Nashville Meets London (NML) has announced the lineup for its upcoming NML Presents at PizzaExpress Live! (Holborn). On Wednesday, February 22, the much-anticipated show will feature Katy Hurt and special guest Dave Sutherland. CountryLine Radio host, Matt Spracklen will compere the event, which marks the first concert of the 2023 NML residency.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and shows begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are £18.00, and only a limited number of tickets are available. Tickets are available for purchase at http://www.pizzaexpresslive.com. Other upcoming dates for the NML Presents Monthly series are March 22, April 19, May 24, June 21, and July 19.
BCMA nominee, Katy Hurt, has won accolades such as the UK Country Music Spotlight Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year, Best EP, Best Song, and Best Video and played at major festivals such as Country 2 Country at the O2 Arena, Pilton Party on Glastonbury’s famed Pyramid Stage and the Isle of Wight festival. Hurt’s latest two singles, “Sounds Good In A Bar” and “Wish I Could Give You Up,” went to #1 on the UK iTunes charts on the day of release and were subsequently added to rotation on CBC and SiriusXM and playlisted on Amazon Music. With nearly a million global streams, Hurt has emerged as one of the most prominent artists from the UK country music scene and recently garnered the attention of Canadian-based music group, Johnson Talent Management (JTM), which recently led to the signing of a worldwide management deal.
London-based Americana/Country singer-songwriter Dave Sutherland is an accomplished performer and was awarded UK Male Country Singer of the Year at The UK Country Music Awards. Sutherland’s latest album, Last Drop of Empty, was released to worldwide critical acclaim and produced two Top 5 singles. It was voted Runner Up UK Americana Album of the Year by the readers of Americana UK and nominated for UK Country Album of the Year at the UK Country Music Awards.
2023 marks the 6th Anniversary Year of NML Presents! and PizzaExpress has been the home of NML Presents! since its formation. Artists that have appeared at NML Presents! include Alyssa Bonagura, American Young, Elles Bailey,Alyssa Bonagura, Julia Cole, Noah Guthrie, Holloway Road, Angie K, Kevin McGuire, Jake Morrell, Morgan Myles, Raintown, Tebey, and many more.
NML Presents! is co-produced by Peter Conway with Peter Conway Management, Matt Watkins and Christy Walker-Watkins with Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group, and UK-based presenter Matt Spracklen, in collaboration with PizzaExpress Live. Each show features two rising country music artists, one from the UK and one from the US or another territory. Located at 99 High Holborn in London, PizzaExpress Live is an intimate space for the best in live entertainment and features a state-of-the-art sound system, stage, and setting.
About PizzaExpress Live: PizzaExpress Live presents more than 2000 shows each year across a number of venues, including our brand new venue PizzaExpress Live Holborn, the historic PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho, The Pheasantry in Chelsea, and our PizzaExpress Live venues in Maidstone and our newest venue Birmingham. There are over 20 restaurants hosting regular music every Thursday from Abbey Road to Manchester, go to The Live Playlist for all venues. Live music has always been an important part of PizzaExpress. Founder Peter Boizot was a jazz lover and constantly sought ways to include music in his restaurants, whether at PizzaExpress branches from the late 1960s, and at his other ventures Pizza on the Park and Kettner’s from the 1970s. The flagship venue at 10 Dean Street, London has hosted internationally acclaimed music since its first ticketed shows in May 1976. A selective list of artists we have worked with over the years includes Gregory Porter, Benny Carter, Amy Winehouse, Brad Mehldau, Bill Wyman, Bud Freeman, Monty Alexander, Jamie Cullum, Brian May, Rick Wakeman, Milt Hinton, Van Morrison, Barry Harris, Cybill Shepherd, Melody Gardot, Steve Ross, Art Farmer, Diana Krall, e.s.t., Larry Carlton, Buddy Tate, George Shearing, Adelaide Hall, Benny Waters, Charlie Watts, Mose Allison, Anita O’Day, Doc Cheatham, GoGo Penguin, and many more. PizzaExpress Live is made up of a small team of experienced music industry professionals, always seeking to present the highest quality music in intimate venues – all topped off with great pizza!