Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

Baylen Leonard

Creative director, The Longroad Festival

Bob Harris Presents: The Rise in UK Country & Americana Festivals & How To Get Booked

  • 14:30 - 15:30
  • Friday 9 November
  • Career Advice
  • The Roadhouse Room

    About Baylen

    Baylen Leonard was born and grew up in the official Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol Tennessee.  He's lived in London for almost two decades and continues to make Country and Americana music his focus.

    As a Radio and TV Presenter, Baylen has presented Country Music shows, specials, and commentary for BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 2 Country, BBC Radio 4, Chris Country, BBC Scotland, Monocle 24, Channel 5, and the UK's new all Country TV channel Total Country.

    Baylen has DJ'd at some of the UK's biggest venues and festivals including VFestival, Bestival, The Southbank Centre, Tate Museums, C2C, The Royal Court Theatre, Brooklyn Bowl, Nashville Nights, Buck n Bull, and The Millennium Centre in Cardiff Wales.

    Baylen is an Executive Board member of The Americana Music Association UK, the lead Programmer for Nashville Meets London, and the Creative Director of The Long Road festival.

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