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, 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

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.

Jags Country Music Festival

When?: 28th September 2023

Where?: OVO Wembley Arena

Get ready to kick up your boots and immerse yourself in the infectious rhythms of Jags Country – a thrilling fusion of NFL excitement and toe-tapping tunes.

Jacksonville Jaguars are stepping into the musical world with their very first country music festival taking place in September.

Taking centre stage is none other than the iconic Clint Black. Sharing the spotlight are Brian Kelley and Tyler Rich, accompanied by the exceptionally talented Alyssa Bonagura, and the spirited Irish trio Dea Matrona.

And who better to guide you through this captivating journey than the Jaguar's very own JP Shadrick?

Prepare for a seamless blend of football exhilaration and music magic as he hosts on-stage performances and engaging conversations.

So, whether you're a die-hard fan of NFL action, a connoisseur of country beats, or simply someone who craves an unforgettable night, Jags Country at OVO Arena Wembley promises an unforgettable experience.

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Buckle and Boots

When?: 25rd - 26th May 2024

Where?: Whitebottom Farm Manchester

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

This year, the festival welcomed 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.

If you missed out this year, why not consider booking your tickets for Buckle and Boots 2024?

Red Rooster

When?: 30th May - 1st June 2024

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, Red Rooster welcomed Scott H Biram, the master of Blues, Classic Country, Bluegrass and Rock n Roll to the stage with his South Texas tracks.

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

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

While the lineup for Red Rooster 2024 remains under wraps for now, rest assured that the upcoming lineup will feature even more talented country artists.

Stay tuned for what promises to be another extraordinary chapter in the Red Rooster country festival journey.

Black Deer Festival

When?: TBC

Where?: Eridge Park, Kent

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

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

This past summer, the festival treated attendees to an extraordinary lineup that included the likes of Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Pretenders, Bonnie Raitt, Richard Hawley, Bear’s Den, and Steve Earle, all gracing the stage as headliners, accompanied by a plethora of other phenomenal artists.

The festival’s ‘Roadhouse’ area celebrates 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.

As excitement mounts, stay alert as we look forward to revealing the most recent updates for the upcoming 2024 edition.

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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