Wyoming Music Festivals: Summer 2016

May 9, 2016

Brace yourselves, Wyoming. Summer is here. Plan your music schedule now!

This festival season, take a photo of you (and your friends) at a Wyoming music festival, use the hashtag #wyofest and post it to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. We'll collect all of the photos and feature them on our website!

June 4: 6th Annual Hiwater Hoedown at The Yard featuring Halden Wofford and the HiBeams, J Shogren Shanghai'd, Dee Tyler of The Patti Fiasco, and Nashville artist Dana Cooper. Saratoga: facebook.com/theyardsaratoga

June 17-18: Beer, Brats & Bluegrass Festival featuring Jalan Crossland, One Ton Pig, Free the Honey, Canyon Kids, Whippoorwill, and more. Evanston: bluegrassevanston.com

June 16-18: Big Horn Country featuring Drake White, Joshua Dorr, Premium Diesel, Carolina Rain, Stephanie Quale, Jagertown, and more. Sheridan: bighorncountry.us

June 19-August 19: JacksonHoleLive! featuring The Revivalists, Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons, Galactic, Canyon Kids, Shovels and Rope, Jalan Crossland, and more. Jackson: jacksonholelivemusic.com

June 23-Aug 18: Music in the Park. Rawlins: rawlins-wyoming.com

June 24-26: Donkey Creek Festival featuring Screen Door Porch, Taylor Scott Band, Somebody's Darling, Scott Turpen, Karajack, Josh Dorr, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Banditos, and more. Gillette: donkeycreekfestival.com

July 4-August 20: Grand Teton Music Festival featuring Joshua Bell, Nicola Benedetti, Jonathan Biss, Johannes Moser, Colin Currie, Christina and Michelle Naughton, Simone Porter, and Time for Three. Teton Village: gtmf.org

July 3: Elevation 8076' Celebration featuring Bill and the Belles, Alison Self, The Purple Hulls, Aces & Eights, Emily Faber. Stay tuned for more. Centennial: facebook.com/elevationcelebration

July 8-10: 12th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival featuring The Helen Highwater String Band, The Jones Gang, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, and Prairie Wildfire. Buffalo: bighornmountainfestival.com

July 9: Laramie Brewfest. Lineup TBA. Laramie: laramiebrewfest.com

July 13-August 25: Lander LIVE featuring Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Hayes Carll, Lake Street Dive, Fruit Bats. Lander: landerlivemusic.com

July 15-17: 12th Annual Targhee Music Fest featuring Drive-By Truckers, Grace Potter, Josh Ritter, Hot Tuna Electric, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons, moe, Steve Kimock, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Jayhawks, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Betty LaVette, JJ Grey and Mofro, and more to come. Alta: grandtarghee.com

July 22-31: Frontier Days featuring Sam Hunt with Maddie & Tae, Fall Out Boy, Billy Currington with Ned LeDoux, Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen with Old Dominion, KISS with Aaron Watson, and Florida Georgia Line. Cheyenne: cfdrodeo.com

July 29-30: WHAT Fest featuring The Black Lillies, The Patti Fiasco, River Whyless, Peculiar Patriots, Redbush, Dee Tyler, Jalan Crossland Band, Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons, Lonesome Heroes, Bondurant, Canyon Kids, J Shogren Shanghai'd, Low Water String Band, Wynona, Dauphin, Last Coyote, Whippoorwill, Whiskey Slaps, and more. Riverside: whatfest.com

July 29-31: Oyster Ridge Music Festival featuring Robin & Robert, The Lowest Pair, Scratchdog Stringband, The National Parks, Will Evans band, Gutrie Brown, Bandscramble, Jeremiah Tall, I Draw Slow, The Brothers Comatose, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Will Evans Band, and Victor Barnes. Kemmerer: oysterridgemusicfestival.com

July 31-August 7: Wyoming's Big Show, the Sweetwater County Fair featuring Josh Turner, A Thousand Horses, The Used, All That Remains, and Chris Janson. Rock Springs: sweetwaterevents.com

August 6-7: Beartrap Summer Festival featuring JShogren Shanghai’d, The Libby Creek Original, The Haunted Windchimes, Caribou Mountain Collective, Screen Door Porch, Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand, Yonder Mountain String Band, SalsaGrass, Scratchdog Stringband, The Two Tracks, American Aquarium, and The Honeycutters. Casper Mountain: beartrapsummerfestival.com

August 6-7: Big Horn Basin Folk Festival featuring Connie Dover, Michael Hurwitz and the Aimless Drifters, Low Water String Band, The Tremors, Miss V the Gypsy Cowbelle and more. Thermopolis: wyomingfolkfestival.com

August 12-14: 29th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival featuring The Lil’ Smokies, Pokey LaFarge, The O’Connor Family Band, the Infamous Stringdusters, Nicki Bluhm, Mary Gauthier, Sara Watkins, Steep Canyon Rangers, David Grisman Sextet, The Waybacks, the Sam Bush Band, Betse & Clarke, HillBenders, Lord Huron, and Trampled By Turtles. Alta: grandtarghee.com

August 12-14: Nowoodstock - Ten Sleep Music Festival featuring John Roberts Y Pan Blanco, Jalan Crossland, Jeff Duloz Music, Blinddog Smokin', Jami Lynn, Andrew Rienatz, ZamTrip, and Low Water String Band, The Two Tracks, and more. Ten Sleep: nowoodstock.com

August 19-20: 12th Annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival featuring Finnders & Youngberg, Newsouth Fork Bluegrass, and Old Blue. Worland: wyobbqandbluegrass.com

August 27: Edge Fest featuring Coin, and more bands TBA. Cheyenne: facebook.com/EdgeFestWY

August 27: Centennial Uptown Breakdown featuring Darrell Scott, Susan Gibson, Dakota Dave Hull, Rachel Harrington, Otter Creek Family, Bondurant, Bill McKay, Tony 5, and J Shogren Shanghai'd. Centennial: facebook.com/pages/Centennial-Uptown-Breakdown