After attending Pierz Freedom Fest this past weekend, I cannot put into words how amazing it felt to get back together with Central Minnesotans to enjoy a day full of fun, sun, cold beer, tasty eats, a the joy of live country music.

As the vaccination rates increase at a snail's pace across the country, more than 70% of Minnesotans now have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine -- making thing's like Saturday's Pierz Freedom Fest possible.

There's plenty of summer to go, so let's take a look at all of the country music festivals and concerts we're still looking forward to.

Minnesota Country Music Calendar

Friday, July 16th

Jerrod Niemann

Sherburne County Fair, Elk River


Saturday, July 17th

Brad Paisley

Grand Casino Amphitheater, Hinckley


July 22nd-24th

Carrie Underwood/Zac Brown Band/Brett Young/+More

Twin Cities Summer Jam, Shakopee


 Saturday, July 24th

Dustin Lynch/Jo Dee Messina/Jordan Davis/+ More

FireFest, Cold Spring


August 5th-7th

Florida-Georgia Line/Dierks Bentley/Blake Shelton

WE Fest, Detroit Lakes


August 13th & 14th

Jake Owen/Randy Houser/Jerrod Niemann/+More

Grand Casino Amphitheater, Hinckley


August 20th & 21st

Luke Combs/Sam Hunt/+More

Winstock, Winsted


Thursday, August 26th

Miranda Lambert

Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul


Friday, August 27th

Maren Morris

Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul


Wednesday, September 1st

Tim McGraw

Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul


Thursday, September 9th

Jordan Davis

The Fillmore, Minneapolis


Friday, September 3rd

Luke Bryan

Treasure Island Casino, Welch


Saturday, September 25th

Dan + Shay

Target Center, Minneapolis


Saturday & Sunday, October 9th & 10th

Old Dominion

Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake


Friday, November 12th

Brothers Osborne

The Armory, Minneapolis


Saturday, November 13th

George Strait/Chris Stapleton/Little Big Town

U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis


Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Chris Lane

The Fillmore, Minneapolis


Friday, January 21st, 2022

Kane Brown

Target Center, Minneapolis


Saturday, August 6th, 2022

Kenny Chesney

U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis

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