April 19, 2020

The One World Together at Home concert took place last night, here in the U.K. it was streamed on YouTube between 7pm last night and 3am this morning but it was well worth the sleep loss for those who stayed up! The show included artists from all around the World who performed in their own living rooms and in their own languages. Early highlights included performances from Jennifer Hudson who sung a beautiful rendition of Memo...

March 11, 2020

The Luck

A brother and Sister duo with catchy songs, The Luck once again from the U.K. has toured with some great artists and their songs will really get you into the C2C party mood!

Recommended Song: Lionheart

Hayley McKay

Hayley is another U.K. artist with an impressive vocal range. She’s written with Grammy nominated songwriters and got the seal of approval from Bob Harris as well as supported Sir Tom Jones on tour. 

Recommended...

March 11, 2020

Stuart Landon

Another Brit to check out here, Stuart has been touring the U.K. circuit with the angels with dirty faces and has become a household name amongst Brit Country fans. He’s already picking up award nods this year from establishments around the U.K. and Europe so make sure you check him out whilst you can at C2C.

Song Recommendation: Love Me Now

Alex Hall

Alex comes from Gainsborough in the state of Georgia, he doesn’t l...

March 9, 2020

Catherine McGrath

One of, if not, the most successful UK Country acts is Catherine McGrath. Again, this is not her first rodeo. Her debut album Talk of this Town peaked at number 13 in the UK all genres chart and she has worked extensively with hit US Country writer Liz Rose.

Recommended Song: Grace

Filmore

There’s not a lot of info out there about Filmore but after seeing him live myself I can tell you that he’s a very exciting,...

March 5, 2020

A Thousand Horses

Perhaps the biggest name on the pop up stages is A Thousand Horses. It’s not their first trip to C2C and they have returned since. Signed to Big Machine Label Group their southern rock style of Country is popular with the UK crowd. Their biggest hit came in 2015 when Smoke reached the top spot on the US Country airplay chart.

Recommended Song: Smoke

Alex Hall

Alex comes from Gainsborough in the state of Georgia,...

February 26, 2020

The in a nutshell series returns for C2C this years as we take you through stage by stage, artist by artist and suggest a recommended song by each! So to start off with, here's your artists on the Radio 2 stage 2020.

A Thousand Horses

Perhaps the biggest name on the pop up stages is A Thousand Horses. It’s not their first trip to C2C and they have returned since. Signed to Big Machine Label Group their southern rock style of Cou...

February 9, 2020

Mid-week in Manchester and the Bridgewater filled up fast with music lovers keen to see this latest edition of the transatlantic sessions. Those around me were not newcomers like I was as they reminisced the previous 16 live editions before the show began. It peaked my interest as I started getting excited in anticipation of what's to come. Some World class instrumentalists were about to take to the stage, some who had been in...

February 4, 2020

On a cold damp day in the centre of Manchester fans queued outside all day to see Brett Eldredge, to take a selfie as he stepped off his bus or get to the front of the O2 Ritz. He's been over to the UK a fair few times now and each time his fanbase grows and it's no surprise! This time he had the lovely Lauren Jenkins supporting him, a young lady I had the pleasure of interviewing at CMA Fest last year, a hard working musician...

January 14, 2020

Country 2 Country is drawing ever closer and just before Christmas we saw more additions to the line up as many of the spotlight stage artists were announced. As always we’re going to give you a little information about each and every artist including a recommended song to get you started on your research, this will help you plan your weekend’s schedule! 

Mitchell Tenpenny

Friday’s first spotlight artist is Mitchell Tenpenny. Bo...

December 4, 2019

The news we have all been waiting for, when is Taylor Swift next coming to our shores to perform? Well fear not, just as Swift promised a date has been announced for Taylor to return to the UK to showcase her new album Lover. It's been a whirlwind year for Taylor and these past few months have been a rollercoaster of emotions for the star and her team with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, but this has not put the s...

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