(Nashville, Tenn. – Aug. 18, 2016) The inaugural Nashville Meets London
festival, which took place Aug. 13-14 in Canada Square Park in London,
England, drew thousands of festival goers to the Canary Wharf estate.
The event drew an impressive number of fans and left an overwhelmingly
positive response among UK-based Country music fans and locals.
Event co-producer, Peter Conway commented saying, “While we were confident going into this event and what we could expect, never did we imagine the kind of response we had.”
2-day event showcased established artists and exciting new talent, and
included four acts representing the United States and six acts
representing the United Kingdom. From the United States were American Young, Logan Brill, Ty Herndon, and Logan Mize, and representing the United Kingdom were Yola Carter, Megan O’Neill, Pauper Kings, Hannah Rose Platt, and William the Conqueror.
Big Yellow Dog Music artist and festival performer, Logan Mize commented saying, “It
was one of the most well organized festivals I’ve ever played; great
production, great sound, great setting, and great people to work with.
I’m waiting for another call to do it again.”
the event, many fans took to social media (using hashtag
#nashvillemeetslondon) to express their excitement of having a festival
with this format-specific program based in their area. One fan
(@LivAusten) stated on Twitter saying, “Canada Square already packed! I think we can safely stop referring to UK country as niche. #NashvilleMeetsLondon @yourcanarywharf”
Square Park, located in the heart of Canary Wharf and surrounded by
award-winning gardens and over 300 shops, bars and restaurants, filled
with fans who were actively engaged in the show – singing, dancing and
many baring Country-lifestyle attire.
Pictured above: American Young