CMW - The Bluebird Cafe Nashville
+ Lindsay Ell + Levi Hummon + Marcus Hummon + JT Harding
Entry Requirements: Under 18's must be accompanied
After sell out shows at Country to Country in London, Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe is back in London for Country Music Week. Celebrating 35 years in 2017, The Bluebird Cafe has long been a world-recognized venue where up and coming songwriters and artists rise to fame and build careers with their original music.
From the novice to the star, all levels of songwriters are welcomed and supported. Now featured in the TV show, Nashville, the venue provided a starting place for folks such as Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Trisha Yearwood among others as they began their music careers. In London, as in Nashville, The Bluebird Cafe is curated and hosted by Erika Wollam Nichols who has been booking and running the Bluebird Cafe since 2008, having started there as a waitress while in college.
J.T. Harding Nashville-born, Detroit-raised JT Harding has written several huge US country hits including the 3 million selling “Smile” with Uncle Kracker, and the #1 chart-topping songs “Somewhere In My Car” with Keith Urban, “Alone With You” for Jake Owen, “Somewhere With You” for Kenny Chesney and the Blake Shelton single “Sangria.” One of his most recent smash hit songs is the Dierks Bentley/Elle King duet, “Different for Girls.” Marcus Hummon CMA Award nominee Marcus Hummon is Levi’s father and has written some of country music’s most touching and successful songs, including “Bless The Broken Road” (Rascal Flatts), “Cowboy Take Me Away” (Dixie Chicks), and “Born To Fly” (Sara Evans). The Grammy Award-winning songwriter has penned seven No. 1 hits, as well as six musicals, an opera, and a children’s book.
Lindsay Ell Named one of The Huffington Post’s “Top Country Artists to Watch,” Lindsay Ell an accomplished musician, unique vocalist and songwriter. The young Calgary native learned to play guitar while traveling with her father to country-bluegrass camps as a young girl. Ell’s highly anticipated debut EP, Worth The Wait (produced by Kristian Bush of Sugarland), debuted at No. 8 on the Nielsen Soundscan Country Albums Chart.
Levi Hummon Performing in the UK for the first time – Levi Hummon came on our radar after he released his first self-titled EP in 2016 with the Big Machine Label Group, co-writing four of the EP’s five songs, including “Guts and Glory”. He has collaborated with rock legend Steven Tyler, co-writing his international No. 1 song, “Red, White and You.” Levi released his current single, “Don’t Waste The Night,” via Iconic Records and has been featured on Rolling Stone Country’s Artists You Need to Know.
Ticket holders can receive 15% off food for their table at our neighbourhood restaurant, Bush Hall Dining Rooms, two doors down from the venue. Please call 0208 749 0731 to reserve a table, or email firstname.lastname@example.org