AmericanaFest UK Showcase. Live review. John Oates, William The Conqueror, Asleep At The Wheel, John Smith, Wade Bowen *****

FEBRUARY 1, 2019 John Oates at The Moth Club for Americana Fest. Photo Credit: Chaz Brooks The Americana Music Association UK scored a massive coup in bringing John Oates to London to play at the showcase event at an intimate venue in east London. With a stellar line-up, record label Thirty Tigers strutted its stuff at the Moth Club and proudly paraded its talent. Asleep at the Wheel had veteran Ray Benson and fiddle player Katie Shore whipping up a storm. The club was packed to the gills and they tore it to shreds with powerful and frenetic traditional country swing. Preceding South of the Border, Benson gave his take on that wall: “There’s … Continue reading AmericanaFest UK Showcase. Live review. John Oates, William The Conqueror, Asleep At The Wheel, John Smith, Wade Bowen *****