About Nashville Sounds In The Round: Buckle & Boots Takeover
Open to members: 10am Thursday 13 March
Open to All: 10am Friday 14 March
Now open to Members
Open to All: 10am Friday 14 March
Award winning annual country music festival Buckle & Boots is known for showcasing the best of country and offering a beautiful setting for festival goers at White Bottom Farm in Stockport! They are joining forces with Birmingham's premier country songwriter night 'Nashville Sounds In The Round' to bring some of this year’s Festival talent to the iconic Symphony Hall in partnership with B:Music! Hosted by Two-time British Country Music Association ‘Duo of the Year’ Gasoline & Matches, artists are invited to tell the stories behind their songs in a Bluebird Café style ‘In The Round’ session, stripping the songs back to their origins and transporting the audience right back to the writing rooms.
Gasoline & Matches (UK)
Two-time British CMA ‘Duo of the Year’ and Birmingham Music Awards ‘Best Folk/Country Act’ Gasoline & Matches are a high energy, guitar driven duo, hailing from Birmingham. With cleverly constructed lyrics, close harmonies and melodic guitar licks, they are known for delivering sharp, energetic performances with playful humour and serious musicianship. Their debut single ‘Fool’s Gold’ reached No.1 in the UK iTunes Country Chart, gaining momentum when named amongst BBC Introducing's West Midlands Sounds of 2019. Touring the UK and transatlantic performances from LA to Nashville has attracted international recognition landing several major global brand endorsements.
Jessie G (USA)
"Sometimes true musical talent just cannot be denied, even when it's found in the sleepy fishing town of Brookings, Oregon," says Grammy award-winning artist Gretchen Wilson about co-writer and tour mate Jessie G. Since moving to Nashville, Jessie immersed herself fully into writing, teaming with some of Nashville's best, and spent countless hours in the studio working on her sound. Following the heels of her successful independent single releases in 2023, Jessie is gearing up to release her first full length album and several projects including "Like My Whiskey" featuring Gretchen Wilson. You can now catch Jessie out on the road touring around the world at the biggest festivals, arenas and venues, sharing the stage with some of her lifelong influences in country and rock music- Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gretchen Wilson, Ashley McBride and many more.
Josh Setterfield (Australia)
One of the most exciting and unparalleled country music entertainers. Josh Setterfield is bringing an exceptional live show which is becoming talk of the town; combined with a fresh signature sound impressing taste makers globally. If you haven't heard the name, you're about to! "A superstar in the making” Heart Radio / Countrytown. Since the ground-breaking single Right About Now which has accrued over 1 million streams, Josh has jumped from strength to strength. Backed by a loyal and rapid growing fan base, CMT #l's, global playlisting and radio play, he is raising the bar with every release and performance. Josh Setterfield has recently been on the road touring alongside profile acts, performing at festivals and PBR's around the country. He is an entertainer like nothing you've seen in country music.
Aaron Goodvin (Canada)
Multi award-winning, double platinum-selling country artist Aaron Goodvin’s previous two albums have produced a number one Canadian single and several top 10s, scoring multiple CCMA and JUNO Award wins and nominations — notably winning 2018 CCMA Songwriter of the Year. His anthem “Lonely Drum,” is a double-platinum, global juggernaut which continues to excite ecstatic fans.
Goodvin’s current EP “Lucky Stars” has already produced his second Canadian career number one, “Boy Like Me”. The follow up single and title track “Lucky Stars” reached Top 10 and the current powerhouse single “You Ain’t” featuring Meghan Patrick continues to climb the Canadian Country Music Charts!
Matt Wynn (USA)
A Missouri native, moved to Music City and dove headfirst into the experience, making the rounds, performing at writers’ nights, and meeting everyone he could who might help him get into the business. Matt has spent the last year plus passionately churning out songs in mostly two-a-day writing sessions at the company, carving out his own unique style and laying the foundation to make his mark in today’s country. He’s had the opportunity to write with several of his country heroes; Phil Vassar, Aaron Tippin, Billy Dean and Andy Griggs and feels blessed to be at this point in his burgeoning career. “All those guys are my heroes, and they are the soundtrack of my life growing up,” says Matt, “and now it’s crazy that I get to be friends with them and write with them. It’s amazing – it makes me think that manifestation is a real thing in the sense that you can work your butt off and chase your dream and keep hammering the nail until it goes into the ground. A seasoned performer who played over 200 shows across the country in 2019 pre-pandemic opening for Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Brother Osborne, Sam Hunt, Brantley Gilbert, Chris Janson, Russell Dickerson, and more, Matt feeds off the energy from packed crowds and enjoys connecting with his audiences the most.
Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers, as per Access Scheme
Please note this is a general admission event, seating is limited and not guaranteed
Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons
If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 289 6343.