(Nashville, Tenn. – May 25, 2017) – The 2017 lineup has been announced for the highly anticipated music festival, Nashville Meets London, set for July 22-23 in Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf. This year’s talent lineup includes US-based acts Russell Dickerson, Lucie Silvas, Ashley Campbell, Sam Outlaw, Angaleena Presley, Jo Smith, and , along with UK-based acts Flats & Sharps, Wildwood Kin, Kevin McGuire, and Raintown.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD)
serves as a sponsor of the two-day event, designed to bring the “Music
of Nashville” abroad, showcasing musical talent from both Nashville and
the United Kingdom. The festival is free and open to the public to
attend. Representatives from TNECD will be in attendance for this year’s
The site of the annual festival, Canada Square Park, is located in the heart of Canary Wharf,
that hosts over 300 shops, bars and restaurants. For the past eleven
years, Canary Wharf has hosted the Canary Wharf Jazz Festival, which is
largest free jazz festival in the UK. Canary Wharf Arts + Events
presents a world class, year-round arts and events program, offering
tenants and visitors over 200 diverse and culturally inspired events
throughout the estate. The majority of these events are free for all
and range from outdoor theatre, live music concerts, sporting events,
dance performances, community showcases, global street food and family
The inaugural Nashville Meets London festival
took place in August 2016. The event drew an impressive number of
people and left an overwhelmingly positive response among UK-based
Country music fans and locals.
Nashville Meets London is co-produced by Canary Wharf Arts + Events, Peter Conway Management and Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group. Baylen Leonard, BBC Radio 2 Country and Chris Country DJ, is the artistic program consultant.
About Canary Wharf Group: Canary
Wharf Group plc has overseen the largest urban regeneration project
ever undertaken in Europe, designing and building more than 17m sq ft of
London real estate, which now houses local and international companies
and renowned retailers.
Canary Wharf Estate is a major retail destination comprising around 1m
sq ft across five shopping malls, including the award-winning leisure
development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof
gardens. It also has world-class, year-round arts and events programme
offering over 200 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed
throughout the Estate.
Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority.
Twitter @CanaryWharfGrp; @YourCanaryWharf; @Level39CW
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development: The
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is
to develop strategies, which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in
the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Team
Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment in
Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and
economic growth. Tennessee is the only three-time winner of “State of
the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. Find
us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.