After a successful 2019 outing, FKP Scorpio sold a record-breaking 40,000 tickets in the space of two days for the 2020 edition of the twin festivals
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Some 80,000 fans attended the core Country to Country shows in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland, while new events debuted in Berlin and Amsterdam
By IQ on 13 Mar 2019
Following its best-ever year in 2019, Country to Country (C2C) will return for its eighth outing next March, the festival’s UK and Ireland promoters have announced.
C2C 2019, headlined by country music superstars Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Chris Stapleton, took place from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 March. It welcomed 80,000 fans across three venues – the O2 in London, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow and 3Arena in Dublin – in what SJM Concerts’ Chris York, whose company co-promotes the event with AEG, calls its “busiest year yet”.
The festival also expanded to Germany, holding its first German event at AEG’s new Verti Music Hall in Berlin on 3 March, and the Netherlands, with the first C2C Amsterdam, co-promoted with Greenhouse Talent, taking place at AFAS Live (6,000-cap.) the following night.
C2C 2019 welcomed 80,000 fans in London, Glasgow and Dublin
C2C Australia, which has a different line-up, is staged on 28 and 29 September in Sydney and Brisbane, respectively.
The flagship C2C 2020 will take place on 13, 14 and 15 March, returning to London, Glasgow and Dublin, according to AEG and SJM, with earlybird tickets available from this Friday (15 March).
Read IQ’s recent feature on how Country to Country – along with the tireless support of the Country Music Association, radio DJs, local promoters and others – helped country music conquer the world here.