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Music Festivals in Tennessee 2021–2022.

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Sweet Tea & Sunshine Family Festival and Craft Fair

April 24, 2021

touchtheskyevents.com

(423) 650-1388
Greenway Park & Pavilion - Cleveland, TN

Shop over 100 vendors, FREE inflatables for the kids, beauty pageant, FREE Live entertainment playing on stage, Food vendors, FREE admission & FREE parking, delicious food, and plenty of sweet tea & sunshine!

Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival

May 7 - 8, 2021

middletennesseestrawberryfestival.net

(615) 325-9032
Portland Downtown - Portland, TN

Join us for the 80th Annual Middle TN Strawberry Festival in Portland, TN on May 7-8, 2021! This year's theme is "Super Berries." Enjoy free live music, over 150 food & craft vendors, bingo, inflatables & activities for kids, carnival, 5K walk/run and more. There will be a parade at 4pm.

Southern Fried Food Truck Festival & Craft Fair

May 7 - 8, 2021

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(423) 650-1388
The Commons - Collegedale, TN

Join us for the Collegedale Southern Fried Food Truck Festival May 7th 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and Saturday May 8th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Collegedale Commons. Enjoy a large variety of food trucks, shop over 125 vendors, inflatables, petting zoo & pony rides, entertainment, and more! Free admission and free parking.

Maypop Music and Arts Festival

June 25 - 27, 2021

maypopfest.live

(423) 508-7913
Further Farms - Nashville, TN Or Online at

The Celebration of the Maypop flower Tennessee's state wildflower. 3 days of camping music and experiences that will last a lifetime. Multiple stages, genre of music, talent, and atmospheres! #maypopfest

Gatlinburg Summer Craftsmen's Fair

July 9 - 18, 2021

craftsmenfair.com

(865) 436-7479
Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Jury-selected art & crafts festival with live musical entertainment. Handmade items shown, demonstrated, or displayed by more than 180 artists and craftsmen and women who make them. Most are corner booths with storage in booth. Climate controlled. Easy load in/load out. Multi-day passes encourage return attendance. Family atmosphere. Cross-section of people from all over the US and more

The Fall Market at Collegedale Commons

September 11, 2021

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(423) 650-1388
Collegedale Commons - Collegedale, TN

Shop over 150 vendors at the beautiful Collegedale Commons! Food vendors, craft vendors, petting zoo & pony rides!

Union County Heritage Festival

October 2, 2021

unioncountyheritagefestival.com

(865) 643-2821
Wilson Park, UC Museum, Snodderly House - Maynardville, TN

16th Annual festival featuring live bluegrass, gospel and traditional country music. Traditional Appalachian arts, crafts, and foods. Free admission. Heritage Olympics with skillet toss/feedbag toss, pumpkin spitting, nail driving.Amateur fiddle contest. Medieval games and dancing. Corn mill. Heritage crafts. Featured children's activities. Antique tractor display. Model A cruise-in. Juried Art Exhibit at Snodderly House.

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair Fall

October 7 - 24, 2021

craftsmenfair.com

(865) 436-7479
Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Jury-selected art, crafts and music fill the 200-booth space featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople demonstrate their skill, answer questions and offer their unique, hand-made art for sale. Most are corner booths with storage in the booth. Climate controlled. Easy load in/load out. Multi-day passes encourage return attendance. Family atmosphere. Cross-section of people from all over the US and more. Situated @GSMNP.

Collegedale Apple Festival

October 22 - 23, 2021

touchtheskyevents.com

(423) 650-1388
Collegedale Commons - Collegedale, TN

Enjoy shopping over 150 vendors, everything Apples, food vendors, activities for the kids and more! Free admission! Free parking!

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Music Festivals — upcoming

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Southern Fried Chicken Festival
March 27, 2021

Southern Fried Chicken Festival

Athens Market Park, Athens, TN

Status: Updated 10/7/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Jazz, DJ/Dance/Techno, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul and Rock, and there will be other activities like best chicken contest, kids zone, xxx hot wings eating contest, cluckin contest.
Southern Shows, Inc.
April 8 - 11, 2021

Southern Women's Show ~ Nashville

Music City Center, Nashville, TN

Status: Updated 5/12/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like cooking demonstrations, seminars, fashion shows.
4 Bridges Arts Festival
April 16 - 18, 2021

4 Bridges Arts Festival

First Horizon Pavilion, Chattanooga, TN

Status: Updated 8/28/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like emerging artists program, kids' art activities.
Shelby Forest Spring Fest
April 17, 2021

Shelby Forest Spring Fest

UA Moore Ballpark (Shelby Forest State Park), Millington, TN

Status: Updated 6/8/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like wildlife and cultural exhibits, corn hole tourney, car show.
Porter-Leath Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival
April 18, 2021

Porter-Leath Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival

Wagner Place and Riverside Drive (between Union & Beale), Memphis, TN

Status: Updated 4/15/2020

There will be 3 stages with National talent. The music will be Jazz, Cajun/Zydeco, Funk, R & B/Soul and Reggae.
Polk County Ramp Tramp
April 23 - 24, 2021

Polk County Ramp Tramp

Polk County 4-H Camp, Reliance, TN

Status: Updated 4/15/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Gospel.
Pittman Center Heritage Day
April 24, 2021

Pittman Center Heritage Day

City Hall, Pittman Center, TN

Status: Updated 4/10/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like children's games.
National Cornbread Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

National Cornbread Festival

Historic Downtown, South Pittsburg, TN

Status: Updated 4/12/2020

There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Jazz, Cajun/Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul, Rock, Folk, Christian, Gospel and Children's, and there will be other activities like cornbread cook-off, midway, historic tours, 5k race.
Main Street Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Main Street Festival

Downtown, Franklin, TN

Status: Updated 12/7/2020

There will be 4 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Swing, Alternative, Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Jazz, Cajun/Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Folk, Christian and Variety, and there will be other activities like children's area, carnival, beer/wine garden.
Beale Street Music Festival
April 30 - May 2, 2021

Beale Street Music Festival

Tom Lee Park, Memphis, TN

Status: Updated 10/5/2020

There will be 4 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Top Forty/Pop, Electronic, Blues, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock and Gospel.
West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
May 2 - 8, 2021

West Tennessee Strawberry Festival

Various Locations, Humboldt, TN

Status: Updated 4/21/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Rock, Christian and Gospel, and there will be other activities like fireworks, parade, bbq cookoff, car show.
A Mountain Quiltfest
May 5 - 8, 2021

A Mountain Quiltfest

LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge, Pigeon Forge, TN

Status: Updated 6/9/2020

There will be Roving Performers with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like quilting classes.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival
May 7 - 8, 2021

Tennessee Strawberry Festival

Rhea County Courthouse Square, Dayton, TN

Status: Updated 7/21/2020

There will be 2 stages with Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Christian, Gospel and Variety, and there will be other activities like street dance, parade, children's fair.
Blooms Bluegrass BBQ Festival
May 7 - 8, 2021

Blooms Bluegrass BBQ Festival

Downtown Sweetwater, Sweetwater, TN

Status: Updated 4/7/2020

There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, and there will be other activities like bbq competition, carnival, may pole.
Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival
May 7 - 8, 2021

Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival

Townsend Visitors Center, Townsend, TN

Status: Updated 8/10/2020

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Old-time, and there will be other activities like appalachian demos and exhibits, bbq vendors, wildflower walks.
Big Sandy Spring Festival
May 29, 2021

Big Sandy Spring Festival

Big Sandy City Park, Big Sandy, TN

Status: Updated 6/4/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country, Rock and Folk, and there will be other activities like kids' games, parade, car show, fireworks.
Exit 56 Blues Fest
May 29 - 30, 2021

Exit 56 Blues Fest

West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, Brownsville, TN

Status: Updated 4/20/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Blues and R & B/Soul, and there will be other activities like corvette car show, deep-fried bbq eating championship.
Folk Medicine Festival
June 5, 2021

Folk Medicine Festival

City Parks Downtown, Red Boiling Springs, TN

Status: Updated 10/13/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Folk, Gospel and Spoken Word, and there will be other activities like educational sessions on organic/biodynamic farming; herbal medicine, etc.
Defeated Creek Bluegrass Festival
June 11 - 12, 2021

Defeated Creek Bluegrass Festival

Defeated Creek Marina, Carthage, TN

Status: Updated 6/25/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Country, and there will be other activities like band contest, dance contest.
Lafayette Hillbilly Days
June 17 - 19, 2021

Lafayette Hillbilly Days

Key Park, Lafayette, TN

Status: Updated 6/30/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country and Gospel, and there will be other activities like kids' area.
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
June 17 - 20, 2021

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Farm Site, Manchester, TN

Status: Updated 9/16/2020

There will be 8 stages with International, National and Regional talent. The music will be Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, World, Reggae, Rock and Variety, and there will be other activities like camping, parade, arcade, demonstrations, kids' area.