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Carrie Rodriguez

Reared in Austin, TX, and schooled at Berklee, fiddler/singer Carrie Rodriguez made her recording debut in 2002 alongside country-folk legend Chip Taylor on the Let's Leave This Town album. Taylor first heard her at the 2001 South by Southwest Music Festival and invited her to tour with him, which she did for years. She released her debut album, Seven Angels on a Bicycle, in 2006.

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LeAnn Rimes

Margaret LeAnn Rimes (born August 28, 1982, in Jackson, Mississippi) is a popular American country and pop music singer. Rimes emerged with her first single, "Blue," when she was just thirteen years old in 1996. She is most recognized for her crossover hit "How Do I Live" which, according to the Billboard charts, is one of the most successful songs in American music history, spending 69 weeks on the charts, more than any other song in American history. While country singer Trisha Yearwood's version of the song won a Grammy in 1998, Rimes' version outsold Yearwood's by millions of copies.

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Whitefern Mountain String Band

The band has grown out of the members meeting up at Bluegrass events around Britain. Liam, Pete and Mark met up at a Sore Fingers October weekend in 2007. The organisers had quite coincidentally put all the Welsh boys in the same accommodation. How weird is that? Then Mark and Pete met Per, Rob and Steve @ the Gower Bluegrass Festival. Kevin joined us after meeting Mark in a local supermarket! A 5 piece version of the band played at the Tonna Festival in July 2008 and then all six members got together for a concert at Cam Gears, Resolven at Christmas 2008.

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Charlie Peacock

Charlie Peacock (born Charles William Ashworth, August 10, 1956, also goes by Charlie Peacock-Ashworth) is a songwriter, record producer, musician, and writer, best known for his work in the field of Contemporary Christian Music. He was born in Yuba County, California. Ashworth studied at the California State University, Sacramento before becoming a professional musician and is currently working on a Masters degree in Theological Studies at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers, born June 4, 1976 in Mount Gambier, Australia is Australia's most popular country music performer with three successive albums reaching #1 on the Australian album charts in 2002, 2004 and 2006, each achieving multi-platinum sales. Kasey's signature tune "Not Pretty Enough" hit #1 on the ARIA singles charts in 2002, where it remained at the top spot for 4 weeks.

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Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and fiddler. Signed to Rounder Records as a 14-year-old fiddler from Champaign, Illinois, she has become the most recognized face in contemporary bluegrass, a critically acclaimed artist who has brought modern sophistication to the genre while respecting its traditions. Songfacts reports that in 2011 Krauss recorded her first ever number one country album in her home country with paper airplane.

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Dog Roses

Rocking coutry bluegrass band - a regular staple on London's alt/roots/country scene. Current lineup includes Mike Perrett on vocals, Andrew Stafford on Bass, Andy Phillips drums, Charlie Newell fiddle, the polymath Alan Wallace on mandolin and accordion.

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The Huckleberries

The Huckleberries began life in 1996 as a busking duo on the streets of Bournemouth, and has now grown to a six piece band that comprises 5-string Banjo/Mandolin, Mandola, Fiddle, Guitar, Harmonica, Electric Bass and Drums.The band gather their musical influences from traditional folk, bluegrass, latin, eastern and celtic music and combine this with global dance rhythms and good time stomps! which is proving to have a wide appeal in all sections of the music loving public.

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