It seemed so far in the future when the initial Country Music Week line-up announcements started but all of a sudden it’s finally here!
Now in it’s third year, the vibrant week of U.S. and UK country music playing live in London has spread further afield, with big name artists and rising starts adding national tours alongside their CMW appearances.
The event is strongly linked to C2C, the huge country festival at The O2 arena each March. Indeed, the opening show of Country Music Week is also the official launch party for C2C 2020 which *HOT OFF THE PRESS* will feature Eric Church, Hootie & The Blowfish’s Darius Rucker, Luke Combs, Old Dominion, Brett Young, Charles Esten, Eris Paslay, Tenille Townes and many more in three huge shows in London, Dublin and Glasgow over March 13-15, 2010
Back to Country Music Week before you get too giddy about that contemporary country royalty line-up – you’ll get a chance to preview several of those artists this week. As well as them, we’re particularly excited to see headline shows for Striking Matches and American Idol Scotty McCreery, as well as an Americana-themed night on Friday. Also notable are the Daytime Hubs, which allow fans the chance to see a selection of the star performers from the previous week, and still fit in a concert in the evening. A new addition this year is a Bluebird Café style songwriters’ round on Sunday to close out the week.
Monday, October 21, 2019: Introducing Nashville featuring Danielle Bradbery, Travis Denning, Walker Hayes and Rachel Wammack *C2C 2020 OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY* – Cadogan Hall, London
Tuesday, October 22, 2019: Michael Ray Plus support from Willie Jones and Lisa McHugh – Bush Hall, London
Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Striking Matches plus support from Tyler Rich – Garage, London
Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Brandy Clark plus support from Kyle Daniel – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Thursday, October 24, 2019: Logan Mize plus support from Fairground Saints and Reverie Lane
Friday, October 25, 2019: Brandy Clark plus support from Kyle Daniel
Friday, October 25, 2019: Under The Apple Tree Sessions Featuring Robert Vincent, Curse Of Lono and Foreign Affairs
Saturday, October 26, 2019: Country Hits Radio Hub featuring an afternoon of live music and conversation with Tenille Townes, Willie Jones, Temecula Road and Tebey – Bush Hall, London
Saturday, October 26, 2019: Scotty McCreery (sold out) – Bush Hall, London
Sunday, October 27, 2019: Country Hits Radio Hub featuring an afternoon of live music and conversation with Kyle Daniel, Reverie Lane, Tyler Rich and Tenille Arts.
Sunday, October 27, 2019: The Bluebird Café Nashville featuring Tenille Arts, Phil Barton, Emily Hackett, and Tebey.
Sunday, October 27, 2019: Charles Esten plus support from The Adelaides
Sony Music Nashville artists Walker Hayes and Rachel Wammack fitted UK tours in ahead of their London shows. Plenty of artists we’ve featured recently are touring as we speak, including Logan Mize, Michael Ray and Charles Esten. Scotty McCreery had to add an extra London date due to phenomenal demand and the new date sold out too!
Tuesday, October 22, 2019: Bush Hall, London
Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Institute 2, Birmingham
Thursday, October 24, 2019: Arts Club Loft, Liverpool
Friday, October 25, 2019: Night & Day, Manchester
Sunday, October 27, 2019: Stereo, Glasgow
Thursday, October 24, 2019: O2 Institute, Birmingham
Friday, October 25, 2019: O2 Academy, Bristol
Sunday, October 27, 2019: Royal Albert Hall, London
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