Festivals in Illinois
The following Country Music Festivals are currently being held in Illinois
- Country LakeShake in Chicago - On Hiatus
- Windy City Smokeout in Chicago
- Backroad Music Festival in Galva
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.
1300 S Linn White Dr.
June 21 – June 23, 2019 (Chicago, IL)
Chicago's big country music festival on the lakefront at Huntington Bank Pavilion (formerly FirstMerit Bank Pavilion) at Northerly Island! Nearly 50,000 fans come to the shores of Lake Michigan to enjoy 3 days of Country Superstars. In 2019, Lake Shake celebrated its 5th year of bringing music to the big city.
Per their Facebook Page:
"After 5 amazing years of country music on the lakefront, we wanted to be the first to let you know that Country LakeShake will be taking a hiatus. Any future plans will be announced accordingly."
1901 W. Madison Street
July 10 – July 12, 2020 (Chicago, IL)
The Windy City Smokeout is a BBQ and country music festival, featuring three days of live country music, beer and BBQ in downtown Chicago.
Get ready for beer, BBQ and country tunes, during the Windy City Smokeout!
You can taste delicious offerings from some of the best BBQ talent and craft breweries from around the country.
Hosted by Chicago’s BBQ destination, Bub City, and ACM award-winning Joe's on Weed St., the Windy City Smokeout will be bringing an impressive lineup of country music stars and up-and-coming talent to the stage.
Friday, July 10: Darius Rucker, Morgan Evans, Ryan Hurd, Lainey Wilson, Tyler Booth
Saturday, July 11: Dierks Bentley, Riley Green, Cody Canada & the Departed, Ross Ellis, Angie K, Walker County
Sunday, July 12: Jon Pardi, Cody Johnson, Randy Rogers Band, Haley Whitters
Artists subject to change: OFFICIAL LINE-UP
3-day VIP: $500
3-day General Admission: $125
Prices do not include taxes and fees:
Single Day passes also available.
213 SE 6th Street
August 15 – August 15, 2020 (Galva, IL)
1 Day Country Music Festival at the beautiful Galva Park District in Galva, IL. Family friendly atmosphere, cold drinks, great food & an awesome time in small town USA.
Randy Houser, Tracy Lawrence, Jimmie Allen and more tba.
General Admission: $45 (Tier 1)
Hog Trough: $64 (Tier 1)
Limited tickets at each "tier". Check TICKET PAGE for current pricing and add-ons