Miranda Lambert plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
To say Miranda Lambert is one of the most acclaimed and successful country music artists of her generation is an understatement, and it is our honour to present her as one of the headline artists of the very first Harvest Country Music Festival. In April 2017 she won the ACM Award for Female Vocalist of the Year for the eighth consecutive year, surpassing Reba McEntire as the most awarded in the category. Miranda has won two Grammys and has been nominated twelve times! In November 2015 she became the first woman to have won CMA Award's Album of the Year twice. Miranda also scooped the ACM for Best Album of the Year for her double-album The Weight of These Wings, which was released last November and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.
"On her 24-track double album, the new country generation's leading outlaw balances humour, regret, love and anger in the brutally blunt way that only she can," said Rolling Stone Magazine. "It is, though, Lambert’s least exuberant album, and also her best—one of the year’s best, in fact," according to the New Yorker.
Nathan Carter plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Nathan Carter is a sensation! In Ireland he outsold One Direction, Pharrell Williams and Michael Buble, and became the first country act to reach number one in the Irish charts in 2013 after Garth Brooks, six years before. This is Nathan’s time and we simply had to get as one of the headliners for the first ever Harvest Country Music Festival.
Nathan is an exciting feature on the UK Country scene, and once again tops the Irish charts with his fifth album ‘Where I Wanna Be’ which features his unique blend of Celtic, country and pop! Not bad for the cherubic former head choir boy who sang for Pope John Paul ll in Rome.
Nathan was born on 28th May 1990, growing up in Liverpool. His family originate from Newry in County Down. He soon learned to play the accordion and trips to Ireland to compete in Fleadh Ceoil’s became a regular feature of young Nathan’s life, and by the age of 12 he won All Ireland medals for singing, and the accordion. Nathan soon became a member of the Liverpool Ceili band, playing accordion and piano, and solo performances soon followed in Liverpool and Ireland. Nathan’s recordings include “Where I Wanna Be” (#1), “Beautiful Life” (#1), ‘”Stayin’ Up All Night”, which topped the Irish chart and reached the top 20 in the UK, “The Way That You Love Me”, “Time Of my Life”, and “The Live Show” CD & DVD which saw him sign with Decca Records. The video single to ‘Wagon Wheel’, has generated more than a million hits on YouTube.
Charley Pride plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Legendary Mississippi singer and Country Music Hall of Famer Charley Pride is our very special guest artist at the inaugural Harvest Country Music Festival. The artist who has scored a remarkable 52 top ten hits in the Billboard Country charts and more than 36 number one Country Singles. Charley has a huge following and a special connection with Ireland. since captivating sold-out crowds at a string of shows in 1976.
Over the past 40 years, Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best-selling country artists of all-time. His incredible legacy includes over 70 million albums sold, 31 gold and 4 platinum albums - including one quadruple platinum. On RCA Records, Charley Pride is second in sales only to Elvis Presley.
Dozens of Pride's chart toppers now stand as modern classics. "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" went on to be a million-selling crossover single and helped Pride land Country Music Association Awards as Entertainer of the Year in 1971 and Top Male Vocalist in 1971 and 1972.
Other memorable Pride standards include “Crystal Chandeliers" "Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone?" "I'm So Afraid of Losing You Again," "Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town," "Someone Loves You Honey," "When I Stop Leaving I'll be gone," "Burgers and Fries," and "You're So Good When You're Bad," to name but a few.
Kip Moore plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Singer and songwriter Kip Moore explored his own experiences of growing up in a small Georgia town and working diligently for years to achieve his musical dreams to create his MCA Nashville debut album, Up All Night. The album poetically captures those unforgettable coming-of-age moments, especially for those longing for a life beyond a small town’s borders, as well as the roller coaster of love and heartbreak at any age. He delivers these honest and deeply personal lyrics with a gravelly voice weathered by life’s detours and disappointments and strengthened by his dreams and unyielding determination. Moore wrote all 11 songs on his album and has a talent for capturing the honesty of human nature.
Despite its edge, his music remains desperately optimistic. “I am hoping for what I have yet to become,” he says. “I feel like it’s hopeful for what I’ve yet reached, how I look forward to feeling, but I haven’t gotten there yet.
Dan + Shay play Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Dan + Shay have been steadily on the rise since the release of their debut album Where It All Began in 2014. The Nashville songwriting duo sign to Warner Nashville, appeared on the Ellen Show, made their Grand Ole Opry debut, received a rack of award nominations for ACM, CMT, the CMA’s and ASCAP, toured with the likes of Hunter Hayes and Blake Shelton, featured on TV shows Nashville and The Bachelorette before releasing their follow-up album Obsessed in the summer of last year to great acclaim. This is a country act on the up and up.
The Shires play Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
From Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. They look and sound great, and they’re all set to take their country-influenced music to the world starting with the UK and Ireland. The Shires, a duo consisting of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes have made a whirlwind impact over the last 18 months so much so that the UK country music scene really now falls into two dynasties: pre-Shires and post-Shires. Ben and Crissie only became the Shires after combining their considerable experience in the spring of 2013. This March, Ben and Crissie’s arrival as British country royalty was complete, as they found themselves on stage introducing US superstars, as official ambassadors of the Country to Country Festival. The duo’s natural elevation to the big league continued in writing collaborations both with several British writing pals, and with some of Nashville’s songwriting elite. It was further validation from a city that’s becoming almost their second home.
Now their dizzy climb is set to continue with a follow-up album to delight their legions of existing fans and bring them to an even wider audience. Welcome to My Universe, which not only has the Shires in the most confident writing and performing form of their careers, but confirms that their pre-eminence in both departments is being taken extremely seriously in the very home of country music.
Maddie & Tae play Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Texas country music duo and fashion icons Maddie & Tae boldly introduced their debut single “Girl In A Country Song” shortly after signing with Dot Records. Featured on their debut album Start Here, of which they penned each of the eleven tracks, the PLATINUM-certified breakout hit soared atop the Country radio charts and made them only the third female duo to peak their debut single at #1 in the history of the Billboard Country singles chart. The gender-flipping video garnered over 38 million views and scored the duo their first-ever award: CMA Video of the Year. The duo also swept the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, winning both Favourite Country Artist and Favourite Country Song for GOLD-certified “Fly.” They have previously been nominated for ACM, CMT and CMA Awards. Receiving critical acclaim from NPR, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post and Glamour, among others. Maddie & Tae have appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, TODAY, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Live! with Kelly and Michael and most recently on The Talk, where they performed a cleverly written tune about dealing with bullies called “Sierra.” Sharing their songs with fans on the road, Maddie & Tae conquered their first headlining Start Here Tour last fall before joining Lee Brice’s Life Off My Years Tour and most recently wrapping dates with Brad Paisley’s Life Amplified World Tour..
Ward Thomas plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Ward Thomas are a British modern country music duo, composed of 23 year old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas who grew up on a farm in rural Hampshire in England. Both talented singers and instrumentalists, they started writing together while in school, bringing a uniquely British perspective to the genre. One of their teachers, who had once been a backup singer in Nashville, forwarded their demos to some old contacts, the sisters were invited to record their debut album there. Cartwheels, their second studio album became the first album by a UK country act to reach number One on the UK Albums Chart surpassing the previous record by The Shires. It has since gone silver in the UK. Catherine and Lizzy’s beguiling harmonies have established a new sound. Their confidence grew through the freedom to explore their music over the course of two UK tours, festivals and playing to 55,000 people in Hyde Park. Another tour is about to begin and Ward Thomas cannot wait to their new album to audiences.
Mo Pitney plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
At a time when country music was becoming overrun with artists whose style had more to do with pop and dance music than the traditional sounds that built Nashville, Mo Pitney enjoyed his first success as a singer and songwriter who enthusiastically embraced a classic country sound, earning a standing ovation during his first appearance at the Grand Ol' Opry in his hometown, Cherry Valley, Illinois. By the time he was 20, Pitney had moved to Nashville with an eye toward making music his career, and he landed a record contract with Curb Records. In June 2014, Pitney was invited to appear at the Grand Ol' Opry, and the unknown artist wowed the audience with heartfelt performances of his songs "Country" and "Clean Up on Aisle Five." Pitney's brief set was received with a standing ovation, and in December, Curb released "Country" as a single. The record earned enthusiastic reviews, and Country Rebel magazine declared Pitney was "the next Randy Travis." "Boy & a Girl Thing" followed in 2015, setting the stage for the October 2016 release of his full-length debut, Behind This Guitar.
Sam Palladio plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
We are delighted to welcome to Ireland British musician and actor Sam Palladio aka Gunnar Scott from the hit ABC TV series Nashville. After graduating through theatre and music college he showcased his talents in the original cast for the musical Dreamboats & Petticoats, touring the UK before bringing it into London’s West End. His television credits include his role as Stoke in season two of the Showtime hit Episodes, starring Matt LeBlanc. Additionally he’s had appearances on the UK small screen on shows Doctors and The Hour. Sam earned critical attention when he first appeared in the 2012 television pilot for Nashville. His performance alongside Clare Bowen in the soulful rendition of “If I Didn’t Know Better” immediately captivated audiences and ignited his music career. He performs on both of season one's soundtracks, which have sold over 2 million. Sam also stars in the film Runner, Runner, opposite Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton. A regular at the Grand Ole Opry trying out new songs, expect Palladio’s recording career to be every bit as successful as his television career. His latest release is a brilliant duet with Ireland’s own Una Healy.
Una Healy plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Tipperary woman Una Healy is a member of on-hiatus chart-topping girl-group The Saturdays, who recently returned to her solo career to complete her debut album The Waiting Game for Decca Records, revealing a beautiful country music sensibility. She has received widespread acclaim for her hit duet with Sam Palladio, “Stay My Love”. Una also took part in the "Forever Country Covers Series", which celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Country Music Association Awards, performing “Forever and Ever, Amen”, originally a hit for CMA winner Randy Travis. The Waiting Game was released in February this year and we can’t wait to see her perform it live in Westport and Enniskillen.
Donna Taggart plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Following Donna Taggart’s whirlwind Global success with “Jealous of the Angels” which has now reached almost 90 MILLION views on Facebook and has topped the charts in a host of countries across the world it’s no surprise that the Omagh woman’s debut Concert Tour in Ireland has been receiving outstanding reviews. Donna’s distinctive emotional singing style has drawn comparisons with the likes of Eva Cassidy, Mary Black and Alison Krauss. Following her appearance on The Late Late Show in October, 2016 the Irish people have taken Donna to their hearts.
Catherine McGrath plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
We’re particularly proud of the great young homegrown talent on the bill for the very first Harvest Festival and Catherine McGrath is a perfect example. Catherine has just revealed “Say You Love Me” filmed live from Firepit Studios, showcasing her stunning voice which is winning the hearts of young fans of country-pop music. This comes after the release of her debut EP ONE, which came out just before Christmas via Warner Bros. Records and saw Catherine dubbed as ‘Ones To Watch 2017’ by Amazon Music. The EP has so far clocked up almost 1 million streams on Spotify and features the three original tracks “Hell Would Have To Freeze Over”, “Cinderella” and “She’ll Never Love You” as well as her beautiful version of Jessie Ware’s hit single “Say You Love Me”.Embracing her love for Nashville and country music while conserving her Irish folk roots and pop influence, Catherine’s songwriting talent is going from strength to strength. Writing of love, loss and life, her youthful touch relates to her audience and is as engaging as it is beautiful.
Courtney Marie Andrews plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
We are excited at the prospect of this Irish debut of one of the most acclaimed new young country artists in the world today. Courtney Marie Andrews, from Arizona, has received universal praise since the release of her second album Honest Life. Her recent performance on Later… With Jools Holland placed her as a country artist set to join the ranks of the great American songwriters she grew up listening to.
“Joni Mitchell is the logical comparison to the soft howl and deep-Canyon vibrato of her vocals, but there are echoes of the Indigo Girls and even Ryan Adams’ Gold too since her songs are anchored by smart lyricism that seems more like an intimate conversation than a fiery confessional.” – 10 NEW COUNTRY ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW / #36 – BEST COUNTRY ALBUMS OF THE YEAR from ROLLING STONE
Jarrod Dickenson plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Storytelling is something of a Texas tradition and singer-songwriter, Jarrod Dickenson can spin a yarn with the best of them. Hailing from Waco, now based in Brooklyn, Dickenson spends most of his time on the road bringing his own particular brand of soulful Americana to a wide variety of music loving audiences around the globe.
Jarrod's critically acclaimed album 'The Lonesome Traveler' and his subsequent EP 'Songs From Willow St' paved the way for him to tour the UK, Ireland and Europe extensively over the last several years. Breakout performances at Glastonbury and Larmer Tree Festival, along with recent tours supporting legendary artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Don McLean and The Waterboys have earned Jarrod a formidable and loyal fan base across the globe, including BBC radio hosts Dermot O'Leary, Cerys Matthews, Huey Morgan, Janice Long, Robert Elms and Alex Lester. Jarrod’s new album, 'Ready The Horses' to be released on Decca Records autumn 2017.
"In the tradition of old southern Americana, but with a feel of something current; storytelling with soul." - Chris Hawkins, BBC Radio 6 Music
Jake Carter plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Aged just 18, Jake Carter has been gigging relentlessly in the UK and Ireland as a ‘one man’ artist playing in pubs, clubs restaurants, concerts and private events. He has now started to develop his own blend of original country/pop/rock music which is inspired by artists such as Rascal Flats and Hunter Hayes. Brother of Nathan Carter, Jake is no stranger to life on the road as a gigging musician and he is looking forward to hitting the road later this year with his new live band to play a string of summer festivals before his debut headline tour at the end of the year. Jake’s new single “Trouble” is available to download and stream from iTunes, Spotify and all digital music platforms. He plans to release a brand new EP before the summer along with a couple of new singles that he is currently working on in studio.
Hurricane Highway play Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Hurricane Highway is an exciting Irish band featuring an American style of country rock. Based out of Ireland, they were formed in 2014 and released their first single “Your Man” to great critical acclaim and this became a radio hit very quickly. This was followed by the release of “Yeah” which also received high levels of air play. Then came the release of “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” which catapulted Hurricane Highway to new heights and the accompanying video has already reached around a million hits on YouTube. Their YouTube hits have exceeded 2 million hits already and continue to grow. Hey Pretty Girl, their next single release was accompanied by a beautiful video which featured an older man looking back on his life. This has already touched over half a million people and won the Irish TV Country Music Award for Best Video of the Year 2016. The band is fronted by Mayo based singer Ed Holland and guitarist Kevin Collins, two very experienced musicians. They are both from different musical backgrounds and sometimes when these are mixed something magical happens and Hurricane Highway is a perfect example of this. With the release of a great new single “Make You Mine” plus a video of the same name, there latest album Exposed is just about to be released.
Frankie Daviesplays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Frankie Davies is at the leading edge of the boom in UK Country music and has been delighting fans in the UK and beyond with her unique blend of Country and Americana. With thoughtful lyrics, diverse melodies and a humble stage presence that immediately connects with the crowd, Frankie holds her audience with both beautiful ballads and upbeat dance tunes, all with their origins clearly rooted in the great tradition of Nashville. Aged just 24, Frankie performs at the highest level. She has toured the UK with fellow British Country favourites The Shires and was booked as main support for Grammy Nominated Nashville star Chris Young (7 US No1's - Grammy Nominated) on the European leg of his sold out, I'm Comin' Over tour. Most recently she toured with Nashville singer-songwriter Charlie Worsham in the UK and Germany and has twice played the UK’s biggest Country showcase ‘C2C Country to Country’ at London’s O2 Arena along with some of the biggest names in Country. In June 2016 Frankie was invited back to Nashville to perform at an international showcase at one of the world’s biggest Country festivals, CMA Fest.
Cliona Hagen plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Cliona is a country singer from Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, who has just recently graced the stages of country music in Ireland. Music has always been close to Cliona's heart, having performed at The Grand Opera House Belfast for the BBC Radio Ulster Christmas Spectacular at the age of 9, then on to perform "Silent Night" on RTÉ'S Late Late Toy Show, aged 12. As the years passed, Cliona had her voice classically trained. Success was to follow again with performances on BBC's Hearts & Souls TV show and her participation in the Welsh Opera (Excelsior of Love). In 2009 she got to the finals of RTÉ's "All Ireland Talent Show", representing County Tyrone and Northern Ireland. However Country Music was in her heart and where she wanted to be. Since then she has kept her head in the books and music was never too far away! After getting A Levels, Cliona went on to study at Queens University, achieving a Music Degree, then on to Edinburgh University, where she qualified as a Secondary Music Teacher. Cliona loved teaching but performing was where she wanted to be. After blasting onto the Irish country music scene less than eight months ago, Cliona has definitely left her unique stamp. With her latest singles; “We’re All Gonna Die Someday” “Cowboy Yodel Song” and “I Need Someone To Hold Me When I Cry.”
Lee Matthews plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Irish star Lee Matthews latest single “The Farmer Wants A Wife” is a tribute to all the farming and country folks who are loyal supporters of country music. Since Lee released his award-winning second album It’s A Great Day To Be Alive he has not been idle working behind the scenes on several new singles and this new song is one of two great summer singles on the way. Lee’s previous two singles hit the number one spot on the download charts paving the way for his much-anticipated second album. There are four number one singles on the album “Cotton Eye Joe”, “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive”, “Buy Me A Boat” and “Girl Next Door” and some great reworked classics including “Bang On The Ear”, “If Tomorrow Never Comes” and “Here I Go Again”. Lee was one of the stars of The Late Late Show’s Country Music Special.
Pete Kennedy plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Pete Kennedy is an award winning singer-songwriter from Ireland. Since his debut in 2010 Pete has won international music awards, toured extensively across the US and Europe.
Pete's musical influences stem from his celtic roots upbringing to those of Americana, folk and country songs of the southern U.S. From early idols like The Eagles, Kris Kristofferson and Emmylou Harris to contemporary artists such as Garth Brooks and Rascal Flatts, Pete's influences are evident in his distinctive crossover style.
From feel-good uptempos to reflective story ballads, Pete's music takes his audience on a musical journey through his life and the inspirations behind his songs. His extensive list of musical collaborators include Earl Budd Lee (Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton), Jan Buckingham (Lee Greenwood, Whitney Houston), Beau Fuller (Kristy Lee Cook, Jesse Keith Whitley) and American Idol and Grand Ole Opry star Ayla Brown.
The giant singer-songwriter from the parish of Clareen in Offaly has been making his presence felt in Nashville over the past few years; singing at the famous Bluebird Cafe, appearing in the hit tv show 'Nashville', writing with some of the top songwriters in town, and even featuring in a one-hour special on the Grand Ole Opry's own radio station.
His career gained momentum in 2010 with the release of his debut single 'This Time'. The song was brought to the attention of CMA Nashville's president Lee Williams. Williams was putting together a series of live shows in Nashville for the city's annual CMA Music Festival and invited Pete to be a part of his International Artist Showcase. The success of his Nashville debut and subsequent album release hugely increased Pete's profile and acclaim.
Victoria Shaw plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Changing the world, one song at a time, the Nashville-based, New York-born triple threat has either written or produced some of music’s most memorable tunes and performed on the world’s biggest stages. Whether you’re talking about Garth Brooks, Ricky Martin or Lady Antebellum, Victoria’s Midas touch has helped craft music that makes memories.
Don Mescall plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Don Mescall songs have sold on over 10 million records worldwide and received more than 16 million hits on YouTube. Since releasing his debut album 'Innocent Run' in 2006 (on the U.S. 'Curb' label) Don Mescall's reputation as a songwriter has truly skyrocketed. His songs have been sought out and recorded by a diverse group of highly acclaimed pop, country, folk and even classical artists, many reaching the top of the charts in the very competitive global music market.
First independent female to go #1 on the Texas Music Chart ( 5 weeks on a row)
Riah Butler plays Enniskillen Airport on Saturday August 26th and Westport House on Sunday August 27th
Riah grew up in Galway and always had a love for the stage. She was heavily influenced by her parents musical tastes the Dixie Chicks, Garth Brooks and Randy Travis played a prominent role in her love for country music. In 2014 Riah appeared on the Voice of Ireland as a contestant on Dolores O'Riordan’s team where she made it to the live shows and finished in the top 10. Shortly after that she made the decision to move to Nashville where she won the American Country Star grand final and recorded her debut EP which peaked at #1 on the Irish country charts. Since then she has become very involved in the song-writing community in Nashville and is currently working on her next record as well as performing regularly at writers rounds.
All Our Exes Live in Texas play Enniskillen on Saturday August 26th and Westport on Sunday August 27th.
All Our Exes Live in Texas is a fantasy draft of Sydney’s finest singer-songwriters - Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Hannah Crofts and Georgia Mooney. On mandolin, ukulele, accordion and guitar, the Exes are a powerhouse of charm and songwriting prowess. When you come to an All Our Exes Live in Texas show brace yourselves to experience four uber talented musicians and gifted song-writers, each with their own unique vocal beauty and individual charm. Add to this, great humour, whip-cracking banter and an on-stage synergy that is as magical as it is alluring, and there’s no chance you can resist the call of the Exes sirens.
All Our Exes Live in Texas have toured with The Backstreet Boys (USA), Passenger (UK), Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats (USA) and Tiny Ruins (NZ), not to mention Australian icons Megan Washington, Kate Miller-Heidke and Mama Kin. The Exes share a deep passion for vocal harmonies and heartbreakingly good songwriting. This killer combination has seduced audiences across the country and the world as they criss-crossed Australia from Port Fairy Folk Festival to Darwin Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, WOMADelaide and The National Folk Festival, not to mention closing proceedings at the Sydney Opera House for TEDx, to an audience of 4500 creative innovators who exploded into rapturous applause.
Since the release of their self-titled, widely celebrated EP, All Our Exes Live in Texas has embarked on three national headline tours releasing singles Tell Me, Sailboat and The Devil’s Part from their debut album, When We Fall. They were shortlisted for the Vanda & Young Song writing competition and were nominated for four National Live Music Awards.
Logan Brill plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
Following her independent sophomore album release ‘Shuteye’, 25-year-old Logan Brill continues to define herself as one of the most important young artists in Nashville today. With a stunning voice that goes toe to toe with Nashville's finest, the young Knoxville native opts for grit and authenticity over pristine pop in her song choices, drawing comparisons to Bonnie Raitt, Brandi Carlile, and Mary Chapin Carpenter from press.
Outlets like Billboard, The LA Times, Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post, CMT, Country Weekly, & Pollstar have already shown their support for her refreshingly authentic sound. Most recently, Rolling Stone placed Logan on their “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know” list, Billboard included her as one of “13 Country Artists to Watch,” and Cosmopolitan dubbed her one of “8 Female Country Artists You Should Be Listening to Right Now.”
Logan has appeared on sold-out bills in markets from Nashville to Chicago to Seattle with iconic artists like Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, & Leon Russell to contemporary mega-stars like Gary Allan, Lee Brice, & The Band Perry. Relentless touring has included stops at famed North Carolina roots festival Merlefest, California’s Stagecoach - the nation’s highest grossing country music festival, a Grand Ole Opry performance with the legendary Vince Gill, and her return to the U.K. at 2017’s C2C Festival.
Niamh Lynn plays Westport House on Saturday August 26th and Enniskillen Airport on Sunday August 27th
It has been said that Niamh, from Dublin, Ireland is to Country Music, what Imelda May is to Rockabilly! Niamh’s first single, “Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song” and the accompanying video caused quite a sensation when it was released in April 2015 getting 20,000 hits on YouTube in the immediate weeks – with much attention put on the accompanying video. Well, Niamh certainly didn’t take a backseat with her second single and video as she demonstrated her fun side, whilst maintaining a dignified tribute to the classic ladies of Country Music. “Got A Lotta Rhythm In My Soul” is an early Patsy Cline song and Niamh certainly has a Lot Of Rhythm in this modern-day tribute to a classic!