C2C Festival Stages: Our Top Picks

How will you be choosing? Coin toss? Decision dice? Following the crowd? This year before we even get into London’s main O2 arena for the headline and spotlight stage acts, we’ll have had over 40 country acts to choose between, across six daytime ‘festival stages’* around the O2 complex. It is an overwhelming business. The […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Country Music Fans

There are a couple of things in our favour when it comes to setting New Year goals as country music fans; whiskey contains zero carbs and line dancing to Luke Bryan is pretty much an aerobics class. But even country fans have room for a little improvement, so here’s to doing better this year… 1. […]

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20 Best Quotes Overheard at U.K. Country Music Week [2018]

Country Music Week (which, combined with national tours of so many acts, seemed to last all month) took over London concert venues for its second year. Our sleep-deprived, bourbon-coated voices are subsequently gravelly enough to brave a Chris Stapleton song at karaoke. A lot happened. The Country 2 Country 2019 festival lineup was announced (twice, […]

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We Need to Talk About Lainey Wilson

Too many record companies have been looking for the next Taylor Swift when they should’ve been looking for the next Lee Ann Womack.  Cue Lainey Wilson. We’re sat on dilapidated sofas in a dressing room in London’s Bush Hall, where ‘newcomer’ Lainey is about to open for Chase Rice. She’ll be performing a handful of […]

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