C2C Festival Announces First Wave of Artists For 2017.
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Back for its fifth year, Country Country is delighted to announce the incredible lineup for 2017! To celebrate, Just Listen To This will have a full Country Week 2017 from Monday 6th March 2017 – Sunday 12th March 2017 to coincide with the C2C Festival alongside all of our other articles. From Friday 10th to Sunday 12th March 2017 we will see the return of two of America’s biggest stars, Brad Paisley (Headliner) and Zac Brown Band (Headliner) to the festival alongside stellar multi-platinum and acclaimed artists Chris Young, Darius Rucker, Jennifer Nettles, Hunter Hayes, Maren Morris and Cam plus duos Dan + Shay and Brothers Osborne. Further artists and day splits will be announced in due course. C2C is UK and Ireland’s largest country music festival bringing three full days of the best in country music and programming that fans have come to love from the world’s best country stars as well as emerging talent from Nashville, UK and Europe. It follows the storming success of C2C 2016 earlier this year over 80,000 country fans packed out The O2, London, Glasgow Clyde Auditorium and 3Arena Dublin that saw multimillion selling megastars Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Dwight Yoakam, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt and Chris Stapleton plus Maddie and Tae, Andrew Combs and Ashley Monroe. Country To Country is an incredible opportunity for fans to see their idols come together over one weekend, under one roof and is not to be missed. Tickets go on general sale 10am Friday 4th November from: www.axs.com/c2c 08448 24 48 24 and www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051. Tickets for Dublin will be available at www.ticketmaster.ie and Glasgow www.gigsinscotland.com / 08444 999 990. The legendary BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Bob Harris says, “It’s amazing to think that C2C is five years old already and also how quickly it has grown. I am personally thrilled to be at the centre of it all and can’t wait for next March to welcome back old friends from Nashville and to introduce some new ones.” Milly Olykan C2C Festival Director for The O2 said: We are thrilled to be going into our fifth year of Country to Country – it’s been incredible to have established an event that is so hugely anticipated by country fans and artists alike. For us to be presenting many new artists for their first time in the UK and Ireland as well as welcoming some back to C2C is fantastic. The growth of C2C owes so much to BBC Radio 2 and the Country Music Association of America – who are great partners on this festival with us.” “CMA values C2C as an important vehicle for reaching and developing Country Music fans in the U.K. – especially as we enter the fifth year of our partnership,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “We have seen significant growth in the U.K. market and have capitalized on the success of C2C to develop business relationships that have benefited the music industry, which is an important part of our mission. CMA is looking forward to bringing the CMA Songwriters Series back to C2C and sharing the artistry of the songwriters with their fans in London.” C2C again brings the spirit of Nashville to the UK – with additional programming still to be announced including the Festival Stages for C2C ticket holders to enjoy – the Yamaha Music Stage, the BBC Radio 2 Stage and the official C2C Aftershows. Free to watch stages will also be back again at The O2. Glenn Sargeant
Tickets go on general sale 10am Friday 4th November 2016 from: www.axs.com/c2c 08448 24 48 24 and www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051. Tickets for Dublin will be available at www.ticketmaster.ie and Glasgow www.gigsinscotland.com / 08444 999 990. For further information: Website www.c2c-countrytocountry.com Facebook www.facebook.com/Country2Country Twitter https://twitter.com/C2Cofficial Instagram @C2CFestival You can read our previous articles for Just Listen To This’s exclusive Country Week 2015 here: http://bit.ly/2dOinb9 (Many thanks to Richard Wotton at Richard Wotton Publicity, Claire Horton at Horton PR, Kara McCabe at SJM Concerts and the SJM Concerts Press Office for help with this announcement)