Pendleton Whisky Music Fest Unveils 2024 Lineup: Thomas Rhett to Headline

The highly anticipated Pendleton Whisky Music Fest is set to make a return to Pendleton, Oregon on July 13. Taking center stage is the multi-platinum country music superstar Thomas Rhett achieving an impressive twenty-one number-one singles.

Thomas Rhett will share the stage with Dustin Lynch, Jo Dee Messina, and rising star Thomas Mac. Renowned 90s hitmakers Vanilla Ice, Tone Loc, and Sugarhill Gang are set to treat fans to an immersive dance party with chart-topping hits like “Ice, Ice Baby,” “Wild Thing,” “Rappers Delight” and many more.

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest
Pendleton Whisky Music Fest

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest at Pendleton Round-Up Grounds, Pendleton, OR

The iconic Pendleton Round-Up Grounds will once again be the stage for this popular Pacific Northwest event, now in its eighth year. Alongside the incredible music acts, music fans will be able to enjoy fan-favorite signature drinks throughout the event.

“Building on the incredible momentum created by Kane Brown, Flo Rida, Maddie & Tae, and Niko Moon in 2023, we are excited to welcome fans back to the Pendleton Whisky Music Fest,” said Andy McAnally, co-organizer of the Pendleton Whisky Music Fest. “Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch, Jo Dee Messina, Thomas Mac, plus a special 90s throwback performance – this year’s performers are ready to deliver the show of a lifetime.”

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest
Pendleton Whisky Music Fest

The Pendleton Whisky Music Fest would not be complete without the Friday night kick-off party. Set against the backdrop of downtown Pendleton, the annual kick-off party will take place Friday, July 12th from 6:00 PM to Midnight.

Joel Gibson Jr., Precious Byrd, and DJ Sovern-T are set to take the stage at this free event that starts the Pendleton Whisky Music Fest weekend. The once-local gathering has grown to include music fans from all over the Northwest. This event is free to attend and will feature local food vendors and signature cocktails at the outdoor bars.

Tickets for Pendleton Whisky Music Fest

  • General public tickets go on sale Friday, February 2nd at 10:00 AM PT
  • Purchase tickets at:
  • Win! Join the Party in Pendleton!  Enter to win a Pendleton Whiskey Fest experience.  You could win a pair of Grandstand Tickets in the shade or a Prize Party Pack including a pair of Grandstand Seating with exclusive access to premium arena hospitality building and a Pendleton Whiskey Swag Bag!  Fill out the form below to enter to win before you can buy!


  • Great view of the stage, video screens, and lighting effects
  • Several bars located in the arena for Premium Arena Seat holders with easy access to drinks during the concert
  • Private entrance for premium arena seat holders next to Dairy Queen
  • Exclusive access to the Premium Arena Hospitality Building. Includes the following:
  • Fully shaded
  • Private restrooms
  • Ice-cold hydration station
  • Private bars
  • Music
  • Cell phone charging stations
  • Cooling stations

*  Must be 21 or older to access the hospitality building


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