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BBC Radio 2 Country broadcasts from 9th to 12th March inclusive
Sunday, 22nd January 2017
Digital popup radio station Radio 2 Country returns in 2017 with covarage of C2C festival

Featuring special broadcasts live from the C2C: Country To Country festival at The O2 in London, BBC Radio 2 Country starts at midday on Thursday 9th March 2016 for four days of country music programmes and highlights.

Available as a popup station on your DAB digital radio, Radio 2 Country programmes centre around three days of live perfomances from the C2C: Country to Country music festival in London. Special programmes celebrating country music, documentaries focussing on country music artists, together with a host of live broadcasts from the stage at London's O2 arena. The special station ends its broadcasts on Sunday, 12th March.

A schedule will be available to download nearer the time. 2016's popup station offers a flavour of what you can expect via your radio.

How can I receive Radio 2 Country on my DAB digital radio?

Tune to BBC Radio 2, 5 Live or BBC Radio 3 on your DAB radio. Then, look for BBC R2Country in your station list and select the station, from Wednesday 8th March 2017. It may show before BBC Asian Network or after the list of BBC national stations on some receivers.

To receive DAB digital radio services, you need a type of radio designed to pick up digital broadcasts over the airwaves through its built-in aerial. We've advice on choosing a good model on our pages, or scroll down the page for some quick links to both DAB and wi-fi receivers.



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