I've never seen such a buzz on WE Fest as this year.

I mean, after all, it's the 40th anniversary of the area's biggest country music festival.  If you've never been to WE Fest before, it's something every country music fan should experience.  Chances are after you do, you will be coming back year after year.

WE Fest is located on the beautiful Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Such a beautiful area and it's a doable 4-hour drive from Bismarck Mandan.  In fact, I know several people who live in the Bismarck Mandan area that have lake cabins in the Detroit Lakes area.

Perhaps the BIGGEST buzz about WE Fest this year is that Morgan Wallen will be playing for the first time.

There's really nobody hotter in country music right now than Morgan Wallen.  He's dominating just about every music chart in the country.  Country music fans and especially Morgan Wallen fans have been wondering which night Morgan will be playing WE Fest?  August 3rd, 4th or 5th?

We now have the answer to that question as the full daily lineups have been announced,

Morgan Wallen will headline WE Fest on Thursday, August 3rd (I was guessing he would've closed it out on Saturday).  Brad Paisley is your headliner for Friday night, and Kane Brown will close out WE Fest on Saturday Night.

Here's the daily schedule for WE Fest 2023:

Thursday, August 3rd

Bailey Zimmerman at 4 pm

Ernest at 6 pm

Chase Rice at 8:15 pm

Headliner: Morgan Wallen at 10:30 pm

The 56th Annual CMA Awards - Show
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Friday, August 4th

Jo Dee Messina at 4 pm

Travis Tritt at 6 pm

Brothers Osbourne at 8:15 pm

Headliner: Brad Paisley at 10:30 pm

Brad Paisley Alive Right Now Song
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Saturday, August 5th

Neal McCoy at 4 pm

Blackberry Smoke at 6 pm

Gabby Barrett at 8:15 pm

Headliner: Kane Brown at 10:30 pm

Jason Kempin, Getty Images
Jason Kempin, Getty Images

You can find out more about WE Fest here. 

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