C2C: Country to Country Music Festival Postponed Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

The C2C: Country to Country Music Festival has officially been postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The festival made…


Lauren Jo Black

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March 12, 2020


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The C2C: Country to Country Music Festival has officially been postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

The festival made the announcement on Thursday (March 12) after the Dublin, Ireland portion of the festival had been postponed earlier in the day. Now, all festival events in Dublin, London and Glasgow have been postponed.

The massive country music festival was scheduled to take place Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15. Artists that were scheduled to perform include Eric Church, Luke Combs, Darius Rucker, The Cadillac Three, Runaway June, Brett Young, Mitchell Tenpenny, Kassi Ashton, Caylee Hammack, King Calaway, A Thousand Horses and many more.

The festival shared the news via social media, sharing that organizers plan to reschedule the event and that more information will be announced in the coming days.

Several artists have already arrived in parts of Europe for the festival, however, some were unable to make it across the pond.

Gabby Barrett was on her way to London on Wednesday but was no longer able to make the trip. She shared the news via Instagram stories, apologizing to fans for not being able to make it.

“Unfortunately, we will not be able to go. They are shutting everything down due to the coronavirus,” she explained.

Old Dominion previously cancelled their C2C appearance due to the outbreak.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.