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WE Fest reveals full 2021 lineup ahead of August festival

The event was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, but organizers are planning on this year's going ahead.

The organizers of WE Fest in Detroit Lakes have announced the full lineup for its 2021 festival.

Headliners for the Aug. 5-7 country music fest have previously been announced as Florida Georgia Line (Aug. 5), Dierks Bentley (Aug. 6), and Blake Shelton (Aug. 7), but a raft of additional performers were confirmed Wednesday.

They include: 

  • Russell Dickerson
  • Eli Young Band
  • The Cadillac Three
  • Lindsay Ell
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Ingrid Andress
  • High Valley
  • RaeLynn
  • Larry Fleet
  • Shy Carter
  • Kameron Marlowe
  • 32 Below
  • Erin Grand
  • Shane Martin
  • Trip Wire
  • Slamabama

The 2020 WE Fest was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, with organizers now pushing ahead with plans for 2021.

There's been no indication yet when large-scale festivals will be able to resume in Minnesota, but Gov. Tim Walz said he's expecting to make an announcement about fans returning to Minnesota Twins and United games in the coming days.

He also expressed hope that the Minnesota State Fair will be able to go ahead in some fashion this August and September, so there's a chance for large events to get the green light.

Some earlier events, such as spring's Rock the Garden in Minneapolis, have chosen to postpone for this year given the uncertainty over the COVID situation.

Tickets and camping passes for WE Fest are on sale now, with a 3-day general admission wristband costing $375. Buy here.

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