With just weeks to go until C2C: Country to Country 2018, a whole host of new details have emerged.
First-up is the news that Brett James will be hosting this year’s CMA Songwriter Series, which will feature Luke Combs, Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Kip Moore. The event takes place on the evening of Thursday 8th March 2018 at Indigo at The O2.
The BBC Radio 2 Stage will return this year and will be once again situated in Indigo at The O2 throughout the weekend. The line-up of performers is:
Ashley Campbell, Ashley McBryde, Catherine McGrath, Danielle Bradbery, Delta Rae, High Valley, Jillian Jacqueline, LANCO, Levi Hummon, Lindsay Ell, Mo Pitney, Morgan Evans, Russell Dickerson, Ryan Hurd, Walker Hayes and The Wandering Hearts.
This year will see the return of the Late Night Stage but it’ll be moving from Indigo at The O2 to Building Six. On Friday night rising band LANCO will perform, Russell Dickerson will perform on Saturday and Sunday night will see Lindsay Ell take to the stage.
All Bar One will play host to The Late Night Saloon with performances from Mo Pitney on Friday, Delta Rae on Saturday and Ryan Kinder on Sunday. The venue will also be home to the Country Music Week Hub throughout the weekend.
New for 2018 is The C2C Close Up Stage in Building Six, which will showcase UK and Irish acts such as Catherine McGrath, Andy Brown, Una Healy, Twinnie, Liv Austen, Katy Hurt and Jake Morrell.
There will be six pop-up stages around The O2 that will play host to American Young, Andy Brown, Clara Bond, Days Are Done, Elles Bailey, Fayre, Holloway Road, Jake Morrell, Jeannine Barry, Katy Hurt, Kerri Watt, Keywest, Leslie Satcher, Liv Austen, Liz McClarnon, Lost Hollow, O&O, Peter Donegan, Sammie Jay, Stephanie Quayle, The Adelaides, The Grahams, Twinnie and Una Healy.
More artists are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
C2C: Country to Country takes place from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.