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Feb
10

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Under The Apple Tree Sessions Return For C2C 2016

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Bob Harris’ UNDER THE APPLE TREE SESSIONS, which were a huge success at C2C 2015, will return this year to a much larger venue within The O2.  Building Six, located close to the Town Square, will host artists on Saturday and Sunday during the festival.

Bob Harris said: “We are excited to be hosting Under The Apple Tree Sessions at C2C again this year. We are honoured to have been invited back after hosting the stage for the first time last year. Building Six will become our new venue, where we will be putting on 12 of our absolute favourite artists across the Saturday and Sundayof the festival.”

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Jul
6

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Dexeter Album Launch @ Barfly, London, UK | July 3, 2015 – Review

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Dexeter at Barfly, London, UK on July 3rd, 2015. Credit: Amy Westney Photography, taken for FTCR.

Situated in the heart of London’s bustling Camden Town is the Barfly, a pub-cum-music venue that played host to the album launch of Dexeter this past Friday. In high spirits and in high heat, country fans filed into the venue (beers in hand) to witness a night of live music that would be triumphant for all. First up was Liv Austen, who expressed her delight at the sheer volume of folks already gathered to check out the first support act. She was treated to a great deal of respectful silence as she performed each of her tracks, too, with appreciative applause and cheers meeting each lull in music. Joined by her acoustic guitarist, Liv delivered a selection of songs that highlighted both her gritty low range and fluttering, pure high range, in addition to excellent songwriting and beautifully-crafted melodies. Her set included each track from her debut EP ‘Workin’ Man’s Dream’, as well as a track about having two choices in each situation and ‘Don’t Regret A Single One’, a sweet little ditty about every man she’s been in love with.

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Jun
29

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Laura Oakes EP Launch @ The Electric Carousel, London, UK | June 25, 2015 – Review

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Laura Oakes at The Electric Carousel, London, UK on June 25th, 2015. Credit: Amy Westney Photography taken for FTCR.

On Thursday I got the opportunity to head out to the Electric Carousel in London for the EP launch of Laura Oakes. During this year’s C2C Festival I photographed not only Laura but her two support acts for the night – Fitzwallace and Megan O’Neil. What I realized, however is that in the frantic rush to get around all the stages and get the shots that I needed I hadn’t really listened to any of the music! This oddly excited me at the prospect of all three of these artists being new ground for me.

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