mg src=””img/pix/Roni 6.jpg”” align=””left”” height=””305″” width=””300″”>Very occasionally Iunearth a musical diamond..That is what I believe wehave here with Roni(Rocking Magpie)
There are times when Ibelieve I have a goodknowledge of the best artistson the UK country scene,then a new one emerges andI think wow, how did I notknow about this artist?Roni falls right into thiscategory (Nick Cantwell,Belles and Gals) “”
With a successful UK Tour in April bringing some of the UKs topCountry artists to support her at the live shows Roni promoted therelease of her second album Place Your Bets. The singleNeverland from the album reached number 6 in the UK HotdiscCountry Charts in June/July and number 3 in the Irish Hot DiscChart.
Roni has made big impressions this year already .Place Your Bets is a fantastic listen from start to finish (Bellesand Gals) “”
With a high profile this year she has appeared at Buckle and Boots, The Outlaw Country Review and Little Mountain Country Festival.
Roni has also been interviewed on BBC Radio with anaccompanying live performance of four of her songs from the newalbum with the full band. She is currently filming the officialmusic video to her next single Nothing Less Than This whichwas the title song to her EP released May 2016, a song which shefelt should be brought back to the listeners attention and one whichshe held very close to her heart! The song features Sarah Jory on pedal steel.
Brought up on the likes of Tammy, Dolly,Johnny and Elvis, Roni has country at theheart of her soul. Later influenced by thelikes of Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raittshe has developed into a truly intuitivesongwriter enthused to dig into theemotion, meaning and beautiful storytelling of song her gritty cocktail ofcountry blues and southern rock isproving to be a major hit with the fans.