Luke Bryan Announced as First Headliner of The 2024 Barefoot Country Music Festival in Wildwood, NJ

Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest announces country music icon and television superstar, Luke Bryan

Wildwood Beach, NJ – September 8, 2023 – Organizers of the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest, brought to you in conjunction with Southern Entertainment, announce country music superstar and television personality, Luke Bryan, as the first headliner of the 2024 Barefoot Country Music Festival. Bryan will take the stage, along with 40+ of Country’s hottest artists on the spacious Wildwood, NJ beach, Thursday June 20 through Sunday, June 23, 2022.

Bryan, a Georgia native, is a legend in the realm of country. Over his career, Bryan has released 30 No. 1 hits, garnered nearly 20 billion worldwide streams and has more RIAA certified digital single certifications than any other country artist of all time. Bryan has won 50+ major music awards, including five wins as Entertainer of the Year. Additional awards include six recognitions as a CMT Artist of the Year, NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year, the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for Crash My Party, seven CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, and four American Music Awards – as well as being named Billboard’s Top Country Artist of the 2010a, the Most Heard Artist of the Decade by Country Aircheck, and the Artist Humanitarian Recipient by the Country Radio Broadcasters.

Bryan, alongside Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, have served as celebrity judges on ABC’s American Idol for six years and will return for the seventh season in 2024.

BCMF is brought to you by Southern Entertainment, the producers of the award-winning Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the largest outdoor country music fest on the East Coast. BCMF is expected to be the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music festival, occupying 27 acres of the Wildwoods beaches.

Further updates about the 2024 Barefoot Country Music Fest will be made on social media. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.



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