Festivals in Iowa
The following Country Music Festivals are currently being held in Iowa.
- Burlington Steamboat Days in Burlington
- Country Thunder Iowa in Forest City
- Gutherie's River Ruckus in Guthrie Center
NOTE: For the most current information, please visit the official websites for each Festival by clicking on Festival Name or Logo. Information on this page was accurate at time of publication but things can change very quickly in the world of Festivals.
Burlington Steamboat Days
200 N Front St
June 11-June 13, 2020 (Burlington, IA)
Cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19
After a one-year hiatus, the longtime community event will be back for its 57th year June 11-13 on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Burlington.
Since 1963, Burlington Steamboat Days has played host to some of the finest entertainers in the U.S. BSD is the most prominent annual summer festival in Burlington, Iowa. Entertaining a widely diverse audience in the Greater Burlington community for over 50 years.
With its return, the Burlington Steamboat Festival will focus more on Country Music Siting:
“Year in and year out, country music artists overwhelmingly outperform every other music genre,” Ervine continued. “People vote with their feet and country music has always been a solid pick for us. Focusing our concert dollars on country performers means we can give our community what it wants.”
One day and Two Day Options are available. (Thursday, June 11 is Free and Open to Public)
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1811 Sage Court
Forest City, IA
June 12 - June 14, 2020 (Forest City)
Country Thunder Iowa scheduled for June 12-14, 2020 in Forest City Iowa has been postponed until September.
Country Thunder is the premier Country Music Festival to roll out in 6 states across North America.
Country Thunder performers have included huge country artists such as Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, and Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and Jake Owen only to name a few.
Country Thunder's lineup will keep on dazzling spectators and exceeding expectations, so grab a cowboy hat, a RV or tent if you want to camp, and come and enjoy the world's premier country acts with the camaraderie of over 100,000 fans!
Friday, June 12: Old Dominion
Saturday, June 13: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sunday, June 14: Kane Brown
Also Appearing: Big & Rich, Ashley McBryde, Clay Walker, Granger Smith, Mitchell Tenpenny, Lonestar, Riley Green, Gabby Barrett, Meghan Patrick
HOSTED BY: Williams & Ree
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408 W State Street
Guthrie Center, IA
July 23 - July 25, 2020 (Guthrie Center, IA)
Guthrie’s River Ruckus is one of the most complete weekend get a ways for any country music fan! With campgrounds onsite with over 700 sites available and some of country music’s biggest stars and legends.
It is the most fun and affordable festival in the state of Iowa where some of the best acts in country music share the stage every July!
Artists Subject to Change: Line-ups
prices subject to change
Star of the Ruckus: $130
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