September 5, 2019

Last year a number of fantastic new Country festivals popped up around the UK and the fans turned out in full force to support them. One of the most successful of these festivals was The Long Road held at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire. This years festival will take p...

September 21, 2018

The Long Road was full of talented singer-songwriters but also very talented musicians, Charlie Worsham is a fantastic guitarist who's backed so many artists before making it as a successful frontman himself and Striking Matches are renowned for their mesmerising playi...

September 19, 2018

On the few occasions that I've had the pleasure of seeing Charlie Worsham perform live he has instantly won the audience over. He has an endearing personality that shines through on stage and so I was eager to catch up with him at The Long Road to find out more about t...

September 18, 2018

When Carrie cancelled her headline set at The Long Road I'm sure, like me, most of you were gutted, though our main priority was wishing her a speedy recovery there was much speculation as to who would fill her boots! That man was Aaron Watson. Now I'd seen Aaron befor...

September 12, 2018

When a new Country festival gets announced in the UK there are mixed reactions, of course you have the initial excitement from many fans alongside the doubts of what kind of artists a new venture can attract, which of course leads to the UK/US Country argument. However...

August 10, 2018

The highlight for me on the Sunday, and one of the highlights of the weekend in fact is Ashley Campbell. We've spoke about her a lot on the site and interviewed her too, she may be the daughter of the legendary Glen Campbell but she is a bright shining star in her own...

August 9, 2018

A first time festival often starts out small and works it's way up, that usually includes the line-up, you don't usually get big names in the first year... So recently The Long Road announced headliner Carrie Underwood... yeah they started off small! Carrie has won ove...

August 8, 2018

The announcement of the brand new festival The Long Road taking place in Leicester in September thrilled country music fans. As a first time festival uncertainty loomed over how it would pan out but as it draws closer and closer and more and more artists are announced...

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