Festival season will be here before we know it! As the colder weather sets in and we start to plan ahead, we have compiled a list of country music festivals worth traveling to next Summer 2022, from right here, in New York to California, and everything in between.
Stagecoach (April 29th-May 1st)
One of the biggest country music festivals in the country, Stagecoach kicks off on April 29th in the desert of Indio, California. The three-day event features everyone from rising artists to superstars in the country music genre, including entertainers like Luke Combs, HARDY, Jordan Davis, Tanya Tucker, and more. For more information click here.
CMA Fest (June 9th- June 12th)
Arguably the biggest country music event of the year, CMA Fest is held in Nashville, Tennessee at Nissan Stadium. For 2022, the four-day extravaganza is being held June 9th- June 12th. Find tickets to the epic weekend at visitcmafest.com or just book your plane ticket to Nashville, and experience some of the many free shows held throughout the week! Expect to see the biggest names in country music on the stadium line-up, which will be announced sometime in 2022.
Carolina Country Music Fest (June 9th- June 12th)
If Nashville is too far to travel, another great option is taking a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for Carolina Country Music Festival. The awesome beach festivities are being held June 9th through June 12th. Big names like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean have already been announced as 2022 headliners! For more information head to carolinacountrymusicfest.com.
Faster Horses Country Festival (July 15th- July 17th)
Michigan’s three-day country music festival is set for July 2022! Fans who love spending the weekend camping with good music will love this fun and exciting festival. The lineup has not yet been released, but the festival boasts past performers such as Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, and more. For more information head to http://fasterhorsesfestival.com.
Country Jam USA (July 21st- July 23rd)
The Wisconsin country music festival, Country Jam USA will take place this year July 21st through July 23rd. Country Jam USA has been a staple, during festival season for over 25 years, featuring popular artists such as Blake Shelton and Eric Church. Make sure to check out countryjamwi.com for more information, including tickets an camping passes.
Country Thunder (Wisconsin) (July 21st- July 24th)
The Country Thunder festival has expanded to five cities over the years; however, Wisconsin remains one of the favorites. This year, the festival boasts Morgan Wallen as their headliner for multiple cities. Tickets and more information for the four-day event are already available at countrythunder.com.
Windy City Smokeout (August 4th- August 7th)
If you’re looking for some great country music, beer, and some good BBQ food, Windy City Smokeout might be your festival! The three day Chicago festival is being held August 4th through August 7th. For more information head windycitysmokeout.com and look out for tickets becoming available soon. Past headliners include Brett Young, Walker Hayes, and Kane Brown. 2022 artists will be announced early next year!
Country music lovers, make sure to check out one of these great festivals next Summer!
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