and his wife Annika. Whilst we live in Milton Keynes, which is about 40 miles North East of London, in the UK, we run club nights, dances and classes in a variety of locations - most of which are within an hour of this very central location. As well as running such events, we still dance regularly - so if you see us on a dance floor somewhere do come over and say Hi.http://all-square-at-zero.co.uk/
PJ & Rose
"A New-Vintage Sound" is a unique combination of Jazz Cabaret vocals, and Electric Accoustic Accordion, specialising in Jazz and Swing.??
It was important to us when creating these videos that the sound reflected our live performance. For that reason, the recordings have not been altered or enhanced. The accordion uses sample sounds i.e. bass, piano, drums etc. which eliminates the requirement for other instruments when we perform.
?Below is a list of songs that feature heavily in our usual playlist, but we will also tailor make a playlist for a special event, or theme. Please contact us with any enquires, or for further details about music.?https://www.newvintage.biz
I have been performing, for over 25 years and toured extensively all over the world and the UK.
I perform in my own unique style and recorded with many other known artists.
I have performed in Holland, Denmark, South Africa, Spain and America.
I have released a new Album entitled Pieces of Me all my own songs. It is a personal project in memory of my Mum; one song entitled Not in My Lifetime written for her.
With my unique vocals and a great love for music. I have an insatiable appetite to get it righthttps://claremartinmusic.com/
The Country Show Roadshow
Take a journey with THE COUNTRY ROADSHOW as they pay tribute to some of the biggest names in country music.
The fast moving foot stomping show covers hits from artistes including
Hank Williams - Johnny Cash - June Carter Cash - Patsy Cline - Tammy Wynette - George Jones - Dolly Parton - Willie Nelson - Lynn Anderson - Charley Pride - Glen Campbell - Billie Joe Spears - The Eagles - George Strait - Shania Twain - Garth Brooks - Lonestar - Little Big Town - Taylor Swift and many more.
This fully costumed themed show is available for any event big or small, fully self contained and available worldwide, please use the contact page for all enquiries.http://thecountryroadshow.com/
An award winning five piece country music band appearing on stage and in concert throughout the South of England
Capricorn has been around the Country Music scene for over 30 years.
Originally a duo formed when Robin Williams advertised for another to join
him and that someone was John Scott.
Robin was already a veteran of Country Music bands around the South
Coast but wanted to scale down to a duo. John was new to the area and
was more than happy to get his feet in the door and so this journey began.
The name Capricorn was Robin's wife's idea as it was his and Johns star
sign. After a few years playing in pubs and small clubs they evolved, due to
public demand, into a band. The band parted company with Robin during
these early years but his input from the very start should not be
underestimated and John will always be very grateful. With the inevitable
personnel changes in a long standing band, the five-piece became a four-
piece and stayed that way for many years. In 2012 they bucked the trend
and grew once more to the band as it is now. What has never changed is
their loyalty and respect for the music they all love.
This band is proud and happy to be pigeon holed into the box marked
COUNTRY MUSIC BAND!http://capricorn-countryband.co.uk/
Tonto's Headband is a NEW, exciting 6 piece live music band covering songs in Country / Country Rock / Americana styles. Formed in 2015, we each have a wealth of experience performing with various bands and musicians, both locally and internationally. Our choice of music reflects the musical genres that are of particular interest to members of the band, and although not strictly a 'traditional' Country & Western band, our music is predominantly Country based, with occasional excursions into Blues and Southern Rock, delivered in our own inimitable style. We believe therefore that we have, for our audience, 'something for everyone'. Artistes whose material we cover include; Martina McBride / BR549 / Travelling Wilburys / Dixie Chicks / Ry Cooder / John Fogerty / Jackson Browne / Tanya Tucker / The Allman Brothers Band / Hank Williams / Tennessee Ernie Ford / Boy Howdy / Lynyrd Skynyrd / Eric Clapton / Darius Rucker / Patty Loveless / Vince Gill / Waylon Jennings + many more.https://www.lemonrock.com/tontosheadband
British Country Music
This directory is the place to find British Country Music actswww.countrymusic.org.uk
The Music Entertainment Agency
We provide live music entertainment for weddings , party's and corporate events throughout the UK. We also have a large selection of Tribute acts ranging from ABBA to Led Zeppelin.http://www.themusicentertainmentagency.co.uk
British Country Music Hall Of Fame
Europe's Hottest 24/7 Country Music Service now with four Country Channelshttp://cmrnashville.com
Copper Kettle Festival
Four days of top quality country music
All set in the beautiful parklands of Sledmere house near York
21 great bands in large heated marquee with two dance floors
Reasonably priced bar
Good camping facilities with showers and toilets http://cfest.co.uk/home/
Cross Country is a monthly magazine which brings you a wealth of information about British Country Music, Country Clubs, including events, Gig Guides and much much more............"www.crosscountrymagazine.co.uk
Shaun Sweeney , James Humphries , Lee Kent , Rob Andrews , Drew Pountney & Dave Snelling
Southern rock and Country. Guaranteed to get you moving on that there dance floor.
or look them up on their facebook page (catfish creek)
Side By Side
Side By Side is a four piece band based near Sunbury.
Please contact Terry on 07846599690 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dartmoor Cattle Drives
We do riding holidays and cattle drives from our farm on Dartmoor, Devon.
Guests are asked to bring their own horses to sample our fascinating way of life. www.dartmoorcattledrives.co.uk
Wattlehurst Fram in West Sussex have created an old west town and hold country and western dance weekends.www.deadwood.org.uk/
Since appearing on ITV's "Stars in Their Eyes"
Hayley & Gerry have become a unique Everly Brothers Tribute Act!
They have been singing together for over 10 years and earlier this year had their TV debut
appearing on "Stars in Their Eyes"!www.everlyothers.com/
Fleet Carnival Charity Barn Dance
Carnival 2014 time in Fleet is here!
Fleet & District Carnival has been at the heart of Fleet community since 1956 and is a much loved tradition. It brings together the local community, by having some fun and raising money for local charities. www.fleetcarnival.org
Gavin D Sweeney
Gavin D. Sweeney dreams in melodies and often wakes up humming the beginnings of a new musical creation and the lyrics are forming before his left foot has stepped into the kitchen to flick the kettle on. Gavin finds inspiration for songs in everyday conversations, observations of people, throwaway quips, and in the poetry of both city and country life.www.gavindsweeney.com
Glasgows Grand Ole Oprey
Glasgow's Grand Ole Opry was founded by the late Alex Fleming, opening its doors as a Country & Western club in 1974. It was, and still is, the largest club of its kind in the UK, if not in Europe. www.glasgowsgrandoleopry.co.uk
The UKs favourite live country band. At Gone Country we play new age, classic and sing along country songs, we have played for line dance functions, festivals, parties, clubs, bars and theatres alike. Often described as country rock, although they do play across the genre.http://www.gonecountry.co.uk/
The Pat Winn Country Combo
Whilst most people his age were growing up listening to the likes of Duran Duran and Spandau ballet, Pat preferred spinning his Dads extremely scratched records of Marty Robbins and Hank Locklin. Born in Great Yarmouth, he assumed that the Dukes of Hazzard was a serious documentary, and that everyone in Bakersfield drove around with an ape. Since his first appearance with the wonderful East Anglian country band The Plainsmen, Pat has gone on to perform nationally and internationally, with a recent mini tour of Nashville which included dates at the Sutler and Tootises. The Pat Winn Country Combo brings you REAL country music. The likes of Willie, Merle and Waylon. They will also bring you the sounds of Alan Jackson, George Strait and Dwight Yoakam. Thats what we call modern country music!http://thepatwinncountycombo.com/
LIVE bands AMERICAN style Country Music every Thursday evening. All the top UK bands play the H-BAR-C, and sometimes we may have a touring American artist appear.http://h-bar-c-country.co.uk
JB COUNTRY WESTERN DANCING
Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Come along and learn to dance with your partner or friend to country music, old and new. Great way to meet people and have fun. www.jbwesterndance.co.uk
Welcome to the website of KICKIN COUNTRY a duo who make friends wherever they go.www.kickincountryduo.com
Mardi Grass Bluegrass Band Website
Mardi Grass is a bluegrass band based in the Surrey/Berks/Hampshire area.http://mardigrass.webs.com/
Mardi Grass Bluegrass Band Facebook
Mardi Grass is a bluegrass band based in the Surrey/Berks/Hampshire area.http://www.facebook.com/#!/Mardi.Grass.Bluegrass.Band
Maverick is not just a magazine. It's not just anything. It's the task of passion, it's a commitment to music, and it's the loyalty of hard-working individuals that are dedicated to this music scenewww.maverick-country.com/
McKeefry Irish Music Festival
James and Tina Mc Keefry left Carrickfergus and Belfast in 1973 and settled in the Midlands of England. They brought with them from Ireland a wealth of experience in the world of Irish, Country, Folk and Showband music. http://www.mimf.co.uk/
M J Music Shop
M J Music Shop the first place to look for all things to do with British Country Musicwww.mjmusicshop.co.uk
Normandy Country Music Club
We operate from Normandy British Legion Hall. We hold the club once a fortnightwww.normandysocialclub.com
Southern Country Magazine
Southern Country Magazine, an every day story of country music folk on the UK scene, is in its 30th year of publication.http://www.southerncountry.co.uk/
Steve's Country Sounds
Steve is an experienced Country and Western singer based in Scotland. He has been entertaining audiences from the age of ten both as a band member and as a solo artist.www.stevescountrysounds.co.uk
SYLVAN ENTERTAINMENTS was set up by owner Sylvia McMaster in 1985. Along with sister company SYLVAN ARTISTE MANAGEMENT we will always try to ensure that the Artiste supplied will suit the style and budget requirements of the end client.www.countrymusicagent.co.uk
The Boot Kidz
The Corporate Event Company
A whole new world inside a Themed Party
Our themed parties will transform a room to provide unparalleled ambience, perfect to introduce an extra special atmosphere to your next social event or conference.www.corporateevent.co.uk
The Faraday Country Music Club
Live country music every Thursday nightThe Faraday CMC
The Western Aces
Rockin' Hillbilly & Honky Tonk Swingwww.myspace.com/thewesternaces
Up Country Magazine
Up Country is a monthly magazine which brings you a wealth of information about Country Music & Line Dance, including events, classes and much more...." www.upcountrymagazine.co.uk/
Westcoasters Country and Linedance Bandwestcoasters.net
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