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Congratulations Ben and Crissie

What a fantastic night for UK country music sensation The Shires, who tonight celebrate their first CMA Award live in the O2 at the Country 2 Country Festival 2017. Amazing achievement for the duo who also recently celebrated their 2nd gold album. Well and truly putting UK country music on the map. Congrats [...]

David Ray

Barring Divine intervention, hard work and desire are probably the key factors in anyone’s success in whatever business they choose to be a part of. When they’re combined with genuine talent, the sky’s the limit. And so it is for David Ray. Ray got his start in his native Michigan, a state known for [...]

Morgan Frazier

Hailing originally from Breckenridge, Texas, Morgan grew up on country music; artists like Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Hank Sr, Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Hank Snow etc. However, she also listened to the music that her dad loved – AC/DC, CCR, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, while her mum also exposed her to Motown and funk. [...]

Adley Stump

Up-and-Coming Country Artist Adley Stump had a breakout year in 2016. She was awarded the Grammy Amplifier Artist award from a pool of over 4,000 nominees which debuted her current single “Don’t Wanna Love Him” with over 1 million views in it’s first week. ​ Her EP “Like This” (Deluxe) was named “New and Noteworthy” [...]

Millport’s new Country Music festival is a ‘must go’

We are delighted to feature in a full page article in the Largs and Millport News this week... "The cream of country music from Nashville is coming to Cumbrae later this year as the island’s major festival undergoes a major re-branding. Now in its 23rd year, Millport will now be hosting a Millport Country Music [...]

Ashton Lane

2016 saw Ashton Lane perform at the famous Country 2 Country festival in London, as well as receiving nominations in two categories at this year’s BCMAs (British Country Music Awards) for best duo and best song. They also played an impressive set at McEwan’s Party At The Palace in August, and toured extensively round Europe in October and November [...]

Mark Chesnutt

Millport Country Music Festival is delighted to be able to welcome Mark Chesnutt to the Isle of Cumbrae in 2017 for his first ever performance in Scotland. One of America's true musical treasures, critics have hailed him as a classic Country singer of the first order and some of Country music’s most elite entertainers, from [...]

The Shires

The impact that Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes have had over the past whirlwind 18 months has been so great, the UK country music scene really now falls into two dynasties: pre-Shires and post-Shires. In March 2015, when their debut album Brave became the first British country album ever to enter the UK top ten, [...]