In a Nutshell: Icon Stage C2C 2020

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 Song: Catching Fire

 

Izzie Walsh

 

Ozzie went down a treat at both Buckle and Boots and FSA Fest when she broke onto the U.K. scene a couple of years ago. Her vocals are unique and she draws influence from the likes of Margo Price.

Recommended Song: Clouded Mind

 

Lucy Grubb

 

Norwich singer songwriter Lucy Grubb draws influence from Johnny Cash and Paul Simon in her own songwriting. She’s had experience playing large festivals before including Glastonbury.

Recommended Song: 18 Miles

 

Matt Lang

 

Matt Lang has worked with producer Danick Dupelle a member of the popular Canadian group Emerson Drive in Nashville and the record they created topped the iTunes country charts for several weeks. His debut single has over 1.8 million streams on Spotify. 

Recommended Song: My Final Pour

 

The Remedy Club

 

Another homegrown duo, this time a husband and wife duo, again they bring some amazing harmonies to their music. They recently recorded out in Nashville and worked with some great musicians in the genre.

Recommended Song: Get Away With It

 

Reverie Lane

 

From Nashville Tennessee this is one duo I can not wait to see! Presley and Spencer met at one of Broadways Honky Tonks, Presley is the daughter of Country music legend and main stage artist Tanya Tucker! Their songwriting is great, their voices blend well together and they’re really going to shine this weekend! 

Recommended Song: Women and Trains

 

Joe Buck

 

Joe Buck is going to be the talk of the festival, I have no doubt! Perhaps one of the most interesting names on the line up for his style of music, Country and Punk Rock! He once part owned a Honky Tonk on Broadway in Nashville - fun fact for you there!

Recommended Song: White Roses

 

Kaitlyn Baker

 

Kaitlyn Baker from Virginia draws on personal experience in her songs. Hailed as the new Coal Miners Daughter due to her family’s history Kaitlyn writes some fantastic Country songs and uses traditional instrumentation. She has been performing since a very young age and had self released three EPs by the time she was 14.

Recommended Song: Heart of Appalachia

 

Haley and Michaels

 

Married couple Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels hail from California. Their debut single Just Another Love Song was co-written by Richie McDonald of the band lonestar, it charted in the mid-fifties on the AirPlay chart. They have since signed to a new label and had their songs featured in films and by sports teams.

Recommended Song: Hail Mary

 

Katy Hurt

 

Anyone who knows me knows that Katy is an artist I champion above all other UK artists. Her vocals are incredibly powerful, her writing is well thought out and she is one of, if not the most hard working UK Country artist there is! 

Recommended Song: Small Town

 

Laura Oakes

 

Laura is a talented U.K. artist, she’s got some great songs and a beautiful voice so it’s good to see her back on the C2C stages again this year. Like Holloway Road she has toured extensively here and played many festivals making her one of the favourites in the U.K. scene.

Recommended Song: Better in Blue Jeans

 

Jess Thristan

 

Jess is another UK artist from Yorkshire. Her influences include Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood and Carole King to name a few. Again she has a very Country-Pop sound and she will certainly be one to watch at C2C, her voice is amazing.

Recommended Song: Ready to Face it

 

Mabel and Huck

 

Mabel and Huck come from Glasgow in Scotland and are garnering attention for putting a modern twist on old time folk, bluegrass and country music. They have lovely harmonies and are greatly inspired by one of the main stage artists Old Crow Medicine Show. 

Recommended Song: Rollercoaster

 

The Orange Circus Band

 

The Celtic Americana Quartet based in the U.K. has roots in Virginia, Wales and Cornwall. They’re a very unique band and you don’t want to miss them at C2C, they’re style of music really suits the festival vibe.

Recommended Song: The Saturday Song

 

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

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