10 Years of Country to Country

2023 Line up announced

By Jane Jarvis | Published: Tue 25th Oct 2022

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Friday 10th to Sunday 12th March 2023
Glasgow SSE Hydro, London The O2, and the Dublin 3Arena, UK & Ireland
from £85.25 - £189.75
Daily capacity: 25,000
Last updated: Wed 1st Feb 2023

Celebrating a decade of bringing country music to the masses, C2C, Europe's biggest country music festival, is back, bringing yet another extensive line up to The O2 London, 3Arena Dublin and The OVO Hydro, Glasgow from Friday, 10th March to Sunday, 12th March 2023.  
Celebrating 10 years of C2C, renowned superstars Zac Brown Band, Thomas Rhett and Lady A have been confirmed to headline 2023’s festival. They will be joined by Nashville artists, MidlandJordan Davis, Old Crow Medicine Show, Lainey Wilson and Mitchell Tenpenny alongside prolific performers Lindsay Ell and Matt Stell. CMA’s international series Introducing Nashville also returns which sees exciting, emerging newcomers share the mainstage for an acoustic set, recalling stories behind their tracks. To buy tickets, click here.
In London, Breland will open C2C on Friday night, co-hosting the festival across the weekend with the legendary Bob Harris OBE who said: “I am proud to have been the main stage compere at Country to Country in London since the inaugural event in 2013...Even better, I’ll be joined in the spotlight by my friend Breland, whose career has literally gone stratospheric since the release of his first music only three years ago. I cannot wait to see the incredible performers playing at the festival this year and I am so much looking forward to reuniting with the fabulous fans who make our Country Music community so special.”
Since its inaugural event in 2013 at The O2 London, Country to Country has grown to a three-day multi-arena event featuring the best in country music and programming which fans have come to love and expect, with tens of thousands in attendance each year. Not only does C2C feature performances from the world’s best country stars it also showcases the best of emerging talent from Nashville, UK and Europe.

Jack Dowling, C2C Festival Director said: “Country to Country is delighted to be bringing back the finest in US talent to the UK and Ireland. In our 10th year C2C keeps going from strength to strength.  We’d like to thank our fantastic partners AEG Presents, the CMA and BBC Radio 2 who continue to help us deliver the best event and of course, more importantly our passionate fans. Country to Country would not be what it is without you. See you all for C2C 2023!”
Chris York, C2C Festival Co-Founder and Director at SJM Concerts commented: “As founder of C2C, it is incredible to see the event moving into its 10th year. A testament to the wonderful support of all artists, managers and agents who continue to believe in the power of country outside of North America. We have to thank our amazing event partners BBC Radio 2, the CMA and lastly the fans – who continue to drive the event forward and challenge us to keep moving forward. That’s what makes doing this worthwhile.”
"C2C is a tentpole event for our industry and our Country Music community.”  says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “As we see Country Music continue to expand on a global scale, it's events like C2C that are pivotal in maintaining that forward momentum, promoting music discovery, broadening the fan base and demonstrating the growth of Country Music internationally. We are thrilled to be partnering with C2C again this year and look forward to the event in March!"
The C2C Spotlight Stage will also be back so watch out for news of the full line up in the coming months.

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