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Country Music Festivals 2023

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If there's one thing country music knows how to do well, it's putting on an absolutely cracking festival. Across the world, millions of country music fans take the pilgrimage to see their favourite country artists alongside hundreds of thousands of fellow listeners.

So, to help you decide which ones you may want to attend this year, here is a detailed, chronological list of the country music festivals taking place across the US and Canada in 2023.

For more information on each festival, follow the links for a handy detailed guide! (This list will be updated as more festivals are announced, with each festival page updated as line-ups are unveiled).

Is our page missing your favourite festival? Let us know! E-mail heythere@holler.country.

Chicago's Windy City Smokeout Festival

Windy City Smokeout, Chicago

2023 FESTIVALS

MARCH

WINTERWONDERGRASS COLORADO - Steamboat Resort, Colorado - 3rd - 5th

LUCK REUNION - Spicewood, Texas - 16th

WINTERWONDERGRASS CALIFORNIA - Pallisades Tahoe, California - 31st - 2nd April

APRIL

COUNTRY THUNDER ARIZONA - Florence, Arizona - 13th - 16th

TORTUGA FESTIVAL - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - 14th - 16th

HIGH WATER FESTIVAL - Riverfront Park, North Charleston, South Carolina - 15th - 16th

TWO STEP INN - Georgetown, Texas - 15th - 16th

MOON CRUSH PINK MOON - Miramar Beach, Florida - 20th - 23rd

MERLEFEST - Wilkesboro, North Carolina - 27th - 30th

BEAR SHADOW FESTIVAL - Highlands, North Carolina - 28th - 30th

STAGECOACH COUNTRY FESTIVAL - Indio, California - 28th - 30th

MAY

ROOSTER WALK - Martinsville, Virginia - 25th - 28th

BUCKEYE COUNTRY SUPERFEST - Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio - 27th

DELFEST - Cumberland, Maryland - 25-28th

JUNE

CAMP GREENSKY - Caledonia, Michigan - TBA

PEPSI GULF COAST JAM - Panama City Beach, Florida - 1st - 4th

RAILBIRD FESTIVAL - Lexington, Kentucky - 3rd - 4th

BLACK MOUNTAIN JAMBOREE - Monticello, Kentucky - TBA

CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL - Nashville, Tennessee - 8th - 11th

CAROLINA COUNTRY MUSIC FEST - Myrtle Beach, SC - 8th - 11th

TAILGATE N’ TALLBOYS (Clinton) - Clinton, Iowa - 8th - 10th

TAILGATE N' TALLBOYS (Bloomington) - Bloomington, Illinois - 14th - 17th

BONNAROO - Manchester, Tennessee - 15th - 18th

BAREFOOT COUNTRY MUSIC FEST - Wildwood, New Jersey - 15th - 18th

LOST ART FESTIVAL - Douglas County, Georgia - TBA

MOONDANCE COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND - Walker, Minnesota - 16th - 17th

COUNTRY SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL - Santa Rosa, California - 16th - 18th

COUNTRY FEST - Cadott, Wisconsin - 22nd - 24th

COUNTRY JAM COLORADO - Grand Junction, Colorado - 22rd - 24th

RED WING ROOTS - Mt. Solon, Virginia - 23rd - 25th

SUMMERFEST - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 23rd June - July 9th

DAUPHIN'S COUNTRYFEST - Dauphin, Manitoba - 30th - July 2nd

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Pilgrimage Festival, Tennessee

JULY

CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL - Cavendish, Prince Edward Island - 6th - 8th

COUNTRY CONCERT - Fort Loramie, Ohio - 6th - 8th

TIDALWAVE - Atlantic City Beach, New Jersey - 11th - 13th

PALOMINO FESTIVAL - Pasadena, California - TBA

WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT - United Center, Chicago - 13th - 16th

COUNTRY STAMPEDE AT THE HEARTLAND - Topeka, Kansas - 13th - 15th

COUNTRY THUNDER SASKATCHEWAN - Saskatchewan, Canada - 13th - 16th

MASTER MUSICIANS FESTIVAL - Somerset, Kentucky - 14th - 15th

FASTER HORSES COUNTRY FESTIVAL - Brooklyn, Michigan - 14th - 16th

UNDER THE BIG SKY - Whitefish, Montana - 15th - 16th

COUNTRY JAM USA - Eau Claire, Wisconsin - 20th - 22nd

NIGHT IN THE COUNTRY NEVADA - Yerington, Nevada - 20th - 22nd

COUNTRY THUNDER WISCONSIN - Twin Lakes, Wisconsin - 20th - 23rd

ROCK THE SOUTH - Cullman, Alabama - 20th - 22nd

COUNTRY ON THE BAY - Ontario, Canada - 21st - 23rd

FLOYDFEST - Patrick Country, Virginia - 26th - 30th

HEADWATERS COUNTRY JAM - Three Forks, Montana - 27th - 29th

TAILGATE N' TALLYBOYS OFFROAD (Taylorville) - Taylorville, Illinois - 27th - 29th

AUGUST

WE FEST - Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - 3rd - 5th

BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE - Cambrose, Alberta - 3rd - 6th

SUNFEST COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL - Cowichan Valley, British Columbia - 3rd - 6th

FLOOD CITY FESTIVAL - Johnstown, Pennsylvania - 4th - 5th

WATERSHED COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL - George, Washington - 4th - 6th

OREGON JAMBOREE - Sweet Home, Oregon - 4th - 6th

BOOTS AND HEARTS - Oro-Medonite, Ontario - 10th - 13th

LASSO MONTREAL - Montreal, Canada - 18th - 19th

TIDALWAVE MUSIC FESTIVAL - Atlantic City, New Jersey - TBA

COUNTRY THUNDER ALBERTA - Calgary, Alberta - 18th - 20th

NIGHT IN THE COUNTRY CAROLINAS - Mill Spring, North Carolina - TBA

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Black Deer Festival, UK - Photo: Ania Shrimpton

SEPTEMBER

EARL SCRUGGS MUSIC FESTIVAL - Mill Spring, North Carolina - 2nd - 4th

BRISTOL RHYTHM AND ROOTS - Bristol, Tennessee - 8th - 10th

AMERICANAFEST - Nashville, Tennessee - 19th - 24th

BORN AND RAISED - Pryor, Oklahoma - TBA

PILGRIMAGE - Franklin, Tennessee - 23rd - 24th

WILD HORSES - San Diego, CA - TBA

FIREWATER MUSIC FESTIVAL - La Cygne, Kansas - TBA

OCTOBER

COUNTRY THUNDER BRISTOL - Bristol, Tennessee - 6th - 7th

COUNTRY THUNDER FLORIDA - Kissimmee, Florida - 20th - 22nd

LUCKTOBERFEST - Spicewood, Texas - TBA