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9 Country Music Festivals to Go to This Summer

In case you missed Carrie Underwood at CMA Music Festival in Nashville or Sam Hunt at Stagecoach in California, don't worry! There are still multiple other opportunities to catch your favorite country stars this summer. What's better than a multi-day event full of live music and the biggest names in country? Pretty much nothing. Bonus points if you go as a VIP.

These are the ten best country music festivals to check out this summer. 

1. Seven Peaks in Buena Vista, Colorado Aug. 30- Sept. 1

This three-day camping and country festival was created by Dierks Bentley. Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, headliners include Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Bentley, Jon Pardi, and more.

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2. WE Fest in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Aug. 1-Aug. 3

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The world's biggest country music festival is back again with Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban, and Brooks & Dunn. There will also be appearances from Jake Owen, Big & Rich, LeAnn Rimes and more. Before the music stars, one of the coolest parts of this festival is attendees get to enjoy multiple outdoor activities.

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3. Windy City Smokeout in Chicago, Illinois July 12-14

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Beer, BBQ and country music come together for this fun multi-day event in Chicago. This year you'll get to see Cole Swindell, Old Dominion, Eli Young Band, and Chris Young among others. Held in the middle of the city at the United Center, it's less than three hours from Wisconsin.

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4. Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach Aug 30-Sept 1

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What could be more fun than country music on the beach? With headliners Tim McGraw, Kid Rock and Jason Aldean, this year's festival is a can't miss.

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5. Watershed Fest in George, Washington Aug 2-4

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The biggest country camping concert in the Northwest does not disappoint. This year's lineup includes Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown Band, Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and more. This year's campsite theme is a luau!

Find more info here.

6. Faster Horses in Brooklyn, Michigan July 19-21

Featuring Keith Urban, Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band, Maren Morris, Randy Houser, Brothers Osborne and more; Faster Horses is less than 2 hours outside of Detroit and will give you all the feels of a southern country concert in Michigan.

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7. Night in the Country July 25-27 in Yerington, Nevada

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Unwind in this Nevada farm town for a fun country jam fest featuring Luke Combs and Brothers Osborne. You'll get to camp out at one of the largest camping parties in the country while enjoying some quality country music.

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8. Country Concert in Laramie, Ohio July 11-13

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Since 1981 this Ohio festival has been bringing out quality country acts. This year's event is featuring Kid Rock, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch and more.

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9. Oregon Jamboree August 2-4

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Oregon Jamboree is pretty much the country concert in the Northwest. The three-day event at the bottom of the Cascade Mountains will feature Brothers Osborne, Hank Williams Jr., Chris Young, and more.

Find more info here.

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