Faster Horses Festival Rescheduled For 2021

Faster Horses Festival, the reigning ACM “Festival Of The Year,” just revealed that the star-studded event will no longer take…


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May 21, 2020


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Jason Aldean; Photo by David Becker- Getty Images, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett; Photos by Andrew Wendowski

Faster Horses Festival, the reigning ACM “Festival Of The Year,” just revealed that the star-studded event will no longer take place in 2020. The three-day festival has been rescheduled for July 16-18, 2021.

The decision was made in “the best interest of the health and safety of fans, partners, employees, artists and the community.”

Original 2020 headliners Jason AldeanLuke Combs and Thomas Rhett will return to Brooklyn, MI with a lineup that also includes main stage performers Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Russell Dickerson, Gone West ft. Colbie Caillat, Riley Green, HARDY, Chris Lane, Tracy Lawrence, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Mitchell Tenpenny and DeeJay Silver.

Fans who previously purchased passes for the 2020 event should hold onto their tickets as they will be honored in 2021. Full refunds are also available beginning today for 30 days.

Fans can visit the official Faster Horses Festival website for additional details.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.