Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Dawson Reigns, The Rising & Gary Quinn announce UK Tour in March

2COUNTRY & NASHVILLE ACCESS in association with FULL CIRCLE TOURING
Present DAWSON REIGNS and THE RISING with GARY QUINN + Special Guests
See Dates March 22 - 31, 2017 below






















2016 saw the British country scene grow not just steadily but it exploded. With Country2Country, Buckles & Boots and FSA Fest all seeing their audiences swell, the chart impact of record breaking acts Ward Thomas and The Shires has really seen the country sound break into mainstream.

As 2017 gets into flow, 2Country and Nashville Access in association with Full Circle Touring are proud to present a co-headline tour from two rising artists who made their own massive impacts of the British country scene over the last year.

Championed by Bob Harris (OBE), Baylen Leonard and Chris Country, Nashville based singer/songwriter Dawson Reigns kickstarted his UK campaign last year with the rock-tinged infectious radio hit Love Way All You, which was co-penned by The Shires tour-mate Canaan Smith. With his eponymous EP receiving glowing reviews and his brief UK tour in September alongside Holloway Road winning him an army of British fans, Dawson can’t wait to return to the UK.

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Belfast based quintet The Rising launched their revamped line-up in 2016 with the stunning Last First Love. Having been holed up in the studio for the majority of the year, the group can’t wait to share their new songs with audiences as they build towards their sophomore album. With famous fans including Graham Norton, Gaby Roslin and Alex Lester, the group have opened for Ward Thomas, The Shires and Jess & The Bandits.
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The Rising comprise: Chris Logan (Guitars, Banjo, Mandolin), Chantelle McAteer (Vocals), Brian Mellors (Bass Guitar), Shane Watters (Drums), Carla Crawford (Piano, Keys/Synth). They released latest single “Last First Love” (iTunes) in Sept 2016.
Back in August 2014 they released a debut 10-track album via Renegade Maverick Records titled COMING HOME (Amazon UK | iTunes | Spotify) The band recorded it in both Northern Ireland and Nashville, where they worked with Grammy winning engineers/producers including Hank Williams. Maverick magazine included a track from the album on a cover mount CD, lauding its “contemporary vibe, bubbling banjo undercurrents and guitar-driven arrangement reminiscent of one of Keith Urban's many hits”."
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Joining them on the road is 4 times British Country Music Award winner, including 2016’s Best Male Vocalist, Gary Quinn. 2016 saw Gary release his acclaimed EP, I Remember, which was headed up by the chart topping Hotdisc single Shame. Having worked with Phil Vassar on his Songs From The Cellar (shown on Keep It Country TV), and recently spent time in Nashville co-writing with Steve Wariner, Gary is excited to showcase his material old and new with his fans.
 
Throw in a special guest at each night of tour and you have a truly unforgettable experience that showcases the true diversity of country music.

UK Dates
Dawson Reigns and The Rising
With Special guest Gary Quinn + Joining them nightly will also be some great local acts from each of the cities  they will play in.

Weds 22nd March 2017 - Glasgow: Broadcast (427 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3LG) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Thurs 23rd March 2017 - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Jumpin' Jack's (52 Clayton Street West NE1 4EX) w Special guest Gary Quinn Event
Fri 24th March 2017 - Carlton: The Doghouse (91-93 Carlton Hill, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1FP) £8.80 Event Dawson Reigns + TBA
Sat 25th March 2017 - Leeds: Eiger Studios (New Craven Gate, Leeds, LS11 5NF) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Sun 26th March 2017 - Manchester: Gullivers (109 Oldham Street, M4 1LW) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Weds 29th March 2017 - Winchester: The Railway (3 St Paul's Hill, SO22 5AE) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Thurs 30th March 2017 - Oxford: The Cellar (Frewin Court, OX1 3HZ) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Fri 31st March 2017 - London: Upstairs at The Garage (20-22 Highbury Crescent, Highbury East N5 1RD) w Special guest Gary Quinn £11 Event
Tickets available at ents24.com | www.wegottickets.com

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