Music Festival Calendar

Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 20-23

Deryl Dodd at LJT Festival

Rhymes & VinesWednesday: Gary P.Nunn and more; Thursday: TBA; Friday: Deryl Dodd and others; Saturday: Larry Joe Taylor, Parker McCollum and others.  Larry Joe Taylor’s Melody Mountain Ranch, Stephenville, Texas, 254-986-8505,

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 21-23

Medicine Stone — Turnpike Troubadours, Randy Rogers Band, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Mike McClure, Mike & The Moonpies, and many others. Diamondhead Resort,   12,081 Oklahoma 10Tahlequah, Okla. Link to Website:

Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 21-24

Red River Folk Festival — James McMurtry, Jim Lauderdale, Shawn Mullins, Max Gomez, Chuck Prophet, Dylan LeBlanc, Mike Addington, Colin Brooks, and others. Various locatins, Red River, N.M. Link to Website:

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23

Bois D’Arc Bash — Zane Williams and others. 114 Main St., Commerce, Texas, 903-886-3950

Sept. 29-Oct. 8

Fort Bend County Fair — Kevin Fowler, Kyle Park, Rick Trevino, Siggno, Johnny Bush, Mary Sarah, Moses Rangel. County Fairgrounds, 4310 Hwy 36 S., Rosenberg

Sept. 29-Oct. 22

State Fair of Texas —More music TBA, plus 3 more stages.   Chevrolet Main Stage: Friday, 9/29-Maren Morris; Saturday, 9/30-Flo Ride, Macy Kate; Sunday, 10/1-LaMafia; Sat, 10/7,-Ro James; Sunday, 10.8-Wilson Phillips; Friday, Oct. 13Prophets & Outlaws; Saturday, 10/14-Pat Green. Sunday, 10/15-Charlie Daniels Band; Saturday, 10/21-For King & Country; Sunday, 10/22-Los Traileros del Norte. Fair Park, Dallas, Link to Website:

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Oro Valley Music Festival — Lee Brice, Train, Brothers Osborne, Jana Kramer, and many others. The Golf Club at Vistoso, 955 W. Vistoso Highlands Dr., Tucson, Ariz, 520-797-9900

Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 4-7

Tommy Alverson’s Family Gathering —  Line pending, Hog Mountain Retreat, 1550 Millsap Highway, Mineral Wells, Texas, 940-682-6694

Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 5-8

Gruene Music & Wine Festival Thursday-Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros; Friday-Asleep at the Wheel; Saturday-Jack Ingram; Sunday, no music. Gruene Hall, 1291 Gruene Road, Gruene/ New Braunfels, 830-606-1281

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 6-7

Kid Rock’s yearly Fish Fry — Kid Rock, Gretchen Wilson, Wheeler Walker Jr. and others. Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater, Fontanel, Nashville, Tenn. 800-745-3000

BootfestFriday– Vallejo, Stetesboro Revue and others; Saturday, Doe Ray Meees, Roger Creager, Casey Donahew, Ballet Folklorico and others. Victoria, Texas

 Oct. 6-8, Oct. 13-15

Austin City Limits Music Festival — Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, Asleep at the Wheel, Cody Jinks, Paul Cauthen, Brothers Osborne, and many others. Zilker Park, Austin. Click here:

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 13-14

Electric Marshmellow Jam — Line-up forthcoming, West.More.Land, 6981 CR 3901, Eustace, Texas

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-21

Ricky Staggs & Kentucky Thunder, Del McCoury Band, Jerry Douglas & The Earls of Leicester, Balsam Range, Sister Sadie, Texas & Tennessee w/ John R. Bowman and Steve Huber, Molly Tuttle, the Purple Hulls and more. — Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival, Historical Park, Farmers Branch, Texas

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 27-29

Red Stegalls’ Cowboy Gathering Friday: Mikki Daniel, Kristyne Harris, Dan Rberts, Don Edwards; Saturday: Kristyn Harris, Mikki Daniels, Jean Prescott and others; Sunday: Don Edwards, Red Stegall, Dan Roberts and others. Also, Chuck Wagon camp and cook-offs, trade show, rodeo, cowboy church, and more. Fort Worth Stockyards historic district. Fort Worth. Link to Website:

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 10-12

Fischer Fest — Joe Ely, Bob Livingston Trio, Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros, Bill Hearne Trio, and others. Fischer Store, Fischer, Texas.  Link to Website


Thursday-Tuesday, Jan 4-9, 2018

The Music Fest — Cody Johnson, Cody Canada & The Departed, Jason Boland & Yhe Stragglers, Jason Eady, John Fullbright, John Baumann, Jonny Burke, Jonathan Tyler, Gary P. Nunn, Joe King Carrasco, many others. Steamboat, Colorado Link to Website

Tuesday-Sunday, Feb. 6-11, 2018

Music Fest Key West — Red Dirt, Americana, Key West, Florida

Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018

Stagecoach Festival — Garth Brooks, other performers TBA, Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, Calif. Link to Website;

Friday-Sunday, June 8-10, 2018

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival — Line-up and details forthcoming, Luckenbach, Texas

June 21-23, 2018

Lakes Jam — Thursday: LoCash and others; Friday: Kip Moore, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, and others; Saturday: TBA. Brainerd, Minn. Link to Website:

Wednesday-Sundy, July 11-15, 2018

Woody Guthrie Festival, aka WoodyFest —  Line-up forthcoming.  Daytime venues in downtown, night time stage (Pastures of Plenty) farther out.  Okemah, Okla., Link to Website:

October date TBD

Fall der All, Van Alstyne, Texas

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