A Guide to the 715’s Music Festivals in 2024

Music festivals are the bread and butter of summer. Whether you’re into rock, country, alternative, or blues, there’s a music festival for you.

Rock Fest

July 18 – 20, 2024

Get ready to rock at the largest rock and camping festival in the US, Rock Fest. Featuring Jelly Roll, Shinedown, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Chevelle, 311, and Parkway Drive alongside over 70 bands. This three-day festival is set on 360 acres of scenic field in Cadott, Wisconsin. With 7,500 campsites, this festival is one of the biggest for rock fans.

Tickets: https://rock-fest.com/

Country Fest

June 27 – 29, 2024

Put on your cowboy boots and buckle up for Country Fest, a great country music festival in the 715. Branded “The Country’s Largest Party in a Hayfield,” this festival will feature headliners including Jake Owen, Keith Urban, and Eric Church. With 3 days full of performances by over 50 bands, and room for 7,500 campsites, Country Fest is the ultimate summer destination for outdoor country music performances.

Tickets: https://www.countryfest.com/

Country Jam USA

July 18 – 20, 2024

A staple of the Chippewa Valley, Country Jam USA has been around for over 30 years. This will be the second year at their new site in the Town of Wheaton, with 160 acres holding over 1000 campsites and parking. Headliners for this year’s Jam include Hardy, Brothers Osborne, and Thomas Rhett.

Tickets: https://www.countryjamwi.com/


August 16 – 17, 2024

The newest festival in the 715, Reverb is back for it’s second year. This year they’ve added an extra day to the festival featuring hip hop acts T.I., Ginuwine, Twista, Yung Joc, Mike Jones, and Bubba Sparxxx on Friday. Saturday is full of fresh emo, punk-pop, and alt-rock music from Yellowcard, Story of the Year, Hawthorne Heights, Anberlin and more!

Tickets: https://www.reverbwi.com/

Blue Ox Music Festival

June 27 – 29, 2024

A festival unlike any other in the 715, Blue Ox Music Festival is a bluegrass and Americana music experience featuring family entertainment, art installations, a wellness tent, jam sessions with other musicians, and songwriting workshops. 2024’s performers include Band of Horses, Sierra Ferrell, The Devil Makes Three, Sam Bush Band, and more. 

Tickets: https://www.blueoxmusicfestival.com/

Ashley for the Arts

Aug 8 – 10, 2024

Ashley for the Arts has been around since 2009, taking place on the 54-acre Memorial Park in Arcadia, Wisconsin. Featuring art and craft vendors, three stages, kid’s activities, and a hot air balloon launch, this festival has been booming in the 715. The diverse list of headliners this year include Journey, Old Dominion, Bret Michaels, The Script, Locash, and more.

Tickets: https://www.ashleyforthearts.com/


August 2 – 4, 2024

If you’re interested in a Christian music festival, look no further than OneFest. Changing up venues, you can head to the Country Fest/Rock Fest grounds for the festival this year. Headliners include Toby Mac, Jeremy Camp, Tenth Ave North, and Anne Wilson. The first OneFest took place in July of 2018, and they have continued to this year, bringing in Christian music lovers from all over the region.

Tickets: https://www.one-fest.com/

Blues on the Chippewa

Aug 1 – 3, 2024

Free to attend, Blues on the Chippewa takes place at Memorial Park in Durand, Wisconsin. It is made possible by donations, and features a variety of blues musicians, performing over the course of three days.

More: https://www.bluesonthechippewa.com/