Americana and Country

Sam Coe & The Long Shadows

Plus Simon James & The Angels With Dirty Faces

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Last Show: Friday 19 th October 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Birmingham)

A night of live music featuring three of the UK’s rising Americana and Country acts. Join Sam Coe & The Long Shadows, Simon James plus The Angels with Dirty Faces for a night of the very best of UK Country and Americana.

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Sam Coe & The Long Shadows : “This is what modern country music sounds like” - Keith Greentree, BBC Radio

Sam Coe & The Long Shadows debut album “Full Moon” has received critical acclaim since it’s release in March 2018 and it sees them firmly position themselves at the forefront of the UK Country/Americana Music scene. The bands vibrant collection of honest, gutsy and heart wrenching songs ride on a wave of seventies retro country-pop, with an engaging and energetic live performance. A sound that will appeal to fans of artists from Margo Price, to Kacey Musgraves via the Dixie Chicks. Sam Coe & The Long Shadows were invited to play at The O2’s Country to Country festival in 2017, as well as opening for Radio 2 favourites The Shires and Jess & The Bandits.

Simon James has been writing and performing music for over 20 years, his style of music draws on influences over many years, from the Eagles, to Fleetwood Mack, Willie Nelson to John Mayer. Simon has more recently found success in the UK Americana and Country scene with a nomination at the 2017 BCMA awards for Horizon Act of the Year. His debut album went into the UK top 40 Country albums and landed him a publishing deal with Strophic Music. He is now working on his second album which will be released in summer 2018.

The Angels with Dirty Faces combine solid country songwriting with effortless harmonies, proving them to be a firm favourite among the UK Country scene. The success that Angels With Dirty Faces have had over the past year is now set to sky rocket as they continue to focus on recording their next single and EP as well as playing many country and mainstream festivals.