Carolina Country Music Festival Announces New Dates

Carolina Country Music Fest Announces Date Change

The East Coast’s largest outdoor country music fest reschedules 2020 event for September

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 1, 2020) ━ Organizers of the east coast’s largest outdoor country music festival announced today that 2020 Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20 as a precaution for artists, staff, attendees and the entire Myrtle Beach community due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All previously purchased tickets and parking passes will still be honored for the rescheduled dates. Festival headliners Luke Combs, Eric Church, Jake Owen, and Darius Rucker will all perform on the rescheduled dates. Artists that were unable to make the reschedule dates include: Jon Pardi, Mitchell Tenpenny and Maddie & Tae. New artists joining the lineup include: Lauren Alaina, Jordan Davis, Joe Nichols, Davisson Brothers, Warrick McZeke and more, plus a big surprise announcement to come.

Country music legend Joe Diffie tragically passed away on March 29 due to complications from COVID-19, was originally scheduled to perform at CCMF. CCMF plans to keep Diffie’s spot on the lineup for a tribute for the award-winning icon.

The full CCMF lineup is available online at

“We are grateful for the collaboration from all involved who have worked with us tirelessly to reschedule CCMF for September,” said Bob Durkin, president, Carolina Country Music Fest. “Working to move this year’s festival to the fall was uncharted territory for all involved, including artists, their management, local government officials and the Myrtle Beach community. We appreciate everyone’s flexibility and we are excited that we will still be able to have CCMF this year.”

“The City of Myrtle Beach is so grateful for the relationship we have with the entire CCMF team. I believe that this year's event will be the biggest and best yet,” said Mayor of Myrtle Beach Brenda Bethune. “Like all communities, Myrtle Beach has been severely impacted by COVID-19 and being able to come out of this crisis to celebrate this festival in September will be exactly what our City and our business community needs to recover. This is further proof of CCMF’s commitment to our community and I look forward to welcoming them back!”

Updates about the 2020 Carolina Country Music Fest will be made on social media and at Tickets for CCMF are available now and can be purchased at For accommodations or more information about Myrtle Beach, go to

About Carolina Country Music Fest

Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), the East Coast’s largest outdoor country music fest, is located on the shores of Myrtle Beach. A unique blend of today’s country headliners and up-and-comers, CCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Myrtle Beach backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day fest is a summer vacation destination.

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