Ags Connolly & Pat Reedy
Category - Music Date - 04/05/2017 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
A country music double bill featuring ‘The English Willie Nelson’ and a Nashville veteran.
Oxfordshire singer-songwriter Ags Connolly has been described by Country Music People as ‘The closest we’ve ever come to an English Willie Nelson’. As a live performer he has headlined shows across the UK, Europe and the US wile also appearing at several major UK festivals and opening for various international artists including Rosanne Cash.
His music has been championed in numerous quarters including The Guardian and BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz and he was invited to record for hpw Bob Harris’ famous ‘Under The Apple Tree’ sessions. The aforementioned Country Music People magazine are huge fans – his new album ‘Nothin’ Unexpected’ has was named album of the month in February of this year and, even more impressively, listing his song ‘When Country Was Proud’ as one of the top 50 country songs from the last 30 years.
Joining Ags will be Pat Reedy – front man of Pat Reedy & The Longtime Goners, an independent country band based, at varying times, in Nashville and New Orleans. Reedy has toured the US playing festivals, bars, venues and listening rooms for the past eight years with his shows establishing a reputation for their energy, honesty and humour.