A country music radio show from the UK and presented by CMA member Ben Atkinson. Our show has been on the air for thirteen years and is broadcast on stations in the UK, Ireland and Australia. We feature the best in country, roots, Americana and bluegrass, plus there's News from Nashvill, This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard charts.

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Listen to the show – on air, live on your radio, in the car, or via your mobile phone on your local station each week.

Over ten years after the show began, Ben’s Country Music Show can now be heard on stations across the UK, Ireland, and Australia, and if you miss an episode you can catch up right here on the website.

The show has evolved a lot over the years, but we’re still very proud of our roots in traditional FM community radio in the UK and that we’re still an independent programme.

Below you can find out more about the stations that currently broadcast our show around the world and that means you can listen to the show – on air, on your local station! What are you waiting for? Tune in!

County Linx Radio, East Lindsey

Tuesday, 9pm – 11pm and Repeated Sunday 1pm – 3pm

County Linx Radio is based in rural Lincolnshire, and broadcast online to the local community and beyond. Keeping in touch with the Lincolnshire tradition of Country Music, the show is broadcast twice a week on the station.
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Sunshine Radio UK, London

Tuesday, 12pm – 2pm

Sunshine Radio UK is an online country music station which, by its own standards, is ‘pretty obsessed with country music’. You can hear both contemporary and traditional country on the station 24/7 and catch Ben’s Country Music Show on Tuesday’s from 12pm – 2pm.
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103 The Eye, Melton Mowbray

Wednesday, 6pm – 8pm and Monday, 11pm – 1am

103 The Eye is the community radio station for Melton Mowbray and the Vale of Belvoir and it’s where the show started back in 2008. 103 The Eye is also the first community radio station to be awarded a five-year licence in 2005, and subsequently two renewals which will keep it on air until 2020.
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Hot Country Hits UK

Sunday, 10am – 12pm

Hot Country Hits is the UK’s newest country music station, playing the very best in country all day, every day. You can listen to the station online and on mobile. Catch Ben’s Country Music Show every Sunday from 10am – 12pm.
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Hermitage FM, Leicestershire

Sunday, 4pm – 6pm

Hermitage FM is the community radio station for North West Leicestershire, with studios based in Coalville. The station built up a strong following for Country Music in recent years, with the show recently moving to a prominent Sunday evening slot.
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Steel FM, Scunthorpe and the Villages

Saturday, 11am – 1pm

Steel FM is a not-for-profit community radio station serving Scunthorpe, Winterton, Brigg, Kirton-in-Lindsey and the surrounding area. Broadcasting online and to your smart speaker, our aim is to provide the community with great music, news, local information and more. Ben’s Country Music Show is the station’s first country music programme, broadcasting on a Sunday morning each week.
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North Herts Radio

Monday, 9pm – 11pm

North Herts Radio is a community station broadcasting to the main towns of Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston and Stevenage and all smaller towns and villages that fall into the North Herts geographic area. Their aim is to be your accessible, go to radio station for North Hertfordshire.
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Total Country FM, Dublin

Wednesday, 2pm – 4pm and Repeated Saturday, 4pm – 6pm

We’re very proud that the show is broadcast on Total Country FM, the first station to broadcast Ben’s Country Music Show in Ireland. Total Country FM is local radio for Inchicore & Kilmainham. Bringing Country to the ‘Core. 96FM, 1350AM & Online.
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Irish Country Radio, Cork

Wednesday 10am – 12pm, Saturday 2pm – 4pm and Sunday 12pm – 2pm

Ben’s Country Music Show is now broadcast on ICR, the second station in Ireland to broadcast the show. ICR is an online station based in Cork. Listen online on a Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday to hear the show.
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