Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, Cody Johnson and Riley Green to headline Rock the South 2023

3-day festival July 20-22


CULLMAN, Ala. – Rock the South will return July 20-22, 2023, and be headlined by Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, Cody Johnson and Riley Green.  

Expanding from two days to three, the festival will take place at York Farms in Cullman.  

“We welcomed more than 65,000 fans (this) year, and we’re looking forward to expanding to three days with some amazing headliners and artists (next) year,” said Shane Quick, Rock the South partner. “It’s been an exciting journey to see this festival continue to grow and give back. We are thankful for this community, and we look forward to seeing everyone in Cullman again (next) summer.” 

Fans can also expect music from Bailey Zimmerman, Travis Tritt, Jo Dee Messina, Chase Matthew, Drake Milligan, Mackenzie Carpenter, Madeline Edwards, J.R. Carroll, Ella Langley, Tristan Baugh and more. 

Thursday, July 20 

Zach Bryan, Travis Tritt, Ella Langley, J.R. Caroll and more  

Friday, July 21 

Riley Green, Bailey Zimmerman, Chase Matthew, Mackenzie Carpenter, Tristan Baugh and more 

Saturday, July 22 

Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson, Jo Dee Messina, Drake Milligan, Madeline Edwards and more 


Pre-sale tickets are available now, and tickets will be on sale to the public Friday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. CST.  Public on-sale prices range from general admission ($149.99) to VIP tickets starting at $369.99. VIP tickets include a parking pass, private restrooms and private access to concessions. Limited quantities are available for each ticket level, and all can be purchased at  

Giving back 

Rock the South began as a way to give back to the local community. Pepsi Rock the South was founded in 2012 to celebrate the spirit of people helping people and continues to support charities that help people every day in local Alabama communities. To date, the event has raised more than $1 million for area charities, including Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism, Children’s of Alabama, The Link of Cullman County, Alabama Forever and Cullman Caring for Kids. 

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