THE O2, LONDON / 3ARENA, DUBLIN / THE SSE HYDRO, GLASGOW
ERIC CHURCH– DARIUS RUCKER – LUKE COMBS
THE CADILLAC THREE – OLD DOMINION – BRETT YOUNG
TANYA TUCKER – CHARLES ESTEN
RUNAWAY JUNE – JORDAN DAVIS
INTRODUCING NASHVILLE FEAT ABBY ANDERSON, ERIC PASLAY + TENILLE TOWNES
And many more to be announced
Hosted by Bob Harris OBE
Country to Country; Europe’s biggest country music festival is back from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 March 2020. Returning for its eighth year, the festival is set to bring yet another incredible line up to The O2 London, 3Arena Dublin, The SSE Hydro, and venues across Europe.
CMA Award 2019 nominee, record breaker and one of the biggest names in contemporary country Luke Combs and multi-platinum Grammy award winning superstar Darius Rucker each headline C2C for the very first time with multiple CMA award winner and 2019 nominee Eric Church making his much-anticipated return to the festival.
Joining the headliners and making their main stage debuts are multiple CMA award winners and nominees The Cadillac Three, Tanya Tucker, Charles Esten, Runaway June and Jordan Davis. Making his return this year is award winning Brett Young alongside 2019 CMA award nominee Old Dominion following a major UK tour this year. For the very first time, international series Introducing Nashville will see artists including Abby Anderson, Eric Paslay and Tenille Townes take to the mainstage together for an acoustic set sharing stories behind their tracks. The C2C Spotlight Stage will also be back. Watch out for news of the full line up in the next coming few months.
The highly anticipated C2C 2020 line-up was announced at the official launch party at Cadogan Hall this evening, during the third annual Country Music Week in London with a very special message from the legendary Bob Harris OBE who said: “I am so proud to be part of the C2C family. I have been the main stage host at the O2 in London from the very beginning and have watched the festival grow to become one of the most important and iconic events in the global Country Music calendar. I am thrilled to once again be hosting C2C in London and broadcasting highlights on BBC Radio 2. I can’t wait to listen to the best music in the world, enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of the main auditorium, catch the excitement of the pop-up stages and meet the incredible Country fans that make C2C so special”
Chris York, C2C Festival promoter for SJM Concerts commented: “C2C Festival 2020 continues to build on the massive success of Country to Country in the U.K. and across Europe. We look forward to seeing all you passionate country fans in March once again. We would like to thank our partners at BBC Radio 2 and The Country Music Association and as ever thank you for your support.”
“We are thrilled to see the continuously growing Country fan base in the UK and for C2C to bring such a powerful line-up of artists to international fans,” says CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “This year marks CMA’s eighth year partnering with C2C, and it has been so exciting to see this festival and the audience of passionate Country fans continue to get bigger and better each year.”
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C2C London ticket holders will have access to daytime live performances and other live events. Further details to be announced. C2C Amsterdam and C2C Berlin debuted in 2019 and will return on 7th – 8th March and 6th – 8th March 2020 respectively.
Country to Country has become a staple in the UK festival calendar and has brought country music to the UK and Ireland masses, with tens of thousands of fans attending each year. The festival continuously hosts the best in country music and entertainment; bringing over the world’s best country stars as well as emerging talent from Nashville, UK and Europe. In 2019, C2C welcomed over 70,000 fans, who enjoyed music from artists including; Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Chris Stapleton, Brett Eldredge, Hunter Hayes, Lyle Lovett, Cam, Dustin Lynch, Ashley McBryde, Chase Rice, Carly Pearce, Drake White & The Big Fire and more; as well as programming from the Festival Stages, BBC Radio 2 Stage, CMA Screenings, The Bluebird Café, Aftershows and C2C Sessions.
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