Top 23 Country Music Festivals to Attend in 2024

Country music lovers, get ready! 2024 is going to be an epic year filled with incredible country music festivals across North America and beyond. If you’re looking to soak up the summer sun, check out stunning spots, or catch your favorite artists live, there’s a festival calling your name. Here are the top 23 festivals you’ve got to hit up in 2024.

1. Country Concert

Imagine a warm July evening in Fort LoramieOhio, where the sounds of HARDY, Cody Johnson, and Lainey Wilson fill the air. From July 11-13, 2024, the Country Concert will transform this small town into a country music paradise.

It’s not just about the music; it’s a community gathering where you can camp out with friends, make new ones, and enjoy performances from artists like Riley Green, Jo Dee Messina, Dustin Lynch, and Anne Wilson. With such a stellar lineup, this is one event you won’t want to miss.

2. Under the Big Sky Festival

Nestled in the stunning landscape of Whitefish, Montana, the Under the Big Sky Festival is set to take place from July 12-14, 2024. This festival brings together an eclectic mix of artists, including Miranda Lambert, Billy Strings, and the Turnpike Troubadours.

The serene setting of Montana’s Big Sky Country provides a perfect backdrop for performances by Brothers Osborne, Mt. Joy, Tanya Tucker, Madeline Edwards, and Zach Top. If you love country music and breathtaking scenery, this festival is a must-visit.

3. Country Thunder Wisconsin

Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, comes alive from July 18-21, 2024, with the Country Thunder Wisconsin festival. Eric Church, Nickelback, Koe Wetzel, Lainey Wilson, and Bailey Zimmerman headline this four-day event.

Known for its enthusiastic crowds and high-energy performances, this festival offers a quintessential experience. Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer or a first-timer, this festival is sure to deliver.

4. Rock the South

Down in Cullman, Alabama, Rock the South takes place from July 18-20, 2024. This festival, headlined by Eric Church, HARDY, and Jelly Roll, is a celebration of Southern culture and music. Alongside these headliners, you can catch performances by Oliver Anthony Music, Priscilla Block, and Warren Zeiders.

The festival’s laid-back atmosphere and friendly vibe make it a perfect summer getaway.

5. Faster Horses Music Festival

From July 19-21, 2024, the Faster Horses Music Festival transforms Brooklyn, Michigan, into a country music paradise. With headliners like Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson, and HARDY, and performances by Cody Johnson, Old Dominion, and Riley Green, this festival offers non-stop entertainment.

The festival grounds come alive with fans from all over, creating an electric atmosphere that’s hard to match.

6. Country on the Bay

Head up to Thunder Bay, Ontario, from July 19-21, 2024, for the Country on the Bay festival. Imagine seeing Blake Shelton, Dallas Smith, High Valley, and Mackenzie Porter live against the backdrop of Lake Superior. This festival combines top-notch performances with stunning natural beauty, making it a unique experience for country music fans.

7. Fairwell Festival

In Redmond, Oregon, the Fairwell Festival runs from July 19-21, 2024. This festival offers a diverse lineup featuring Billy Strings, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, and Colter Wall.

Set in the scenic Pacific Northwest, the festival provides a perfect mix of music and nature, making it an ideal destination for those looking to experience the best of both worlds.

8. Country Fan Fest

Tooele, Utah, hosts the Country Fan Fest from July 24-27, 2024. With headliners like Neal McCoy, Graham Barham, Riley Green, Bailey Zimmerman, Chase Rice, and Tracy Lawrence, this festival promises an exciting lineup. The festival’s family-friendly atmosphere makes it a great choice for fans of all ages.

9. Headwaters Country Jam

From July 25-27, 2024Three Forks, Montana, will host the Headwaters Country Jam. This festival features headliners Bailey Zimmerman, Jon Pardi, and Gary Allan, along with performances by Ella Langley, Hueston, and Zach Top.

The picturesque setting and stellar lineup make this festival a must-attend event for country music fans.

10. Night in the Country

Yerington, Nevada, comes alive from July 25-27, 2024, with the Night in the Country festival. Headliners Randy Houser, Bailey Zimmerman, Riley Green, Chase Rice, Travis Denning, and Erin Kinsey promise an unforgettable weekend. Known for its relaxed vibe and desert setting, this festival offers a unique experience.

11. WE Fest

Heading to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota from August 1-3, 2024? You can’t miss WE Fest. With big names like Jelly Roll, Parker McCollum, and Eric Church headlining, this festival is the ultimate country music party. You’ll also catch Carly Pearce, Elle King, Trace Adkins, Tanner Adell, and Stephen Wilson Jr. It’s one of the biggest highlights of the summer, so get ready for an unforgettable time!

12. Sunfest Country Music Festival

Picture this: the beautiful Cowichan Valley in British Columbia, live music, and a scenic backdrop. That’s Sunfest from August 1-4, 2024. Headliners Keith Urban, Lee Brice, and Cole Swindell will be there to make your weekend unforgettable. The mix of amazing talent and gorgeous scenery makes Sunfest a must-go event.

13. Big Valley Jamboree

If you’re in Camrose, Alberta from August 1-3, 2024, Big Valley Jamboree is where you want to be. With Cody Johnson, Lainey Wilson, and Keith Urban leading the lineup, this festival promises a friendly atmosphere and a diverse range of tunes. It’s a must for any country music lover in Canada.

14. Boots and Hearts Music Festival

Mark your calendar for August 8-11, 2024, because Burl’s Creek in Ontario is hosting the Boots and Hearts Music Festival. Featuring Jason Aldean, Carly Pearce, Thomas Rhett, Cody Johnson, Midland, Matchbox Twenty, and Brothers Osborne, there’s something for every country music fan. This festival is one of Canada’s top events, so you know it’s going to be epic.

15. Voices of America Country Music Festival

West Chester, Ohio is hosting the Voices of America Country Music Festival from August 8-11, 2024. With Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, and Sam Hunt headlining, it’s set to be an amazing event. The family-friendly vibe and beautiful location make it the perfect summer getaway for country music fans.

16. Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival

Mark your calendars for September 13-15, 2024, because the twin cities of Bristol, Tennessee, and Virginia are throwing one of the coolest music parties around – the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival. Picture this: 49 Winchester, Ashley McBryde, Red Clay Strays, Brittney Spencer, and Sam Bush all performing in one place.

This festival is all about celebrating the rich musical heritage of the Appalachian region, so expect a fantastic mix of country, bluegrass, and roots music. It’s like a musical time machine!

17. Born and Raised Music Festival

If you’re a country music purist, then Pryor, Oklahoma, is where you need to be from September 13-15, 2024. The Born and Raised Music Festival is dedicated to the roots of country music, featuring both legendary artists and fresh faces. They’re still working out the lineup details, but you can bet it’s going to be incredible. Dust off those cowboy boots and get ready to enjoy some genuine country vibes.

18. Bourbon and Beyond Festival

Louisville, Kentucky, is the place to be from September 19-22, 2024, for the Bourbon and Beyond Festival. Imagine this: headliners like Zach Bryan, Tyler Childers, Cody Jinks, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Larry Fleet, Breland, and Niko Moon.

Now, add world-class bourbon to the mix. Yep, it’s going to be an unforgettable blend of country, folk, and rock with some seriously good drinks.

19. Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

From September 28-29, 2024, Franklin, Tennessee, will be home to the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival. This festival is all about a unique blend of music, art, and culture. The lineup is still under wraps, but you can expect a diverse range of performances in a beautiful setting. It’s the perfect spot for music lovers who enjoy a bit of everything.

20. ACL Fest

Austin, Texas, becomes the music capital for two weekends this October (4-6 and 11-13) with the Austin City Limits Festival. Picture this: country, rock, and pop all blending together in one epic event. The lineup is still a secret, but if you know ACL Fest, you know it’s going to be legendary. Trust me, it’s the kind of festival where you’ll make memories that last a lifetime.

21. Rebels & Renegades

Monterey, California, will rock from October 12-13 with the Rebels & Renegades festival. This one’s got a killer mix of country, rock, and folk. The lineup isn’t out yet, but if previous years are any indication, you’re in for a treat. It’s the kind of place where you can let your hair down and soak up some fantastic music.

22. GoldenSky Country Music Festival

Sacramento, California, is the place to be from October 18-20 for the GoldenSky Country Music Festival. Get ready for big names like Keith Urban, Turnpike Troubadours, Thomas Rhett, Riley Green, Luke Bryan, and Bailey Zimmerman.

This festival brings together the best in country music with a vibe that’s hard to beat. Mark your calendars—this one’s a must-see.

23. Country Bay Music Festival

If you’re looking for a fun time this November, Miami’s got you covered with the Country Bay Music Festival happening from November 9-10, 2024. Imagine enjoying the beach vibes while grooving to headliners like Zac Brown Band and Carrie Underwood.

The lineup is stacked with awesome artists like Dustin Lynch, Chase Rice, Chris Janson, Parmalee, Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Orlando Mendez, Ryan Montgomery, and DJ ILLMANIK. It’s the perfect mix of country music and tropical feels, making it a festival you don’t want to miss.

Grab your friends, pack your sunscreen, and get ready for an unforgettable weekend!

Final Word

2024 is shaping up to be an incredible year for country music festivals. So grab your cowboy boots, pack your bags, and get ready for a year filled with unforgettable music and memories.