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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Week of the 29th January 2018 – Johnny Cash (Folsom Prison 50 Years On)

Join Ben Atkinson for the first of several special documentaries to mark the 10th Anniversary of Ben’s Country Music Show – this week Ben marks another anniversary, 50 years since Johnny Cash performed his historic concert at Folsom Prison. Ben tells the full story of the concert and looks at the impact it had on the rest of the Cash’s career.

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Week of the 22nd January 2018

Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music Show where the album of the week is Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation”. Enjoy live performance of some of the best songs from across Kenny’s career, including some where special guests join the fun! There’s also new music from the Old Crow Medicine Show to end the programme, your This Week in Country Music History track and the Billboard Charts.

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Week of the 15th January 2018

On this week’s show Ben features some of the best new music coming out of Nashville and here in the UK. The show includes new tracks from O and O, Delta Jackson and more, plus This Week In Country Music History and your Billboard Charts. Ben also plays tribute to Johnny Cash, who recorded his Folsom Prison show 50 years ago this week.

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Week of the 8th January 2018

On this week’s show, Ben features the new album from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – ‘The Rest of Our Life’ – as the album of the week! Plus there’s new music from Old Dominion, I’m With Her and classic tracks from George and Tammy, Neal McCoy and Reba. The show includes This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard Charts.

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Week of the 1st January 2018

Join Ben for the first show of 2018, featuring some great new music from some of the artists set to make it big this year. Plus there’s a look ahead to the new, final Season 6 of Nashville and your This Week in Country Music History and Billboard Singles and Albums Charts.

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Week of the 25th December 2017

Join Ben for the final show of 2017, the Ben’s Country Music Show New Year Special. Featuring all the highlights of the past twelve months, including the top singles, albums and Ben’s own personal favourites from the year. The show also includes a review of the big news stories, the Country Music Yearbook and more!

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Week of the 18th December 2017

Join Ben for the 2017 Christmas Special of Ben’s Country Music Show, featuring the very best festive music from across country, americana, roots and bluegrass. From classics that have been given a country twist, to Christmas songs unique to country music, Ben has it all. The perfect soundtrack to your Christmas!

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