Nashville Meets London presents

Kenny Foster (US) and Katee Kross (UK)

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Last Show: Wednesday 26 th February 2020

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

The hugely successful monthly residency 'Nashville Meets London presents' returns for its third season at Pizza Express, Holborn with an amazing double bill to kick off the series. Kenny Foster, rated by Rolling Stone as 'one of the top ten new country music artists you need to know', has performed alongside Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion, Patty Griffin, Lady Antebellum, Marc Broussard to name but a few. Katee Kross from Glasgow is fast establishing herself as a major force on the UK country music scene. This performance sees the launch for her new CD 'Show Your Hand' to be released on 21 February.

Kenny Foster: "One of the top 10 new country artists you need to know." - Rolling Stone

“Katee Kross, new country with an old soul"” - Country In My Veins

Kenny Foster has shared the stage with artists including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion, Patty Griffin, Lady Antebellum, Marc Broussard, Butch Walker, Buddy Miller and countless others. He was named one of the Top 10 New Artists You Need to Know by Rolling Stone and received press in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today and Forbes. He has been featured in two Superbowl commercials with Sheryl Crow and Danica Patrick, respectively. Kenny has appeared in numerous episodes of ABC's "Nashville" and had songs placed in "Extreme Home Makeover" and "Boston Med." He's become a regular fixture on NASH-FM's Nationally Syndicated show "The Ty Bentli Show "for the program "The 10-Minute Tune" - a few examples are here and here. Kenny has also cultivated a following in the UK/Ireland, where his single "Stand" (video here) has made it's way onto numerous stations and he's completed several successful indie tours. Later this year, Kenny will be featured in an upcoming documentary to air on the BBC alongside artists like Emmylou Harris, Brandy Clark and Jamey Johnson. Kenny is also honored to be included in the CMA Foundation's "It Starts with M.E." National Campaign for Music Education and was invited to perform as part of the CMA Songwriter's Series alongside songwriting legends Lori McKenna, Marcus Hummon and Lee Thomas Miller as well as fellow emerging star Tenille Townes. Last spring, Kenny performing at the highly-acclaimed C2C Festival in London, and was also invited to perform at the launch of C2C Berlin and at the famed Melkweg venue in Amsterdam as support for Hunter Hayes. Kenny also headlined an Armed Forces tour to Asia, performing at bases in Guam, Singapore and Diego Garcia, rounding out the year by performing in 11 countries.  And he has done all of this as an independent artist.

Katee Kross is a 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Bishopbriggs near Glasgow. She has already worked with some top names including Dougie MacLean, Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, James Grant, Red Sky July, John Doyle, Findlay Napier, JJ Gilmour, Tony McManus, Catherine McGrath, Wildwood Kin, Ferris & Sylvester, Whispering Bob Harris and Seasick Steve. Katee has written and released three 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, and the most recent album 'Body & Soul' was released October 2018 at a SOLD-OUT show in Glasgow. A beautiful progression of original music following a young artist as she matures as a songwriter. Katee will be releasing her fourth album in February 2020 which is being partly funded by Creative Scotland. 2019 has been another extremely busy year for Katee. She has played up and down the country in many shows. Visiting London – Country in the Afternoon, Belfast – Belfast meet Country, Leeds – Whiskey Kisses Singer Songwriter round, Tiree – Tiree Music Festival, Glassford – Strathaven Folk Festival, Scarborough – MacMillian Acoustic Picnic, Edinburgh – Jessica Lynn ‘Out Loud Tour’, Glasgow – Country on The Clyde, Millport – Millport Country Music Festival, East Kilbride – Raintown and Katee Kross Co-Headline show, Creetown – Creetown Country Ceilidh Festival, Hug & Pint Glasgow – Emma Stevens ‘Atoms Tour’, Harbour Arts Centre Irvine- Freck Fest, Blackpool – The British Country Music Festival, Falkirk – Story Telling Festival, Lockerbie – Maidens of Music, Stranraer – Galloway Roots Country Festival, Dunkeld – Perthshire Amber Festival, Kinmount – Kinmount Country festival.