Raintown / Jessica Lynn
Night People, Manchester.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
Being hailed by press around the world as “Country Music’s Newest Star”, the “New Woman in Country” and “Shania's Successor,” Jessica Lynn is on her way to becoming a household name.
In the last two years, the singer/songwriter has been seen by millions in her two full-length concert television specials, “This Much Fun – Live from the Winery at St. George,” and "Jessica Lynn - Takin' Over - Live from The Paramount.” She has shared stages with the biggest names in country music including Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Hank Williams Jr., ZZ Top, The Band Perry, Jake Owen, Sammy Kershaw, Clint Black, Montgomery Gentry, Phil Vassar, Jo Dee Messina and the “Queen of Country Music” herself, Loretta Lynn.
Her high-energy and dynamic live show has garnered rave reviews from critics worldwide with the CBS National Evening News calling her a "Rocket Force."
The summer of 2017 saw Jessica and the band on her second international tour in support of her brand-new EP “Look At Me That Way.” In its first week of release, the lead single, “Crazy Idea,” charted on the industry’s Play MPE Chart as the number four (4) most streamed release in country music by country radio stations. In addition, it was the number nine (9) most downloaded new country single by country radio stations, coming in ahead of popular acts such as Kenny Chesney, Michael Ray and Gretchen Wilson.
“Crazy Idea,” produced by acclaimed producer Patrick Hamilton (Katherine Jenkins, David Garrett) is currently continuing its climb up the USA country charts while Jessica and the band are preparing for another summer of worldwide tour dates!
16 awards in 5 years and a critically acclaimed new album Glasgow-based, Raintown deliver a startling take on UK contemporary country that is both firmly-rooted and unashamedly forward-thinking. Their intensely charismatic live performances are imbued with a spirit and energy that that make their sound accessible to all music lovers.
“Country music in the UK has come of age in the last year and Raintown are front-and-centre in that surge. The new album is simply superb.” - John Collins - Presenter, Bauer City Network 2
Over the last 2 years, their live reputation continued to grow with performances that included, a successful UK tour, Country2Country at London's O2 Arena, Party at the Palace Music Festival, Belladrum Music Festival, supporting Deacon Blue at Montrose Music Festival and Runrig at the iconic Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London.
“Go and see one of their dynamic live performances and get on the Raintown bandwagon because the best is yet to come” - Country Music People
Their sophomore release, ‘WRITING ON THE WALL’ continues their impressive development. It contains a polished mix of bright, up-tempo guitar-led Americana, Country pop-rock all arranged around superb harmonies and the duo’s trade mark back and forth vocals. It has gained praise from fans and critics alike including five star review’s from both ‘Country Music People’ - who said, “every single track has something remarkable about it” - and Maverick Magazine which commented, “the record is truly excellent.”
Married couple, Paul Bain and Claire McArthur-Bain, are more than just a love story; they fuse their passion for Country Music with their eclectic musical influences and continue the tradition of exciting new music to emerge from Glasgow. Their electrifying live performances and sensational new music have elevated this impressive duo to new heights and cemented their place as one of the UK’s leading ‘new breed’ of Country acts.