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Best Music Festival

Do you remember music festivals? We sure do! The thought of tens of thousands of music lovers coming together for multiple days to enjoy live music remains a hope for many, but – for now – all we can do is reminiscence about the best fests from years past. Country Fest is one of the largest country music festivals in the nation, hosting more than 20,000 attendees in the countryside near Cadott each of its three days. Sharing festival grounds and hopes for future events, Rock Fest brings some of the largest hard rock/metal acts to the Chippewa Valley each July. Also reflecting the region’s love of country music, Eau Claire’s Country Jam is aiming to bring the music and the fun back to the Valley this summer. –Parker Reed