Saturday, 18 March 2017

C2C2017 Country To Country Press Conferences

The CMA kicked off a busy weekend overseas celebrating country music with a sold-out CMA Songwriters Series show on Day One of C2C2017 held on Thursday night (March 9, 2017) at indigo at the O2 in London. The show featured performances by Kristian Bush, Mac McAnally, Maren Morris, Liz Rose, and Drake White.

Over the course of the weekend various members of the UK & European Country press and radio were invited to meet the acts who were appearing on both the Yamaha and Main Stage within the O2 Arena.

Richard Wootton the owner of Richard Wootton Publicity compered the press conferences. The CMA (Country Music Association) presented three International Awards throughout the weekend and Richard Wootton, receiving the Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award for the second time, he was first honoured back in 1991.  
(L-R): CMA CEO Sarah Trahern, Wootton and CMA Board members Milly Olykan and Bob Shennan.





















Others to receive awards were Bob Harris (OBE), winner of the International Country Broadcaster Award for a second time, his fourth CMA award. The Shires, received the Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award. The CMA International Awards are voted on by CMA International Membership, as well as a panel of U.S.-based industry members.

People asking questions and in attendance included Erica Fielder (2CountryRadio; Image) ,Think Country, Nashville Over Here, Margaret Ann (UKCountryRadio.com presenter “playing The Hottest Country Music for the UK”; The late night love affair show), Chris Country Radio (Website), Lee Williams (President of the British Country Music Awards; CEO CMR NASHVILLE "Europe's #1 Country Music Radio Station"), Dina Andrews (Image; singer-songwriter and radio presenter on Red Rose Country) and media from France, Germany and Italy (Roma Country Radio.it).
All the videos were kindly filmed by Dan Wharton of website Your Life In A Song: Country music from a UK perspective! News, reviews, interviews, videos, featured artists and more!
Dan is a proud CMA Member, Founder/Editor of Life In A Song UK, a Marketing/PR Intern at Sonnet Music UK.
The excellent Your Life In A Song team attend nearly every UK country gig and festival going interviewing both up and coming Inde acts and US major label acts.

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DAY TWO (Friday March 10, 2017)

Press conference with Cam at C2C festival, London on Friday 10th March | published by Your Life In A Song on March 13, 2017


Press conference with Jennifer Nettles at C2C Festival 2017, London on Friday 10th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 13, 2017



Press conference with Chris Young at C2C Festival 2017, London on Friday 10th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 13, 2017



Press conference with Brad Paisley at C2C Festival 2017, London on Friday 10th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 13, 2017



DAY THREE (Saturday March 11, 2017)

Press Conference with Dan + Shay at C2C Festival 2017, London on Saturday 11th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 14, 2017



Press conference with Hunter Hayes at C2C Festival 2017, London on Saturday 11th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 14, 2017


Press Conference with Bailey Bryan at C2C Festival 2017, London on Sunday 12th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 15, 2017


DAY FOUR (Sunday March 12, 2017)

Press conference with Brothers Osborne at C2C Festival 2017, London on Sunday 12th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 14, 2017



Press Conference with Marty Stuart at C2C Festival 2017, London on Sunday 12th March 2017 | published by Your Life In A Song on March 15, 2017


Press Conference with Zac Brown Band at C2C Festival 2017, London on Sunday 12th | published by Your Life In A Song on March 15, 2017


Additionally:

Maren Morris - Ricky Ross Interview (BBC Radio Scotland)
In conversation at the BBC, across the river from Country 2 Country 2017 in Glasgow. For more info: BBC Page



Marty Stuart - Ricky Ross Interview (BBC Radio Scotland)
In conversation at the BBC, across the river from Country 2 Country 2017 in Glasgow. For more info: BBC Page



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