C2C postpones London, Glasgow and Dublin festivals due to coronavirus

Organisers have apologised for the time it took to work through the issues

C2C Festival has postponed its London, Glasgow and Dublin dates due to growing concerns over the coronavirus crisis.

In a statement sent to NME, the country music festival said that “due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 and the changing nature of travel policies in other countries alongside possible extended future restrictions, it is with regret that Country to Country Festival 2020 – London, Dublin and Glasgow – is being postponed.”

C2C was due to take place March 13-15 with headliners Darius Rucker, Luke Combs and Eric Church. Additional artists on the bill included the Cadillac Three, the Shires, Brett Young and Tanya Tucker.

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Ticket holders are advised to hold onto their tickets as more information will be announced in the coming days on the rescheduled event.

The statement concluded: “Thank you all for your understanding and patience at this very difficult time. C2C and its organisers apologise wholeheartedly for the time to work through the issues to get this statement out.”

The festival’s CMA Songwriters Series show due to take place tonight (March 12) at London’s Indigo at The O2 has also been cancelled.

“Due to travel restrictions announced overnight, we regret to announce that this evening’s CMA Songwriters Series show at Indigo at The O2 has been cancelled,” a statement read. “A refund will be automatically processed to the card used to purchase your tickets.”

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C2C is the latest festival to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Coachella announced earlier this week that it will be postponed until October. It comes after SXSW was officially cancelled last week.

Elsewhere, artists such as The WhoGreen DayPearl JamMy Chemical RomanceMadonna and Foals have all been forced to either cancel or postpone planned shows in territories across the world in recent weeks.

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