Music Festival Calendar

Thursday-Sunday, April 20-23

Old Settler’s Music Festival –  Shakey Graves, Del McCoury Band, Los Lobos, Sam Bush, Sarah Jarosz, Old 97s, ShinyRibs, Reckless Kelly, Nikki Lane, Peter Rowan & Friends, California HoneyDrops, Peterson Brothers, and many others.  Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch, Dritwood/Austin. Link To Website:  OldSettlersMusicFest.org

Friday-Sunday, April 21-30

Hunt County Fair & Livestock Show – Lineup on Website. 9800 Jack Finney Blvd., Greenville, Texas, 903-454-1503 Link to Website: HuntCountyFair.net

Monday-Saturday, April 24-29

Larry Joe Taylor’s Texas Music Festival — Monday-Asleep At The Wheel; Tuesday-Randy Rogers Band, Whiskey Myers, Sean McConnell; Wednesday-Cody Johnson band, Kevin Fowler, Sam Riggs; Thursday-William Clark Green, Roger Creager, Parker McCollum; Friday-Josh Abbott Band, Wade Bowen, Ray Wylie Hubbard; Saturday-Casey Donahew Band, Bart Crow; plus many others on three stages. Melody Mountain Ranch, 12,900 Private Road 707, Stephenville, Texas, 254-968-8505 Link to Website: LarryJoeTaylor.com

Saturday, April 29 

Lone Star Fest — Line-up includes Flatt Lonesome, Purple Hulls, Bobby Giles & Music Mountain, Robertson County Line, Coleman Brothers & Lone Star Boys, Downtown String Band, Augusta Road.  South Oaks Baptist Church, Arlington, Link to Website: LoneStarFest.com

Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30

Fortress Festival — Run the Jewels, Purity Ring, Slowdive, Wolfe Parade, others. Cultural District, Fort Worth, Link to Website:  FortressFestival.com

Thursday-Saturday, May 4-6

Calf Fry Festival — details tba, Stillwater, Okla.

Friday-Sunday, May 5-7 

Conroe Americana Music Festival — Bart Crow, Band of Heathens, Chubby Knuckle Choir, Two Tons of Steel, John Fullbright, Dale Watson  Ray Benson, Ruthie Foster, and many more. Conroe, Texas. Link to Website: Conroe Americana Music Fest

Middlelands Festival — 2 p.m. daily, Texas Renaissance Festival Fair Grounds, 21,778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, Texas. Link to Website: Middlelands.com

Saturday, May 6

I Heart Country Festival — Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Brantley Gilbert, Rascal Flatts, Old Dominion, Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum Kelsea Ballerini, Bonny Bones, Raging Idiots, and others. Frank Erwin Center, Austin.

Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7 

Off The Rails Festival – Saturday-Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore, Tyler Farr and others. Sunday-Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Old Dominion, Cam, and others. Toyota Stadium,9200 World Cup Way, Frisco Link to Website: OffTheRails.com

Cottonwood Arts Fest — Saturday-Sweet Crooner, Darrin Kobetich, Gunplugged and others; Sunday-Victor AndradaLondon LawhonLondon Lawhon, and others. Cottonwood Park, Richardson. Link to Website:

Friday-Sunday, May 19-21

Wildflower! FestFriday: B-52s,Martha Davis & The Motels, Jon Christopher Davis, Ryanhood, 2-Bit Palomino,   X Ambassadors, Almost Queen, Guster, Graceland Ninjaz, John Fullbright;  Saturday: Justin Farren, R.J. Cowdery, Butch Hancock, Albert & Gage, Shake Russell & Michael Hearne, Almost Queen, Joe Crookston, and others; Sunday: The Outlaws, Ruthie Foster, Shooter Jennings, The Flyin’ As. Plus Battle of the Bands (for teenagers only), and Budding Talent contest Galatyn Park, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, 972-744-4580 Link to Website: 

Saturday-Sunday, May 20-21

North Texas Songwriters Festival — 46 performers, Pilot Point, Texas, 940-230-4128, Link to Facebook page:

May 24-28

Tejano Conjunto Festival — 50 bands, The Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park, San Antonio

May 26-28 

Country 500 Fest — Blake Shelton, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, Hank Williams Jr., Pat Green, The Swon Brothers, Asleep at the Wheel, many others.  Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona, Florida. Link to Website: DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com

Friday-Saturday, June 2-3

Rock the South Festival — Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, and others. Venue unknown, Cullman, Alabama

Tuesday-Saturday, June 6-10

Sand Bass FestivalTuesday-The Stars; Wednesay-Zach Williams; Thursday, JB & The Moonshine Band; Friday-Johnny Lee; Saturday-Josh Abbott Band. Sand Bass Festival, Town Square, Madill, Okla., 580-795-2431

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11

Marshmellow Jam acoustic — Details forthcoming, West.More.Land,6981 CR 3902, Eustace, Texas

Thomas Michael Riley Festival – Details forthcoming, Luckenbach, Texas.

McKinney CELTic Music FestivalFriday-Vince Lujan, Five Second Rule, and others; Saturday-Chris Groomes, Jigsaw, Harber Row and others; Sunday-Kevin Deal trio, The Bodarks duo, Cleghorn, Irish Rogues, and others. The Celt and Dempsey’s Place, McKinney. Go to Website for all schedules

Saturday-Sunday, June 10-11

Quiet Riot! 2017Saturday-Trever Carico, The Usrey Brothers, Stephen Valenzuela, Bryan Adam Joyner, and others; Sunday-Big Joe Walker, Keith Owens III, Joey Green, James Nored, and others, Lola’s Trailer Park, 2735 W. 5th St., Fort Worth, Texas

June 22-25

Country Fest — 5 stages. Line-up includes Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Chris Young, The Oak Ridge Bos, Cam, Whiskey Myers, Runaway June, Jake Worthington. Chippewa Valley Music Festival Grounds, 24,447 County Hwy S, Cadott, Wisc. 800-326-3378. Link to Website: CountryFest.com

June 23-25

Country Lakeshake — Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, Rascal Flats, Big & Rich, Randy Houser, Mo Pitney, and others. Huntington Bank Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Ill. Link to Website: LakeShake.com

Saturday-Sunday, July 1-2

Trackside Music Festival — Thomas Rhett, Kip Moore, Dallas Smith, Brothers Osborne, others. London, England. Link to Website: TracksideFestival

Wednesday-Sunday, July 12-16

Woody Guthrie Festival, aka WoodyFest —  Line-up includes Arlo Guthrie, Turnpike Troubadours,Tony Ramey, Kevin and Dustin Welch, Folk Uke, Nancy Apple, Lance Canales, many others.  Okemah, Okla., Link to Website: www.WoodyFest.com

Thursday-Saturday, July 20-22

Country Jam — Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Cody Johnson, Trace Adkins, Cole Swindell, and others. 3443 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire, Wisc., 715-839-7500. Link To Website: CountryJameWi.com

July 28-30

Watershed Festival — Luke Bryan, lee Brice, Maddie & Tae, Michael Ray, Old Dominion, Randy Houser, Cadillac Three, William Michael Morgan, Josh Abbott Band, Laurin Alaina, High Valley, Eric Pasley, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton, Bailey Bryan, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots, Chase Rice.   The Gorge Amphitheatre, 754 Silica Road, George, Washington. Link to Website: WatershedFest.com

Sept 12-17

AmericanaFest — Line-up and venue(s) forthcoming, Nashville, Teen.

Sept. 14-16

Dailey & Vincent LandFest in the Mountains — Jerry Douglas-Earls of Leicester, Del McCoury Band, Sierra Hull, Primitive Quartet, members of the former Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (with Dailey & Vincent), and others. Hiawassee, Georgia. Link to Website: DaileyVincentFest.com

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-21

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cookoff — Line-up includes Del McCoury Band, Balsam Range, and others TBA, Farmers Branch Historical Park, Farmers Branch, Texas

2018

Jan 4-9

The Music Fest, Steamboat, Colorado

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