If you’re looking for country music this summer, you’ve got lots of options. The Big Country Bash is on for 2021, and the two-day festival takes place at the Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater in St. Charles. Music on July 2 includes Lee Brice, Josh Turner, Jordan Davis and Cam. The July 3 lineup features Jon Pardi, Brett Young, Eli Young Band, Ingrid Andress, Tyler Farr and Mackenzie Porter. For tickets and more info, visit bigcountrybash.com.
The Catholic Radio Foundation benefit is hosting a concert on July 15 at the Horizon Events Center. Lorrie Morgan and Jesse Keith Whitley perform, with local opener Eli Alger. For more information, visit www.celebratecountry.org.
Principal Park is the location for an outdoor concert by country act Midland on June 18. There are no fly balls to catch, just foot-stomping tunes. Tickets start at $29, available at www.midlandtour.com.
Celebrate Flag Day with Flag of Des Moines — yes, Des Moines has its own flag — on June 13 at Captain Roy’s. The band, Rock Solid performs, starting at 1 p.m.
Music in the Junction returns to Thursday evenings at West Des Moines’ Valley Junction Farmers Market starting in June. The free music starts at 6 p.m. For a list of bands, visit “Music in the Junction” on Facebook. ♦