Pop-Up stages line-up announced for C2C: Country to Country

The Shires, C.C. Smugglers, Benjamin Folke Thomas, and many more

published: Wed 27th Jan 2016

The Shires

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2016
Glasgow Clyde Auditorium, London The O2, and the Dublin 3Arena, UK
weekend from £123.50
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 2nd Mar 2016

The line-up of over over 40 performances per day on the Pop-Up stages has been announced at the 4th C2C: Country to Country which will be held at The O2, London and happening from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2016.

Led by The Shires,  who will as Ambassadors  and will introduce acts appearing on the Yamaha Music Stage, host up and coming UK artists on the Pop-Up stages and make several appearances across the weekend. The ever popular Pop-Up stages in Brooklyn Bowl, and The Saloon which will feature a line-up of traditional country performers and some of the UK’s rising stars.

The line-up features Alan West & Steve Black, Alice Wallace, Ashley Campbell, Ashton Lane, Benjamin Folke Thomas, Callaghan, Carolynne Poole, Case Hardin, C.C. Smugglers, Chisum Cattle Co., Cooper & Davies, Crash N Recovery, Darline, Dexeter, Emma Stevens, Erin Kinsey, Foreign Affairs, Frankie Davies, Great Western Tears, High Valley, Holloway Road, Honey Ryder, Ilona, Jeannine Barry, Jessi Alexander and Barry Dean, Knoxville Highway, Lori McKenna, Luke & Mel, Maren Morris, Megan O'Neill, Outlander, Paul Carella, Pauper Kings, Phil Vassar, Rackhouse Pilfer, Rainey Qualley, Ray Peters & The Smokey Turtle Band, Red Pine Timber Company, Red Sky July, Sam Coe & The Long Shadows, Sarah Darling, Shane McAnally, Sonia Leigh, Southern Junction, Texas Martha and the House of Twang, The Rising, The Southern Companion, and Wire & Wool.

C2C organisers commented, "Every year we’re looking for new talent we can introduce to fans via the C2C Pop Up stages - the calibre of artists applying to play is now very high. We had over 400 applications from all over the world… we’re looking forward to seeing how these new artists are received this year."

The event features a line-up that includes 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. With more to be announced including the London satellite stages.

For the line-up details as available see the C2C: Country to Country line-up page.

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Weekend tickets are priced from £123.50 (not including booking fees), and day tickets from £46.50.

Billed as a celebration of country style and culture with The O2 transformed into a mini Nashville and in addition up and coming artists performing on pop-up stages across the site, the Town Square will return with a whole host of food, drink and entertainment stands.

Early bird tickets have sold out. Full price tickets go on general sale at 10am Friday 9th October, and eFestivals will have links here for you to buy them then.



Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2016
Glasgow Clyde Auditorium, London The O2, and the Dublin 3Arena, UK
weekend from £123.50
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 2nd Mar 2016


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