Festivals

(Updated 30th May 2020)

It’s never too early to plan your Country Music Adventure!
Check out the festivals and weekenders happening in the UK.

Click on a poster to open expanded view and purchase your tickets from the information provided.

If you have an event that you would like us to advertise, then please send to us at britishcountryairplay@btinternet.com

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So Before Setting Out Check With Venues and Organisers
As Cancellations and Changes are Beyond Our Control.

PLEASE STAY ALERT AND STAY SAFE


 


5 – 7 June | Wild Workhouse Country Music Festival
Back for a 2nd year, hosted by Llanfyllin Workhouse to raise money for their historical restoration of this magnificent building.  This year’s event will take place over 3 days.

The Friday evening welcomes campers with a country open mic night. Letting guests try their hand at being a country star for an evening.  Saturday and Sunday offer 2 days of live music, featuring some of the very best U.K Country and Americana artists.

Tickets on sale with Skiddle from the 29th of February.

 


 


5 – 8 June |
Cheyenne Promotions 
Summer Party Festival
Line & Partner dancing to some of the best British Country music artists.

For more info visit: cheyennepromotions.co.uk

 

 

 


CANCELLED til 2021

 


18 – 21 June |
Towerfest 2020
An incredibly popular and annual country music festival held inside the open-air grounds of Drax Power Station in the heart of North Yorkshire!

Book Your Tickets Here

 

 

 



19 – 22 June | Country & Western Weekend
Returning for another year is Sandy Glade’s Country & Western Weekend in Somerset.

Throughout the season John Fowler Holiday parks are home to various themed weekends. Visit their website for more details on their fantastic line up for 2020.

Booking Office: 0844 318 3050

 


CANCELLED til 2021

 

 

19 – 21 June | Black Deer Festival
An award-winning 3-day UK festival celebrating American roots-based music and its culture.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 

 


 

19 – 22 June | Country & Irish Music Weekend
A fabulous Full Board, Country & Irish Weekend at the beautiful 5 Star Potters Resort, Hopton On Sea, Norfolk.

With a first-class lineup, plus all the wonderful Potters Facilities for you to enjoy whilst you’re there.

Book Direct with Potters on 0333 3207 418.

 


20 – 23 June ~ Breckland Country Music Festival
There is a great line-up of entertainment being held at the Mid Suffolk Showground, IP14 6AT, bringing you a fabulous weekend of country music at it’s best.

You can either stay for the weekend, with excellent camping facilities or come along just or the day.   There is a large dance floor, an onsite bar and restaurant to keep you refreshed. 

Find out more here

 



2 – 4 July |
Staxtonbury 2020
A new country event at an established festival!

An amazing line-up will be performing the very best of UK Country, Americana and Roots in the Country Corral Marquee at Manor Farm, Staxton, near Scarborough, YO12 4SH.

Keep an eye out on their website as updates will be added soon

 

 


CANCELLED

 

10 – 11 July | Dixie Fields
After a huge success of their first event in 2019, this country music festival returns with a stellar line-up.

The event held on the three fields directly between the A414 Greenbury Way, Margaretting Road, Chelmsford, Essex will be announcing this year’s Country Music Artistes soon.  But you can still book your place Now

 


 

23 – 26 July | Chickenstock  Festival
Chickenstock is a folk, roots and acoustic music festival for the whole family held annually at Chicken Gold Camp & Outpost in Chicken Alaska. Food, drink, games, music, dancing and a ‘clucking’ good time!

Held in Stockbury, a small hamlet just outside Sittingbourne, it’s one of Kent’s newest festivals of Folk Rock, Folk, Roots and Acoustic music.

Click here for tickets and more information.

 


 

24 – 26 July | FSA FEST 2020!
A fantastic event with a great atmosphere and great music, held at Newark Showground, Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire.

Earlybird tickets are ON SALE NOW! until 31st Oct.
Book Your Tickets Here

 


 


30 Jul – 1 Aug |
Pavilion 2020
3 Day Live COUNTRY MUSIC EVENT/CAMP OUT In Beautiful Lincolnshire, at Prospect Farm near Grimsby. Large camping field, Toilets/Showers available, and Hot food & Bar. Early camping available, Day & Evening passes available.

Contact: Bob 07849 274942 for more details

 

 


 

 

31 Jul – 2 Aug | Hillbilly Hoedown Weekend
Europe’s largest Western Swing weekend based at Newark Showground, Winthorpe, Newark PR4 1TE

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 


 

 

6 – 9 August | Blue Rodeo
An outdoor festival held annually at Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 



14 – 16 August |
8th North Shropshire Big Weekend
A joyous celebration of Cajun, Creole and Louisiana roots music, dance and culture set in the heart of the beautiful North Shropshire Lakelands!

Buy Your Tickets Here


 

21 – 22 August | Millport Country Music Festival
50 artists will appear at this year’s Millport Country Music Festival, representing some of the best country music talent from Scotland, across the UK, Ireland and the USA.

Tickets go on sale and the line up is announced over at millportcountrymusic.com

 

 


 

27 – 30 August | Old Station Country Music Festival
A brand new Country Music Festival is being rolled out for August Bank Holiday with 17 Acts are in place for your entertainment.

Based at Snaith in the East Riding of Yorkshire near to Selby and Goole

Book On-Line Now Open

 

 


 

28 – 31st August | Country Roads Music Festival
This festival is an outdoor event for country and western fans of all ages, the festival is great for listeners, families, line dancers, partner dancers and just fans of pure country music.

With 7 live British country music artists, the price includes full camping for tents, caravans and motor homes there are showers and toilet facilities.

For more details visit: the Country Roads Fest website

 


 


3 – 6 September |
FreeSpirit Country And Western Music Festival
Held in Talgarth and support Powys Carers a local children’s charity.

Contact: 07724 806 608 for more details

 

 

 


 

4 – 5 September | Americana International
BACK FOR 2020 and UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT to celebrate the best of American culture. From hot rods through hot dogs to honky-tonk we have all bases covered.

Held at Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire. NG24 2NY  and celebrating the very best of
American culture in the UK, tickets are now available.

Book Your Tickets Here

 


POSTPONED till 2021


4 – 6 September |
The British Country Music Festival

Produced by festival and theatre show specialists Fit The Bill, in association with The Blackpool Entertainment Company, this UK Country Music Weekend is being held at Winter Gardens for the 2nd year running.

Focusing primarily on the best of British Country and Americana artists and promoting the wealth of talent that is now making Nashville sit up and take notice.  Tickets On-Sale NOW

 

 

 


 

11 – 13 September | The Long Road
The Long Road Festival is back at Stanford Hall for #TLR20 for three days of Country, Americana and Roots and everything in between!

Book Your Tickets Here

 


 

 

26 Sept – 3 Oct | The Autumn Devon – Country Music Party
Appearing with the best UK Country acts on the circuit today, these events are very much in the Country music tradition where line, partner and Western dancing is prevalent.

Find Out More

 

 



8– 10 October | Drax Heroes Festival #9
Steve Hanks and Friends are back to host another event where Country Music supports our soldiers.

Held at the Drax Sports & Social Club. Main Rd, Selby YO88PJ, this festival has a full weekend program of music, fun and laughter.

Pay before August 31st 2020 and camping is FREE
Contact Steve or Carol on 01302 811610 or 0775 883 8557/0792 948 8012

 


 

16 – 17 October | Country Weekend 2020
Tickets are now available on www.ticketsource.co.uk/msg-cricket-club and will be available in the club shortly.

Purchase before MAY 31st and received a 20% discount on the advertised price.

 

 

 


 

 

30 Oct – 1 Nov | Country On The Coast Festival
Held at The Gaiety Bar, South Parade Pier Southsea Portsmouth PO4 0SW

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 


 

 

6 – 8 November | The Westline Country Weekender
An absolutely FABULOUS weekend with live music from Chris James, Martin Jaye, Peter Shaw and Roots & Wings.

Book Now or Call: 07885 7700734 for more information

 

 


 

6 – 9 November | Roll’Em Back Again ~ Country Music Spectacular
At The Fabulous Savoy Hotel, Queens Parade, Blackpool.
All prices include Bed, Breakfast and Evening Meal and entertainment for the Full weekend Event.

Find Out More

 


 

12 – 15 November | HR Blues
This Extravaganza featuring 44 bands from all parts of the Blues, Blues Rock & Blues, plus some carefully curated Country Rock, Outlaw and Southern influences, thrown into the mix.

Taking place at their new 5-star Camp HRH in Great Yarmouth, head over to HRH Blues for more detail or call +20 3 2874994.

 

 


 

 

20 – 22 November | Country Weekender
More top-notch entertainment organised by Jonny & Lynnette at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton, Yorkshire BD23 2TA.

For more details and to book your place, contact 07928 503467 or 01623 616030

 

 



27 – 30 November | Bournemouth Country Music Weekender
Presented by Allways Music and held at The Britannia Heathlands Hotel, Grove Rd, East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AY, six terrific acts will perform tunes from the 1940s to the present day.

On stage are The Chris Dunne Band, The Long Haul, Bear faced Country, Kalibre (replacing Marie Sanders), Daniel Berry and Gary Leonard.

Contact: 01638 712187 or 07808 340776 Website: strollinsteve.co.uk  

 


 


4 – 7 December |
Spectacular Country & Irish Party Weekend

Merv & Maria brings you another all-star line up to round off 2019, held at Pontins, Pakefield NR33 7PF.  5 Great Shows in 1 Weekend, Half Board all for £173 pp.

Call: 01553 617546 now to book or visit mervandmaria.com   for more information

 

 


 

 

30 Dec – 2 Jan | New Year Party Holiday
Why not join us for New Year at The Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth 30th Dec 2020- 2nd Jan 2021 it’s a Full Board Holiday.

Call: 01553 617546 now to book or visit mervandmaria.com for more information

 

 


2021

 

12 – 14 March | C2C: Country to Country 2021
Europe’s biggest country music festival is back. Returning for its eighth year, the festival is set to bring yet another incredible line up to The O2 London, 3Arena Dublin, The SSE Hydro, and venues across Europe.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 


 


26 – 29 March
| Springtime Line Dance Festival No.2
Line Dancing Weekender at the Beverley Park Holiday Centre in Paignton, Devon.

Held by Yesterday Once More,  visit the website at yesterdayoncemore.co.uk or contact 01934 733958

 

 

 



9 – 11 April
| Ramblin’ Roots Revue

This event runs across three stages at Bucks Students’ Union’s award-winning venue including the EarBelly acoustic stage, which will feature some of the rising stars from the burgeoning folk and roots scene.

Bucks Students’ Union Venue (Bucks New University) Queen Alexandra Road High Wycombe Buckinghamshire HP11 2JZ

Limited Early Bird Tickets now on sale!
For more info visit:
Ramblin’ Roots Revue

 


 


23 – 25 April
| Country Weekender

More top-notch entertainment organised by Jonny & Lynnette at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton, Yorkshire BD23 2TA.

For more details and to book your place, contact 07928 503467 or 01623 616030

 

 


 

 

17 – 20 June | Towerfest
An incredibly popular and annual country music festival held inside the open-air grounds of Drax Power Station in the heart of North Yorkshire!

Book Your Tickets Here

 

 


 

 

18 – 20 June | Black Deer Festival
An award-winning 3-day UK festival celebrating American roots-based music and its culture.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 

 


 

10 – 12 September | The Long Road
The Long Road Festival is back at Stanford Hall for three days of Country, Americana and Roots and everything in between!

The organisers have announced a little preview of what’s to come including Interstate headliners and a broad range of acts from across the Country spectrum.

Keep checking their website for more details and to Book Your Tickets

 


 

 

17 – 20 September | Billy Bop Line Dance Weekend 8 
Line Dance weekend hosted by Billy Curtis and award-winning international choreographer Michelle Risley 

Held at The Wessex Hotel, Street, Somerset, ELD (formerly BC Events) brings you a superb weekend of line music.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 


 

 

22 – 25 October  | The Bournemouth BIG one!
Hosted by Billy Curtis and award-winning international choreographer Tina Argyle, ELD (formerly BC Events) brings you a great Line Dance weekend held at The Carrington House Hotel.

Buy Your Tickets Here