The Shires: They're coming to North East Lincolnshire!

The Shires: They're coming to North East Lincolnshire!


We are bringing The Shires to the Parkway Cinema, Cleethorpes on Wednesday 27th August 2014. This is a chance to get Up Close and Personal with the duo and experience their sound in an intimate venue!

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Who are The Shires? 

The groundswell of interest in country music in the UK is now officially unstoppable. But one of the acts helping to make country cooler than ever on this side of the Atlantic aren’t from Tennessee or Texas, they’re from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. They look and sound great, and they’re all set to take their country-influenced music to the world. Step forward, The Shires. 

The duo of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes has swiftly become one of the real buzz bands of 2014. Getting together as recently as May of last year, and with only a handful of live dates under their belt, The Shires have secured the support of a host of industry tastemakers in no time. Decca won the hot contest for their signatures just before they made their official live London debut at the event that confirmed the wave of interest in the country genre, the second annual Country 2 Country Festival at London’s 02 Arena. 

Fresh from the runaway success of their debut single ‘Nashville Grey Skies’, The Shires are set to release their brand new track ‘Tonight’ on the 1st September.

The Compass FM Team x

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