In association with Whispering Bob Harris, CountryLine and Boisdale brings you the best in Country and Americana Music. Join us for a fantastic evening of great food and awesome music. Presenting some of the best country and Americana artists from the U.K. and across the pond.
Our first act this evening is....Ags Connolly
"The best singer-songwriter in the country field that this country (UK) has ever turned out." - Country Music People Ags Connolly is a traditional country singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire. His second album 'Nothin' Unexpected' was released in February 2017. Ags has headlined shows in the UK, Europe and in the US appearing with stars such as Rosanne Cash.
Ags has been featured on both Bob Harris's BBC Radio 2 Country show and his 'Under The Apple Tree' sessions. In 2016, Country Music People magazine named his song 'When Country Was Proud' as one of the top 50 country songs from the last 30 years.
Our headlining act....Kenny Foster
Kenny Foster hails from Nashville, Tennessee and was recently named one of the Top 10 New Artists You Need to Know by Rolling Stone. He has received rave reviews in the New York Times, Washington Post and USA Today, and has been featured in two Superbowl commercials with Sheryl Crow and Danica Patrick. Kenny has appeared in numerous episodes of ABC's "Nashville" and had songs placed in US TV shows like "Extreme Home Makeover" and "Boston Med."
Kenny's first UK tour in 2017 included the opportunity to be a part of Whispering Bob Harris' 'Under the Apple Tree Sessions' which led to an invitation to appear, alongside artists like Emmylou Harris, Brandy Clark and Jamey Johnson.
"heartfelt lyrics, really striking a chord with European audiences" - AmericanaUK
"great voice and songs from an artist who oozes authenticity" – Sounds Like Nashville
"a must listen for anyone who has a soul" - Lyric Magazine
ABOUT THE VENUE
Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, The Cigar Terrace, the world’s most extensive whisky bar (over 1000 malt whiskies!), and a stunning walk in cigar humidor & shop.
The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £7.95 and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection real ales and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.