• Music Festival Calendar

Wednesday-Sunday, July 11-15

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

Saturday, July 14

Parker County Peach Festival — 2 stages, plus other activities. Main Stage, 8 am-4 pm, Van Darien, Keeper of the Plains, Texas Backroads, Fabulous 50s, and Molly Rose Colored Glasses; Stage 2 8:15 am-4 pm.Todd Barrow, Ray Zero, Phoenix Rose,Two Far Gone, Robbie Greene & Friends, Klassy Kloggers, LD Whitehead. downtown Weatherford, Texas. Link to Website: ParkerCountyPeachFestival

Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22

Country Thunder — Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Sam hunt, Midland, Marty Stuart, Tylar Farr, others. 2305 Lance Drive, Twin Lakes, Wisc. Link to Website

Friday-Saturday, July 20-21

Wild Hare Country Fest — Whiskey Myers, Randy Rogers Band, Stoney LaRue, Parker McCollum, Shane Smith & The Saints, SunnySweeney, William Clark Green, many others. Pat’s Acres Racing Complex, Canby, Oregon

Friday-Saturday, July 27-28

Dam Music Festival — Toby Keith, other artists TBA, El Dorado Lake, El Dorado, Kansas. Link to Website: dammusicfest.com

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 3-5

Watershed Festival — Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, Brad Paisley, Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch, Big & Rich, Clint Black, Chris Lane, Granger Smith, Brett Young, and others. The Gorge, 754 Silica Road, George, Washington. Link to Website: WatershedFest.com

Aug. 9-11

Braun Brothers Reunion —   Micky & The Motorcars, Reckless Kelly, The Braun Family, Turnpike Troubadours, ned LeDoux, Mike & Thw Moonpies, Corb Lund band, many others.   Challis, Idaho. Link to Website:  BraumBrothersReunion.com

Aug 10-12

LoveGrass Music Festival — The Bodarks and more tbaWilson Lake, Dorrance, Kansas

Aug. 15-18

Cool Mountain Nights, Hot Chili Days — Details TBA, Several venues, Red River, N.M.

Aug. 17-25

North Texas Fair & Rodeo —  Two stages of music. Budweiser: Friday 8..17 Josh Abbott Band; Saturday, 8.18 TBA; Sunday, 8.19 Conjunto Nube; Monday, 8.20 Jack Hooker band; Tuesday, 8.21 Girls Raised in Texas; Wednesday, 8.22 Ben Haggard; Thursday, 8.23 TBA; Friday, 8.24 Eli Young Band; Saturday, 8.25 Clay Walker. Bud Light Stage: Friday, 8.17 — Cameron Hobbs, Tanner Fenoglio and Joey James, JB & The Moonshine Band; Saturday, 8.18 Josh Weathers; Sunday, 8.19 La Allanza Nortena; Monday, 8.20 Sonny Burgess, Jolie Holliday & Brian Houser; Tuesday, 8.21 Troy Murph, Jarrod Morris & Jared Thomas; Wednesday, 8.22 — Clayton Landua, Zach Nytomt & Kensie Coppin; Thursday, 8.23 Kody West; Friday, 8.24 Aaton Einhouse; Saturday, 8.25 — Local Yoakam. 2217 N. Carroll Blvd., Denton, Texas, 940–387-7763, email info@ntfair.com  Link to Website: NTFair.com

Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Seven Peaks Music Festival —  Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Clint Black, Terri Clark, David Lee Murphy, Brothers Osborn, Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush, Cadillac Three, and many othersSeveral stages, Buena Vista, Colo.  link to Website: SevenPeaks Festival

Post Oak Wine & Jazz Festival — Lineup TBA, Post Oak Lodge & Retreat, Tulsa, Okla., 918-430-3299

Jana Jae Fiddle Camp & Festival — Grove Civic Center & Snider’s Camp, Grove, Okla., 918-786-8896

Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival — Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Tab Benoit, and others. 1951 L Don Dodson Drive, Bedford, Texas

Sept 6-8

Bluegrass and Chili Festival — Expo Center, 400 Veterans Parkway, Claremore, Okla., 918-341-2818

Sept. 7-8

Wounded Heroes Benefit Fest  — 7th Annual, Line-up TBA, Clancy’s Saloon & Stage, Campbell, Texas

Sept. 11-16

Americana Fest — Information forthcoming, Nashville, Tenn.

Sept. 13-23

Oklahoma State Fair — State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, Okla., 405-948-6700

Sept. 19-22

LJT’s Fall Fest, Rhymes & Vines — (Wednesday) Gary P. Nunn; (Thursday) Mike McClure, Shinyribs, Coalition, Cooder Graw, Buck Fuffalo; (Friday) Cameran nelson, Eleven Hundred Springs, Zane Williams , Deryl Dodd, Bart Crow, The Powell Brothers, Walt Wilkins, Bri Bagwell, Kody West; (Saturday) Adam Carroll, Mike Graham, Read southall Band, Sunny Sweeney, Tommy Alverson. Larry Joe Taylor, Tejas Brothers, Devin James. Melody Mountain Ranch, Stephenville, Texas. Link to Website: LJT

Sept. 20-22

Medicine Stone — Created by Jason Boland and Turnpike Troubadours, who will be playing alongside Wade Bowen, Randy Rogers Band, Dirty River Boys, Micky & the Motorcars, Red Dirt Rangers, and many others. Diamondhead Resort, Tahlequah, Okla. Link to Website:

Sept. 28-Oct. 21

State Fair of Texas Chevrolet Main Stage: Sept. 28, Kraig Parker as Elvis; Sept. 29, Morris Day & The Time, Seven Streeter; Sept. 30, Michael Salgado; Oct 5, Resurrection; Oct 6, Aaron Watson; =Oct 7, Austin Mahone; Oct 12, The Molly Ringwalds; Oct 13, Ludacris; Oct 14, Hunter Hayes; Oct 19, Bidi Bidi Banda; Oct 21, Casing Crowns, Banda Varnaval. Others TBA, State Fair of Texas, Fair Park, 3921 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dallas, www.BigTex.com

October 5-6

Texas Music Reunion — Jamie Richards, Thomas Michael Riley, Tommy Alverson, Steve Helms. other details pending 18 Miles west of Cleburne, Texas

Bootfest — Line-up TBA, DeLeon Plaza, downtown Victoria, Texas Link to Website: BootFest.org

October 5-7, and 12-14

Austin City Limits Festival — Lineuup includes: Asleep at the Wheel, Arctic Monkeys, Metallica, Hozier, The National, Paul McCartney, Deftones and others. Zilker Park, Austin

Oct. 19-20

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival — Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Seldom Scene, Texas & Tennessee, and others. Farmers Branch Historical Park, Farmers Branch, Texas

Oct. 19-21

Las Cruces Country Music Festival — Randy Houser, Dwight Yoakam, Frankie Ballard, Sawyer Brown, Rick Trevino, Brennin, King Leg. Hadley Sports Complex, 1800 E. Hadley Ave., Las Cruces, N.M.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Fall der All — downtown Van Alstyne, Texas

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 18-20

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival — Ricky Skaggs and others, Farmers Branch, Texas

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 19-21

Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival — Dripping Springs, Texas, Link to website: DrippingSpringsSongwritersFestival.com

Oct. 26-28

Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering — Mikki Daniels, others TBA. Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas

Nov 1-3

Bob Wills Fiddle Fest — Details TBA, Greenville, Texas


January 5-10

The Music Fest — 11 venues, details forthcoming, Steamboat Springs, Colo.

January 29-February 2

Mile 0 Fest — Turnpike Troubadours, Randy Rogers Band, Wade Bowen, The Mavericks, Jack Ingram, Ray Wylie Hubbard, American Aquarium, Flatland Calvary, Kylie Rae Harris, Zane Williams, Stoney LaRue, Mike & The Moonpies, Red Dirt Rangers, many others. Key West, Florida

March 12-18

SxSW Music — Austin, Texas

April 11-14

Country Thunder — Details To Be Announced. Florence, Arizona. Link To Website: www.CountryThunder.com

June 7-8

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival — Luckenbach Texas, Luckenbach/Fredericksburg

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