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UK Americana Bar TV show | Saturday 03 November 6pm | Showcase TV-SKY192 Freesat 161

Press Release The UK Americana Bar TV show is a new family viewing concept built around the growing Americana lifestyle here in the UK and beyond. The weekly show is a unique concept in British television, with light-hearted and fun-packed

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SARAH PEACOCK And MICHELLE MALONE | Saturday 26 October 2019

SARAH PEACOCK 1.2 million miles, 2,800 shows, and fourteen years of flying solo is quite a road trip. Sarah Peacock bridges gaps between Country, Blues, Americana, and Rock-N-Roll. Her music is raw, truth telling, and fiercely unique. Held hostage by

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MORGANWAY | SHELLY FAIRCHILD | Saturday 21 September 2019

An amazing evening of live music at Little Rabbit Barn. Finally the weather came right as LRB welcomed Shelly Fairchild and Morganway to a full house including music industry representatives, UK Americana Bar, Black Deer Festival, W21 Music, Grapevine Magazine.

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SAM COE & THE LONG SHADOWS | LEXIE GREEN | Saturday 17th August 2019

Tonight we welcomed two first time artists to the LRB with Lexie Green accompanied by John Wright on Electric Guitar, and Sam Coe & The Long Shadows. Even at the sound check we knew this would be another special night.

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SAM COE & THE LONG SHADOWS | LEXIE GREEN

NEXT Saturday 17th August! The band’s highly anticipated debut album Full Moon, sees them firmly position themselves at the forefront of the UK Country/Americana Music scene. Produced by Kevin Duncan at Gingerdog Studios in Suffolk, this vibrant collection of honest,

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EVE SELIS | THE FLYIN’A’S | Saturday 13th July 2019

Every music night at Little Rabbit Barn is special, however, the return of Eve Selis was extra special; a record seventh LRB visit from the 7 time San Diego Americana Music Award artist Eve Selis. Eve Selis was the first

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DEAN OWENS & THE SOUTHERNERS | NATALIE SHAY | CHASING SUMMER | Saturday 08 June 2019

Once more the weather attempted to thwart us at LRB, but as if by magic, the sun came out as Chasing Summer arrived for their sound check. If ever there was an apt name for a performing duo, this was it, and

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DEAN OWENS AND THE SOUTHERNERS | SATURDAY 08 JUNE 2019

Dean Owens & The Southerners Award winning Scottish singer songwriter Dean Owens is widely hailed as one of UK’s finest troubadours, with fans including Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and BBC legend “Whispering” Bob Harris. The title track of his most recent,

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HANNAH ALDRIDGE | THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND | THE LUCK | Saturday 04 May 2019

The unpredictable and unhelpful British weather could not dampen our spirits at the LRB as we prepared for the totally predictable quality musical performances from tonight’s amazing artists. THE LUCK, sibling duo Max and Esmay, on their very first LRB

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UK Americana Bar TV Show | by Alan Cackett

UK Americana Bar TV Show https://www.alancackett.com/uk-americana-bar-tv-show For more years than I care to remember, country music in the UK has been treated shabbily, both within and outside of the entertainment industry. Homegrown talent has rarely gained the kind of support

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DANNI NICHOLLS | SNIFF ‘N’ THE TEARS | TAMARA STEWART | Saturday 06 April 2019

People new to the LRB often ask us “What sort of music do you host”? A question that’s hard to answer in any meaningful way, especially with a genre, as that would would not represent the broad spectrum of music

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LAUREN HOUSLEY | CHELEY TACKETT | REB FOUNTAIN | Saturday 02 March 2019

The record breaking February temperatures were destined to come to an end before the first LRB music evening of 2019, it was inevitable, such is the nature of the English climate but the show must go on, and so it

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Reb Fountain won big at New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore

Reb won big at New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore, scooping up 2018 Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Music Song for ‘Hopeful & Hopeless’. ‘Hopeful and Hopeless’ is a song about people like

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2018 REVIEW

It seems like the right time to look back on 2018 as final preparations are being made for the 2019 season of shows at Little Rabbit Barn; and what a year it was, possibly our finest to date, and based

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Anzac hero’s haunting poem inspires soldier and singer Jackie Bristow

Peacekeeper Corporal Aaron Horrell risked his life to bring safety and sanctuary to others through two tours of East Timor and two of Afghanistan with the New Zealand army. Providing comfort to the brave Kiwi trooper were the haunting words

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ELLES BAILEY | JACKIE BRISTOW w MARK PUNCH | TAMARA STEWART | Saturday 27th OCTOBER 2018

That’s it for 2018 and what a year it’s been… Editor: What a year indeed, and who would have thought that it would include both the AMA (Americana Music Association) UK Artist of The Year 2018, EMILY BARKER and International

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KATEY BROOKS | DAISY CHUTE | Saturday 22nd September 2018

The autumnal weather could not stop us setting up LRB for tonight’s show, although it did its best to make things difficult. However, the LRB crew are tougher than they look… Honest… and so we welcome, for the first time,

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COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS | ROBIN IRENE MOSS | Sunday 19 August 2018

Nothing prepares you for the sight of so many flight cases on the lawn, and it means The Courtney Marie Andrews road show has arrived at Little Rabbit Barn to play the fastest filling gig we have ever hosted.  People

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CHERRY LEE MEWIS | HANNAH ALDRIDGE | Saturday 21 July 2018

Hannah Aldridge and Cherry Lee Mewis proved to be the perfect entertainment on a hot and balmy summer evening at Little Rabbit Barn.  We even took some of the marquee sides down to provide a cooling breeze; that was a

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EMILY BARKER | HOLLIE ROGERS | EMILY FAYE | Saturday 02 June 2018

At the end of a recent show at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds, we were approached by a couple who are regular guests at LRB. “You’ve spoiled concerts for me!” the woman says. “Why?” somewhat puzzled… “Well; music at

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CALLAGHAN | BARBARA NESBITT | Saturday 28 April 2018

In an idle moment of reflection, we worked out that this show was the 50th consecutive full house for us at LRB. This is something we are very proud of and we would like to thank everyone for their attendance

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DON GALLARDO | HANNAH ROSE PLATT | STEVE YOUNG | Saturday 24 March 2018

Gig two of 2018 already and we have managed to dodge ‘The Beast from The East’ with the weather twice. Phew!! Jonathan tells us in the intro that Steve Young played with Lionel Richie, before setting out as a Singer

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THE UK AMERICANA BAR TV SHOW

Sam Millar and the lovely folk at The UK Americana Bar filmed our End of Year Show back in October 2017 and interviewed Sean Taylor, Elles Bailey and Angel Snow. They have just released the film onto YouTube. Please give

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THE LYNNeS | LYNN MILES | LYNNE HANSON | HANNAH PARIS | Saturday 24 February 2018

The first gig of 2018 started for us a couple of days before with The LYNNeS appearing on BBC Essex with Tony Fisher and BBC Radio Suffolk with Stephen Foster talking about themselves, their music, history and influences.  It was

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LRB News | AMAUK Americana Music Awards | The LYNNes Saturday 24 February 2018

Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons and Emily Barker were among the big winners at the third annual UK Americana Awards, which took place in London last night (01 February 2018).     During a ceremony at the Hackney Empire, host

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SEAN TAYLOR | ELLES BAILEY | ANGEL SNOW |Saturday 28 October 2017

This is it! The last gig of 2017 and what a showcase of talent. Two artists we know well at LRB, Angel Snow and Sean Taylor, with one new one, Elles Bailey (although LRB have seen her play three times

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KARA GRAINGER | JESS KLEIN w MIKE JUNE | LENNY | Saturday 30 September 2017

Putting on an LRB gig does not always happen smoothly, there can be a fair amount of unforeseen complications, to put it mildly! Today we had uncertainties with the weather, a printer that wouldn’t print and a speaker that failed a

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KATY HURT | BELLE ROSCOE | WE ARE ALL FOSSILS | Saturday 26th August 2017

Tonight ‘We Are All Fossils’ opened with local based singer-songwriter Jakob Deist playing a short 30 minutes solo set. This is Jacob’s third appearance at LRB, twice before supporting the wonderful Red Sky July. WAAF played new previously unreleased material. With

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Christina Martin |Annie Keating | Nicole Silva | Saturday 08 July 2017

Tonight we celebrated Lyn’s Birthday with some sensational music, great company, excellent food and perhaps a glass or two among friends. Nicole Silva opened the evening with a 15 minute set of original songs accompanied by Adam Churchill on his Gretch

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FRED’S HOUSE |THE FLYIN’A’S | THE ROSELLYS | Saturday 03 June 2017

Tonight was the night for some UK Country rock music at Little Rabbit Barn with an Americana twist for what was, can you believe it, the 78th gig.  The twist? A debut appearance from The Flyin’ A’s who were introduced

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Danni Nicholls | Carter Sampson | Hannah White | Saturday 06 May 2017

All roads lead to the little rabbit barn, but today of all days the council decided to re-dress the road outside just as everybody was about to arrive, but that didn’t stop what was to become a memorable show for

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Liv Austen | Kelly Sloan | Dahlia | Amy Westney | Saturday 08 April 2017

The sun shines on the righteous, or so they say. So, righteous or not, it shone on LRB today.  Not only did the sun shine, the music shone too despite the fact that Balsamo Deighton could not be with us. 

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Ben Glover | Frankie Davies | Emma Ballantine | Saturday 04 March 2017

2017 and the first official gig of the new year at Little Rabbit Barn has come and gone already to a capacity house. So good to see many new guests joining the guest list to support live music. A lot of

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Dennis Ellsworth | Saturday 21 January 2017

It is 2017 and the first LRB evening of the new year has come and gone. Everyone was thrilled to welcome back Dennis Ellsworth from Canada’s Prince Edward Island, with his latest Album ROMANTIC AS IT GETS. This is the second time

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ILona |Kelley McRae with Matt Castelein | Saturday 29th October 2016

Following this end of year double headliner featuring ILONA and KELLEY MCRAE, 2016 will go down as another classic year in the history of Little Rabbit Barn. Editor: Totally amazed at the quality of artists performing LRB, such a privilege to host. Ten

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Babajack | Hannah Rose Platt | Orfila | Saturday 01 October 2016

A recent trip to London to see the wonderful Honey Ryder at The Borderline led me thinking  just how lucky we locals are to have the Little Rabbit Barn bringing what would otherwise be ‘London acts’ to us on the

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Lauren Housley | Megan O’Neill | Saturday 03 September 2016

It’s always a special night at Little Rabbit Barn but this night it was J&L’s wedding anniversary…some 33years. I know it does not seem possible…they must have tied the knot early on! Editor: Thank you Chris…flattery will get you everywhere!

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Anne McCue | Belle Roscoe | Saturday 06th August 2016

Tonight at LRB there was an Australian theme to the evening with the legend that is Anne McCue with the superb Belle Roscoe.  First to take the stage were Belle Roscoe. Brother-sister duo, Jules and Matty Gurry with Jeremy Badcock on

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Eve Selis band show| Amanda Pearcy | Live at LRB 09 July 2016

Missing out on an Eve Selis gig was my first introduction to the Little Rabbit Barn back in 2013, so if you missed this one I know how you feel. I’ve not missed an LRB music evening since! The guest

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The Redlands Palomino Company | The Rosellys | Saturday 04th June 2016

Tonight was yet another LRB gig where you leave literally giddy with the thrill of it all. I have to pinch myself, how did I get here, is this real? Brilliantly talented performers in a beautiful intimate venue where you

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Janet Robin | Don Gallardo | Stevie Jones | Saturday 7th May 2016

Janet Robin | Don Gallardo | Stevie Jones | Saturday 7th May 2016 | review by Chris Kyan So many great artists have played so many great gigs here at The Little Rabbit Barn it really feels like this is

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Catherine Maclellan | Dexeter | Worry Dolls | Saturday 16th April 2016

Review by Chris Kyan Ready set Little Rabbit Barn has been a musical journey for me over recent years and I am never disappointed with the quality of the many new artists I’ve discovered that were not previously on my

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Christina Martin | Sasha McVeigh | American Young | Loveless Effect | Saturday 19th March 2016

Review by Chris Kyan: Stage set and ready           Already the second gig of the 2016 season is over and another full house at LRB. Today we had the new Mackie Digital mixer controlled by Mackie’s

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Sat 19th March 7:30pm | Christina Martin | Sasha McVeigh | American Young | Loveless Effect

Saturday 19th March 2016 Live 7:30 pm; Doors from 7:00pm We have a limited number of guest places for this triple headline evening featuring Canadian award winning singer/songwriter Christina Martin with UK FM Country Singer of The Year 2015, Sasha

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LRB 27 Feb 2016 | Jess and the Bandits | Honey Ryder | Lisa Wright

Thanks to Chris Kyan for this review We knew the first gig of 2016 was going to be special, but after the long winter recess it came as a shock just how special live music at the LRB can be.

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Sean Taylor Trio|Lauren Housley|Tallulah Rendall|Saturday 28th November 2015

Thanks to Chris Kyan for the great review: Some fantastic pictures posted on Facebook from the lenses of Andy Sheard and Chris Kyan: High quality videos from this evening and all LRB evenings posted on our You Tube channel. Well,

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Dani Wilde w Will Wilde|Amelia Curran|Barbara Nesbitt|Saturday 07th November 2015

Thanks to Chris Kyan for review : Tonight at The Little Rabbit Barn was a game of three parts, three headline acts kicked of by the fabulous Barbara Nesbitt who is a friend of LRB favourites Berkley Hart. (That’s good

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Anna Coogan|The Good Years|Natalie Shay|Saturday 10th October 2015

Review and photos by Chris Kyan Firstly, a big thank you to Chris for saving the day and gaining entry to Anna Coogan’s tour bus where her equipment was accidently locked in! Now onto Chris’ review:- Another wonderful night at

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Sasha McVeigh | Alan West w Steve Black| Chloe Chadwick |Little Rabbit Barn |Saturday 5th September 2015

Review and photos by Chris Kyan The Little Rabbit Barn really punches above its weight when it come to hosting the very best musicians, with many excellent performers having played here already over recent years. A veritable ‘Who’s Who’ of

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Balsamo Deighton |Lucy May | Anna Pancaldi | Saturday 8th August 2015

Review and photos by Chris Kyan That was a classy night at the Little Rabbit Barn, the evenings entertainment started with the wonderful Anna Pancaldi. This is the second time I have seen her and she has a voice that

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