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.
Ben opens the show with Kelsea Ballerini, pointing out that life is often Subject to Change. There’s two hours of the best in country music, roots, Americana and bluegrass. There’s a look ahead to the CMA Awards and our tribute to the late Loretta Lynn which will be broadcast in the weeks to come. There’s also your This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard Charts.
Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music Show. This week there’s another chance to hear a show originally broadcast for our 10th anniversarry in 2018. Ben sits down with Lincolnshire musician, Strummin’ Steve Jackson, to talk about country, folk and roots music from around the UK and the USA.
It’s time for another edition of Ben’s Country Music Show. This week, we’re heading into Autumn and a time of year full of announcements and UK gigs. There’s the announcement of the C2C lineup during Country Music Week, a look ahead to the CMA Awards in November and music from Lainey Wilson, Alan Jackson, Zach Bryan and Breland.
Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music Show. It’s a jam packed programme featuring tour news from Vince Gill and Garth Brooks, Americana Fest and the nominations for the CMA Awards. Plus, there’s new music from Scotty McCreery and Kelsea Ballerini’s album SUBJECT TO CHANGE is the album of the week.
This week on Ben’s Country Music Show, there’s a chance to listen again to two great documentaries celebrating the history of country music. First, join Ken Burns for the PBS documentary which acompanies his epic TV series on the history of the genre. Plus in the second half of the show Ben presents a UK perspective on the history of Country Music.
It’s Ben’s Country Music Show, bringing you two hours of the best in country music, roots, Americana and Bluegrass. On this week’s show Ben takes a look back at the Long Road Festival and looks ahead to Country Week. There’s a review of Gretchen Peters’ UK tour and Cross Atlantic are in conversation. Plus, there’s a debut play of the new Kelsea Ballerini single.
It’s Ben’s Country Music Show and on this week’s show, there’s a chance to listen again to some of the wonderful interviews we’ve recorded over the course of the year so far. That includes stars from Nashville in conversation including Caitlyn Smith, Michelle Wright, Abbey Anderson, Lindsay Ell and more!
James Taylor opens this week’s show with his track Only One, as Ben looks forward to James’ UK tour later in the autumn. There’s also a review all the tour dates happening through the end of the year, the announcement of headliners for C2C 2023 and a look ahead to the Long Road Festival and Carly Pearce’s current UK tour.
Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music featuring music from Kenny Rogers, Lainey Wilson, George Strait and more. There’s news of how you can get your fill of country music TV here in the UK, and an album of the week from Lyle Lovett the new record 12th of June is the album of the week. Plus there’s an acoustic track from Morgan Wade and your Billboard Charts and This Week in Country Music History.
Garth Brooks kicks off this week’s show with his hit Callin’ Baton Rouge. There’s two hours of the best in country music, roots, Americana and Bluegrass and round here we really do have some famous friends, as Ben discusses the best country duet partners. Plus there’s a tribute to Olivia Newton John and her role in shaping country music from the outside.