Nashville Meets London presents

Gary Quinn + Katee Kross + Kelsey Bovey

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Last Show: Tuesday 12 th October 2021

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Following our ‘sold out’ festival shows in July, NML presents returns with a triple bill of UK based artists. Headlining the show, Gary Quinn is a 6 time British Country Music Association Awards winner, including most recently retaining 'Male Vocalist of the Year 2019' and previously 'UK Songwriter of the Year' and consecutive 'Song of the Year' honours. Evening will be hosted by Matt Spracklen, Absolute Radio Country presenter. Not to be missed!

"If there’s a writer from this side of the pond capable of a career as a tunesmith on Music Row Gary Quinn is it…”

Duncan Warwick - Editor of Country Music People

Gary Qiunn

Gary Quinn has become one of British country music’s more established performers. Quinn cites U.S. country artists such as Garth Brooks and Brad Paisley as influences, has opened for the visiting CMA Songwriters Series, toured with Phil Vassar and William Michael Morgan and shared the stage with acts such as Kristian Bush, Sarah Darling and hall of fame songwriter Bob DiPiero. An accomplished performer, Quinn is just as comfortable with a pen in his hand and has recently collaborated with Grand Ole Opry member and Grammy winner Steve Wariner as well as Brett James, Trent Tomlinson, Jenn Bostic and J.P Williams.

Quinn has hit 2021 strongly with singles ‘Nobody Somebody’ and 'Catch Me' placing at #1 and #2 on the UK Country Chart respectively as well as being championed by Ty Bentli (Ty Bentli Show, Apple Music) and being selected as Chris Country Radio's 'Single of the Week' in the months of January and June. 'Catch Me' is currently featured on Apple Music's 'Today's Country', 'New in Country' and 'Country Wide' while 'Nobody Somebody' placed on Spotify's 'Wild Country', 'Next from Nashville', 'New Music Nashville', 'Nashville Stripped and 'Fresh Finds Country' playlists.

Quinn and his band have performed at one of Europe’s most prestigious country festivals ‘Country2Country’ in London on numerous occasions, C2C Berlin, The Long Road Festival and Manchester’s ‘Buckle & Boots’ as well as festivals the length and breadth of the UK and Europe. Gary toured the Gold Coast of Australia in 2019 culminating in a performance on the Toyota Stage at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Additional to his live appearances Quinn can be seen regularly on TV with his videos receiving airtime on regional and international TV programmes. Gary recently returned from Nashville having been invited to appear on Phil Vassar’s ‘Songs From The Cellar’ TV show recorded live from Phil’s home in Tennessee.

A regular performer at the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, he has performed alongside Nashville recording artists Carlene Carter, John Brannen and Nanci Griffith as well as opening for a CMA Songwriter Series show that included Clint Black and Bill Anderson. Quinn is also no stranger to performing in Nashville having played the CMA Music Fest, the CMA Global Artist Party and iconic venues The Bluebird Cafe and The Stage on Broadway.

Katee Kross

Katee Kross is a 24-year-old American singer-songwriter from Glasgow. Katee has written and released four full length albums. The first, ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ was released on the 26th March 2016, with the second ‘Don’t Fade to Grey’ just a year later, 'Body & Soul' the third album was released October 2018 to a SOLD-OUT show in Glasgow. With the most recent fourth album 'Show Your Hand' being released on the 22nd of February to a SOLD-OUT show in Glasgow. A beautiful progression of original music following a young artist as she matures as a songwriter. Katee's fourth album received a 5 star review from Europe leading country magazine Maverick. Katee is very excited for her second visit at NML. 

Kelsey Bovey

Kelsey Bovey is a UK Country-Pop artist who aspires to make music that will empower the lives of young people. Kelsey prides herself on writing heartfelt honest lyrical content that is combined with a youthful, yet uplifting and captivating vocal delivery and encompassed within an eclectic mix of pop-infused country production. Her latest EP ‘XOXO’ was received exceptionally well by her audience and is her most explorative work to date. Kelsey has received two UK Country Number One’s and has collected over 110,000 streams on Spotify which paved the way for Kelsey to sign her first publishing deal.