Tailgate N’ Tallboys Bloomington: Everything You Need To Know, Who’s Performing, Set Times & More

Brantley Gilbert, Riley Green; Photos by Andrew Wendowski; Morgan Wallen, Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for Big Loud

Tailgate N’ Tallboys Bloomington 2022 is upon us!

The highly-anticipated festival, powered by Altorfer, will take place Thursday, June 16 through Saturday, June 18 in Bloomington, Illinois, at Interstate Center at the McLean County Fairgrounds.

Riley GreenMorgan Wallen and Brantley Gilbert, who will headline the music festival, lead the list of performers.

Jelly Roll, HARDY, Chase Rice, Corey Smith, Kameron Marlowe, Mitchell Tenpenny, Chris Cagle, ERNEST, Jo Dee Messina, Lily Rose, Bexar, Dylan Schneider, DJ vs Drums, Dillon Carmichael, Cooper Alan, Tyler Braden, Roman Alexander, John Morgan and Lakeview are also among the star-studded lineup.

Promoted by USA Concerts, the three-day music and camping festival will include several stages and has been named Central Illinois’ top country music festival for the past five years. 

The festivities will kick off with a Wednesday (June 15) pre-party concert at the Station Saloon Tent with performances from Chase Matthew, Ashley Cooke, and DJ Cliffy D. 

Who’s Hosting The Event?

Chelcie Lynn a.k.a. Trailer Trash Tammy will be hosting the three-day music festival in Bloomington, IL.

Who Is Performing & Set Times?

The main stage, presented by Country Financial, will feature performances from Riley Green, Morgan Wallen, Brantley Gilbert, Jelly Roll, Corey Smith, Chris Cagle, HARDY, Kameron Marlowe, ERNEST, Chase Rice, Mitchell Tenpenny and Jo Dee Messina throughout the weekend.

While the Crusens Live side stage will feature performances by DJ Cliffy D, Roman Alexander, Dillon Carmichael, Lily Rose, DJ vs. DRUMZ, John Morgan, Cooper Alan, BEXAR, DJC, Lakeview, Restless Road, and Dylan Schneider throughout the weekend.

Gates for the festival open daily at 2PM.

Thursday, June 16
2:00 – DJ Cliffy D (Side Stage)
3:00 – Roman Alexander (Side Stage)
4:00 – Chris Cagle (Main Stage)
5:15 – Dillon Carmichael (Side Stage)
6:15 – Corey Smith (Main Stage)
7:15 – Lily Rose (Side Stage)
8:15 – Jelly Roll (Main Stage)
9:20 – DJ vs. DRUMZ (Side Stage)
10:00 – Riley Green (Main Stage)

Friday, June 17
2:00 – DJ Cliffy D (Side Stage)
3:00 – John Morgan (Side Stage)
4:00 – ERNEST (Main Stage)
5:15 – Cooper Alan (Side Stage)
6:15 – Kameron Marlowe (Main Stage)
7:15 – BEXAR (Side Stage)
8:15 – HARDY (Main Stage)
10:00 – Morgan Wallen (Main Stage)

Saturday, June 18
2:00 – DJC (Side Stage)
3:00 – Lakeview (Side Stage)
4:00 – Jo Dee Messina (Main Stage)
5:15 – Restless Road (Side Stage)
6:15 – Mitchell Tenpenny (Main Stage)
7:15 – Dylan Schneider (Side Stage)
8:15 – Chase Rice (Main Stage)
10:00 – Brantley Gilbert (Main Stage)

A map of the Festival Grounds is available HERE.

What Is & Isn’t Allowed Into The Festival

Parking Information

Pre-Party Concert

On Wednesday evening (June 15), Tailgates N’ Tallboys will host a pre-party concert. The event, which will take place at the Station Saloon Tent, is free of charge to all festival ticket holders and will feature performances from DJ Cliffy D (6PM), Ashley Cooke (7PM) and Chase Matthew (8:30 PM).

After Party

There will be an after party each night at 11:30 PM.

Other Events

Meet the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales’ on Thursday, June 16 from 1-3 PM on the festival grounds.

There will be a daily yoga class every morning (Thur/Fri/Sat) at 9:30 AM on the festival grounds.

If your question wasn’t answered within this article, please visit the event’s frequently asked questions page at https://tailgatentallboys.com/bloomington-faq/

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