'It has evolved every year': SJM's Chris York on the rise of Country To Country

James Hanley

Not too long ago, the idea of an annual country music festival packing out arenas in England, Scotland and Ireland over the same weekend would have been laughed out of the room. But somewhere along the line the laughter stopped, and eyes were opened to the mass appeal of a genre previously considered niche outside its homeland.

Today, six years on from its inception, Country To Country (C2C) is a much-loved fixture of the UK’s live music calendar, enticing a ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...