Grab your cowboy hat and boots, as we unveil all of the best country music festivals taking place in the UK this year.

Are you a country music lover who is based in the UK? Then, no need to worry as you don’t have to travel all the way to Nashville to experience incredible live country music!

If you are hoping to attend a country music festival soon, look no further as we have selected the greatest festivals on offer across England.

Read on to discover our top picks, and guarantee that you have an unforgettable experience at one of the UK’s best country festivals this year.

The Best Country Music Festivals - UK

Buckle and Boots

When?: 25th-28th May

Where?: Whitebottom Farm Manchester

Buckle and Boots, an award-winning country music festival, is guaranteed to delight every country fan.

This year, the festival will welcome popular country acts including Everette, Austin Jenckes and Aaron Goodvin to Whitebottom Farm for the ultimate celebration of country music.

Buckle and Boots offer eventgoers a unique experience as it showcases the best of UK country talent alongside chart-topping US country stars.

There isn’t long left until the festival takes place, so if you want to be there, ensure that you book your ticket soon!

Red Rooster

When?: 1st - 3rd June

Where?: Euston Hall, Suffolk

Red Rooster brings the best of Cajun, Soul, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, Roots and Country music to Suffolk, and is an event that you won’t want to miss out on.

In 2023, you can enjoy all of the music that you love as the festival will welcome Scott H Biram, the master of Blues, Classic Country, Bluegrass and Rock n Roll to the stage with his South Texas tracks.

Meanwhile, Hank Wanford, who is dubbed the ‘Godfather of British Alt Country’, is set to wow with a sing-along set exploring his jaundiced take on love.

Morton Valence, a London-based alternative country duo, will also be performing at Red Rooster. The pair have been acclaimed by audiences and critics in the UK and Europe, and will be showcasing their incredible songwriting and music skills live.

As well as these acts, many more talented country artists will be performing at Red Rooster alongside a host of unforgettable activities including campfire singing and bushcraft.

Black Deer Festival

When?: 16th -18th June

Where?: Eridge Park, Kent

This new Americana and country music festival brings roots-inspired music to UK soil and has been described as the ‘hoedown of the summer’ by The Guardian.

The three-day festival welcomes well-loved artists and also prides itself on introducing eventgoers to new artists that they may not have heard of yet.

This summer, the festival will welcome acts including Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Pretenders, Bonnie Raitt, Richard Hawley, Bear’s Den and Steve Earle as headliners (alongside a host of other incredible artists).

The festival’s ‘Roadhouse’ area will also celebrate Americana culture with underground music, custom bikes, vintage vehicles and a bar area, making for an excellent space to soak up the electric atmosphere of the festival.

The British Country Music Festival

When?: 1st - 3rd September

Where?: Winter Gardens, Blackpool

The British Country Music Festival will return for its fourth year in 2023 and is expected to continue growing at a rapid rate after increasing its attendance by 20.2% last year.

Music legend Graham Nash will be 2023’s main headliner and will celebrate his first-ever solo performance in the resort. Alongside Nash, Megan Mckenna will be performing and sharing her deep love of country music with the crowd.

The remaining lineup for the weekend is equally as impressive, with some of the best homegrown songwriting and singing talent, including John Bramwel, Robbie Canvangh and The Dunwells, set to perform.

To experience incredible live country music this September, head to the shores of Blackpool to experience some of the very best that there is.

And that’s it, our ultimate guide to the best country music festivals in the UK is complete! Don’t forget to book your place at upcoming festivals to ensure that you celebrate your love of country music this year.

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