Karl Shoemark

Karl Shoemark

Laura Cress
'Karl is from Somerset in the south west and has always been surrounded by music. But it's only since driving Route 66 in October 2014 that he developed an ear for all things country due to stations like KTTS.
His gramps would always play country records as they headed to the beaches of the south west on a Sunday when he was growing up so them 'twangs' and guitars were always stored in the musical mind of his.

Karl has a National Diploma in Music Technology and has been DJing since the age of 15 and it was at that age he was accepted on, what was then, the Galaxy 101 radio academy.

Continuing to DJ the club scene he started with Glastonbury FM 5 years ago and changed the music & format of his show to country in January 2015.

From the conversion to country he has attended the C2C festival as a fan, where he was delighted to shake hands & receive a signed CD from Sam Hunt!
He has also seen tours by Sasha Mcveigh, Sara Beth, Glen Mitchell & Sonia Leigh.

Karl does prefere the 'new' contemporary country scene but as someone once told him when he started out ''music is an emotion and you have to be open to all styles!" 

Karl loves nothing more than a weekend party with good live music and is delighted with the start of his country music journey which continues every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 1pm on


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