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3-5 September 2021 | Winter Gardens Blackpool


It is with huge sadness that we have been asked to announce the postponement of this year’s British Country Music Festival, scheduled to take place from the 4th-6th September 2020, although the festival will be back from the 3rd-5th September in 2021. Our venue...

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Wow, OMG, wow! What an absolutely amazing weekend.

William Hope

what an amazing first year for TBCMF amazing lineup in a beautiful building. Loved it

Tracey Escolme

Excellent range of music

Sam Cotton

Was definitely three of the best days of my music life.

Jeff King

Great kick start to a great festival. Love the line up.

Pete Smith

Great music, great atmosphere, thanks for a good weekend!

Benjamin Jack

Amazing to hear some of the back stories to their lyrics and then meet them in person, regular people with amazing talent, just fabulous thank you xxx 

Debra Schofield

 So amazing that I was inspired and have bought my own Ukulele and I’m having singing lessons! Thank you !!!

Helen Jane Keating Elliot


The biggest indoor country music festival in the North!


So the first British Country Music Festival came to a close. The dance floors were swept, the lighting trusses lowered, tour buses headed to the M55 and Martin and Marina (now known as M&M), have officially put on record their thanks to the artists on every stage, the technical team, the stage management, the crew, Michael Williams and all the staff at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool Bid, Blackpool Council, but most of all to each and every one of you for buying a ticket in year one. It was a huge leap of faith to support an unknown festival and as promoters and producers, year one is always the toughest.

Some amazing memories have been made, so many new friends, what an amazing community the country music attracts. You will all have your own favourite moments and performances and we hope that we have introduced you to some new performers that are producing great work and will surely become the headliners of the future. For us, that is what is most important. To provide a platform for emerging talent.

So to 2020! Tickets are now on sale for this year and thanks to so many of you who have already secured your places! The dates are the 4th, 5th and 6th September. There will be some new ideas, some tweaks, we have already added to the VIP offering and most of all, some international performers, but our main point of difference is that we will continue to promote the best of British country music.

The world famous illuminations will be switched on and we look forward to welcoming you back for another great party, where everyone makes new friends, and for those who came last year, you will be reunuted with friends already made and who colllectively have become part of The British Country Music Festival/TBCMF family.

Thank you, best wishes from Martin & Marina

“Where The Lights Are Shining”




General Admission Tickets

Early Bird General admission weekend ticket and access to all stages and dance floors for 2021 are now on sale.

This special rate is a reward to early bookers and has limited availability.

Our thank you rate for 2019 attendees and our super early bird offers have both sold out.

VIP Ticket Package

The upgraded Early Bird tickets VIP package includes general admission weekend ticket and access to all stages and dance floors.

PLUS: A special Q&A reception with a surprise guest, meet & greet with selected artists; priority VIP arrival ticket desk; exclusive access to balcony viewing, VIP bar and seats, souvenir lanyard and souvenir festival programme.

Due to limited capacity of the viewing balcony our VIP packages sold out in 2019. There is only a limited amount of Early Bird VIP package tickets available 


Over 100 Performers and DJ’s will be lighting up Blackpool representing the cream of  todays contemporary British Country and Americana Music acts.


An indoor festival with four stages held in three connecting iconic venues, including the iconic Empress Ballroom, Art Deco Arena and Horseshoe Pavilion.


Dance Floors

Dress Up, Dress Down it’s up to you




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