Festivals

(Updated August 3, 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

COVID-19 LATEST NEWS
As we continue to slowly come out of lockdown some events are taking place.
But Please Confirm with Event Organisers.

Although we strive to stay updated, details may not be available at this time.

Remember – We Only Advertise Events
So Before Setting Out Check With Venues and Organisers
As Cancellations and Changes are Beyond Our Control.

PLEASE STAY ALERT AND STAY SAFE


 

 

CANCELLED

 

 

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

See 2021 Events Below

 

 

 


CANCELLED

 

14 – 16 August | 8th North Shropshire Big Weekend
All Artists booked to perform this year have without exception shown solidarity and support and agreed to perform at the Big Weekend 2021!

See 2021 Events Below

 


 

 

20 – 23 August | Quickdraw Festival 2020
Held at White’s Nurseries, Clay Lane, Earls Barton, Northants, NN6 0EP, the organisers have made changes to accommodate the new social distancing guidelines.

So contact 07766 005060 for more details.

Buy Your Tickets Here

 


CANCELLED

 

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.

Dates for 2021 will be determined as soon as possible over at millportcountrymusic.com

 


CANCELLED

 

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.

See 2021 Events Below

 

 


 

28 – 31 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

 


 

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!  POSTPONED TIL  10 – 12 Sept 2021

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

10 – 12 January | Midwinter Festival
A weekend of concerts covering the Americana/Roots music spectrum in the intimate environment of the cracking little venue that is The Warwick Ballroom inside The Victoria Hotel.

Tickets Available Now

 



29 – 31 January | Gloucester Cajun and Zydeco Festival
Europe’s longest-running Cajun & Zydeco festival is back for its 28th year.

Featuring live performances from The Zydeco Diamonds, JThe Po’ Boys, The Bearcats Big Band, Lil’ Rooster Trio, Rough Chowder, and Many More.

With a mixture of live music and dancing all day, the party atmosphere is contagious, bringing the spirit of Louisiana to Gloucester.

Buy Your Tickets Here
Early Bird Tickets Now Available

 


 

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

 

 

 


 


14 – 16 May | Carlisle Country Music Festival 2021
A brand new Country Music event in Carlisle being held at the Crown & Mitre Hotel in English St.

With some of the best Artistes and Bands representing the UK Country Scene, register with the new festival for news on bands, artists, tickets etc as it becomes available at carlislecountrymusicfestival.co.uk

 

 


 

 

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

 

 


 

 

23 – 25 July | FSA FEST 2020!
A fantastic event with a great atmosphere and great music, held at Newark Showground, Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire.

Book Your Tickets Here

 

 


 

 

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

Buy Your Tickets Here

 

 


 

13 – 15 August | 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


 

26 – 29 August | Old Station Country Music Festival
This Country Music Festival is returning 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

 

 



3 – 5 September |
The British Country Music Festival

This UK Country Music Weekend is returning to the Winter Gardens, focusing primarily on the best of British Country and Americana artists and promoting the wealth of talent that is making Nashville sit up and take notice. 

Tickets On-Sale NOW

 


 

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