Nashville Meets London Country Music River Cruise Returns For August ’22 Date

NML Cruise August 2022

Nashville Meets London (NML) has announced the return of the NML Country Music River Cruise, with support from PizzaExpress Live!, to be held on August 19. Set to voyage down England’s longest river, River Thames, the NML River Cruise will feature acoustic performances by several soon-to-be-announced artists, a set by DJ Hish, and hosting by Absolute Radio Country presenter Matt Spracklen.

Tickets to this exclusive event are extremely limited and will be available for £45 per person. An early-bird rate of £40 will be offered to the first 30 customers. Limited VIP table packages for eight people are also available at £560.  Tickets can be purchased at

Friends of NML will come together to remember Buck N’ Bull Founder Max Thompson, who passed away in September 2021.  Thompson was a partner in the NML and Buck N’ Bull Southern Fridays Boat Cruise, launched in 2018.  Since its formation, the event has sold out and continues to be one of NML’s popular events. 

Absolute Radio presenter and NML host Matt Spracklen comments, “We’re announcing this event with our dear friend Max at the forefront of our minds. He was the life and soul of the river cruise, having partnered with NML since the very first one. I’m so glad that myself and Hish will be on board to celebrate him once again.” 

The boat will embark at Bankside Pier at 18:45 and depart at 19:00.  Live performances will kick-off at 20:00, with DJ Hish kicking off his set at 21:00.  The boat disembarks at 23:00.

NML events, including the NML River Cruise, are co-produced by Peter Conway with Peter Conway Management, Matt Watkins and Christy Walker-Watkins with Nashville-based agency, The AristoMedia Group, and UK-based presenter Matt Spracklen.  Additional support provided by PizzaExpress.

Launched in 2016 as an annual music festival, Nashville Meets London (NML) has evolved into an international entertainment brand providing opportunities and supporting the globalization of Americana and Country music. The brand’s mission is to expand on music’s cultural and economic exchange while driving more synergy between the recording and live performance industries worldwide.

NML pillar activities include the annual music festival, the NML Presents Live! at Pizza Express monthly residency, the NML Country Music River Cruise, NML Sessions, and NML Special Events (NML at Royal Albert Hall, NML at Bush Hall).

Across its events, NML has showcased performances by Lauren Alaina,American Young, Cadillac Three, Ashley Campbell, Shy Carter, Sarah Darling,Russell DickersonCaylee Hammack, Noah Guthrie,Ty Herndon, Sam Palladio, Sam Outlaw, Logan Mize, Hayley Orrantia,Angaleena PresleyMichael Ray,Lucie SilvasTenille Townes,Tyminski, and more, alongside U.K.-based acts Elles BaileyYola Carter, Flats & SharpsJade Helliwell,keywest,Kevin McGuireMegan O’Neill, Hannah Rose Platt, Raintown, Twinnie, Two Ways Home, Robert Vincent, Wildwood Kin,William the Conqueror and more.

Other upcoming NML shows include the NML Presents! monthly series, currently scheduled for March 30, April 27, May 25, June 29, and July 27.For more information about NML, visit, and follow the brand on Facebook (@NashvilleMeetsLondon), Twitter (@NashMeetsLondon), Instagram (@NashvilleMeetsLondon), and Spotify.

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