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FairWell Festival 2024: What You Need To Know

FairWell Festival 2024: What You Need To Know
  • Riley is a Senior Country Music Journalist for Country Thang Daily, known for her engaging storytelling and insightful coverage of the genre.
  • Before joining Country Thang Daily, Riley developed her expertise at Billboard and People magazine, focusing on feature stories and music reviews.
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Festival Title:FairWell Festival 2024
Festival Duration:July 19-21, 2024
Venue:Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Central Oregon, Oregon
Performers Include:Kacey Musgraves, Caamp, Billy Strings, and more
Ticket Information:Get Your Tickets Here

Deschutes County Fairgrounds is gearing up for the second installment of the FairWell Festival – after a successful inaugural run last year with 60,000 attending fans – this coming July 19-21, 2024. And it’s set to be another extraordinary weekend for country music in Central Oregon. Leading the jam-packed 36-plus performances are seven-time Grammy award winner Kacey Musgraves (who will be relieving Brandi Carlile, who will no longer be able to perform due to family commitments), a folk trio from Ohio Caamp, and another Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Billy Strings. 

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They’ll be accompanied by a stellar crew of artists, including Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Colter Wall, Ryan Bingham with The Texas Gentleman, LeAnn Rimes, Whiskey Myers, Black Pumas, and more. 

Last year, they welcomed Willie Nelson & Family, Zach Bryan, and Turnpike Troubadours onstage. 

The Line-up – Who’s Singing at FairWell Festival?

 FairWell Festival 2024 lineup

Music. Lots of it. — FairWell Festival 2024 will entertain fans with a cherry-picked artist selection across three days and stages—Deschutes, Crooked, and Metolius—celebrating the sounds of Folk, Blues, Rock, Country, and Soul. And there’ll be ASL-interpreted stages, too! 

Friday, July 19th

Billy Strings
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
Colter Wall
J.R. Carroll
The War And Treaty
Sierra Hull
Giovannie & The Hired Guns
Katie Pruitt
Two Runner
Adeem the Artist
The Takes

Saturday, July 20th

Ryan Bingham with the Texas Gentlemen
Leann Rimes
Shakey Graves
Sam Barber
Richy Mitch & the Coal Miners
Tanner Usrey
Dylan Gossett
S.G. Goodman
Madeline Edwards
Daniel Nunnelee
Levi Turner
Angel White

Sunday, July 21st

Kacey Musgraves
Whiskey Myers
Black Pumas
The Revivalists
Ian Munsick
The Red Clay Strays
Larry Fleet
Sarah Jarosz
Madison Cunningham
Medium Build
Black Belt Eagle Scout
The Ian Moore Band
Nolan Taylor
Jobi Riccio

Festival Essentials & Insider Tips

You wouldn’t want to miss out on this event, so grab your tickets now. 

Here is what you can avail yourself: For General Admission (GA) tickets, you can opt for a single-day pass ($155+) or a three-day GA ($280+). Upgrade to GA+ for a single day ($280+) or the weekend ($499+). Three-day Student GA sold out, but organizers are giving fans one more chance. They’ve just released a limited number of tickets ($225+), and students can use their .edu email! It’s moving quickly. Don’t wait until it’s down to the last couple of tickets to get yours.

They’ve also added something new for the GA section this year: Shaded barn areas with dedicated bars, relaxed seating, line dancing, funfair games, and much more

But if you want an even fancier experience, you can choose between VIP ($399+ for a single day and $700+ for three days) and Platinum ($745 for a single day and $1,575+ for three days).

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Note for those with kids: For GA, GA+, and VIP, children 8 and under are free with a ticketed adult. For Platinum, only children 2 and under are free. 

As for accommodations, it’s a high desert getaway. You can transform your festival experience into a scenic retreat without going the extra mile with their next-door camping grounds. You can purchase a Pr𝐢mitive RV Pass ($500) and then join the waitlist for Layaway plans starting at $75 down. Power RV Pass ($1,000) and Expo Center RV Park Pass ($1,600), and you can join the waitlist for Layaway plans starting at $100 down. You can also try the Pr𝐢mitive Car Camping ($125). 

But, of course, you can still opt to book your accommodations. 

There will be shuttles available for transport. Redmond/Ridgeview High School Shuttle Passes ($5) are sold per vehicle and separately from a festival ticket. Children 8 and under do not need a Shuttle Pass to ride if accompanied by a ticketed adult. 

For the festival, do these two steps before going: First, activate your wristband for smooth entry and unlock extra safety features, such as adding an emergency contact. Second, register for Cashless with any credit/debit card to easily pay for food, drinks, merch, and more. Organizers also remind fans not to put on or tighten their wristbands until they’re ready to attend ($20 for replacement), as they can’t be loosened or removed.

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To enter, bring a clear bag no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”. Small clutch purses and fanny packs with no more than 1 pocket are also allowed inside. Clutch purses should be no larger than 6” x 9”. Basic point-and-shoot cameras and empty reusable bottles are also allowed inside. You can rent lockers if you want to keep your belongings safe and secure. Each tier has its lockers: General Admission and VIP ($25 for a single day, $65 for 3 days), while Platinum has a complimentary one, but there are a limited number of lockers with mobile charging packs available. First come, first served.

Doors open at 12 p.m. You can enter and exit FairWell Festival as often as you like—just remember to scan your wristband each time you leave. There’s also a Day Parking Pass ($10) for those with vehicles. And like other amenities, it’s on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more info and regular updates, visit their official website at FairWell Festival. You can also connect with fellow festival-goers through their Discord server: discord.gg/thefestiverse

Note: New for 2024, this price includes all fees before taxes and shipping. Taxes will be added as applicable by city and state.

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