BBC Radio 2 Country pop-up station launches

BBC Radio 2 Country is a pop-up station on DAB, online and mobile running from Thursday 5 March – Sunday 8 March 2015. It offers live coverage of the Country to Country festival in London, as well as live and archive programmes.

Programmes include:

• Tony Blackburn playing country hits from the UK charts

• Paul Sexton’s Nashville UK looking at current interest in country music across the UK

• Patrick Kielty in conversation with country superstar Garth Brooks

• Steve Wright’s Country love songs.

• Dolly Parton in conversation with Johnnie Walker

The full schedule is here.

The station will show up as BBC R2C or BBC R2Country. Listeners may need to retune their DAB radio. More on how to do this here.