For all country lovers right now it's an exact time to make up plans for the next year, as now you will get acquainted with the most significant country events of 2018. We had evaluated all festivals, as well as bands and singers tours, so be watchful with an aim not to miss the most important information. Following country events will definitely not leave you indifferent if you can’t imagine your life without this such a stunning genre of music. In fact, this is not just a genre, it's a whole worldview and lifestyle itself. So, let's start our list of the most visited and most important country events of 2018.
Shania Twain is a legendary country-pop singer of Canadian origin. She broke all the records of selling country-style albums when her third studio album, Come on over, came out. Since then, the singer is firmly entrenched among the best female singers of the country-pop. In addition, Shania received a Grammy Award and after all, continue to keep the high level throughout all her musical career. Her music becomes more and more valuable, and Shania's performances more skillful. Recently, the country-pop star has released a new album called Now, consequently in support of which it is scheduled a grand tour across the America. As the matter of fact, this will be the first tour since Shania’s last Rock This Country in 2015.
Miranda Lambert is happened to be famous as one of the most popular contemporary country-rock performers. Her music has extraordinary power, for the reason that it inspires to the best changes in our lives, adds a strong belief in ourselves and general ability to make life the way we want. The country music itself by Miranda's performance turned to be incredibly charming and deeply meaningful. This was confirmed later by receiving by herself remarkable musical awards such as Grammy, the Association of Country Music and the Academy of Country Music awards. The new tour will be called 'Livin' Like Hippies', named after lyrics of her song ‘Highway Vagabond’. In addition, Jon Pardi will join this tour. Moreover, there will be special guests presented in the faces of Brent Cobb, Lucie Silvas, and Charlie Worsham. The tour will last for two months and begin in Greenville, South Carolina on January 18 and ends in Winston Salem, NC on March 24.
George Strait will give an unforgettable atmosphere of the country music. George Strait is one of the most popular country performers of the 1980s and 2000s. To this date, the musician has dropped near 60 singles which have reached the first positions in various American country charts (including Mediabase 24/7, former Radio & Records and Gavin Report charts).
Brantley Gilbert is one of the country's most prominent contemporary artists. He is the winner of many country-rock awards, namely CMA Awards (New Artist of the Year), ACAs (Breakthrough Artist Single of the Year for the song "You Do not Know Her Like I Do") and many others. Remarkable American country singer Brantley Gilbert is preparing a new The Ones That Like Me Tour. The title of which comes out from the name of his last single. It has become known that the singer will be supporting by Aaron Lewis along with Josh Phillips. The upcoming tour is scheduled for the beginning of 2018, and the first stop on the list will be Worcester, Mass. at DCU Center on Feb. 1. Next, the singer will go to Greenville - on February 8, Knoxville - 9, Charleston - 17, making one stop in March in Tuscaloosa, Ala. at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Next, there are 6 more shows for April and 3 stops in May. And finally, the last stop will be held on May 12 Erie, Pa. at Erie Insurance Arena.
Kenny Chesney. As a matter of fact, the singer has a large audience of fans and widespread recognition among country-rock fans. The song "Fall in Love", released in 1995, paved the way to a wide show for Chesney. Since then, the singer has managed to do a lot for his creative activity. For example, he reached the great success during collaboration with singer Pink. The result of their work was the song Setting the World on Fire, which blew all the charts. Chesney is the author of more than 30 singles included in the Top 10 list of Hot Country Songs of Billboard magazine, of which 20 topped this country-chart.
Well, and the summer of 2018 will be quite special for country lovers, due to the most prominent country festivals begin in that time. Now you have the opportunity to get acquainted with the most prominent of them.
Windy City Smokeout, July 13-15, 2018. It's just an incredible show, and it's worth staying there to feel all the pleasure itself. Have you dreamed of a festival where there are a lot of favorite performers, the cozy atmosphere around and by the way there are also deliciously roasted barbecues and the tastiest beer in the world? We know such a place – it’s Windy City Smokeout. The number of performers will be incredibly large, so you will be able to see many stars at one time. In particular, there will be such country stars as Jake Owen, Luke Combs, Brandy Clark, Jana Kramer, Jackie Lee, Russell Dickerson, Ryan Hurd, Shawn Lacy, Sunny Sweeney. And this is not yet a complete list of them because every year Windy City Smokeout is visited by different performers.
CMA Music Festival, June 2018. This annual festival will be visited by the best of country performers, including such giants as Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, and Miranda Lambert. Do you ever imagine the meeting with US country giants? CMA Music Festival - it’s a great opportunity to know how that feel. As a matter of fact, this will be the 47th anniversary of the gathering of the best among the best in the music of the country. CMA Music Festival will be held in the real country house of Nashville for three nights - where all is filled with the spirits of country music.
Country Jam Festival 2018 it’s the hottest country event, which should definitely be on your must-see list. The headliners of the show will be Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert and finally Brett Eldredge. About 100 thousand people come to Eau Claire, Wisconsin every year to see this gig.
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival: May 2018. This country festival is going to take place in the city of Charleston, SC. It will be hosted by artists such as Kacey Musgraves and Bruce Hornsby and of course Zac Brown Band. The Southern Ground Music & Food Festival is a mix of quality live music and a variety of delicious food and drinks. This festival is one of the most prominent events of the country's music in 2018, do not miss this gig.
Tree Town Music Festival will start from May 24th and continue to 27th, it is an annual festival, which generally takes place in the Forest City of Iowa. Although the lineup has not yet been announced, we will share with you the secret that Keith Urban will take part in Tree Town Music Festival in 2018.