Tag Archives: Raintown

Jan
25

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UK’s Inaugural Buckles & Boots Festival 2016 Announced For June

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ANNOUNCING A 3 DAY FESTIVAL OF COUNTRY MUSIC NEAR MANCHESTER: 24TH, 25TH & 26TH JUNE, 2016

The inaugural Buckle & Boots Country Festival will be held over three consecutive days – Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June, 2016 – in the scenic surroundings of Etherow County Park, Stockport near Manchester.

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Sep
30

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Raintown ‘Writing On The Wall’ – Album Review

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I wasn’t sure about Raintown going into this album. Part of the reason for that is that I struggle with married duos; there does seem to be a tendency among them to record sappy love songs, and they invariably incorporate a rather bland pop/rock style as they sing to each other about their never-ending love (excuse me for being terribly cynical, but despite being in a long-term relationship I cannot stand such outward displays of affection. Pass the bucket). Raintown, let’s be honest, are somewhat guilty of that, and although I never listened to their debut album ‘Hope In Troubled Times’ in full, I heard enough at the time to find them a bit boring.

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Sep
20

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Raintown Announce UK Tour This October To Support ‘Writing On The Wall’

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Glasgow-based country duo Raintown return with their eagerly anticipated second album ‘Writing On The Wall’ and UK tour dates. Set for release on the October 9th, the album boasts twelve new tracks from Paul and Claire McArthur-Bain, an award winning husband-and-wife duo who are fast gaining the reputation as one of the hottest country acts in Europe. In celebration of the release Raintown will be setting off on a UK National Tour, in October 2015.

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Aug
15

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Raintown Announce New Album ‘Writing On The Wall’, Due October 9

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“Hailed as the hottest new act on the UK Contemporary Country Music scene” Maverick Magazine

“They are another UK band who are on everybody’s lips – everyone’s talking about Raintown” Baylen Leonard – BBC Radio 2 Country / Amazing Radio

Glasgow-based country duo Raintown return with their eagerly anticipated second album ‘Writing On The Wall’. Set for release on the October 9th, the album boasts twelve new tracks from Paul and Claire McArthur- Bain, an award winning husband-and-wife duo who are fast gaining the reputation as one of the hottest country acts in Europe.

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Nov
28

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Grass Roots Music UK | November 24, 2014 – Review

 

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Grass Roots Music UK is a new initiative, formed due to an alliance between representatives of British folk, roots and country artists. With country music booming in the UK due to the success of festivals like Country2Country, and largely due to the efforts of broadcasters like the esteemed Bob Harris from BBC Radio 2, Grass Roots Music UK, aims to capitalise on this attention to raise the profile of the British roots scene, eventually taking the showcase on tour in the US, including dates in Nashville.

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Nov
4

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Grass Roots Music UK announce first show for UK talent

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FEATURING THE CREAM OF NEW UK FOLK, ROOTS AND COUNTRY ARTISTS:

Balsamo Deighton, Red Sky July, Raintown, Lucy-May & Frankie Davies.

Monday November 24th 2014. Doors 6pm. Show starts 6.45pm

229 Club, Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Tickets £12.50 in advance from: https://agmp.ticketabc.com/events/grass-roots-uk/

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