The Dublin, Ireland portion of the C2C: Country to Country Music Festival has been postponed after Irish officials cancelled all indoor public events hosting 100 or more people due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The new mandate, which runs through March 29, allows outdoor events to proceed only if the capacity is under 500.
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NASHVILLE hunk Charles Esten had to Stand By His Bet when he promised his Scots fans he would wear a kilt if he sold out his last gig here.
The country music star, who played troubled singer Deacon Claybourne in the hit TV series, posted an online wager that he would don our national dress if followers bought all the tickets for his show at Glasgow’s famous Barrowland venue.
...Charles pays tribute to..."Only You" by the British Yazoo, revealing a nice raw edge in his warm voice. He receives thunderous applause for the cover, only to let it go silent in the room. When he announces his next song with a chat and drops it as one of his favorite songs from the Nashville series, the audience expects "A life that's good" or "Sanctuary". It turns out to be the last one, which supported a very emotional moment on television. You can hear a pin drop....
Four seems to be the magic number for Nashville star Charles Esten, as he is set to play the C2C: Country to Country Festival for the first time in four years, and he will be making stops in four different cities: Dublin, Glasgow, Amsterdam and Berlin.
Though it has been a while since playing C2C, Esten is no stranger to Europe thanks to his frequent tours across the continent. Sounds Like Nashville caught up with the singer and actor to find out about his return to the C2C Festival, the differences between performing in the U.S. & overseas and new music in the works.
Charles Esten is best-known in the UK for his role as Deacon Claybourne in the long-running music drama Nashville, which came to an end in 2018.
During his time on the show, Charles recorded a lot of music for his character and plenty of music for himself. He entered the Guinness Book of World Records for his Every Single Friday releases that spanned a total of 54 weeks.
by craig shelburne 12/16/2019
Charles Esten, known to country fans as Deacon Claybourne in Nashville, is taking on another role in his new holiday single, “On the Road to Bethelem.” Co-written with Nashville co-star Mark Collie, the song features Esten on guitar, harmonica, and vocals, as he as shares the Christmas story through Joseph’s eyes.
Every week, we ask one band or artist a set of quick-fire questions that all start with ‘the first’, from their first shows and paycheques to the first time they fell in love. Up this week, is legendary country musician, actor and comedian Charles Esten, who talks being starstruck, his favourite musicians, falling in love with his wife in college, his time on the hit TV series Nashville, why he never gets drunk on wine and that time he won big on a game show
Charles Esten is best-known across the world for playing Deacon Claybourne in the hit musical drama Nashville.
After the show came to an end in 2018, Esten threw himself into continuing his journey recording music and performing live. He was in the UK for a solo tour in January, which went down a storm, and he’s back in October for a headline tour with a full band, including a show at London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of Country Music Week.
Happy birthday, Randy Travis!
The country legend made a rare public appearance on Saturday to celebrate his 60th birthday at the Grand Ole Opry with his fans and famous friends.
Fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz and Nashville alum Charles Esten, Josh Turner as well as Charlie Worsham were also in attendance. via PEOPLE