Plan your partying! Top country music fests of 2012

If you love country music, and love to hear it live from your favorite performers, then you’ve probably been to one of the music festivals listed below.  If you haven’t, well, what are you waiting for.  Top Country has compiled a list of some of the best music festivals in the ‘true north strong and free.’  One stop shopping for the music festival lover. Just check the links below to see who’ll be performing at each music fest.

If you don’t see your favorite festival listed here, please drop us a line and we’ll add it! So get your lawn chair, cooler, sun screen, tent, RV, and family & friends ready and start planning for your next great Canadian country music experience…



June 15-24 – Red River Ex – Winnipeg, MB

June 28-July 1 – Dauphin’s Countryfest – Dauphin, MB

June 29-July 1 – Bud Country Fever – Grand Prairie, AB

July 6-8 – Cavendish Beach Music Festival – Cavendish, PEI

July 6-15 – Calgary Stampede – Calgary, AB

July 12-15 – Sarnia Bayfest – Sarnia, ON

July 12-15 – Craven Country Jamboree – Craven, SK

July 18-22 – Westerner Days – Red Deer, AB

July 19-22 – Merritt Mountain Music Festival, Merritt, BC

July 20-29 – Capital EX – Edmonton, AB

July 22-24 – The Gateway Festival – Bengough, SK

Aug 2-5 – Big Valley Jamboree – Camrose, AB

Aug 2-5 – Sunfest – Duncan, BC

Aug 10-12 – Capital Hoedown – Ottawa, ON

Aug 16-19 – Havelock Country Jamboree – Havelock, ON

Sept 6-9 – Canadian Country Music Week – Saskatoon, SK