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Re: OT C2C 2023
Posted by: machinehead ()
Date: March 16, 2023 08:27PM

2littleangels Wrote:
> Reckon this could be my last year at C2C -
> combination of cost of ticket and accommodation,
> daughters being more interested in other music,
> and a disappointing line up this year (expected
> more from an anniversary bash). After the
> awesomeness last year of Luke Combs, Kip Moore,
> Ashley McBryde et al, there was certainly a bit of
> a bubble bursting when the 2023 line ups were
> announced. Anyhoo, quick rundown for anyone with a
> passing interest in country…
> Friday - being a teacher means no skipping out
> early, so missed first two acts. Arrived in time
> for the Old Crow Medicine Show (I only know their
> one big tune Wagon Wheel) and was pretty
> impressed. A little bit too trad country for me,
> but their playing was sensational, and I reckon
> they had knocked back a few Red Bulls pre show.
> Mixed with amphetamines. Then it was the
> headliners - Zac Brown Band, who were excellent. A
> prime example of a country band who play like a
> rock band live.
> Saturday - missed the openers as we were busy
> stuffing our faces with the finest fare from
> WingStop. Arrived in time for Lainey Wilson who
> took the Ashley McBryde Prize for surprise of the
> weekend. Outstanding. And what a voice. Then it
> was Jordan Davis, who was fairly average to be
> honest, and the headliner, Thomas Rhett. He was
> actually pretty good, but definitely on the
> pop-country side of things.
> Sunday - skipped the opener Matt Stell (saw him on
> the spotlight stage last year, and he was fine)
> and arrived for Morgan Evans (ex husband of Kelsea
> Ballerini). Very much a Keith Urban vibe to him -
> and not just because he is an Aussie - and a
> really good set. More traditional country next,
> with a little bit of a modern twist, as Midland
> came on. Pretty entertaining, if not really my cup
> of tea - I do really like the song that set them
> on their way though (Drinking Problem). Then it
> was the always reliable Lady A. Brilliant live as
> usual. Good end to the event.
> What is always in evidence though is the sheer
> talent kicking about Nashville in terms of guitar
> playing. Even the smaller acts have stunning
> players as part of their band. Any one of them
> could step into a rock band and fit like a glove.

Simon that last paragraph was interesting,my two friends who play in a band were in Nashville on holiday a few years ago,they said exactly the same thing.The competition is so fierce with acts trying to get recognized,each of them are multi talented.

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