Two-day festival hosts stellar lineup and packed out crowds
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – London’s largest free country music festival, Nashville Meets London drew thousands of festival goers to the Canary Wharf estate.
This year’s talent lineup featured U.S.-based acts Russell Dickerson, Lucie Silvas, Ashley Campbell, Sam Outlaw, Angaleena Presley, and Jo Smith, alongside UK-based acts Flats & Sharps, Wildwood Kin, Kevin McGuire, and Raintown.
Nashville Meets London is on its way to becoming a firm fixture in London’s music calendar. Each year, the event features established and new talent from the heart of country music, Nashville, Tennessee and the UK, and continues to grow in attendance.
Emmy award-winning television host and radio personality, Kelly Sutton served as a Nashville correspondent for the two-day event. Sutton provided coverage daily on NBC’s Today in Nashville and southern lifestyle website, One Country. Sutton captured performance clips and interviews with established Nashville and UK artists. She will also provide post-event coverage on the Country Roads channel for TuneIn Radio. TuneIn Radio currently has an audience of more than 60 million subscribers.
Nashville Meets London is part of Canary Wharf’s Arts + Events program which offers tenants and visitors more than 200 diverse and culturally inspired events. From outdoor theatre, live concerts, sporting events, fashion shows, dance performances, global street food and family friendly shows, the majority of these events are free for the public. Canary Wharf is located in the former London Docklands. For the past 10 years, Canary Wharf has hosted the Canary Wharf Jazz Festival, which is the largest free jazz festival in the UK.
Nashville Meets London is co-produced by Canary Wharf Arts + Events, Peter Conway Management and Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group. Baylen Leonard, BBC Radio 2 Country/Chris Country DJ, is the artistic program consultant. The event was sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
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