American Country Show

Saturday 8-10pm Kfm

 



Playing the hottest NEW country
...


(not from the US!)

Hurricane Highway - If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go




Hurricane Highway were formed in 2014

 

‘If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go’ is their latest single


The band is fronted by Ed Holland and Kevin Collins from Westport, Co Mayo

 

Hurricane Highway appear at the Moyvalley Music Festival on Sunday 5th June

Justin McGurk - The Margarita Song



Justin McGurk began performing back in 1996

 

The award-winning Tyrone singer-songwriter releases this new original single just in time for Summer!

Shane Sullivan – Someone Else’s Dream


Shane Sullivan is the reason American Country Show decided to introduce ‘Sounds Like Nashville’ to the show!!!

 

He hails from Athy, Co Kildare, but undoubtedly has that Nashville sound

 

Someone Else’s Dream is the latest single from the album ‘Little Steps’

Simon Casey featuring Ray Lynam – As She’s Walking Away


 


Originally a hit for Zac Brown and Alan Jackson, ‘As She’s Walking Away’ is taken from Simon’s forthcoming album ‘Simple Love

Shauna McStravock - Down At The Twist And Shout


A native from Ardboe, Co. Tyrone, Shauna McStravock is back with the follow up single to ‘Blue Jean Country Queen’

 

It’s a cover version on the Mary Chapin Carpenter classic ‘Down At The Twist And Shout

 

An album will follow in the autumn

 

Shauna McStravock presents ‘Shauna’s Country’ on Keep It Country TV, Sky 389, also home to ‘Country USA’ presented by our own Stephen Keogh

Shane Hynes - All She Wanna Do


Shane Hynes is an Irish singer, songwriter & multi instrumentalist who is releasing his debut single this summer titled "All She Wanna Do" to be followed up by his debut album later on this year.

 

Shane has spent the last decade playing gigs in pubs and clubs all over Ireland.

 

From a small town in the midlands of Ireland with a dream to make it big you will be hearing lots more of Shane Hynes in the near future.

Nathan Carter - Temple Bar


Nathan Carter new single ‘Temple Bar’ is taken from album ‘Stayin Up All Night’ which will be released on April 29th

 

The 26 year-old has had three Number 1 albums, two Number 1 singles and two Number 1 live DVDs in Ireland.

 

His last album ‘Beautiful Life’ has been certified 4-times platinum and he even had his own Christmas TV special on RTE last year.

Mary Duff - Mr Noble


The new single from Mary Duff - 'Mr Noble' was written by Kent Maxson and Garth Brooks

 

Performing in Ireland this April, May and June 2016 with special guests Kathy Crinion and Jordan Mogey

Honky Tonk Angels - Pour Me




Brand new single from the “Honky Tonk Angels”


Bernie Heaney, C.C. Cooper and Lorraine McDonald

Mary Duff - Breathe With Me

Mary Duff "Breathe with Me", a new single to raise funds for Ireland's national charity for people with cystic fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.


The song hopes to convey, in a creative and original way, what life is like for a person with cystic fibrosis.


All funds raised going to support the charity's work in the provision of services to help people with cystic fibrosis in Ireland. 

Shane Sullivan - I Ain't Getting Over You / Hell Looked Down On Me


Shane Sullivan
is in the music industry for over 20
years.

Shane is also a session vocalist and has worked with major artists both in Ireland and Internationally.

His solo debut album "Little Steps" was released in 2015 and is gaining critical acclaim both in Ireland and abroad

INTERVIEW

Maeve Farrell – Rock ‘n’ Roll Shoes



Maeve Farrell is a rising country dance star especially around her home County Down.


'Rock 'n' Roll Shoes' is Maeve's fourth single from her much anticipated Debut Album, 'Crossroads'.

Kathy Crinion - 'Rock n Roll Banjo'



Kathy Crinion from Trim, Co. Meath.

 

The latest single taken from the album 'Lovin What I Do'

Jordan Mogey - 'If There's A God In Heaven'



21 year old Jordan Mogey born and reared in Ballymoney, Country Antrim

 

Amazing voice and brilliant single that kicked off 'Sounds Like Nashville'

'If There's A God In Heaven'

Pam Jackson - Souvenirs

Kildare native Pam Jackson new single "Souvenirs"

 

Pam burst on to the country scene in 2009 with her version of the Loretta Lynn classic "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore".  

 

Later that year she spent time in Nashville and recorded 2 tracks from her "Guardian Angels" album in the world renowned "Tracking Room Studios"

 

She has appeared all over Ireland, performing her songs at various country venues and festivals. She also opened for Georgette Jones on her Irish Tour in 2011

 

Pete Kennedy- On My Way To You



Following a brilliant reaction to Pete Kennedy last week on the show, we’ve got the brand new single to play this Saturday.

 

His new single is called ‘On My Way To You’ and it’s FANTASTIC


Stephen chats with Pete Kennedy below...


INTERVIEW

Pete Kennedy - Crazy Country Girl

Pete Kennedy is an award winning singer-songwriter from Ireland and now based in Nashville, Tennessee. Since his debut in 2010 Pete has won international music awards, toured extensively across the US and Europe and built an established, dedicated fan base. 

 

Last month (December 2015) Pete signed a deal to become part of the Red Ridge Entertainment and Magenta artist roster in Nashville

 

His new single is expected in the coming weeks

 

Kathy Crinion - 'Venus and Mars'


Kathy Crinion from Trim, Co. Meath.

 

Both tracks taken from the critically acclaimed album 'Lovin What I Do'

Cliona - 'I Wanna See Irish Eyes Smiling At Christmas'



Cliona Hagan from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland with her new Christmas song 'I Wanna See Irish Eyes Smiling At Christmas'

Aine Crehan - 'Gravy'



New release from Galway girl Aine Crehan

The Shires - 'I Just Wanna Love You'


The Shires are Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes

 

They're a UK based country/pop duo, the first UK signing to the revived Decca Nashville label.

 

Their debut album release “Brave” charted at #10 in the UK – the first British country act to have an album land in the Top 10.

 

“Brave” is the third highest selling album in the UK so far this year

 

They’re supporting The Corrs in Dublin next January.

 



Stephen chats with Ben and Crissie this week on the show...
The Shires
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Kathy Crinion - 'Millie'


Kathy Crinion is a singer/songwriter from Trim, Co. Meath. She has worked in the music industry in various guises for the past 25yrs.

 

'Millie' recently topped the country chart in Ireland with proceeds going to Crumlin Children’s Hospital

 

It’s taken from the critically acclaimed album Lovin What I Do

Jordan Mogey - 'If There's A God In Heaven'


21 year old Jordan Mogey is a recent winner of 'Irelands Most Promising Country Music Singer' Award

 

Born and reared in Ballymoney, Country Antrim, he exploded onto the Irish music scene in 2014 and his influences are Randy Travis and his hero Johnny Cash

 

His self penned new single is called 'If There's A God In Heaven'