Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, and more. Country music fans are never short on incredible concert tours to catch in their hometowns throughout the summer and fall. Raucous guitar, swirling banjo, southern serenades careening through starry amphitheaters. Folk, Americana, and contemporary country, the genre continues to astound and diversify. Not to mention, it’s one of the best to catch live. Here, fans can find The Best Country Concert Tours happening in 2021. The shows you absolutely don’t want to miss.
Chris Stapleton Tour Dates: June – November 2021
The iconic country musician and songwriter Chris Stapleton has yet again postponed the kick-off to his highly anticipated “All-American Road Show” Tour. Now, the man and his band will begin the tour in June, at San Bernardino’s Glen Helen Amphitheater, with guests Dwight Yoakam and The Dirty Knobs with Mike Campbell. The last LP from Chris Stapleton was last year’s Starting Over, which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200.
Brooks & Dunn
Brooks & Dunn Tour Dates: September – October 2021
Through September and October of this year, Brooks and Dunn will hit the road for the “Reboot” Tour. Rescheduled from 2020, the “Reboot” Tour the famed duo, who just two years ago released their chart-topping record Reboot. The same year, Brooks and Dunn were also inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Hard country meets honky tonk, the seasoned performers will certainly be bringing their best as they finally celebrate with their fans on the “Reboot” Tour.
Thomas Rhett Tour Dates: June – September 2021
This summer, catch Thomas Rhett as he makes his way to thousands of adoring fans who’ve been waiting for the rescheduled “Center Point Road” Tour. Finally, Thomas Rhett will be able to perform his fourth studio record and Grammy nominated album Center Point Road. Cole Swindell will be a guest performer on the “Center Point Road,” with more supporting acts to be announced.
Luke Bryan Tour Dates: May – October 2021
Last summer, to the dismay of thousands of ticket holders, Luke Bryan announced the postponement of his “Proud to Be Right Here” Tour. The country superstar and American Idol judge is slated to tour amphitheaters beginning in May, bringing Born Here Live Here Die Here to large outdoor audiences. Get ready to sing along to chart-topping hits “One Margarita” and “Knockin’ Boots” for the raucous Luke Bryan summer show we’ve all been waiting for.
Luke Combs Tour Dates: June – December 2021
Some concert tours were cancelled before they began. Others were in the midst of performing, such as country star Luke Combs. In February 2020, the “What You See Is What You Get” Tour was in full swing with over 25 shows left on the schedule. Though Luke Combs has been enjoying married life, in addition to writing songs about it, his social media feed has mostly shown desperation for being on the road again. This summer, join Luke Combs on what will be an epic reunion with his fans.
Dan + Shay
Dan + Shay Tour Dates: September – December 2021
Unlike many musicians, Dan and Shay won’t be resuming a tour that was rescheduled due to COVID. The award-winning country duo last toured in 2019, behind headliner Shawn Mendes. In July 2021, Dan and Shay released “I Should Probably Go To Bed,” followed by “Glad You Exist” this past February. Since releasing their highly successful third studio album and self-titled in 2018, Dan and Shay have achieved whole new levels of fame, and enough steam to power a whole arena tour in 2021.
Country Music Festivals
June 24 – 26
For three days in Grand Junction, CO, country fans will travel from across the world to attend the storied, star-studded Country Jam music festival. The 2021 Country Jam performers include: Luke Combs, Tanya Tucker, Kip Moore, Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, and more. After a year without country music concerts, there will be fewer cooler places to be than the Grand Valley this June.
August 19 – 22
Country music listeners and concert lovers. If you think you want to attend a country music festival this summer, we think you should aim for Wildwood’s Barefoot Country Music Fest. The fest will bring the biggest acts in country to New Jersey for four days. The artists announced include Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Zac Brown Band, Jon Pardi, Lynard Skynard, and more. According to festival organizers, Barefoot Country will total to over 30 performers.