• Music Festival Calendar

Legend: Texas festivals shown in black; Oklahoma festivals shown in brown; Festivals in other states shown in green.


April 11-14

Country Thunder/Arizona — Headliners include Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw, Brothers Osborne, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Clay Walker, Lonestar, Brett  .  Others announced so far include Hunter Brothers,  Abby Anderson,Brandon Lay, Craig Campbell, Restless Heart, Josh Abbott Band, Marty Stuart band, others. Florence, Arizona. Link To Website: www.CountryThunder.com

April 12-14

Tortuga Festival — Cody Johnson, Maren Morris, Dustin Lynch, Midland, Chris Janson, Jason Aldean, Flo Rida, Sheryl Crow, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Kenny Chesney, many others, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Link to Website: TortugaMusicFestival.com

April 19-28

Hunt County Fair — Cody Wayne, John Michael Montgomery, Roger Creager, The Blandells, Bart Crow, Read Southall Band, Zach Romo Band, Mike Ryan, Johnny Lee, Restless Heart, 30 Miles East.  Fairgrounds, 9800 Jack Finney Blvd., Greenville, Texas, 903-454-1503 Link to Website: HuntCountyFair.net

April 22-27

LJT Texas Music Festival — Mon: Josh Grider, Six Market Blvd, WelcomeJam sessionTues-Pat Green, Wade Bowen Randy brown, Deryl Dodd, Larry Joe Taylor; Wed-Turnpike Troubadours, Casey Donahew The Colatiion, Giovannie & The Hired Guns, Tanner Renoglio, Max Stalling, Shane Smith & The Saints, Shotgun Rider, Michael Hearne, Cole Risner, Adam Hood, Randy Brown, Songwriter Showcase Winner.  Thur-Randy Rogers Band, William Clark Green, Randy Brown, Jason Eady & Courtney Patton, Kolby Cooper, Jon Young, Kaitlin Butts, Randall King, Kylie Rae Harris, The Powell Brothers, Flatland Cavalry, Mason Lively, John Baumann, The Damn Quails, Ray Wylie Hubbard.; Fri.-Koe Wetzel, Mike Rya, Randy Brown, Richard Leigh, Kody West, Steve Helms, Coby Wier, Read Southall Band, Pauline Reese, Tommy Alverson, Grant Gilbert, Dirty River Boys, Chris Colston, Bri Bagwell, Tejas Brothers; Sat. Josh Abbott Band, Roger Creager Jarrod Morris, Mark McKinney, Buck Fuffalo, Davin James, Prophets & Outlaws, Jamie Richards, Walt Wilkins, Kevin Fowler, Cottonwood Crows, Larry Joe Taylor, Eleven Hundred Springs, Mike McClure Band. Two outdoor stages, one indoor stage. Plus chili cook-off and more. Melody Mountain Ranch, Stephenville Texas. Link to Website: LarryJoeTaylor.com

April 25-28

MerleFest — Wynonna, Sam Bush, Tyler Childers, Peter Rowan, The Avett Brothers, Sean McConnell, Del McCoury Band, Brandi Carlile, Dailey & Vincent, American Aquarium, Happy Traum, The Brother Brothers, and many others. Wilkes Community College campus, Wilkesboro, N.C., 800-343-7857,  Link to Website: MerleFest.org

April 26-28

GermanFest — Three stages daily. Friday: Bellamy Brothers,. Saturday: 

Ray Wylie Hubbard, Flatland Cavalry, Das Ist Lustig, others. Sunday: TBAHeritage Park, Muenster, Texas

April 27-28

Fortress Festival — Leon Bridges, others TBA. Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth

Thursday-Saturday, May 2-4

Cotton Fest — William Clark Green, Whiskey Myers, Flatland Cavalry, Shane Smith & the Saints, Read Southall, Kody West, Grant Gilbert, Charlie Shafter. Plus BBQ Cook-Offs, Washer Tournaments. Cook’s Garage, Lubbock. Link to Facebook: Cotton Fest Lubbock,  Tickets at www.cottonfestlubbock.com

Calf Fry — Thursday: Koe Wetzel, Read Southall Band, RandallKing, Trett Charles Band. Friday: Eli Young, Parker McCollum, Jameson Rodgers, 51 Junction, Hunter Thomas. Saturday: Turnpike Troubadours, Ned Ledoux, Wight Lighers, Bo Phillips Band. Tumbleweed Dancehall, Lakeview & N Country Club Road, Stillwater, Oklahoma. 405-792-0009  Link to Website: CalfFry.com

Forever Bluegrass — RussellMoore & III Tyme Out, Edgar Loudermilk Band, The Crow Brothers, Bent Creek, Double Cross Bluegrass, many others. Mountain Cove Farms, 994 Dougherty Gap Road, Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia. Link to Website: ForeverBluegrass.com

Thursday-Sunday, May 2-5

Mayfest — Three music stages, Cody Bryan Band, remainder of line-up unknown, plus 4 other stages. Fort Worth, Texas Link To Website: Mayfest.org

May 3-5

Bluegrass Heritage Festival —Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Becky Buller Band, Po’ Rambling Boys, Purple Hulls, Bobby Giles & Texas Gales, Salt Creek, Downtown String Band. Indoors at the Wyndham Garden, Ford Road at Hwy 635. Farmers Branch, Texas

May 3-6

Dallas International Guitar Festival — Market Hall, Dallas

May 10-11

Aiken Bluegrass Festival — Del McCoury Band, Billy Strings, Horseshoes & Hand Granades, and many others. Aiken, S.C.

May 10-12

KAABOO Texas — Kid Rock, The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, Little Big Town, Sting, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lukas Nelson band, Flo Rida, many others. AT&T Stadium, 925 N. Collins, Arlington, Texas. Link to Website

May 17-19

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival — Friday: Good Charlotte, Quiet Riot, The Wooks. Saturday: Zebra, Neon Trees, L.A. Edwards. Sunday: Ratt, Aeromyth, The Rich Girls. Plus Battle of the Bands, Budding Talent Vocal Contest, and more. 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas. 972-744-4580

May 23-26

DelFest — Sierra Hull, Del McCoury Band, Trampleld by Turtles, The Hillbenders, many others., Cumberland, Maryland Link to Website: DelFest.com

May 23-June 9

Kerrville Folk Festival — First weekend: Pushing Chain, Will Owen Gage, The Revelers, Joe Crookston, Bill Staines, Richard Thompson, Crys Matthews, Ruthie Foster, Mary Gauthier, Ley Line, Patty Larkin, Dave Gunning, Nobody’s Girl, Eliza Gilkyson. Second weekend: Terri Henrix, Jeff Plankenhorn, Ellis Delaney, Danny Schmidt, Willow City, Brother Brothers, The Mammals. Third weekend: Rodney Crowell, Robin & Linda Williams, Beat Root Revival, Nels Andrews, Chris Chandler, Wood & Wire, Trout Fishing in America, Verlon Thompson. More to be added to line-up; plus songwriting, guitar, harmonica, and other workshops, Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville, Texas, Link to Website: KerrvilleFolkFestival.org

May 31-June 1

Music on the Mulberry — Lance Carpenter, others TBA. Byrd’s Adventure Center, Ozark, Arkansas Link to Website: MusicontheMulberry.com

June 7-8

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival — ElevenHundred Springs, Nate Kipp, Davin James, Jamie Richards, Saints Eleven, many others. Luckenbach Texas, Luckenbach/Fredericksburg

June 13-15

Headwaters Country Jam — Big & Rich, Kelsea Ballrini, Rodney Atkins, Mark Chesnutt, Michael Ray, Tyler Rich, Lanco, many others. 1865 Hwy 2, Caardwell/Three Forks, Montana Link to Website: HeadwatersCountryJam.com

June 27-29

Lakes Jam — Lineup includes Gary Allan, Justin Moore, Sawyer Brown, Little Texas, Lauren Alaina, others. Brainerd, Minn. Link to Website: LakesJam.com

July 4-7

High Sierra Music Festival — Del McCoury Band, Dispatch, Steel Pulse, Too Many Zoos, John Kadlecik, and others. Quincy, California. Link to Website: HighSierraMusic.com

Wednesday-Sunday, July 10-14

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

July 11-14

Country Thunder/Saskatchewan — Tim McGray, Chris Stapleton, Jake Owen, Dallas Smith, Travius Tritt, Hunter Brothers, LoneStar, many others. Saskatchewan, Canada. Link to Website: CountryThunder.com

July 18-21

Country Thunder/Wisconsin — Chris Stapleton, TimMcGraw, Jake Owen, Marty Stuart, Lonestar, Ashley McBryde, many others. Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. 

July 19-20

Wild Hare Country Festival — Three stages. Cody Johnson Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Micky & The Motorcars,Mike & The Moonpies, Dirty River Boys,B Bri Bagwell, Scooter Br own band, The Piedmont Boys, Kaitlin Butts, Taylor & The Train Robbers, Brass Tacks, The Lowdown Drifters. Wild Hare Country Festival, Pat’s Acres, Camby, Oregon

July 19-28

Cheyenne Frontier Days — July 19-Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballelrini, Midland; July 20-Rascal Flatts, Clint Black; July 21-Josh Turner, Tanya Tucker; July 24-Miranda Lambert; July 25-TBA; July 26-Keith Urban; July 27-Tim McGraw, Devin Dawson. Plus rodeo and much more. Link to Website CFDRodeo.com

July 19-21 

Faster Horses — Toby Keith, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Randy Houser, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Michael Ray, Tyler Rich, Dylan Scott, Brett Young, and others. Brooklyn, Michigan Link to Website: FasterHorsesFestival.com

July 25-28

Red Ants Pants — Line forthcoming on April 6. Jackson Lane, White Sulphur Springs, Montana, Link to Website 406-209-8135

Aug. 2-4

Watershed Festival — Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown Band, Cody Johnson, Brothers Osborne, Midland, Kip Moore, Maren Morris, Chris Young, Kane Brown, Jason Aldean, Michael Ray, Cam, Carly Pearce, Mitchell Tenpenny, Danielle Bradberry, Randy Rogers Band, Dee Jay Silver. The Gorge Amphitheater, 754 Silica Road, George, Washington Link to Website: WatershedFest.com

Aug. 16-18

Country Thunder/Calgary, Alberta — Miranda Lambert, The Pistol Annies, Jake Owen, Jason , Aaon Tippin, Terri Clark, and others. Prairie Winds Park. Link To Website: www.CountryThunder.com

Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival — Original players, Dead & Company, John Fogerty, Santana, John Sebastian, Country Joe McDonald, Canned Heat, Hot Tuna, Plus Miley Cyrus, Pearl, Fever 333, Gary Clark Jr., and many others. Watkins Glen, New York Link to Website: Woodstock.com

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Bedford Blues & BBQ Fest —Friday: Peterson Brothers, Bedford, Texas

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 13-14

Wounded Heroes Benefit Concert VIII — Line-up TBA, Clancy’s Saloon & Stage, 4984 CR 4112, Campbell, Texas

Sept. 18-21

LJT Rhymes & Vines — Lineup forthcoming, Melody Mountain Ranch, Stephenville, Texas

Sept. 27-Oct. 20

State Fair of Texas — State Fair of Texas, Fair Park, Dallas

Oct. 4-6, Oct. 11-13

Austin City Limits Fest — Zilker Park, Austin

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13

Welcome Home! Festival — Details not yet provided. Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville, Texas. 830-257-3600, info@kerrville-music.com

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 18-20

Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival — Details forthcoming, Dripping Springs, Texas — Link to Website: DrippingSpringsSongwritersFestival.com


Jan 5-10

The Music Fest— Line-up Forthcoming. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Link To Website:  www.TheMusicFest.com

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