BRETT ELDREDGE – HUNTER HAYES – LYLE LOVETT
CAM – DUSTIN LYNCH – ASHLEY MCBRYDE
CHASE RICE – CARLY PEARCE – DRAKE WHITE & THE BIG FIRE
more to be announced
Tickets on sale Friday 26thOctober at 10am
Country to Country; Europe's biggest country music festival is back at The O2 for its seventh year from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 March 2019, with yet another incredible line up from the C2C team. The festival also returns to the 3Arena Dublin and SSE Hydro in Glasgow.
With his first show in the UK for over ten years, a major coup for C2C, the celebrated four time Grammy(™) Award winner, chart record breaker and international superstar Keith Urban will play C2C for the first time ever, while one of Nashville’s most revered and hugely acclaimed musician’s Chris Stapleton makes his much-anticipated return to the festival in a headline spot. Superstar trio and award winning fan favourites Lady Antebellum also return as headliners, following their hugely popular show at The O2 last year.
Joining the headliners are more acclaimed artists, with many heading to the main stage for the very first time. Cam, Hunter Hayes, Ashley McBryde and Drake White & The Big Fire all return, while Brett Eldredge, Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce and Lyle Lovett make their C2C arena debuts. The C2C Spotlight Stage will return in the arena, with performers to be announced.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday 26thOctober and are available from: AXS and Gigs & Tours. Tickets for Dublin will be available at Ticketmaster and Glasgow will be available at Gigs in Scotland.
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.
The legendary Bob Harris announced the highly anticipated C2C 2019 line-up at the official launch party at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, during the second annual Country Music Week in London.He said: “I am so proud to have been involved with C2C from the beginning and to watch it grow to become one of the major global events in the country music calendar. I’m thrilled to once again be introducing all the amazing artists on the main stage and enjoying the fantastic atmosphere of C2C at The O2, London.”
Chris York, C2C Festival promoter for SJM Concerts commented: “C2C Festival 2019 continues to build on the massive success of Country to Country in the U.K. and Ireland. We are proud to present one of our strongest lineups and 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.”
CMA’s Sarah Trahern said: “Since the beginning, C2C has been instrumental in growing the country fan base in the UK. The festival has helped develop superstars and also introduced hot new acts to legions of UK fans. CMA is delighted to be back here for our seventh year in partnership with the festival to continue to support great country music and our passionate UK fan base.”
C2C London ticket holders will have access to daytime live performances and other live events. Further details to be announced.
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Ashley McBryde caught the attention of some of Nashville’s most raucous entertainers, landing her dates opening for Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, and, most recently, Miranda Lambert and Luke Combs. The Washington Post raved, "McBryde's blue-collar storytelling and straightforward singing set her apart," including a set during her debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage, notably sharing "Girl Goin' Nowhere," the seminal title track from her Jay Joyce-produced LP for Atlantic Records/Warner Nashville. Girl Going Nowhere which was the biggest debut by a solo country artist this year and earned the Arkansas native critical acclaim from The New York Times which described her as, “an alluringly flexible singer, fluent in classic country, blues and Southern rock, with a voice that moves easily from tender to tough,” and more. McBryde was recently in the UK and appeared on BBC TV Breakfast and Later With Jools Holland.